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Spanish 102: Intermediate Spanish

Course Category: 

Varies; self-paced.

Various; distance learning format.

June 2013 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: use imperfect progressive and preterite (past) verb tenses in Spanish; discuss health and safety issues, and identify parts of the body in Spanish; choose the correct relative pronouns in conversation and translate daily activities such as chores and errands from and into Spanish; distinguish between formal and informal commands, and determine the context in which to use both; use the regular and irregular future tenses in Spanish to discuss academic and career plans; differentiate between the indicative and subjunctive tenses in Spanish, and use the subjunctive to express uncertainty, doubt or desire; articulate feelings and sentiment about social life and relationships in Spanish; recall how to make a request, place an order, and negotiate price in Spanish; recognize the cultural patterns of different regions and countries in Central and South America.


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: discussing health and safety in Spanish; discussing daily activities in Spanish; formal and informal Spanish imperatives; describing future school plans in Spanish; giving and asking for advice in Spanish; discussing politics and government in Spanish; discussing work and employment in Spanish; discussing social life and relationships in Spanish; discussing nature and the environment in Spanish; discussing city life in Spanish; visiting a restaurant in Spanish; shopping and negotiating price in Spanish; clothing vocabulary in Spanish; discussing art and culture in Spanish.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Spanish or as part of a Foreign Language requirement (6/17) (10/22 revalidation).