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. 

Starting at $688.00
As few as 11 weeks

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 or one year of high school Spanish or consent of instructor at first session.

Spring 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Future Offering (Opens February 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Mariana Pensa
See Details

Midterm and final exams are proctored online; additional requirements include microphone, headphones/speakers, and webcam. Enrollment limited to 25 students. Enrollment deadline: April 2. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 02, 2021
Course Requirements
Book: UNIDOS Classroom Manual: An Interactive Approach Access Card Package by Elizabeth E. Guzman, Paloma Lapuerta & Judith E. Liskin-Gasparro

Contact Us

Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm
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