This course is offered through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Colorado State University. You must be a member of Osher to enroll in this course.
This course is designed for students with no previous knowledge of the Spanish language. It is interactive and perfect for those taking a tour to a Spanish-speaking country. In this course, students will be introduced to grammar, articles, pronouns, nouns, adjectives and verb conjugation (mostly in the present tense).
Additionally, the course will address: common travel phrases; structures for asking and answering simple questions; vocabulary and dialogue for travel assistance, hotel registration, ordering food at a restaurant, and other tourist situations. Role plays, oral practice drills, and short dialogues to practice speaking with others will be utilized throughout the course.
Readings: Spanish at a Glance - Foreign Language Phrasebook and Dictionary, 5th Edition,
ISBN: 9780764147739. Say it Right in Spanish, EPLS 2nd Edition, ISBN: 9780071766913
Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.
Magali Carmenaty is a teaching professional with over 40 years of experience. She has served as an administrator (principal, assistant principal, dean of students) at the elementary, middle and high school levels. And has taught Spanish, ESL, and subject courses to students and adults of varying ages, at day and adult night schools in such places as Puerto Rico, New York and California.