Beginners’ Spanish I

SPAN 101 introduces learners to the fundamentals of the Spanish language through personalized activities that require interactive communication, intercultural knowledge, and real-world engagement with course materials. Throughout the semester, students will demonstrate an ability to listen to, discuss, read and write about everyday activities and future plans within the context of common tasks and situations (Who and how they are, common pastimes, the family and professions, and daily life and routines).

Required readings: Exploraciones (3rd edition), Blitt/Casas (Cengage Publishing, 2020), ISBN: 9781774747568

Prerequisite: None

Language of Instruction: Spanish, with some clarifications when needed in English

The sequence of Spanish language courses SPAN 101/102, 201/202, 301/302 is designed for non-native speakers.

The Department of FHIS reserves the right to refuse enrollment to any of its language courses to a student who has, in the view of the Department, a level of competence unsuited to that course. Enrollment at or below the level the student has already attained is not permitted.