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Teaching Schedule

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Spring 2021

SPAN220Spanish for Heritage Speakrs I

Prerequisite: Spanish speaking fluency, native or near-native or 3 years of high school Spanish. The course is designed for heritage speakers of Spanish or other linguistically qualified students. The course provides instruction that builds upon the four basic language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing; placing emphasis on acquiring proficiency using formal Spanish at the intermediate level. The course also focuses on language challenges particular to Heritage and Native speakers such as orthography, the inappropriate mix of English and Spanish, and contrasts between standard Spanish and regional variations. Emphasis will be on the indicative tenses: present, preterit, imperfect, and future. These skills will be explored through reading in the contemporary culture of Spain, Latin America, and the Spanish speaking communities in the United States - Mexican, Cuban, Puerto Rican, and Central American. (C-ID SPAN 220) (CSU) (UC credit limited. See a counselor.)
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Available: 8
Class begins: 2021-02-16, Class ends: 2021-06-11

SPAN221Spanish for Heritage Spkrs II

Prerequisite: SPAN 220 with a grade of ?C? or better or equivalent. Continuation of SPAN 220. It is designed for Heritage Speakers of Spanish to improve their writing, reading, and grammar skills. It focuses on the mastery of formal, written communication in Spanish at the intermediate-advanced level, while integrating authentic cultural and literary readings from Spanish speaking countries. The course focuses also on language challenges that Spanish speakers still encounter at intermediate-advanced level, such as orthography, the inappropriate mix of English and Spanish in specific contexts, and standard Spanish as contrasted with regional variations. This course is conducted entirely in Spanish. Emphasis on the conditional and the subjunctive forms. (CSU) (UC credit limited. See a counselor.)
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Available: 14
Class begins: 2021-02-16, Class ends: 2021-06-11