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Heritage Language Programs: SPAN 1038

A Collection of OERs

About Spanish 1038

SPAN 1038 Basic Writing and Reading Skills for Heritage Speakers

3 hours, 1 hour multimedia laboratory; 3 credits. Prerequisite: permission of the chairperson. 

Fundamentals of writing and reading for students whose knowledge of Spanish is limited to spoken communication. Emphasis on spelling, word order, and verb tenses, based on authentic literary and nonliterary texts. Practice in written self-expression. Qualifies as a LOTE (Language Other Than English) course for Pathways College Option purposes. 


Spanish Language Resources

Readings and Assignments

Week 2: Assignment #1 Due: Linguistic Autobiography (essay) and Oral Presentation

Week 3: Spanish in a Global Context

Week 4: History of the Language; how language came to be

Week 5: Politics of the Spanish Language; prestige, attitudes, standard, race

Ver video de la BBC:

Week 6: Linguistic Variation and Contact

Ver y discutir los siguiente videos de la BBC:

Week 7: The Brooklyn College Listening Project: The Oral History Interview

Week 8: Culture and Lifestyle

Week 9: Language and Education

Week 10: Spanish in the United States

Week 11: Spanish in New York; Spanish in Brooklyn




Week 12: Oral History Interview Due: The Podcast 


Week 13: Review

Productos de supermercado escritos en buen español:

Week 14: The Cookbook