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(s) Of Instruction
Lab
Seminar
Course Designation
Certificate in Global Competency
Industry Designation
None
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
Learning Activities

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)
Langara College (LANG) LANG SPAN 1115 (3)
Okanagan College (OC) OC SPAN 111 (3)
Simon Fraser University (SFU) SFU SPAN 1XX (3)
Simon Fraser University (SFU) DOUG MODL 1151 (3) & DOUG MODL 1152 (3) = SFU SPAN 102 (3) & 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

Fall 2022

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
32147
Mon
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Mandujano-Lopez
Instructor First Name
Ruth
Course Status
Full
Section Notes

MODL 1151 L01 is a CONVERSATION LAB. Students must FIRST register in MODL 1151 001. Conversation lab starts in week 2.

Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
8
Actual Seats Count
8
0
Actual Wait Count
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Mon
Building
New Westminster - South Bldg.
Room
S1712
Start Time
14:30
-
End Time
15:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
32148
Mon
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Mandujano-Lopez
Instructor First Name
Ruth
Course Status
Open
Section Notes

MODL 1151 L02 is a CONVERSATION LAB. Students must FIRST register in MODL 1151 001. Conversation lab starts in week 2.

Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
8
Actual Seats Count
6
2
Actual Wait Count
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Mon
Building
New Westminster - South Bldg.
Room
S1712
Start Time
15:30
-
End Time
16:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
32149
Mon
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Mandujano-Lopez
Instructor First Name
Ruth
Course Status
Open
Section Notes

MODL 1151 L03 is a CONVERSATION LAB. Students must FIRST register in MODL 1151 001. Conversation lab starts in week 2.

Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
8
Actual Seats Count
7
1
Actual Wait Count
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Mon
Building
New Westminster - South Bldg.
Room
S1712
Start Time
16:30
-
End Time
17:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
32150
Mon Wed
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Mandujano-Lopez
Instructor First Name
Ruth
Course Status
Open
Section Notes

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.

Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
22
Actual Seats Count
21
1
Actual Wait Count
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Mon Wed
Building
New Westminster - South Bldg.
Room
S1803
Start Time
12:30
-
End Time
14:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
32364
Mon Wed
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Lara Aguilar
Instructor First Name
Jose
Course Status
Open
Section Notes

MODL 1151 002 - 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.

Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
22
Actual Seats Count
15
7
Actual Wait Count
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Mon Wed
Building
Coquitlam - Bldg. B
Room
B2110
Start Time
12:30
-
End Time
14:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
32365
Wed
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Lara Aguilar
Instructor First Name
Jose
Course Status
Open
Section Notes

MODL 1151 L04 is a CONVERSATION LAB. Students must FIRST register in MODL 1151 002. Conversation lab starts in week 2.

Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
8
Actual Seats Count
3
5
Actual Wait Count
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Wed
Building
Coquitlam - Bldg. B
Room
B2110
Start Time
9:30
-
End Time
10:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
32366
Wed
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Lara Aguilar
Instructor First Name
Jose
Course Status
Open
Section Notes

MODL 1151 L05 is a CONVERSATION LAB. Students must FIRST register in MODL 1151 002. Conversation lab starts in week 2.

Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
8
Actual Seats Count
4
4
Actual Wait Count
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Wed
Building
Coquitlam - Bldg. B
Room
B2110
Start Time
10:30
-
End Time
11:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
32367
Wed
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Lara Aguilar
Instructor First Name
Jose
Course Status
Full
Section Notes

MODL 1151 L06 is a CONVERSATION LAB. Students must FIRST register in MODL 1151 002. Conversation lab starts in week 2.

Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
8
Actual Seats Count
8
0
Actual Wait Count
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Wed
Building
Coquitlam - Bldg. B
Room
B2110
Start Time
11:30
-
End Time
12:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
32479
Mon Wed
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Lara Aguilar
Instructor First Name
Jose
Course Status
Waitlist
Section Notes

MODL 1151 003 - Students must ALSO register in conversation lab MODL 1151 L07, L08, or L09.

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 synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.

Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
22
Actual Seats Count
21
1
Actual Wait Count
2
Days
Building
Room
Time
Mon Wed
Building
Online
Room
None
Start Time
16:30
-
End Time
18:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
32480
Wed
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Lara Aguilar
Instructor First Name
Jose
Course Status
Open
Section Notes

MODL 1151 L07 is a CONVERSATION LAB. Students must FIRST register in MODL 1151 003. Conversation lab starts in week 2.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.

Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
8
Actual Seats Count
7
1
Actual Wait Count
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Wed
Building
Online
Room
None
Start Time
13:30
-
End Time
14:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
32481
Wed
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Lara Aguilar
Instructor First Name
Jose
Course Status
Open
Section Notes

MODL 1151 L08 is a CONVERSATION LAB. Students must FIRST register in MODL 1151 003. Conversation lab starts in week 2.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.

Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
8
Actual Seats Count
7
1
Actual Wait Count
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Wed
Building
Online
Room
None
Start Time
14:30
-
End Time
15:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
32482
Wed
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Lara Aguilar
Instructor First Name
Jose
Course Status
Open
Section Notes

MODL 1151 L09 is a CONVERSATION LAB. Students must FIRST register in MODL 1151 003. Conversation lab starts in week 2.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.

Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
8
Actual Seats Count
7
1
Actual Wait Count
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Wed
Building
Online
Room
None
Start Time
15:30
-
End Time
16:20