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Trimester Spanish Language and Culture - Spring Trimester 2011
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Madrid, Spain

Required Spanish Language Course

Students enrolled in this program will be required to take a Spanish Language course.  The following subjects are taught in the Spanish Language courses:

Grammar: theory and practice (4.5 hours/week)
Practical Spanish: (4.5 hours/week)
Writing Comprehension and Production: Close reading of texts and essay writing (3 hours/week)
Listening Comprehension and Oral Production: communicative situations, dramatizations, disserations (3 hours/week). 

Class will be held Monday-Friday in the afternoons from 3:00 pm-6:00 pm.  The language levels are categorized according to the Common European System of Langauge Reference: A1 Initiation (Spanish Beginner 100), A2 Basic (Spanish Beginner-Intermediate 100) , B1 Intermediate (Spanish Intermediate 200), B2 Advanced (Spanish High Intermediate 300), C1 Superior (Spanish Advanced 300), and C2 High Superior (Spanish Superior 400).  An oral and written placement test will be held on the first day of the course.

Optional Elective Courses Taught in English (Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Levels)

Students in all levels can take elective courses taught in English in addition to taking Spanish language.  Each course is 45 contact hours long and worth up to 3 units.

Optional Hispanic Culture Courses (Advanced Level and Above)

Students in the Advanced levels can take elective courses taught in Spanish.  Each course is either 10 or 45 contact hours and worth up to 3 units.



Program Overview


Beginner Level

Total Credits: 12 - 18
Courses Required Course Titles Credits
5 Yes
Spanish - Beginner Spanish Communication 1
Spanish - Beginner Spanish Grammar and Syntax 1
Spanish - Beginner Spanish Vocabulary 1
Spanish - Beginner Spanish Writing Composition 1
Spanish 100 - Beginner Spanish 8
0 - 2 No
Economics/Political Science: Current Spain 3
Economics/Political Science: European Union 3
International Marketing 3
Spanish Culture 3
Spanish Literature 3

Intermediate Level

Total Credits: 12 - 18
Courses Required Course Titles Credits
5 Yes
Spanish - Intermediate Spanish Communication 1
Spanish - Intermediate Spanish Grammar and Syntax 1
Spanish - Intermediate Spanish Vocabulary 1
Spanish - Intermediate Spanish Writing Composition 1
Spanish 200 - Intermediate Spanish 8
0 - 2 No
Economics/Political Science: Current Spain 3
Economics/Political Science: European Union 3
International Marketing 3
Spanish Culture 3
Spanish Literature 3

High Intermediate/Advanced/Superior Level(s)

Total Credits: 5 - 25
Courses Required Course Titles Credits
5 Yes
Spanish - Advanced Spanish Communication 1
Spanish - Advanced Spanish Grammar and Syntax 1
Spanish - Advanced Spanish Vocabulary 1
Spanish - Advanced Spanish Writing Composition 1
Spanish - Superior Spanish Communication 1
Spanish - Superior Spanish Grammar and Syntax 1
Spanish - Superior Spanish Vocabulary 1
Spanish - Superior Spanish Writing Composition 1
Spanish 300 - Advanced Spanish 8
Spanish 400 - Superior Spanish 8
0 - 2 No
Colloquial Spanish 0
History of Spain 3
Intro to Flamenco Dancing 0
Latin American Spanish 0
Spanish Art History 3
Spanish Business 3
Spanish Culture 3
Spanish for Healthcare 3
Spanish for Law Students 0
Spanish Literature 3
Spanish Music and Folklore 0
Spanish Philosophy 3








 
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