SPAN 215 - Advanced Spanish Conversation and Composition
(HUMD, GEIR, GEEL, [M])
Emphasis on fluency in speaking and writing Spanish. Readings in texts and assigned outside sources serve as basis for classroom discussion in Spanish as well as for advanced composition. Includes readings in Spanish and/or Latin-American literature. PREREQUISITE(S): SPAN 202 , SPAN 203 or appropriate placement on the placement test or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly SN 215.
3 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Communicate at an advanced level in the skill areas of reading, writing speaking and listening, with an emphasis on speaking and writing.
- Study and apply linguistic structures supporting communication at the advanced level of proficiency.
- Analyze the multi-faceted aspects of Hispanic communities and the connection or disconnection that may exist between said communities and the world around them.
- Analyze the nature of language through the study of Spanish grammar.
- Express and appropriately employ the following language functions, including the following:
- a. persuading others
- b. analyzing content
- c. comparing and contrasting
- d. narrating events
- e. communicating academic information
- f. expressing and supporting a thesis.
- Develop theses regarding specific aspects of Hispanic culture and cultural practices at an advanced language level.
- Investigate and report on social, cultural, and political events and practices in the Spanish-speaking world using an advanced level of Spanish.
- Produce and present a cultural project at the advanced level.
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