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SPA 01 B — Beginning Spanish I

Quarter: Fall
Day(s): Tuesdays
Course Format: On campus
Duration: 10 weeks
Date(s): Sep 27—Dec 6
Time: 7:00—8:50 pm
Drop Deadline: Oct 10
Unit(s): 2 Units
Tuition: $475
Limit: 27
Status: Closed
Please Note: No class on November 22
Fall
On campus
Tuesdays
7:00—8:50 pm
Date(s)
Sep 27—Dec 6
10 weeks
Drop By
Oct 10
2 Units
Fees
$475
Limit
27
Closed
Please Note: No class on November 22
¡Es hora de aprender español! Whether for business or pleasure, travel abroad, or a trip to the local market, millions of Americans have found Spanish so useful that it has become the nation’s most popularly studied second language. This course is designed to help build oral proficiency and comprehension, and to foster an understanding of the Spanish-speaking world and its language and cultures. By the end of the course, students will be able to converse on a basic level, to talk about themselves and their likes and dislikes, and to ask others about themselves. The course focuses on practical communication in a high-energy yet reassuring environment.

This is the first course in a three-course sequence. The textbook assigned for “Beginning Spanish I” will also be used for Level II (Winter 2017), and a supplement reader will be used for Level III (Spring 2017). Students may enroll in this introductory course without intending to take all three courses in the sequence.This is the first course in a three-course sequence. The textbook assigned for “Beginning Spanish I” will also be used for Level II (Winter 2017), and a supplement reader will be used for Level III (Spring 2017). Students may enroll in this introductory course without intending to take all three courses in the sequence.

This course covers the same content as SPA 01, section A.

Maria-Cristina Urruela, Lecturer in Spanish, Stanford

María-Cristina Urruela specializes in 19th-century Iberian Peninsular literature and has taught at Harvard, Middlebury, Texas A&M International, and Stanford since receiving a PhD from the University of Texas. Her translations of short stories by Emilia Pardo Bazán and María del Pilar Sinués de Marco have been published by the Modern Language Association.

Textbooks for this course:

(Required) Alonso, Alonso, and Zaslow, Hola Que Tal W/ Supersite Passcode (ISBN 978-1-60007-981-8)
DOWNLOAD THE PRELIMINARY SYLLABUS » (subject to change)