Santa Ana, Costa Rica
You can earn college credit for your online Spanish course with Conversa. Courses are offered through live, one-on-one instruction. You can schedule anywhere between three and twenty hours per week, depending on your availability and how quickly you would like to complete the course. Classes are offered Monday through Friday, from 7:00 am to 10 pm, and Saturday from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm CST.
The grade you earn will be determined by your attendance, participation, homework assignments and tests.
The available courses are listed below. Keep in mind that each school has its own policies on how transfer credit is handled. We encourage you to contact us with any questions about how this process works. We're happy to provide syllabi for the courses so that you can provide them to your academic advisor so that he or she can review them for approval.
Spanish for beginners emphasizing broad competence in the basic skills: understanding, reading, writing and cross-cultural perspectives.
A continuation of Elementary Spanish I. Prerequisite: Elementary Spanish I or equivalent.
A course emphasizing conversational Spanish. Extensive use is made of structural oral exercises and "on-site" use of the language. Corrective phonetics and aural comprehension.
A sequential continuation of Elementary Spanish 1 and 2. Emphasis on oral and written presentations, emphasizing more complex grammatical structures. Focuses on Latin American cultures through a systematic approach to the development of reading, writing and conversational skills.
Vocabulary building and emphasis on review and practice of complex grammatical structures through structured oral and written exercises. Contrast of common universal idiomatic expressions in Latin America. Latin American themes and daily life through graded readings.
For advanced students wishing to attain greater proficiency in the spoken language. Strongly recommended for majors. Conversation based on themes.