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College Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HISP 305 - Introduction to Hispanic Studies: Oral and Written Expression


Primarily designed to improve oral communication and to strengthen the student’s written proficiency and his or her awareness of grammar intricacies. In relation to writing, it serves as a bridge to upper-level courses. Conversations and compositions are based on cultural and literary topics. Class activities vary according to the instructor but usually include five to fifteen minute presentations, interviews with native speakers, commentary on videos and movies, short stories, plays and short novels, writing strategies, and self-correction exercises. It often involves extensive reading appropriate to the level. Prerequisite(s):  HISP 204 , HISP 220 , or consent of the instructor. Every semester. (4 Credits)