Spanish Language 3
Spanish Language 3 is a three-unit course for intermediate speakers in Spanish. Throughout the course, students will continue to develop, master, and strengthen their ability to correctly and effectively express themselves in oral and written form in the Spanish language. It also allows students to read Spanish texts and listen to native speakers to obtain authentic insight into the Hispanic language and culture.
Theories of Language and Language Acquisition
This course explains the theories of the origin of human language and of language acquisition and development.
Science, Technology and Society
The course deals with interactions between science and technology and social, cultural, political, and economic contexts that shape and are shaped by them (CMO No. 20, series of 2013). This interdisciplinary course engages students to confront the realities by science and technology in society. Such realities pervade the personal, the public, and the global aspects of our living and are integral to human development. Scientific knowledge and technological development happen in the context of society with all its socio-political, cultural, economic, and philosophical underpinnings at play. This course seeks to instill reflective knowledge in the students that they are able to live the good life and display ethical decision making in the face of scientific and technological advancement. This course includes mandatory topics on climate change and environmental awareness.
Introduction to Pragmatics
This course will introduce students to the study
of contextualized meaning in Linguistics — and attempt to answer the question:
how do we create meaning from the utterances we make? Pragmatics is the branch
of Linguistics that studies how people communicate and understand each other.
FL 1 – Spanish Language 1
Spanish Language 1 is an introductory course in Spanish. It covers social interaction skills and basic grammar skills that will enable the students to express themselves in social settings and understand and use commonly used words and expression in written and spoken Spanish. It allows students to read and construct basic phrases and sentences in Spanish which are logically and grammatically correct.