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5/24/2016 7:12:00 AM

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STCC Course Descriptions

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This course is designed for students who already possess native speaker fluency in Spanish, but would like to increase their knowledge of formal academic Spanish in order to improve their career opportunities and knowledge of their cultural heritage.The course offers Spanish-speaking students the opportunity to study Spanish in the same way native English-speaking students study English at the college level.  The course focuses on strengthening vocabulary, reading, reading comprehension, writing, listening, and speaking skills, allowing students to enrich their academic language proficiency  and formal writing in Spanish. The history and culture of people in Spanish-speaking countries will also be emphasized. Students will read numerous genres of texts from Hispanophone countries and prepare written assignments based on topics relevant to the readings.  Poems, essays, fables and myths, short stories, and novels from a variety of Spanish-speaking countries are some of the instructional materials that will be utilized. Students will also have the opportunity to improve their spelling and punctuation in Spanish. This course will be taught in Spanish.  It is offered as an alternative to Elementary Spanish 1.

Prerequisites: Placement at ENG-101 - English Composition 1 or its equivalent, fluency in spoken Spanish or permission of the instructor.

Corequisites: NONE

Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.