Aug 06, 2020  
2019 - 2020 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
2019 - 2020 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog
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SP 202 - Everday Spanish in the United States I

This course will foster cultural awareness and increase language fluency, so you can communicate with and learn from Spanish speakers in the United States. In this course, you will approximate the immersion experience by watching videos in Spanish and listening to contemporary Spanish language music, discussing Latino culture with classmates and the professor in Spanish, and interviewing a native Spanish speaker. This course will give you the tools needed to begin communicating comfortably in Spanish.  

Assignment Overview
Assignments: Varied Throughout the Term

Interactivity: Discussion Forums; VoiceThread

Final Assessment: Oral History Project

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Explain the value of developing authentic connections with native Spanish speakers,
  • Recognize and use appropriate language for basic communication with native Spanish speakers in the United States, through reading, writing, speaking, and listening,
  • Compare and contrast language differences among Spanish speakers both within the United States and abroad, and
  • Engage in the community to mutually learn and reflect upon the Spanish speaking culture.

Credits: 3 credits

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