Basic Spanish I
- Basic syntactic structures
- Basic lexicon
- The phonological system of Spanish
- Cultural aspects of the Spanish-speaking world
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.
(May include but not limited to writing and reading exercises, chapter tests, paragraph writing, written homework, preparation, Final Written Exam)
(May include but not limited to oral tests, oral presentations, listening comprehension, conversation lab, attendance, preparation, class participation, Final Oral Exam)
No single evaluation will be worth more than 20%.
Students are expected to demonstrate proficiency in Spanish (present and immediate future tenses only) at the basic level in:
- Aural comprehension of simple discourse
- Reading comprehension of simplified texts
- Speech delivery: extend greetings, express likes, dislikes, preferences and desires, ask questions and give replies
- Written expression: simple sentences and short dialogues
- Understanding target cultures
Terrell et al. Dos Mundos. McGraw-Hill.
No prerequisite courses.
No corequisite courses.
No equivalent courses.
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.
These are for current course guidelines only. For a full list of archived courses please see https://www.bctransferguide.ca
|Institution||Transfer Details for MODL 1151|
|Camosun College (CAMO)||CAMO SPAN 100 (3)|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU SPAN 100 (4)|
|Coquitlam College (COQU)||COQU SPAN 101 (3)|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU SPAN 1100 (3)|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG SPAN 1115 (3)|
|Okanagan College (OC)||OC SPAN 111 (3)|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||DOUG MODL 1151 (3) & DOUG MODL 1152 (3) = SFU SPAN 102 (3) & SFU SPAN 1XX (3)|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU SPAN 1XX (3)|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU SPAN 1110 (3)|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU SPAN 101 (3)|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO SPAN 101 (3)|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV SPAN 101 (3)|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC INTS 181 (3)|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV SPAN 101 (3)|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC SPAN 100A (1.5)|
|Vancouver Community College (VCC)||VCC UNSP 1XXX (3)|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU SPAN 100 (3)|
MODL 1151 001 is a CONDENSED HYBRID ASYNCHRONOUS course offered from May 08 to June 25, 2023. Students will take courses face-to-face on Tuesdays and Thursdays and complete the remaining course material online and outside of the classroom in a self-directed format. Regular computer and internet access is required.
Students must ALSO register in TWO conversation labs: one of MODL 1151 L01, L02 or L03 AND one of 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 prerequisites and placement test information.
Students may also register in MODL 1152 001, Basic Spanish II (offered June 26 to August 13, 2023). MODL 1151 must be successfully completed prior to progression into MODL 1152.
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.