This course is designed to improve the speaking, listening, reading, and writing
skills of students and to provide insight into the literature and culture of
Spanish-speaking people. Meant to integrate and extend earlier learning, SPANISH
231 is intended to provide students with the timely opportunity — and
challenge — of transforming themselves into truly active, thinking language
Course grade is based on a series of quizzes and exams (written and oral) designed
to assess ability to read, write, and understand spoken Spanish, plus periodic
written work and oral class participation.