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Fall 2021
May 19,2022
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SPAN 301 - THE ART OF CONVERSATION IN SPANISH
Welcome to SPAN 301, El arte de conversar en espafiol (The Art of Conversation in Spanish), a course designed to help you to develop advanced proficiency in Spanish in conversation and writing as well as more aware and skilled at negotiating the diverse cultural landscapes of contemporary society. This course emphasizes writing as a process, which means that good writing involves several steps including brainstorming, planning, research, free-writing, editing and revision. You will have the opportunity to revise major papers. For help outside the classroom, please see me during my olfice hours and/or work with one ofthe Spanish tutors in the I-IGS lab in B127 between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm Monday — Friday. Reading and writing are excellent ways to greatly improve your literacy, fluency, vocabulary and accuracy in Spanish no matter your current proficiency. Some of the topics we will discuss are identity, personality, the imagination, film and other media, power and politics, love, and lifestyles. While grammar will not be a major focus in this course, we will review some advanced structures when you have questions. Mastery of any language requires continuous practice and attention to linguistic detail. Of course, an enormous pan of this mastery is cultural competence that is required to effectively negotiate our diverse global world. In order to be able to engage with others authentically, we must understand the dynamics of power and privilege and identify and move beyond ethnocentric views we receive from our culture.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Online Course

Language Department

Course Attributes:
Gen Ed 2018, Gen Ed 18-Global Awareness, OLD GE-INTERNATIONAL ISSUES, WRITING INTENSIVE

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

Prerequisites:
FOR SPAN 301

General Requirements:
STAMP Spanish Final Score 5 to 6
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
STAMP 2 Spanish Final Score 6 to 8
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: SPAN 202
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
and
Course or Test: CRWT 102
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently. )


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