¡Bienvenidos al curso híbrido de español elemental!
Welcome to Spanish 110.H01. This is an interactive course in which students acquire a basic knowledge of understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Spanish. Oral proficiency, listening, comprehension, and grammatical accuracy are all stressed. Cultural background accompanies each chapter.
There are many advantages to taking hybrid courses. You have the structure of meeting regularly in the classroom, but some flexibility of doing some work online.
We will meet every Wednesday for the entire semester. Your classroom attendance is required. Elementary Spanish I hybrid course runs for 15 weeks.
I look forward to working with you all this semester!
Orientation: We will meet every Wednesday for the entire semester. Your classroom attendance is required. There will be orientation information posted on our Bucks email to familiarize you with the objectives and requirements of the course. We will go over the class syllabus and format in the classroom on the first day.
Course Objective: This is an interactive course in which students acquire a basic knowledge of understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Spanish. Oral proficiency, listening, comprehension, and grammatical accuracy are all stressed. Cultural background accompanies each chapter. To this end the study guide/course outline will be followed sequentially. The instructor reserves the right to modify the course as needed.
Student Learning Outcomes:
A. acquire and demonstrate an
elementary degree of competence
in the four language skills:
speaking, listening comprehension,
reading, and writing;
B. recognize and respond appropriately
to the most common spoken situations;
C. demonstrate ability to write basic
sentences in Spanish;
D. and explain some common aspects of
life in the Spanish-speaking
Foreign Language Placement Guidelines: This course is not for native speakers of Spanish. To see if you qualify for this course please go to http://www.bucks.edu/catalog/courses/language/lang/.
Textbook and Other Requirements: The textbook we will be using this semester will be ¡Con Brío!, 3rd Edition by Lucas Murillo, María Concepción and Laila M. Dawson. New Jersey: Wiley, 2013.
All Tests (1-5) will be taken in class.
Should you need more information about our book please visit http://www.wileyplus.com. You will need to have access to a personal computer to participate in the on-line activities and to submit assignments.
Contact with the Professor: Regular and frequent contact with me is encouraged and expected. You should feel free to contact me at any time with questions you may have. My office is in Penn Hall Room 239 on the Newtown campus. My office phone number is 215-968-8064 or if you are on campus dial Ext: 8064. You can also e-mail me directly at Arlene.Toro@bucks.edu.
Wishing you the best in your academic endeavors,