SPAN112C: Elementary Spanish II

Credits 3 Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours 0 Lecture Hours 3
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A fully integrated intermediate Spanish course. The course is designed for intermediate Spanish students whose learning objectives and needs are in any of the following categories: continued language study, business purposes, or travel. The emphasis is to consolidate and reinforce the language skills acquired in Elementary Spanish I or the equivalent and to continue building communicative skills and cultural appreciation. The course continues to offer a comprehensive review of basic first year grammar structures, while developing proficiency and advancement in communicative skills concentrating on the dynamic application of the living language taught through dialog, phonetics, and vocabulary. A strong grammar foundation and essential language skills are taught through actual phrases and sentences, helping the student develop an instinctive sense of the correct usage. These objectives will be achieved through the following approaches: speaking, listening, reading, writing, and cultural studies.


Students are required to pass prerequisite courses with a grade of C or higher. Exceptions apply; please consult your department chair.
  • Identify nuanced features of everyday life and culture in multiple countries where the language is spoken.
  • Orally communicate and handle a variety of tasks essential to survival in the target-language culture.
  • Meet the demands of practical writing situations using discrete sentences, situational vocabulary, varying syntax, and grammatical structures.
  • Accurately identify key phrases, sentences, and paragraphs, including aural cognates and a variety of formulaic and quotidien expressions in multiple social contexts.