For native (heritage) speakers who have had exposure to spoken Spanish in an informal context (i.e, living in a Spanish-speaking country; or with a Spanish-speaking family), but little to no exposure to written Spanish. The students' ability to speak and understand Spanish may range from basic to relatively high fluency, but they cannot write and/or read Spanish. The course reviews English/Spanish spelling differences; written and spoken registers of Spanish, and basic aspects of the grammatical system. Provides students with the essential understanding of Spanish grammatical system; builds their vocabulary; and trains them to express themselves formally.
Basic to relatively high native ability to speak and understand Spanish; limited or no formal education in Spanish.