SPA 01 — Beginning Spanish I
Course Format: On-campus course
Duration: 10 weeks
Date(s): Jan 16—Mar 20
Time: 7:00—8:50 pm
Drop Deadline: Jan 29
Instructor(s): Citlalli Del Carpio
Status: Registration opens on 12/04/2017
Jan 16—Mar 20
Citlalli Del Carpio
Registration opens on 12/04/2017
¡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.
Citlalli Del Carpio, Lecturer in Spanish, StanfordCitlalli Del Carpio specializes in Mexican culture. She has taught at UC Santa Cruz, San Jose State, and Arizona State, where she received an MA in Spanish language and culture. She was the Spanish editor at Yahoo and has published articles on Latino film and culture in La Opinión and other Spanish-language media in the United States.
Textbooks for this course:
(Required) Alonso, Alonso, & Zaslow, Invitaciones, 2nd Edition (ISBN 978-1-60007-950-4)