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LG 100 Conversational Spanish (2)
This course emphasizes the development of basic Spanish communications skills through practice in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. It is designed to introduce students to skills necessary for casual conversation and career specific situations.
LG 101 Spanish I (5)
This course covers the fundamentals of Spanish pronunciation, vocabulary building, conjugation of the present tense, and introduction of two past tenses. The course will provide practice in understanding and speaking simple phrases, elementary reading and writing, and some study of the culture of people in countries where Spanish is spoken.
LG 102 Spanish II (5)
Prerequisite: LG 101
This course builds on Spanish I and provides continued emphasis on pronunciation, vocabulary building, speaking, and understanding modern Spanish. Focus will be on elementary reading and basic writing skills as well as the study of the culture of Latin America and Spain. Review of the present tense is continued. The course will introduce the preterite tense and irregulars, the future, conditional, and perfect tenses, and subjunctive-introduction to present. Direct and indirect object pronouns, reflexive pronouns, command forms, sequencing, and storytelling will also be covered.
LG 105 American Sign Language (3)
This course offers a basic study of American Sign Language (ASL), the language used by the deaf community in the United States. The course covers the fundamentals of ASL grammar, vocabulary, fingerspelling, numbers, visual-gestural communication, and information related to deaf culture.
LG 201 Spanish III (5)
Prerequisite: LG 102 or instructor permission
This course builds on Spanish II and provides continued emphasis on pronunciation, vocabulary building, speaking, and understanding modern Spanish. Focus will be on intermediate listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, using a variety of tenses and moods, as well as the continued study of the culture of Latin America and Spain. Expanded review and practice using the present, preterite, imperfect, future, and conditional tenses and the imperative, indicative, and subjunctive moods will be continued. Sequencing and storytelling will also be continued. Por and para, comparatives and superlatives, prepositions, and the subjunctive in noun, adjective, and adverbial clauses will be covered and incorporated in the demonstration of appropriate interpretation and response to Spanish language input.