Feb 26, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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SPAN 101 - First Year Spanish I

4 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): BT 114  or WR 115  or designated placement.  

Course Description: Introduces basic skills in Spanish in speaking, writing, reading, and aural comprehension to the Novice Mid level. Special attention is given to developing cultural awareness. The sequence enables students to reach at least Novice High proficiency as defined by the guidelines of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). SPAN101, SPAN 102 , SPAN 103  must be taken in sequence. Courses are not suitable for heritage speakers. 

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Speak clearly about basic life skills topics with those accustomed to dealing with non-native speakers.
  • CLO#2: Demonstrate culturally appropriate behavior.
  • CLO#3: Use learned vocabulary words, phrases, and expressions to describe and express important ideas on topics covered in the week-by-week outline attached here, both orally and in writing. (ILO: Communication)
  • CLO#4: Comprehend and explain important ideas and some details from simple authentic audio and video sources.
  • CLO#5: Explain important ideas and basic details in face-to-face interactions when speech is limited and basic.

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