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SPAN 220 Spanish for Spanish Speakers I

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Course Description

Designed for students who speak and understand basic Spanish because of life experience, but who also need practice in reading and writing Spanish and want to improve their knowledge/command of grammar and other linguistic features. Students practice and develop improved communicative competence in written and spoken Spanish for use in a variety of social contexts, settings, and registers. Readings are used as the basis of classroom discussions and writing practice. Cultural aspects of the Spanish-speaking world are emphasized. The course is conducted primarily in Spanish.

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 80-90
  • Homework hours/semester: 160-180
Prerequisites: SPAN 120 or SPAN 122 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9C2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2), UC (IGETC Area 6A)
C-ID: SPAN 220