Active review of Spanish pronunciation and of fundamental grammatical elements. Study and practice with new concepts of grammar and idiomatic language. Class discussion of selected cultural essays, news articles and/or literary excerpts. Laboratory practice is assigned for improving comprehension of Spanish spoken at normal conversation speeds.
Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
Speak the language in meaningful sentences and appropriate phrases that can be understood by the fluent speaker.
Respond appropriately to questions on reading selections previously discussed.
Recall vocabulary, grammatical structures and appropriate correspondence to idiomatic structures in Spanish writings.
Take dictation from familiar texts.
Recall important facts and observations taken from selected readings on Hispanic and Latin American civilizations previously studied.
SPA 102 or 3 years of H.S. spanish or 1 year of college spanish