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TRIN 1071 - Reading and Writing in Spanish

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This course is conducted entirely in Spanish and covers reading, discussions, and writing practice in the language. This course is intended for students with a firm grasp of basic reading and writing skills in Spanish.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): Assessment score placement in RDNG 1000  or completion of RDNG 0900  or RDNG 0950  with a grade of C or higher, and assessment score placement in ENGL 1021  or completion of ENGL 0090  with a grade of C or higher, or instructor consent.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: Language proficiency level equivalent to the American College Teachers of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) advanced-mid or higher in both English and Spanish.

Major Content
  1. Overview of writing conventions in Spanish
    1. Spelling
    2. Diacritical marks
    3. Punctuation
    4. Other
  2. Written and spoken language registers
  3. Reading and writing of non-literary texts
  4. Text analysis a. Text types, functions, and style

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate skill progression in written grammar and syntax in Spanish.
  2. demonstrate ability to express themselves in extended discourse in Spanish.
  3. demonstrate progression in Spanish reading comprehension.
  4. state and support an argument in spoken and written Spanish.

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