SPANISH 101 - Elementary Spanish
Section: 006
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Spanish (SPANISH)
Department: LSA Romance Languages & Literatures
Credits:
4
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who are enrolled in or have completed or are enrolled in SPANISH 100, 113, or RCLANG 194.
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Waitlist Notes:
rll.permissions@umich.edu; Override Request Information: www.lsa.umich.edu/rll/langinstruct/overrides.html
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.

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

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 no previous study or by placement. Students with any previous study or prior instruction in Spanish must take the placement test before enrolling.

SPANISH 101 - Elementary Spanish
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
P
29467
Open
18
 
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MTuThF 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: For students with no previous study or by placement. Students with any previous study of Spanish or prior instruction in Spanish must take the placement test before enrolling.
006 (REC)
P
27004
Open
17
 
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MTuThF 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Note: For students with no previous study or by placement. Students with any previous study of Spanish or prior instruction in Spanish must take the placement test before enrolling.
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