Basic Spanish I

Faculty
Language, Literature & Performing Arts
Department
Modern Languages
Course Code
MODL 1151
Credits
3.00
Semester Length
15 weeks
Max Class Size
22
Method Of Instruction
Lab
Seminar
Typically Offered
Fall
Summer
Campus
Online

Overview

Course Description
This course is designed for students with little or no knowledge of Spanish. It is aimed at developing basic oral and written communication skills through the study of vocabulary, grammar and culture. Spanish is spoken in class as much as possible.
Course Content
  1. Basic syntactic structures
  2. Basic lexicon
  3. The phonological system of Spanish
  4. Cultural aspects of the Spanish-speaking world
Methods Of Instruction

The functional-communicative approach is used. Class activities may include: presentation of material by the instructor, practice in pairs and small groups, listening comprehension, and audio-visual based activities. 

Conversation labs in small groups with a Native Language Assistant.

Means of Assessment
Written Evaluations
(May include but not limited to writing and reading exercises, chapter tests, paragraph writing, written homework, preparation, Final Written Exam)
50% 
Oral Evaluations
(May include but not limited to oral tests, oral presentations, listening comprehension, conversation lab, attendance, preparation, class participation, Final Oral Exam)
50%

No single evaluation will be worth more than 20%.

Learning Outcomes

Students are expected to demonstrate proficiency in Spanish (present and immediate future tenses only) at the basic level in:

  1. Aural comprehension of simple discourse
  2. Reading comprehension of simplified texts
  3. Speech delivery: extend greetings, express likes, dislikes, preferences and desires, ask questions and give replies
  4. Written expression: simple sentences and short dialogues
  5. Understanding target cultures
Textbook Materials

Terrell et al. Dos Mundos. McGraw-Hill.

Accompanying workbook.

Requisites

Prerequisites

No prerequisite courses.

Corequisites

No corequisite courses.

Equivalencies

No equivalent courses.

Requisite for

Course Guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

Course Transfers

Institution Transfer Details Effective Dates
Camosun College (CAMO) CAMO SPAN 100 (3) 2013/01/01 to -
Capilano University (CAPU) CAPU SPAN 100 (3) 2004/09/01 to 2015/08/31
Capilano University (CAPU) CAPU SPAN 100 (4) 2015/09/01 to -
Coquitlam College (COQU) COQU SPAN 101 (3) 2014/05/01 to -
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) DOUG MODL 1151 (3) & DOUG MODL 1152 (3) = KPU SPAN 1100 (3) 2004/09/01 to -
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) DOUG MODL 1151 (3) & DOUG MODL 1152 (3) = KPU SPAN 1100 (3) 2004/09/01 to -
Langara College (LANG) LANG SPAN 1115 (3) 2004/09/01 to -
Okanagan College (OC) OC SPAN 111 (3) 2014/09/01 to -
Simon Fraser University (SFU) SFU SPAN 1XX (3); DOUG MODL 1151 (3) & DOUG MODL 1152 (3) = SFU SPAN 102 (3) & SFU SPAN 1XX (3) 2004/09/01 to -
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU SPAN 111 (3) 2004/09/01 to 2010/08/31
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU SPAN 1110 (3) 2010/09/01 to -
Trinity Western University (TWU) TWU SPAN 101 (3) 2004/09/01 to -
University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) UBCO SPAN 101 (3) 2005/05/01 to -
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) UBCV SPAN 101 (3) 2004/09/01 to -
University of Northern BC (UNBC) UNBC INTS 151 (3) 2004/09/01 to 2015/08/31
University of Northern BC (UNBC) UNBC INTS 181 (3) 2015/09/01 to -
University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) UFV SPAN 101 (3) 2004/09/01 to -
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC SPAN 100A (1.5) 2004/09/01 to -
Vancouver Island University (VIU) VIU SPAN 100 (3) 2004/09/01 to -

Course Offerings

Winter 2021

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
13664
Tue Thu
04-Jan-2021
- 12-Apr-2021
04-Jan-2021
12-Apr-2021
Perez Alfajarrin
Ana
Waitlist
Online
MODL 1151 001 students must ALSO register in conversation lab MODL 1151 L01, L02 or L03.

This course is for students with no previous knowledge of Spanish. If you already know some Spanish, please see the Calendar for other Spanish course pre-requisites and placement test information.

This course can count as a relevant course in an Associate of Arts specialization in Modern Languages or in an Associate of Arts specialization in Intercultural and International Studies.

This course will include some synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times. Synchronous on-line activities may include lecture, or they may not. In some courses, synchronous class time may be used instead for active learning components (e.g. discussions, labs).
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
22
22
0
1
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue Thu
10:30 - 12:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
13665
Tue Thu
04-Jan-2021
- 12-Apr-2021
04-Jan-2021
12-Apr-2021
Perez Alfajarrin
Ana
Waitlist
Online
MODL 1151 001 students must ALSO register in conversation lab MODL 1151 L04, L05 or L06.

This course is for students with no previous knowledge of Spanish. If you already know some Spanish, please see the Calendar for other Spanish course pre-requisites and placement test information.

This course can count as a relevant course in an Associate of Arts specialization in Modern Languages or in an Associate of Arts specialization in Intercultural and International Studies.

This course will include some synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times. Synchronous on-line activities may include lecture, or they may not. In some courses, synchronous class time may be used instead for active learning components (e.g. discussions, labs).
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
22
23
-1
2
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue Thu
12:30 - 14:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
13666
Thu
04-Jan-2021
- 12-Apr-2021
04-Jan-2021
12-Apr-2021
Perez Alfajarrin
Ana
Open
Online
MODL 1151 L01 is a CONVERSATION LAB - Students must FIRST register in MODL 1151 001. Conversation lab starts in week 2.

This course will include some synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times. Synchronous on-line activities may include lecture, or they may not. In some courses, synchronous class time may be used instead for active learning components (e.g. discussions, labs).
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
7
1
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
13:30 - 14:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
13667
Thu
04-Jan-2021
- 12-Apr-2021
04-Jan-2021
12-Apr-2021
Perez Alfajarrin
Ana
Full
Online
MODL 1151 L02 is a CONVERSATION LAB - Students must FIRST register in MODL 1151 001. Conversation lab starts in week 2.

This course will include some synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times. Synchronous on-line activities may include lecture, or they may not. In some courses, synchronous class time may be used instead for active learning components (e.g. discussions, labs).
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
8
0
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
14:30 - 15:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
13668
Thu
04-Jan-2021
- 12-Apr-2021
04-Jan-2021
12-Apr-2021
Perez Alfajarrin
Ana
Full
Online
MODL 1151 L03 is a CONVERSATION LAB - Students must FIRST register in MODL 1151 001. Conversation lab starts in week 2.

This course will include some synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times. Synchronous on-line activities may include lecture, or they may not. In some courses, synchronous class time may be used instead for active learning components (e.g. discussions, labs).
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
8
0
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
15:30 - 16:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
13669
Thu
04-Jan-2021
- 12-Apr-2021
04-Jan-2021
12-Apr-2021
Perez Alfajarrin
Ana
Open
Online
MODL 1151 L04 is a CONVERSATION LAB - Students must FIRST register in MODL 1151 002. First lab starts in week 2.

This course will include some synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times. Synchronous on-line activities may include lecture, or they may not. In some courses, synchronous class time may be used instead for active learning components (e.g. discussions, labs).
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
6
2
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
9:30 - 10:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
13670
Thu
04-Jan-2021
- 12-Apr-2021
04-Jan-2021
12-Apr-2021
Perez Alfajarrin
Ana
Waitlist
Online
MODL 1151 L05 is a CONVERSATION LAB - Students must FIRST register in MODL 1151 002. First lab starts in week 2.

This course will include some synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times. Synchronous on-line activities may include lecture, or they may not. In some courses, synchronous class time may be used instead for active learning components (e.g. discussions, labs).
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
7
1
1
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
10:30 - 11:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
13671
Thu
04-Jan-2021
- 12-Apr-2021
04-Jan-2021
12-Apr-2021
Perez Alfajarrin
Ana
Full
Online
MODL 1151 L06 is a CONVERSATION LAB - Students must FIRST register in MODL 1151 002. First lab starts in week 2.

This course will include some synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times. Synchronous on-line activities may include lecture, or they may not. In some courses, synchronous class time may be used instead for active learning components (e.g. discussions, labs).
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
8
0
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
11:30 - 12:20