SPA 103 : Transitional Beginner Spanish
Transitional Elementary Spanish is a beginner level course designed for students with some background in Spanish and/or who have taken Regents'exams, but are not quite ready to enter the intermediate level. In one semester, the course refreshes the students of the fundamental skills of basic Spanish. There will be extensive practice of the four fundamental skills: speaking,listening,reading,and writing. Increased attention is also given to the fifth skill of cultural awareness. Through a communicative approach and the increased use of the Spanish language, students will learn the fundamental grammatical workings of the Spanish language and apply their knowledge of such concepts in both spoken and written exercises.