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SPA 1101 Elementary Spanish I

Foundation for understanding, speaking, reading and writing Spanish. Work outside of class and/or in the language laboratory is required.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Spanish
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Demonstrate understanding of the main idea, as well as a few details and idiomatic expressions, in simple, short, and highly predictable texts on very familiar topics, with or without visual support.
  • Engage in very simple exchanges in culturally appropriate ways on very familiar topics using contextualized words, phrases, a few common idiomatic expressions, and simple sentences in highly practiced situations.
  • Students can write basic information on very familiar topics using highly practiced words, phrases, and simple sentences.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the main idea, as well as a few details, cognates, and idiomatic and formulaic expressions, in a variety of oral texts and media.
  • Make very simple presentations about themselves and some other very familiar topics using a variety of highly practiced words, phrases, sentences, and expressions.

Credit Hours: 4

Classroom Hours: 4