SPAN:301 Advanced Conversation and Oral Expression.
Emphasis on the development of oral proficiency in all registers, from informal conversational settings to formal oral presentations. Culturally authentic materials found in written texts, film, oral interviews with native speakers, video and use of the Internet promote proficiency in speaking and listening. Speaking is reinforced by frequent writing exercises and a review of problematic grammatical structures. Prerequisite: SPAN:202 or equivalent department-approved proficiency. Required for the major. 4 SH.