SPAN-101 Advanced Spanish I: Spain in Context
The course is characterized by extensive and intensive reading and oral work on topics relating to the culture, civilization, politics, and economy of Spain as well as on current issues, including migration, the transition form dictatorship to democracy, and terrorism ( 60% of the grade depends on content). A history textbook, newspapers and films(without subtitles)are used as spring boards for debates, oral presentations, and position papers. The course includes an intensive review of key topics of Spanish grammar (subjunctive, copula, and tense/aspect distinctions) with an emphasis on improving oral expression, and pushes for the development of a formal, academic and professional lexicon.
Prerequisites: SPAN-022, or SPAN-032, or Placement Test
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Spring '14: Sanz, C. (description)
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