LAN115 - Conversational Spanish for Beginners

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Subject Title
Conversational Spanish for Beginners

Subject Description

Over 300 million people in the world now speak Spanish. Whether you are planning a trip or want to meet Spanish speakers now living in Canada, this course will start you off. We hear and speak the language in small groups, and learn to read easy Spanish. This method, rich in cultural content, shows how to meet people, get around town, order meals, and make conversation in this lively yet fairly easy language.  Interactive pair work and group work will motivate you not only to speak Spanish in the class, but also to feel confident about using it to communicate in real situations outside the class. There will also be an introduction to Latin American and Spanish culture.

Credit Status
One General Education elective credit.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  • use appropriate language conventions in conversations (salutations, apologies, showing gratitude, and formal/informal pronouns)
  • make themselves easily understood in everyday situations
  • interact with others by asking and answering basic questions
  • describe themselves,  others, and objects using various adjectives
  • express an opinion in the form of simple likes and dislikes
  • read the basic details of a simple written text
  • describe aspects related to the cultures of Latin American countries and Spain.

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