SPAN& 121 Spanish I • 5 Cr.
Introduces the fundamentals of vocabulary and grammar focusing on the development of four basic skills: Listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Emphasis is placed on active communication aimed at the development of oral and comprehension skills. Various aspects of Hispanic culture are presented. Format includes extensive audio and Internet usage. After successful completion, students are encouraged to continue with SPAN& 122. This class is not intended for "Heritage Speakers", i.e. students who grew up speaking Spanish. Please refer to SPAN 231 if you grew up speaking Spanish without ever having had formal instruction.