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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6:30PM to 9:00PM
Apr 14, 2022 to Jun 30, 2022
Schedule and Location
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $375.00
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook required but "¿Cómo se dice...?" can be used as a reference.

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

Delivery format may change in response to COVID-19. Students will be informed of any changes.

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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