SPANISH 101 - Elementary Spanish
Section: 101
Term: SP 2012
Subject: Spanish (SPANISH)
Department: LSA Romance Languages & Literatures
Course Note:
A student who misses either of the first two meetings of any course offered by the Department of Romance Languages may be dropped from the course for non-attendance. Override Request Information: www.lsa.umich.edu/rll/langinstruct/overrides.html, Course coordinator: Michelle Orecchio, orecchio@umich.edu. The first part of an introduction to the Spanish language and culture; task- and content-based approach integrates grammar in a functional use through listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Language use encouraged through communicative activities rather than a sequence of linguistic units. Videos, audio cassettes, and computer materials incorporated.
Credits:
4
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in SPANISH 100, 111 or 112, or RCLANG 194.
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Waitlist Notes:
rll.permissions@umich.edu; Override Request Information: www.lsa.umich.edu/rll/langinstruct/overrides.html
Consent:
With permission of department.
Enforced Prerequisites:
No prior Spanish language or placement of SPANISH 101.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Students with any prior study of Spanish must take the Placement Test.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The first part of an introduction to the Spanish language and culture; task- and content-based approach integrates grammar in a functional use through listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Language use encouraged through communicative activities rather than a sequence of linguistic units. Videos, audio cassettes, and computer materials incorporated.

Course description and objectives: SPANISH 101 is designed to introduce you to the Spanish language and the many facets of the culture. In this course you will develop your ability to communicate satisfactorily in Spanish in everyday practical situations while acquiring some of the skills necessary for effective reading and writing in Spanish. The course focuses on the introduction and development of the four language skills necessary for interpersonal communication in Spanish: listening, writing, reading, and speaking and cultural topics will be integrated in every chapter.

Course coordinator: Michelle Orecchio, orecchio@umich.edu

Section 021 is a Comprehensive Studies Program (CSP) section and requires CSP permission to enroll.

Course Requirements:

Evaluation criteria: Regular attendance is essential. Participation in class includes asking and answering questions in Spanish, initiating discussion, role playing, and other situational activities. The final grade is based on class participation, journal entries, homework assignments, a cultural skit, unit exams, one oral exam, and a final exam (listening portion and written portion).

Intended Audience:

For students with little or no previous study of Spanish. Students with prior instruction in Spanish should take the placement test before enrolling.

Class Format:

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SPANISH 101 - Elementary Spanish
Schedule Listing
101 (REC)
P
50537
Open
15
 
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TuWThF 9:00AM - 11:00AM
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ISBN: 0558412521
Mosaicos: Spanish as a World Language Vol. 1, Publisher: Pearson Custom Publishing UM CUSTOM
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