SPA 201 : Intermediate Spanish I

A review and continuation of Spanish grammar plus additional training in the four skills: reading, writing, speaking and understanding. Readings and discussions based on cultural topics, contemporary literature, newspaper articles, Internet sources and video. Prerequisite: SPA 102 or three years of high school Spanish with a C average. Three class hours and one language lab per week. Instructional Support Fee applies. Gen. Ed. Competencies Met: Human Expression.
  1. Read, write and orally reproduce more complex grammatical structures, using other modes of the past and future tenses as well as the Imperfect tense.
  2. Initiate and maintain a normal conversation based on daily events.
  3. Read and interpret more complex texts and discuss their content.
  4. Explain the contents of audio and video materials.
  5. Express subjective attitudes with the appropriate use of the Subjunctive.
6. Describe fundamental historic, social and political aspects of the Spanish speaking countries.