Intermediate Spanish I

Course Code: SPN 2220

Credit Hours: 4

Effective beginning: 2021-22


Course Description:
This course includes the reading of selections from modern prose authors, a review of grammatical principles, and further study of composition and conversation. This course has been designated as an international/diversity course.

Course Details


SPN 1121 or consent of the department


Dr. Mark Ebel



Required textbooks/ course materials:

Long, et al. Hacia la literatura, 1998. Wiley ISBN: 9780471161738

Larousse Student Dictionary Spanish-English/English Spanish, 2010, paperback. ISBN: 9782035410146
Spinelli, Emily. English Grammar for Students of Spanish. 7th ed., 2012. Olivia and Hill Publishing.  ISBN: 9780934034418


Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.


Discipline-level learning outcomes:

The purpose of the humanities in the core curriculum is to understand the human condition through the study of the following: art history, literature, music history, music theory, performing arts, philosophy, and visual arts.

H-1  Identify the humanities in various cultures.

H-2  Elucidate the historical context of human artistic expressions.

H-3  Analyze artistic expressions and articulate informed responses.

H-4  Identify reasons to preserve the humanities.

H-5  Describe core human beliefs and principles in the humanities.


Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods
  • Illustrate competencies in reading, writing and thinking in Spanish.
  • Make use of the conventions of Spanish Grammar as required during classroom activities.
  • Demonstrate computer and /or library research skills to complete some assignments.
  • Analyze intercultural experiences as presented in cinematic materials accompanying the text.
  • Discover alternative world views through reading literature in a second language. 

H-1, H-3




Skills Performance, Homework, Teacher Observations, Writing Assignments, Cumulative Final, Quizzes, Project, Judged Performance



  1. learn the material presented and assigned
  2. perform assignments with reasonable accuracy and with promptness
  3. participate in discussions and all other activities

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