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Malcolm, Karen Gaston Instructor

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  • SPAN 1010 - Beginning Spanish 1
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020 / Summer 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021
    A beginning course that assumes no prior knowledge or experience with Spanish. A variety of language-teaching approaches are used to help students develop all four basic language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Degree credit not granted for this course and SPAN 1150.
  • SPAN 2110 - Second-Year Spanish 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2021
    Grammar review. Emphasizes reading, writing, and speaking skills. Attendance at the language laboratory may be mandatory. Department enforced prerequisite: SPAN 1020 (min. grade C-). Degree credit not granted for this course and SPAN 2150.
  • SPAN 3030 - Professional Spanish for Business 1
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2020
    Includes the study of business vocabulary, business concepts, geographic context, and cultural context.
  • SPAN 3040 - Professional Spanish for Business 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Complements SPAN 3030 with a focus on different business topics and countries. Emphasizes interpreting and elementary translation. Attention is given to the writing of resumes and application letters, as well s the entire job search process.
  • SPAN 3120 - Advanced Spanish Grammar
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2019 / Spring 2020
    Analysis of texts from morphological and syntactic perspectives. Structural and semantic characteristics of major features of Spanish are studied at the sentence level. Use of these grammatical features is then studied in selected literary texts.

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