Spanish lexicon specific to animal health and plant-based agricultural practices and sciences. Focuses on enhancing vocabulary breadth and depth by developing awareness of both, meaning relations among words, and morphological composition applied to the production and interpretation of the complex word types found in this field. All course materials are in the target language.
Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.
Students interested in academic credit for this course should register for LSPA 343.
Instructor of both Spanish and English as a Second/Foreign language, Shannon received M.A. degrees in both English and Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture from Colorado State University and a B.A. degree in Dramatic Arts from the University of New Mexico. Though born in the United States, Shannon was raised in Colima, Mexico from age 10. Having faced being immersed in a Spanish-speaking environment as a monolingual English speaker, Shannon has an avid passion for teaching language and fostering productive communication across languages and cultures. Shannon’s graduate work focused on teaching languages for specific purposes, specifically Spanish for Animal Health and Care. She is passionate about creating and teaching classes that address language needs that affect the well-being of both animals and stakeholders in the animal care professions in a positive and inclusive manner.