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Course Description

With little or no experience in Spanish, you are welcome in our interactive classes that focus on speaking the language. Saying basic phrases, pronouncing words correctly, asking questions and telling time are covered. There will be an introduction to articles, adjectives, pronouns and verbs in the present tense.

Course Details

Students of Spanish 1 will use Como se Dice as the text of instruction and may chose the customized version of Lessons 1 - 6 or the original version which contains Lessons 1 - 18. The course is delivered in a balanced, four-skills approach that adapts a range of teaching styles and course objectives. Grammar is presented in a clear, logical manner and the course focuses on practical communication in natural, high-interest contexts. Students who complete level 1 and wish to continue with Spanish are encouraged to look into the Certificate in Spanish Language and Culture.

Level 1 covers lessons 1 - 3, which include the following:

  • The alphabet
  • Cardinal Number 1-1000
  • Colours
  • Days of the Week
  • Months and seasons of the year
  • Subject pronouns
  • Present indicative of ser, regular -ar, -er, and -ir verbs,
  • Gender and number
  • Definite and indefinite articles
  • Telling time
  • Negative and interrogative sentences
  • Possession with de
  • Possessive adjectives
  • Descriptive adjectives: Forms, position, and agreement with articles and nouns
  • Present indicative of the irregular verbs tener and venir
  • The personal a
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Type
Class
Days
M
Time
6:15PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Sep 16, 2019 to Dec 09, 2019
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee before GST non-credit $295.00
Reading List / Textbook

Students can choose from the following textbook options:

Option 1: "¿Cómo se dice...?" by Jarvis, Lebredo, Mena-Ayllón, 11th edition textbook bundle (includes textbook, student activities manual and premium website access with audio, video and other learning resources), ISBN: 1337596833. This option is highly recommended for students planning on continuing with higher levels of Spanish or wishing to pursue the certificate program, and will be used in courses up to Spanish 7.

Option 2: "¿Cômo se dice...?" by Jarvis, Lebredo, Mena-Ayllôn, 11th Custom Edition, ISBN: 0176842233. This custom text includes Lessons 1-6 and student manual pages for these lessons (but not audio or video resources).  It is used for Spanish 1 and 2 courses only.
Both textbooks are available for purchase at the U of C Bookstore. Call (403) 220-5937 or visit www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Option 3 (digital): A 24-month access to the ebook, student activities manual and online resources can be obtained at http://www.nelsonbrain.com/shop/isbn/978-1-337-10467-8.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
M, Th
Time
6:15PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Sep 16, 2019 to Oct 24, 2019
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee before GST non-credit $295.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Students can choose from the following textbook options:

Option 1: "¿Cómo se dice...?" by Jarvis, Lebredo, Mena-Ayllón, 11th edition textbook bundle (includes textbook, student activities manual and premium website access with audio, video and other learning resources), ISBN: 1337596833. This option is highly recommended for students planning on continuing with higher levels of Spanish or wishing to pursue the certificate program, and will be used in courses up to Spanish 7.

Option 2: "¿Cômo se dice...?" by Jarvis, Lebredo, Mena-Ayllôn, 11th Custom Edition, ISBN: 0176842233. This custom text includes Lessons 1-6 and student manual pages for these lessons (but not audio or video resources).  It is used for Spanish 1 and 2 courses only.
Both textbooks are available for purchase at the U of C Bookstore. Call (403) 220-5937 or visit www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Option 3 (digital): A 24-month access to the ebook, student activities manual and online resources can be obtained at http://www.nelsonbrain.com/shop/isbn/978-1-337-10467-8.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
T
Time
6:30PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Sep 17, 2019 to Dec 03, 2019
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee before GST non-credit $295.00
Instructor(s)
  • Noemi Flores
Reading List / Textbook

Students can choose from the following textbook options:

Option 1: "¿Cómo se dice...?" by Jarvis, Lebredo, Mena-Ayllón, 11th edition textbook bundle (includes textbook, student activities manual and premium website access with audio, video and other learning resources), ISBN: 1337596833. This option is highly recommended for students planning on continuing with higher levels of Spanish or wishing to pursue the certificate program, and will be used in courses up to Spanish 7.

Option 2: "¿Cômo se dice...?" by Jarvis, Lebredo, Mena-Ayllôn, 11th Custom Edition, ISBN: 0176842233. This custom text includes Lessons 1-6 and student manual pages for these lessons (but not audio or video resources).  It is used for Spanish 1 and 2 courses only.
Both textbooks are available for purchase at the U of C Bookstore. Call (403) 220-5937 or visit www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Option 3 (digital): A 24-month access to the ebook, student activities manual and online resources can be obtained at http://www.nelsonbrain.com/shop/isbn/978-1-337-10467-8.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
W
Time
6:30PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Sep 18, 2019 to Dec 04, 2019
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee before GST non-credit $295.00
Instructor(s)
  • Charlene Fouqueray
Reading List / Textbook

Students can choose from the following textbook options:

Option 1: "¿Cómo se dice...?" by Jarvis, Lebredo, Mena-Ayllón, 11th edition textbook bundle (includes textbook, student activities manual and premium website access with audio, video and other learning resources), ISBN: 1337596833. This option is highly recommended for students planning on continuing with higher levels of Spanish or wishing to pursue the certificate program, and will be used in courses up to Spanish 7.

Option 2: "¿Cômo se dice...?" by Jarvis, Lebredo, Mena-Ayllôn, 11th Custom Edition, ISBN: 0176842233. This custom text includes Lessons 1-6 and student manual pages for these lessons (but not audio or video resources).  It is used for Spanish 1 and 2 courses only.
Both textbooks are available for purchase at the U of C Bookstore. Call (403) 220-5937 or visit www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Option 3 (digital): A 24-month access to the ebook, student activities manual and online resources can be obtained at http://www.nelsonbrain.com/shop/isbn/978-1-337-10467-8.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
Th
Time
6:00PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Sep 19, 2019 to Dec 05, 2019
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee before GST non-credit $295.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Students can choose from the following textbook options:

Option 1: "¿Cómo se dice...?" by Jarvis, Lebredo, Mena-Ayllón, 11th edition textbook bundle (includes textbook, student activities manual and premium website access with audio, video and other learning resources), ISBN: 1337596833. This option is highly recommended for students planning on continuing with higher levels of Spanish or wishing to pursue the certificate program, and will be used in courses up to Spanish 7.

Option 2: "¿Cômo se dice...?" by Jarvis, Lebredo, Mena-Ayllôn, 11th Custom Edition, ISBN: 0176842233. This custom text includes Lessons 1-6 and student manual pages for these lessons (but not audio or video resources).  It is used for Spanish 1 and 2 courses only.
Both textbooks are available for purchase at the U of C Bookstore. Call (403) 220-5937 or visit www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Option 3 (digital): A 24-month access to the ebook, student activities manual and online resources can be obtained at http://www.nelsonbrain.com/shop/isbn/978-1-337-10467-8.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
Th, T
Time
6:30PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jan 09, 2020 to Feb 18, 2020
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee before GST non-credit $295.00
Reading List / Textbook

Students can choose from the following textbook options:

Option 1: "¿Cómo se dice...?" by Jarvis, Lebredo, Mena-Ayllón, 11th edition textbook bundle (includes textbook, student activities manual and premium website access with audio, video and other learning resources), ISBN: 1337596833. This option is highly recommended for students planning on continuing with higher levels of Spanish or wishing to pursue the certificate program, and will be used in courses up to Spanish 7.

Option 2: "¿Cômo se dice...?" by Jarvis, Lebredo, Mena-Ayllôn, 11th Custom Edition, ISBN: 0176842233. This custom text includes Lessons 1-6 and student manual pages for these lessons (but not audio or video resources).  It is used for Spanish 1 and 2 courses only.
Both textbooks are available for purchase at the U of C Bookstore. Call (403) 220-5937 or visit www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Option 3 (digital): A 24-month access to the ebook, student activities manual and online resources can be obtained at http://www.nelsonbrain.com/shop/isbn/978-1-337-10467-8.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
M
Time
6:15PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jan 13, 2020 to Mar 30, 2020
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee before GST non-credit $295.00
Reading List / Textbook

Students can choose from the following textbook options:

Option 1: "¿Cómo se dice...?" by Jarvis, Lebredo, Mena-Ayllón, 11th edition textbook bundle (includes textbook, student activities manual and premium website access with audio, video and other learning resources), ISBN: 1337596833. This option is highly recommended for students planning on continuing with higher levels of Spanish or wishing to pursue the certificate program, and will be used in courses up to Spanish 7.

Option 2: "¿Cômo se dice...?" by Jarvis, Lebredo, Mena-Ayllôn, 11th Custom Edition, ISBN: 0176842233. This custom text includes Lessons 1-6 and student manual pages for these lessons (but not audio or video resources).  It is used for Spanish 1 and 2 courses only.
Both textbooks are available for purchase at the U of C Bookstore. Call (403) 220-5937 or visit www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Option 3 (digital): A 24-month access to the ebook, student activities manual and online resources can be obtained at http://www.nelsonbrain.com/shop/isbn/978-1-337-10467-8.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
T
Time
6:30PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jan 14, 2020 to Mar 31, 2020
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee before GST non-credit $295.00
Reading List / Textbook

Students can choose from the following textbook options:

Option 1: "¿Cómo se dice...?" by Jarvis, Lebredo, Mena-Ayllón, 11th edition textbook bundle (includes textbook, student activities manual and premium website access with audio, video and other learning resources), ISBN: 1337596833. This option is highly recommended for students planning on continuing with higher levels of Spanish or wishing to pursue the certificate program, and will be used in courses up to Spanish 7.

Option 2: "¿Cômo se dice...?" by Jarvis, Lebredo, Mena-Ayllôn, 11th Custom Edition, ISBN: 0176842233. This custom text includes Lessons 1-6 and student manual pages for these lessons (but not audio or video resources).  It is used for Spanish 1 and 2 courses only.
Both textbooks are available for purchase at the U of C Bookstore. Call (403) 220-5937 or visit www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Option 3 (digital): A 24-month access to the ebook, student activities manual and online resources can be obtained at http://www.nelsonbrain.com/shop/isbn/978-1-337-10467-8.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
W
Time
5:30PM to 8:00PM
Dates
Jan 15, 2020 to Apr 01, 2020
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee before GST non-credit $295.00
Reading List / Textbook

Students can choose from the following textbook options:

Option 1: "¿Cómo se dice...?" by Jarvis, Lebredo, Mena-Ayllón, 11th edition textbook bundle (includes textbook, student activities manual and premium website access with audio, video and other learning resources), ISBN: 1337596833. This option is highly recommended for students planning on continuing with higher levels of Spanish or wishing to pursue the certificate program, and will be used in courses up to Spanish 7.

Option 2: "¿Cômo se dice...?" by Jarvis, Lebredo, Mena-Ayllôn, 11th Custom Edition, ISBN: 0176842233. This custom text includes Lessons 1-6 and student manual pages for these lessons (but not audio or video resources).  It is used for Spanish 1 and 2 courses only.
Both textbooks are available for purchase at the U of C Bookstore. Call (403) 220-5937 or visit www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Option 3 (digital): A 24-month access to the ebook, student activities manual and online resources can be obtained at http://www.nelsonbrain.com/shop/isbn/978-1-337-10467-8.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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