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Spanish 101: Beginning Spanish
Various; distance learning format.
June 2013 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate the formal and informal ways to greet and introduce people in Spanish; use Spanish vocabulary related to counting, telling time, and days of the week; identify and discuss Spanish terms relating to likes and dislikes, pastimes, vacationing, and shopping; describe basic family members as well as personalities and physical traits in Spanish; compare different weather and seasons in Spanish; interpret and explain Spanish terms relating to the community, volunteer work, natural disaster and emergencies; differentiate and apply past, present, and infinitive tense verbs as well as imperfect and preterite (past) tenses in Spanish; and discover and use Spanish vocabulary related to computer, technology, and the media.
The course is self-paced. Instruction is delivered through online video and text lessons. Students are assessed through quizzes and a proctored final exam. Topics include: greetings and introductions in Spanish; describing people in Spanish; locations in Spanish: vocabulary and grammar; household terms in Spanish; weather and seasons in Spanish; Spanish numbers; days and dates in Spanish; telling time in Spanish; likes and dislikes in Spanish; -ar verbs in Spanish: present tense conjugation and vocabulary list; -er and -ir verbs in Spanish: present tense; pastimes in Spanish; technology in Spanish; talking about family members in Spanish; shopping in Spanish; discussing the past in Spanish; talking about vacations in Spanish; TV, movies and media in Spanish; discussing community, natural disasters/emergencies in Spanish; and Spanish fables.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Spanish or as part of a Foreign Language requirement (6/17).