Spanish I –Online Program

Offered by: StraighterLine

College credits: 3

Course length: Self-paced, 8 weeks

NEXT COURSE STARTS ON May 1, 2018

Overview

Introduction to the Spanish language emphasizes on auditory comprehension, basic speech production, reading comprehension, and composition. Grammar and vocabulary are taught through dynamic immersion and textbook reading and assignments, the focus is on using Spanish as a means of communication. Present, future, preterit, and imperfect tenses will be introduced.

  • Greet others
  • Request and give personal information (name, age, where they live, telephone number, etc.)
  • Identify numbers 0-1000 out of sequence
  • Describe immediate family
  • Describe people (personality and physical characteristics) and animals in simple terms
  • Tell time
  • Tell dates and days of week for events
  • Discuss their likes and dislikes
  • Talk about feelings
  • Describe their house and the town in which they live
  • Describe their daily routine
  • Describe life as a university student
  • Describe the weather
  • Describe eating, shopping, and travel experiences
  • Address people formally and informally
  • Talk on the telephone
  • Comprehend simple texts in Spanish that relate to Unit topics
  • Narrate in the present tense
  • Narrate in the preterit tense
  • Narrate in the imperfect tense
  • Describe future events and actions
  • Identify some characteristics of Hispanic countries (history, food, geography, etc.)
  • Describe some Hispanic customs and traditions and compare them to those of the United States

Cost and Schedule

Guild provides reduced cost education for working adults. We’ll help you have an affordable path to move your education forward.

Cost

Frequently Asked Questions


What is StraighterLine?
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StraighterLine is an educational provider that offers online higher education courses that are equivalent to general courses required for bachelor’s degrees. Their courses have been evaluated by American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT) and have been recommended for college credit. They have partnerships with a number of accredited colleges and universities.

What is the application process like?
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Your advisor will be in contact throughout the process to help you complete the application, as well as answer any questions you may have. In the meantime, here is a general outline of what to expect:
  1. Apply to this offering.
  2. Complete the SmarterMeasure assessment related to your online learning style.
  3. In certain cases, you will need to submit your unofficial transcripts to Guild.

What does a self-paced course mean?
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You can take a course 100% online at your own speed, in the comfort of your own home. You can take the course exam whenever you are ready. If you dedicate 17 to 20 hours per week to a course, this should allow you to finish a course within a single month. 

Tell me more about Guild Education.
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Guild Education partners with employers to offer a variety of online classes, programs, and degrees from top-ranked universities that you can complete while working.

You will get support from a Guild advisor, who will help you find the right program, navigate the financial aid process, and provide you with personal college and career advising to help you navigate the college process from day one to graduation.

To give employees a variety of options, Guild partners with a consortium of universities and learning providers, including Brandman University, Western Governors University, Bellevue University, and StraighterLine, in addition to offering custom content. 

Benefits of partnering with Guild include:
  • A path to finish your degree or take graduate courses, at little to no cost
  • A personal college and career adviser to help you navigate programs and offerings
  • Online classes that allow you to work at your own pace
  • Relevant classes and programs designed to help you advance in your career
  • Credit recognition for past college credits and corporate credits towards your degrees

What are Guild's guiding principles?
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  • Students first: We're here to help you, and you come first in our world. In exchange, we expect you give your all and to support your fellow classmates.
  • We learn best by doing: Experimentation, learning by doing, feedback and reflection lay at the core of every learning experience with Guild.
  • Feedback makes us better, in fact, it’s a gift: Practice only makes perfect when we get feedback on how to improve.
  • Reflection is a need-to-have, not a nice-to-have: Reflection allows us to digest the learnings and feedback we’ve received.
  • Community matters: We’re all in this together and we expect all Guild members to appreciate the role we play in each other’s learning experience.