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SPAN12A:  SPAN/SPAN SPEAKERS


Course Description

This course is designed for heritage speakers of Spanish or other linguistically qualified students. It provides instruction that builds upon the existing reading, writing, speaking and listening skills and the cultural heritage and knowledge of these students. The course will increase awareness of linguistic registers, discuss items beyond the familiar routine and develop an appreciation for Hispanic cultures as manifested in Spanish speaking countries and in the United States. This course is taught entirely in Spanish. ADVISORY: Basic Spanish reading and writing skills.


Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate near native proficiency by reading selected poems and historical content from Hispanic cultures.
  • Demonstrate near native writing proficiency by analyzing selected poems and historical content from Hispanic cultures.
  • Demonstrate grammar recognition by conjugating various verb tenses, proper punctuation, syntax and correct use of accents.
  • Recognize a variety of Hispanic cultures;Spain, Mexico,Puerto Rico,Guatemala, Cuba.


Last modified: November 25, 2014
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