SPAN 2315 - SPANISH FOR HERITAGE / NATIVE SPEAKERS

Builds upon existing oral proficiencies of heritage speakers of Spanish. Enhances proficiencies in the home-based language by developing a full range of registers including public speaking and formal written discourse. Emphasis on comprehension, appreciation, and interpretation of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Write dialogues, descriptions and narratives demonstrating: Correct orthography and punctuation. Cohesion between sentences. Appropriate register.
  • Demonstrate an expanded vocabulary.
  • Apply strategies for linking ideas in complex sentences.
  • Identify similarities and differences among distinct varieties of Spanish.
  • Give oral presentations in a formal register appropriate for professional and academic settings.
  • Describe 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

Restrictions:

  • Approval by instructor required.