Course Abstract Details

SPAN-205, Advanced Spanish Conversation

Credits: 3

Course Description

SPAN-205, Advanced Spanish Conversation, emphasizes fluency in speaking and writing in Spanish. Readings in texts and assigned outside sources serve as basis for classroom discussion in Spanish as well as for advanced composition. Includes readings in Spanish and/or Latin-American literature. Prerequisite: exemption/completion of SPAN-202; four years of high school Spanish will meet the prerequisite with an academic advisor's approval. Three hours lecture each week. Three credits. Three billable hours. DIVERSITY/WORLD VIEW.

Course Objectives and Grading Information

MAJOR COURSE OBJECTIVES:   Upon completion of this course students will be able to:   

1. Narrate in paragraph length discourse in present, past, and future verb tenses (PG 4, GE 1) 

2. Make detailed concrete and abstract descriptions (PG 4, GE 1, GE 2) 

3. Express preferences (PG 4, GE 1) 

4. Make suggestions (PG 4, GE 1) 

5. Make plans (PG 4, GE 1) 

6. Employ circumlocution (PG 4, GE 1, GE 2) 

7. Defend their opinions (PG 4, GE 1, GE 2) 

8. Make persuasive arguments (PG 4, GE 1, GE 2) 

9. Speak hypothetically (PG 4, GE 1, GE 2) 

10. Improve vocabulary (PG 4, GE 1) 

11. Improve pronunciation, intonation, and overall accent in Spanish (PG 4, GE 1) 

12. Converse in Spanish at the intermediate level (PG 4, GE 1)

Learning Goals

The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study:

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