About SPAN 002 OL2

Continuation of SPAN 001. Fundamentals of Spanish composition, comprehension, pronunciation, speaking, reading, and writing in a cultural context. Classes are conducted in Spanish and students engage in active use of the language. Cannot be taken for credit after SPAN 051. Prerequisite: SPAN 001 or equivalent.


Dates: July 6 - August 13, 2021; Prereq: SPAN 001 or equivalent

Section Description

SPAN 002 is the second course in a two-semester sequence of beginning Spanish. It is designed for students who have successfully completed SPAN 001 at the University of Vermont, as well as students with previous experience in Spanish who have scored the requisite number of points in the UVM placement test. The course emphasizes all four skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to use their newly acquired skills in order to communicate in Spanish in a realistic and culturally appropriate manner. All classes are taught in Spanish.

Section Expectation

Upon completion of this course, the student: • will be able to converse simply about familiar topics necessary for survival in the target language culture: giving personal information, stating a simple opinion and talking about a limited number of activities, preferences, and immediate needs. • will be able to understand predictable messages found in public spaces. • will be sensitive to and respectful of cultural differences. • will judge intelligently the quality of available resources for learning Spanish. • will be able to write simply about common, discrete elements of daily life in a personal manner. • will be able to recognize key words and cognates while engaging in the reading of non-complex texts (literary or other) in the target language, and deriving from them relevant information and/or aesthetic pleasure. •will have broadened his/her general cultural knowledge of Spanish-speaking communities and countries of the world today.


Grading Criteria/Policies and Assessments: 1. Exams (3) 30% 2. Quizzes (2) 10% 3. Final project 10% 4. Homework / VHL 30% 5. Participation 10% 6. In-class quizzes 10%

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