SPAN - Spanish
Alfred State courses are grouped into the following sections:
This course focuses on developing the student's ability to speak, to write, and to read Spanish. Additional emphasis is given to learning about the diverse cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Instruction centers on oral communication, grammar (especially formation of verbs), and cultural awareness. Writing is continued in assignments related to readings, class discussions, and lectures.
This second semester course is designed to suit the needs of persons who wish to learn to communicate orally in the Spanish language for purposes of travel, business, personal pleasure, and academia environment. The student's listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in Spanish will be further developed.
A student may contract for an independent study through an arrangement with an instructor who agrees to direct such a study. The student will submit a plan acceptable to the instructor and to the department chairperson. The instructor and student will confer regularly regarding the process of the study.
This course focuses on strengthening the student's ability to speak, write, and read Spanish. Through a balanced integration of listening, reading, speaking, writing, and critical thinking activities, students will broaden their grammar, vocabulary, and knowledge of Hispanic culture, art, history, literature, film, and music. The class will be conducted completely in Spanish. Readings and literary selections will come from different Hispanic and Latin American sources.