Elementary Spanish


Learn Spanish online through our first year college-level course to develop linguistic fluency and gain proficiency in all four communicative skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) as well as cultural competence. 


What you can learn.

  • Express ongoing actions
  • Describe physical and emotional states
  • Point out and identify people and things
  • Talk about events in the past
  • Indicate to whom or for whom an action takes place
  • Express likes and dislikes

About this course:

This is the second in a sequence of three courses (SPAN XL 1, SPAN XL 2, SPAN XL 3) covering first year college-level Spanish. Instruction emphasizes reflexive verbs; present progressive, preterite, and imperfect verb tenses; idiomatic expressions; and the expansion of basic conversational vocabulary (see SPAN XL 1 for a complete description of the Elementary Spanish program). Conducted entirely in Spanish. Transferable for UC credit.
SPAN XL 1 Elementary Spanish, one year of high school Spanish, or consent of instructor at first session.

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