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Active as of Fall Semester 2010

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Beginning Spanish I

2. Course Prefix & Number:
SPAN 1401

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 4

Lecture Hours: 4

Lab Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

This course is an entry level language class.  Beginning level vocabulary groupings (pastimes, family, time, clothing, foods) will be used in elementary conversations.  Grammar will include present tense of regular verbs, stem-changers, present progressive, irregulars, reflexives and some idiomatic constructs.  Preterite tense of regular verbs will be introduced, time permitting.  Graded level readings are used for comprehension and paired activities and role-play are implemented for beginning conversational interaction.   Cultural data and correct intercultural communication is introduced by country.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

SPAN 1401 - Beginning Spanish I

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

SPAN 1401 - Beginning Spanish I

There are no corequisites for this course.