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Spanish and Portuguese

  • Beginning to Advanced Levels
  • Grounded in Cultural Contexts
  • Provides an Immersive Learning Experience

Spanish and Portuguese are essential languages for conducting business in the United States and abroad. These courses allow you to establish, enhance, or perfect your reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. Through professional instruction, you will expand your understanding of dialect, grammar, intonations, and word usage while improving idiomatic and grammatical conversational abilities.

Introduction to Spanish Literature

Sharpen your Spanish language skills by reading and discussing selected short stories from around the Spanish-speaking world.

2018 Fall
1 section

Portuguese I

Learn about topics in Brazilian culture related to food, ways of life, and customs in this introductory Portuguese course.

2018 Fall
1 section

Portuguese II

Expand your Brazilian Portuguese vocabulary, master grammatical structures, and enhance the range of your conversational abilities.

2018 Fall
1 section

Spanish I

Develop basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Spanish, through paired, small-group, and whole-class activities.

2018 Summer
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Spanish II

Further develop your basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Spanish through a variety of activities.

2018 Summer
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Spanish III

Hone your listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, and continue to expand your grammatical tools and vocabulary in Spanish.

2018 Fall
1 section

Spanish IV

In a communicative classroom environment, activate what you know and further develop all your Spanish skills and confidence in using the language.

2018 Fall
1 section

Spanish Intermediate Immersive Conversation and Culture

Use your Spanish language knowledge as a springboard for fast, effective development of intermediate-level fluency.

2018 Summer
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Discovering Spanish Language and Culture

If you have never studied Spanish, then take this course to develop basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in the language.

2018 Summer
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Spanish: Advanced Conversation and Composition

Develop your conversational and written skills in Spanish within a group setting.

2018 Summer
1 section

Conversational Portuguese

If you have had some prior exposure to the Portuguese language, then this high-beginner-level course will help you to build upon that knowledge.

2018 Summer
1 section

Exploring Spanish Through Language and Culture

This dynamic and interactive course takes the Spanish language off the page through lively classroom discussion and cultural outings.

Portuguese: Accelerated I and II

Learn the basic structures of the Portuguese language (present, past, and future tenses) in this fast-paced course.

Portuguese: Accelerated III and IV

In this fast-paced course, focus on expanding your vocabulary, mastering more complex grammar, and holding simple conversations in Portuguese.

Spanish Grammar Through Conversation

Review and practice key Spanish grammar structures using a conversational approach.

Spanish: Accelerated I and II

This fast-paced course is geared toward enhancing both oral and written proficiency in Spanish.

Spanish: Accelerated III and IV

In this fast-paced course, focus on expanding your vocabulary, mastering more complex grammar, and holding simple conversations in Spanish.