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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SPA 3340 - Advanced Spanish for the Heritage Speaker

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): SPA 2320 or SPA 2340 or permission of instructor

Description: This course is designed specifically for the heritage or bilingual learner of Spanish who brings strong proficiency and literacy skills in Spanish. The course focuses on the development of advanced communicative competence in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing, as well as on understanding Hispanic cultures, issues of identity of the heritage speaker in the U.S., language variation, customs, geography, history, and current events. Students will gain linguistic and oral proficiency in order to develop, evaluate, compare and express ideas critically in both oral and written formats on varied topics and themes. This course is open to the heritage learner with, at least, two years of formal training in Spanish.

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