Spanish level 1

Course Description: This course is intended for students with expectations of becoming proficient communicators of the language. Students will develop communication skills across the three modes; interpretive, interpersonal and presentational. Students will be asked to prepare oral presentations, work on individual and group projects, do research projects on a variety of topics, read works of literature, journalistic pieces, tables, charts, and maps and listen to authentic language that reflects the diversity of the Spanish-speaking world. Students will be expected to speak the target language in class and participate in all classroom discussions. After successfully completing this course you will receive 10 credits that will equal 1yr. for Foreign Language (for your A-G requirements). Four-year colleges want students to take 2 years of Foreign Language 3 recommended.