LATINOAM 224 - Spanish for Heritage Language Learners
Winter 2021, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: Latina/o American Studies (LATINOAM)
Department: LSA American Culture
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Lang Req
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to students who have completed SPANISH 290.
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of department.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Basic knowledge of Spanish language.
Lang Req:
This course is part of the Language Requirement sequence.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:


Addresses the linguistic needs of Latino/a students born and/or raised in the U.S. Spanish grammar, vocabulary building, reading and writing skills are developed along with discussions on bilingualism and biculturalism. Addresses the following identified needs in grammar and discourse competence:
  1. basic recognition of and practice in grammar, syntax, structures, spelling, and accentuation
  2. vocabulary development, particularly in levels of abstract thought and professional texts
  3. development of writing skills that would incorporate diverse genres, from literary and critical essays, to business letters, professional memos, reviews of their particular field, and cultural studies.

Class Format:

As a DC (Distance due to COVID) course, this course will be taught in a remote, synchronous mode. Enrolled students are expected to be available remotely during all scheduled class times via a platform such as Zoom, Blue Jeans, etc.  This course will predominantly require daily synchronous participation from students via a platform such as Zoom, Blue Jeans, etc. During class, students will practice what they have learned at home and in previous remote sessions through communicative activities in small groups via Zoom, Blue Jeans, etc. Assessment format for this course will vary. Assessment will include synchronous and asynchronous assignments, individual and partner/group assignments, and assignments assessing reading, writing, listening, speaking in the target language. Assessments will also explore the concepts of cultural awareness and reflectivity.


LATINOAM 224 - Spanish for Heritage Language Learners
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001 (REC)
MWF 12:00PM - 1:00PM

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