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Summer 2017 Undergraduate Courses

Registration Begins March 6, 2017

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Session J:  5/30/2017-7/7/2017

Session M:  7/10/2017-8/18/2017

French Undergraduate

Italian Undergraduate

Spanish Undergraduate

French Undergraduate Course Description

FR 101 Elementary French 1st Semester (J)

Instructor: TBA
Meetings: MTWRF 9:00am-11:05am
Class #12533

First semester of a one-year sequence course for true beginners.  This course is a communicative introduction to the language and its culture with attention to the development of aural comprehension, speaking, reading and writing.   Students will be able to understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of immediate relevance (e.g. personal and family information, shopping, leisure) as well as to communicate in simple form to complete tasks requiring exchange of information on familiar and routine topics.   The course is taught in the target language.

Prerequisite:   No previous study of the language

Italian Undergraduate Course Descriptions

ITA 101 Elementary Italian 1st Semester (J)
Instructor:  TBA
Meetings:  MTWRF 9:00 am-11:05 am
Class #12177

First semester of a one-year sequence course for true beginners.  This course is a communicative introduction to the language and its culture with attention to the development of aural comprehension, speaking, reading and writing.   Students will be able to understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of immediate relevance (e.g. personal and family information, shopping, leisure) as well as to communicate in simple form to complete tasks requiring exchange of information on familiar and routine topics.   The course is taught in the target language.

Prerequisite:   No previous study of the language

ITA 102 Elementary Italian 2nd Semester (M)
Instructors:  TBA
Meetings: MTWRF 9:00 am-11:05 am
Class #12535

This course is a communicative introduction to the language and its culture with attention to the development of aural comprehension, speaking, reading and writing.   Students will be able to understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of immediate relevance (e.g. personal and family information, shopping, leisure) as well as to communicate in simple form to complete tasks requiring exchange of information on familiar and routine topics.  Students will also produce basic statements on wishes and opinions on familiar and routine topics.   The course is taught in the target language.

ITA 151 Intermediate Italian 1st Semester (J)
Instructor:  TBA
Meetings: MTWRF 11:30 am-12:45 pm
Class #12536

This course further develops oral and written expression in a cultural context.  Students will achieve higher proficiency through reading and discussing literary and non-literary texts, grammar review, writing assignments, and viewing films.   Students will produce simple connected texts on topics which are familiar or of personal interest.  Students will also describe experiences, ideas and give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.   This course will be taught in the target language.

Prerequisite:  3+ years of high school language, ITA 101-102 or ITA 104.

ITA 152 Intermediate Italian 2nd Semester (M)
Instructor:  TBA
Meetings:  MTWRF 11:30 am-12:45 pm
Class #12537

Continuation course in the 151-152 sequence. Students must have successfully completed 151 (at UB or the equivalent at another institution) before registering into 152.

Prerequisite:  ITA 151 (or the equivalent).

Transfer students check in taurus.buffalo.edu for articulation of language courses from other institutions. If your course is not in TAURUS, send a copy of the course syllabus to the language coordinator for appropriate placement (rll-info@buffalo.edu).

Spanish Undergraduate Course Descriptions

SPA 101 Elementary Spanish 1st Semester (J)
Instructor: TBA
Meetings:  MTWRF 9:00 am-11:05 pm
Class #10642

First semester of a one-year sequence course for true beginners.  This course is a communicative introduction to the language and its culture with attention to the development of aural comprehension, speaking, reading and writing.   Students will be able to understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of immediate relevance (e.g. personal and family information, shopping, leisure) as well as to communicate in simple form to complete tasks requiring exchange of information on familiar and routine topics.   The course is taught in the target language.

Prerequisite:   No previous study of the language

SPA 102 Elementary Spanish 2nd Semester (M)
Instructor:  TBA
Meetings: MTWRF 9:00 am-11:05 am
Class #10215

Continuation of the one-year sequence course for true beginners.

This course is a communicative introduction to the language and its culture with attention to the development of aural comprehension, speaking, reading and writing.   Students will be able to understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of immediate relevance (e.g. personal and family information, shopping, leisure) as well as to communicate in simple form to complete tasks requiring exchange of information on familiar and routine topics.  Students will also produce basic statements on wishes and opinions on familiar and routine topics.   The course is taught in the target language.

Prerequisite:  SPA 101

SPA 104 Transitional Elementary Spanish (J)
Instructors: TBA
Meetings: MTWRF 9:00 am-11:05 am (J); MTWRF 2:00 pm-4:05 pm (J1)
Class #10342, #10810

One-semester intensive review of elementary Spanish for students with 1+ years of high school language study or substantive background in another Romance language.

This course is a communicative introduction to the language and its culture with attention to the development of aural comprehension, speaking, reading and writing.   Students will be able to understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of immediate relevance (e.g. personal and family information, shopping, leisure).  Students will communicate in simple form to complete tasks requiring exchange of information on familiar and routine topics and to produce basic statements on wishes and opinions on familiar and routine topics.    The course is taught in the target language.

SPA 151  Intermediate Spanish 1st Semester (J)
Instructor:  TBA
Meetings: MTWRF 9:40 am-10:55 am
Class #12154

This course further develops oral and written expression in a cultural context.  Students will achieve higher proficiency through reading and discussing literary and non-literary texts, grammar review, writing assignments, and viewing films.   Students will produce simple connected texts on topics which are familiar or of personal interest.  Students will also describe experiences, ideas and give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.   This course will be taught in the target language.

Prerequisite:  3+ years of high school language, SPA 101-102 or SPA 104.