Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Spanish III: D

 Title Abbreviation:   SPANISH III: D

 Department:    SPAN&

 Course #:    123

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    160101

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

A continuation of Spanish 122. The grammar is more complicated, and more verb tenses are introduced. Oral comprehension and speaking skills are still emphasized through daily oral practice, as well as reading and writing exercises. The textbook, workbook, and lab manuals are the same as Spanish 121 and 122.


Prerequisite: SPAN& 122 with a "C" or higher or two years of High School Spanish with a "C" or higher.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Humanities  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
CWU 153
U of W 103
WSU 103
WWU 103

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the material presented orally by responding appropriately.
  2. Demonstrate some appreciation for Spanish culture.
  3. Sustain conversation within the limitations of course vocabulary.
  4. Demonstrate an appreciation of cultural differences among Spanish-speaking countries.
  5. Increasingly demonstrate a significant understanding of Spanish and Latin American cultural traits.
  6. Demonstrate increased understanding and empathetic respect for the multiple races, social classes, and varied backgrounds of people from Spain and Latin America.
  7. Increasingly understand the historical, social, and political influences on the cultural questions raised while they are acquiring the Spanish language.
  8. Increasingly demonstrate the ability to use language and behaviors that are appropriate in social situations with native speakers, either in class or with Hispanic people in the community.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2018 and affects outlines for 2019 and later.


Definition: Interact with humans and the environment informed by an understanding of equity.

Course Contents

  1. Vocabulary: continued real life situational words and expressions.
  2. Grammar: more complex verb structures, the perfect tenses, the subjunctive mood, & the conditional and future tenses.
  3. Culture: further cultural study.
  4. Pronunciation: mastery of Spanish sound system and more accurate intonation
  5. Oral proficiency: increasing ability to use vocabulary and language structures in conversation.