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.

  • Describe and argue about career and employment, health and medical treatment, travel arrangements and preferences, and cooking and favorite recipes
  • Compare and contrast historical, economic, or cultural issues of Spanish-speaking countries
  • Identify and correctly use grammatical structures

About this course:

A continuation of XL 2, this course emphasizes conditional, future, present perfect, commands, and passive voice; subjunctive moods; idiomatic expressions; and further development of conversational skills using the Communicative Method (see XL 1 for a complete description of the Elementary Spanish program). Conducted entirely in Spanish. Transferable for UC credit.
SPAN XL 2 Elementary Spanish or proof of equivalent and consent of instructor at the first session.

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