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.