- 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 (using present, immediate future, and preterite tenses) at the basic level in:
- Aural comprehension of simple discourse
- Reading comprehension of simplified texts
- Speech delivery: report past events describe daily routine and states or conditions, express abilities, plans and makes comparisons
- Written expression: simple sentences and short dialogues
- Understanding target cultures.
A beginner-level Spanish textbook such as:
- Terrell et al. Dos Mundos. McGraw-Hill.
- Accompanying workbook.
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.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Camosun College (CAMO)||CAMO SPAN 101 (3)||2013/01/01 to -|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU SPAN 101 (4)||2015/09/01 to -|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU SPAN 101 (3)||2004/09/01 to 2015/08/31|
|Coquitlam College (COQU)||COQU SPAN 102 (3)||2016/01/01 to -|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||DOUG MODL 1151 (3) or DOUG MODL 1152 (3) = KPU SPAN 1100 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG SPAN 1215 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||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 1XXX (3)||2004/09/01 to 2006/12/31|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU SPAN 121 (3)||2004/09/01 to 2010/08/31|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU SPAN 1210 (3)||2010/09/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU SPAN 102 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO SPAN 102 (3)||2005/05/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV SPAN 102 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC INTS 182 (3)||2015/09/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC INTS 152 (3)||2004/09/01 to 2015/08/31|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV SPAN 102 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC SPAN 100B (1.5)||2004/09/01 to -|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU SPAN 101 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
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.