SPAN 101: Introduction to Spanish I
Spanish 101 is an introductory course to the fundamentals of the Spanish language. Students are required to work in pairs/groups to complete simple communicative tasks. This course includes simple grammatical explanations followed by group interactions for practice of the newly acquired vocabulary and grammar in an engaging, amusing environment.
SPAN 102: Elementary Spanish II
This course builds up on the skills learned in SPAN 101. Students will continue to develop their proficiency in speaking, listening, reading and writing while further exploring the Spanish-speaking culture. At this level, students will feel more at ease using Spanish during class time. They will continue to participate in pairs or group interactions and class discussions in an engaging, amusing environment.
SPAN 201: Intermediate Spanish I
This course builds up on the skills learned in SPAN 102. Students will continue to develop their proficiency in speaking, listening, reading and writing at an intermediate level while further exploring the Spanish-speaking culture. Students are highly encouraged to communicate exclusively in Spanish during class time and are required to actively participate in group interaction and class discussions in an engaging, amusing environment. Prerequisite: SPAN 102 or equivalent; or B standing in Grade 11 Spanish, but students with Grade 11 Spanish should contact the course coordinator to discuss placement issues.
SPAN 202: Intermediate Spanish II
This course continues to build up on the skills learned in SPAN 201. At this level, translation is introduced. Reading, writing, listening and oral communication are considerably complex at this level. The focus continues to be in oral communication at a more advanced level and students will only use Spanish to work in pairs/groups and complete tasks. Oral and written discussions of selected readings and Latin American issues are also introduced at this level. Learning is done in an interactive and amusing environment. Prerequisite: A passing grade in SPAN 201 or equivalent.