Course

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

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.

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

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)
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) DOUG MODL 1151 (3) or DOUG MODL 1152 (3) = 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)

Course Offerings

Summer 2022

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
22331
Tue Thu
09-May-2022
- 26-Jun-2022
09-May-2022
26-Jun-2022
Mandujano-Lopez
Ruth
Full
MODL 1151 001 is a CONDENSED HYBRID ASYNCRONOUS course offered May 09 to June 26, 2022. Students will take courses face-to-face on Tuesdays and Thursdays and complete 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 pre-requisites and placement test information.

Students may also register in MODL 1152 001, Basic Spanish II (offered June 27 to August 14). 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.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
22
22
0
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue Thu
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S1803
8:30 - 10:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
22332
Wed
09-May-2022
- 26-Jun-2022
09-May-2022
26-Jun-2022
Mandujano-Lopez
Ruth
Waitlist
MODL 1151 L01 is a CONVERSATION LAB: Students must FIRST register in MODL 1151 001. Lab starts in week 1.

Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times. This course will include synchronous on-line activities.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
6
2
1
Days
Building
Room
Time
Wed
Online
8:30 - 9:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
22333
Wed
09-May-2022
- 26-Jun-2022
09-May-2022
26-Jun-2022
Mandujano-Lopez
Ruth
Waitlist
MODL 1151 L02 is a CONVERSATION LAB: Students must FIRST register in MODL 1151 001. Lab starts in week 1.

Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times. This course will include synchronous on-line activities.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
7
1
1
Days
Building
Room
Time
Wed
Online
9:30 - 10:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
22334
Wed
09-May-2022
- 26-Jun-2022
09-May-2022
26-Jun-2022
Mandujano-Lopez
Ruth
Open
MODL 1151 L03 is a CONVERSATION LAB: Students must FIRST register in MODL 1151 001. Lab starts in week 1.

Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times. This course will include synchronous on-line activities.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
7
1
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Wed
Online
10:30 - 11:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
22335
Fri
09-May-2022
- 26-Jun-2022
09-May-2022
26-Jun-2022
Mandujano-Lopez
Ruth
Open
MODL 1151 L04 is a CONVERSATION LAB: Students must FIRST register in MODL 1151 001. Lab starts in week 1.

Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times. This course will include synchronous on-line activities.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
6
2
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Fri
Online
8:30 - 9:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
22336
Fri
09-May-2022
- 26-Jun-2022
09-May-2022
26-Jun-2022
Mandujano-Lopez
Ruth
Full
MODL 1151 L05 is a CONVERSATION LAB: Students must FIRST register in MODL 1151 001. Lab starts in week 1.

Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times. This course will include synchronous on-line activities.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
8
0
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Fri
Online
9:30 - 10:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
22337
Fri
09-May-2022
- 26-Jun-2022
09-May-2022
26-Jun-2022
Mandujano-Lopez
Ruth
Full
MODL 1151 L06 is a CONVERSATION LAB: Students must FIRST register in MODL 1151 001. Lab starts in week 1.

Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times. This course will include synchronous on-line activities.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
8
0
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Fri
Online
10:30 - 11:20