Beginning Spanish Language/Introduction to Hispanic Cultures I

SPAN 1001

Emphasis on the development of proficiency and communicative competence at the novice level in the four basic skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing, as defined by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Proficiency Guidelines. Various sociocultural aspects and the distinctiveness of certain cultural traditions are studied.

Course Materials

This course requires:

  • ACP Beginning Spanish Language for VSU Textbook Bundle available from the VSU Bookstore.
    • Purchase includes: textbook, access code for iLrn Heinle Learning Center for Plazas for 24 months, a Spanish to English Dictionary, and 5 free hours of Cengage personal tutoring.
    • Note: This text can be used for the following VSU courses: SPAN 1001, 1002, 2001, and 2002.
  • A headset and webcam 

Course includes embedded resources, media, and free access to Transparent Language software at no cost to the student.

  • Total Credit Hours: 3
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