Mar 27, 2023  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HU 412S - Spanish III

2 lecture hours 2 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course is a continuation of HU 411S  Spanish II. (prereq: HU 411S  or three years of high school Spanish, must obtain permission from department chairperson)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Understand the practical and fundamental skills of Spanish presented in this course in reading, writing, listening, and speaking
  • Use practically and creatively the target language both in and out of class
  • Have insights into the cultures of Spanish-speaking people and hopefully, greater understanding of the world and our place

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None 

Course Topics
  • Vocabulary: Mail and Banking
  • Direct-object pronouns
  • Indirect-object pronouns
  • Indirect and direct object pronouns with the verb
  • Formation of adverbs
  • Reading: The Mexican Voice-Artistic and personal Expression
  • Vocabulary: The student residence and daily life
  • Reflexive pronouns and verbs
  • The impersonal se
  • The present perfect tense
  • The past perfect tense
  • Passive Voice
  • Reading: Central America and the Antilles
  • Vocabulary: The railroad station and telephone calls
  • The future tense
  • The conditional
  • Comparisons
  • The tu command forms
  • Reading; South American
  • Vocabulary: The highway
  • The present subjunctive formation
  • The usted, ustedes, and nostros commands
  • The subjunctive in indirect commands
  • The subjunctive with expressions of emotions
  • The subjunctive with expressions of doubt, denial, and disbelief
  • Reading: South American voices

Kristina Puotkalyte-Gurgel

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