Classes

SPANSH 11 - Beginning Spanish II

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2018

Description: For students with the equivalent of one semester previous study of Spanish. Emphasis on strengthening students' interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational skills in both oral and written Spanish. Hispanic cultures are presented through a variety of authentic texts, including short pieces of literature, essays, and newspaper articles. Music, art, and film are also included. After Spanish Aa and Ab, students should be able to engage in everyday conversations with native speakers, and read straightforward texts, both fiction and non-fiction, with relative...

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SPANSH 59 - Spanish and the Community

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2018

Description: An advanced language course that examines the richness and complexity of the Latino experience in the US while promoting community engagement as a vehicle for greater linguistic fluency and cultural understanding. Students are placed with community organizations within the Boston area and volunteer for four hours a week. Class work focuses on expanding students' oral and written proficiency in Spanish through discussing and analyzing readings, arts, and films by and about Latinos in the US.

Course Notes: Not open to auditors...

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SPANSH 59H - Spanish for Latino Students II: Connecting with Communities

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2018
Description: An advanced language course for Spanish heritage learners that aims to: strengthen students’ oral and written linguistic range, with emphasis on Spanish use for academic contexts; and to further develop students’ critical language and social awareness around important issues for Latinos in our globalized era: Spanish as global language, identity, language rights, global migration and labor, U.S.-Latino America relations, food and environment, the ’war on drugs’. Students explore these topics through various genres (newspapers and academic articles, debates,... Read more about SPANSH 59H - Spanish for Latino Students II: Connecting with Communities