Introduction to Spanish Language and Culture II

This course offers a contemporary, interactive, intensive, and effective introduction at the elementary level to the Spanish language and various aspects of the Hispanic culture. It aims to foster the acquisition of the Spanish language through increased immersion; it helps students master vocabulary needed to accomplish simple and routine tasks and build more comprehensive grammatical structures necessary to communicate issues of immediate relevance. It encourages students to improve their understanding, speaking, and writing skills further. In addition, this course enhances the understanding, appreciation, and interpretation of Spanish-speaking cultures, their practices, products, and perspectives and encourages students to apply principles of intercultural communication in their interactions in Spanish.

Credits: 3 Cr.