Review and practice of Spanish language and culture in the three modes of communication: interpersonal, interpretative and presentational communication and in all four skills (speaking, writing, listening, and reading) with a focus on a proficiency level target of intermediate-low.
Placement exam can substitute for course prerequisites.
This course meets the All-University Core Curriculum (AUCC) requirements for Arts/Humanities (Category 3B) and is approved under gtPathways in the content area of Foreign Languages (GT-AH4).
LSPA 101 (First-Year Spanish II) or LSPA 108 (Intensive Spanish I).
I have been at Colorado State University since August 1999. I am currently a Special Assistant Professor of Spanish. A native of Parral, Chihuahua , Mexico, I received my Ph.D. in 20th Century Spanish American Literature from Texas Tech University in 1987. My many areas of interest include: contemporary Spanish American prose, issues in culture, translation and interpreting, as well as the teaching of reading and writing skills. I have also worked extensively as a translator for the Department of Justice and other organizations.
I am also the co-director of the 2nd and 3rd year language program as well as the Language and Culture Studies Center director.