Course Description

Improve your speaking and listening skills in this low-intermediate Spanish conversation class. You will continue to build conversational strategies, improve listening comprehension, reinforce grammar skills, and build vocabulary and common expressions through activities which may include discussions, oral presentations, interviews, and role-playing.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to increase their Spanish communication skills by:

  • Reinforcing and practicing the vocabulary and grammar already covered in previous Spanish courses, especially levels 5 and 6

  • Expanding your vocabulary with the use of new common phrases, idioms and expressions through readings, class work, and assignments

  • Improving fluency and comprehension through speaking drills and readings

  • Using different topics related to everyday life to gain a better grasp of the Spanish language

  • Developing a solid understanding of grammatical structures through contextual reading or “learning through reading” 



SPA 106 Spanish 6, or en equivalent level of fluency as determined by the department.



Students should have good knowledge of the present tenses (present indicative and present progressive), past tenses (preterit and imperfect), the present subjunctive, the past and present perfect, the future and the conditional (chapters 1-15 in Como se Dice).

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


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Online Synchronous
6:30PM to 9:00PM
Jan 13, 2021 to Mar 31, 2021
Schedule and Location
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $345.00
  • Marcela Rivera
Reading List / Textbook
No textbook is required, but ¿Cómo se dice...? by Jarvis, Lebredo & Mena-Ayllónon can be used as a reference. 
Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) from April 15 to July 2, 2020 - on Wednesday evenings - 6:00 to 8:30 pm (last class will be held on Thu, July 2).

This course uses:

  • Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L.
  • Zoom web conferencing software.

For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

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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