Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog 
    Jul 15, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog
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SPAN 106 - Spanish for Heritage Speakers


A course designed for heritage Spanish or native speakers who can express themselves orally and in writing in Spanish, but have not received formal education in the language. Emphasis on orthographic and grammatical concepts geared to improve spelling, writing and oral abilities, focusing on the exploration of contextualized cultural and social topics addressing Hispanic/Latino communities inside and outside of the United States. Students may not receive credit for both SPAN 106  and SPAN 101 /SPAN 102 . In-class work is supplemented by 10 hours of online homework. Four hours each week.

4 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  • Communicate and discuss topics covered in the class and perform skillful tasks such as describing, narrating, hypothesizing with high accuracy.
  • Express and use appropriately different forms of formal usage, including cultural and regional/dialectical variances.
  • Use correctly grammatical and linguistic structures covered in this course.
  • Appropriately utilize selected and specialized vocabulary from the text and various literary works read during the semester.
  • Exhibit awareness of the multi-faceted aspects of the different Hispanic communities and the connection or disconnection that may exist between these communities.
  • Produce and present a cultural project at the advanced elementary level.

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