Course Description

Students will embark on an exciting journey to learn the fundamentals of Spanish language and culture. Through interactive lessons, engaging activities, and multimedia resources, students will develop the necessary skills to communicate effectively in basic everyday situations.


  • Live sessions will be held on Zoom Tuesdays from 12pm to 1:30pm ET
  • This course will be graded on a Pass/Fail basis.

Learner Outcomes

When you complete the course successfully, you will be able to:

  • Develop Proficiency in Pronunciation: Students will learn the correct pronunciation of Spanish sounds and practice speaking with accurate intonation and stress patterns.
  • Acquire Essential Vocabulary and Grammar: Students will acquire a foundational vocabulary and grammar knowledge, including verb conjugation, noun-adjective agreement, sentence structure, and basic idiomatic expressions.
  • Enhance Listening and Comprehension Skills: Students will improve their ability to understand spoken Spanish through exposure to authentic audio materials, such as dialogues, interviews, and recordings of native speakers.
  • Build reading and writing Skills: Students will develop their reading comprehension skills by engaging with various texts, including short stories, articles, and simple dialogues. They will also practice writing basic sentences and short paragraphs to reinforce grammar concepts and vocabulary usage.
  • Cultivate cultural awareness: Students will explore the rich and diverse cultures of Spanish-speaking countries, including their traditions, customs, and social norms. They will gain an appreciation for the global significance of the Spanish language.

Textbook Information

A textbook is required or recommended for this course. Click here to view a textbook list for FAES courses and purchasing information. Please note that tuition does not include textbooks.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

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Section Title
Spanish for Beginners
Online Asynchronous & Weekly Live Class
Oct 25, 2023 to Dec 12, 2023
Total Cost (Includes $75 non-refundable technology fee per course)
Eligible Discounts Can Be Applied at Checkout (2 Credits) $775.00
Potential Discount(s)
Available for Academic Credit
2 Credit(s)
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