Five College Consortium

Intermediate Spanish

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Amherst College

SPAN 120 is a continuation of SPAN 110. This course is recommended for students who have the equivalent of three or four years of high school Spanish.  This course will expand Spanish language skills with exercises in conversation, oral comprehension and composition, based on cultural and literary readings.

This course teaches students to understand the main points of conversation on familiar matters regularly encountered at work, school, leisure, etc., how to deal with situations that may arise while traveling in a Spanish-speaking country, and how to compose simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. Students will learn how to describe experiences, events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans. The class will be conducted entirely in Spanish. Three hours a week with the lecturer, plus one hour with a teaching assistant. This course prepares students for SPAN 130.

Requisite: SPAN 110, Spanish Placement Test or consent of the Language Coordinator. Limited to 15 students per section.  Fall semester: Lecturers Aldea-Agudo and Twardy and Assistants. Spring semester: Lecturers Barrios-Beltran and Twardy and Assistants.

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Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
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You must take one section for each of the following coreqs : SPAN-120F

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Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Intermediate Spanish
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
02 4.0

Dimaris Barrios-Beltran, Maria Maillo;

MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM

BARR 102