The consolidation of skills acquired at the introductory level. Further development of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Emphasis on comprehension, appreciation, and interpretation of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Summarize authentic spoken discourse produced by Spanish speakers of diverse origins.
  • Produce Spanish comprehensible to native speakers using complex grammatical structures to communicate analytical and interpretive information in both impromptu and prepared speech.
  • Demonstrate increasing comprehension of authentic written texts in a variety of genres.
  • Write evaluations and critiques at a high intermediate level using complex grammatical structures.
  • Formulate cohesive paragraphs and essays.
  • Interpret cultural practices and products of the Spanish-speaking world drawing on authentic materials including literature and the visual arts.

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours: 48.0



  • 3 years of high school Spanish, Spanish 1411/1412/2311, or approval by instructor.