Mar 20, 2023  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HU 414S - Spanish V

2 lecture hours 2 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course is a continuation of HU 413S  Spanish IV. (prereq: HU 413S  or four 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, with emphasis on communication
  • Use practically and creatively the target language both in and out of class
  • Have insights into the cultures of Spanish-speaking people and hopefully, a greater understanding of the world and our place on it
  • Have a greater understanding of and appreciation for the art of translation

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None 

Course Topics
  • Una carta a Dios-short story
  • Cognates/false cognates
  • Uses of the imperfect
  • Composition
  • Un dia de estos-short story
  • Nouns derived from stem-changing verbs
  • Progressive actions
  • Discussion of themes
  • Cajas de carton–short story
  • Diminutives
  • Imperfect vs. Preterit
  • Future tense
  • Technical Translation
  • Translation exercise
  • La ciudad y los perros-a movie
  • Cultural report

Kristina Puotkalyte-Gurgel

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