SPAN201


Intermediate Spanish I

This course reviews the fundamentals of the language while involving learners in interactive communication and in the development of their reading and writing skills. Students demonstrate fluency discussing everyday activities, competence in reporting and describing past events, and proficiency expressing subjunctive notions of volition, emotion and doubt within the context of topical tasks and situations. Students can expect grammatical explanations and active participation in group interaction.

Evaluation is based on demonstrated proficiency in the use of pertinent vocabulary and structures by means of self-expression (oral and written) and functional translation. The course also attempts to promote cultural awareness. Classes are conducted primarily in Spanish.

Spanish 201 is a 3-credit course.

Required text:
Ana C. Jarvis, Continuemos package, 8th ed. (Continuemos text, iLrn Printed Access Code, Larousse Pocket Spanish/English Dictionary), Cengage, 2013.

Prerequisite:
SPAN 102 or equivalent; or B standing in Grade 11 Spanish, but students with Grade 11 Spanish should contact the course coordinator to discuss placement issues.

Note:
Students with Grade 12 Spanish or equivalent are normally not given credits for this course; exceptions are possible, but they must be requested and formally approved by the course coordinator at the beginning of each session.

Normally students take Spanish 202 after completion of Spanish 201. Spanish 202 fulfils the language requirement for the Faculty of Arts.

Language of instruction: Spanish and some English

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Intermediate Spanish I

This course reviews the fundamentals of the language while involving learners in interactive communication and in the development of their reading and writing skills. Students demonstrate fluency discussing everyday activities, competence in reporting and describing past events, and proficiency expressing subjunctive notions of volition, emotion and doubt within the context of topical tasks and situations. Students can expect grammatical explanations and active participation in group interaction.

Evaluation is based on demonstrated proficiency in the use of pertinent vocabulary and structures by means of self-expression (oral and written) and functional translation. The course also attempts to promote cultural awareness. Classes are conducted primarily in Spanish.

Spanish 201 is a 3-credit course. It consists of 3 hours a week of scheduled class time and another unscheduled hour a week for Web or other writing tasks, for a total of about 48 programmed course hours.

Required text:
Ana C. Jarvis, Continuemos package, 8th ed. (Continuemos text, iLrn Printed Access Code, Larousse Pocket Spanish/English Dictionary), Cengage, 2013.

Prerequisite:
SPAN 102 or equivalent; or B standing in Grade 11 Spanish, but students with Grade 11 Spanish should contact the course coordinator to discuss placement issues.

Note:
Students with Grade 12 Spanish or equivalent are normally not given credits for this course; exceptions are possible, but they must be requested and formally approved by the course coordinator at the beginning of each session.

Normally students take Spanish 202 after completion of Spanish 201. Spanish 202 fulfils the language requirement for the Faculty of Arts.

Language of instruction: Spanish and some English

Course Registration