- Course type: Self-paced
- Available Lessons: 149
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
Eligible for Credit: Yes
Earn transferable credit by taking this course for credit.
Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Basic Greetings in Spanish: Greeting Others & Introducing Yourself
Course SummarySpanish 101: Beginning Spanish has been evaluated and recommended for 3 semester hours and may be transferred to over 2,000 colleges and universities. Work through the course at your own pace to learn from expert instructors and master the basics of Spanish. This course can help you apply for transfer credit and get a head start on your degree.
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- Comprehensive test covering all topics
- Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
The course objective is to introduce basic aspects of the Spanish language. In this course, you will learn about the relationship between nouns and gender as well as how to discuss topics such as the weather, likes and dislikes, the days of the week, months of the year, and how to tell time.
Your grade for this course will be calculated out of 300 points. The minimum score required to pass and become eligible for college credit for this course is 210, or an overall course grade of 70%. The table below shows the assignments you must complete and how they'll be incorporated into the overall grade.
|Proctored Final Exam||100|
Quizzes are meant to test your comprehension of each lesson as you progress through the course. Here's a breakdown of how you will be graded on quizzes and how they'll factor into your final score:
- You will have 3 attempts to take each quiz for a score.
- The highest score of your first 3 attempts will be recorded as your score for each quiz.
- When you've completed the course, the highest scores from your first 3 attempts at each quiz will be averaged together and weighed against the total possible points for quizzes. For instance, if your average quiz score is 85%, you'll receive 85 out of 100 possible points for quizzes.
- After your initial 3 attempts, you can take a quiz for practice as many times as you'd like.
- You will need to pass each quiz with a score of at least 80% to earn course progress for the lesson. However, it is not necessary to earn 80% within the first three quiz attempts.
Assignments are intended to assess your application, analysis, and critical thinking skills in relation to the concepts you learn in the course. Two assignments are required for this course. You can access them here.
- All assignment scores will total up to 100 points.
- Your assignment(s) will be graded by a Study.com instructor.
- The instructor will provide a graded rubric for you along with feedback on what you did well and what could be improved.
- If you are unsatisfied with your score, you will be able to revise and resubmit your assignment(s) twice. You are free to resubmit an assignment within two weeks of your most recent exam attempt or at any point if you have an active college accelerator membership.
Proctored Final Exam
The proctored final exam is a cumulative test designed to ensure that you've mastered the material in the course.
- You'll earn points equivalent to the percentage grade you receive on your proctored final. (So if you earn 90% on the final, that's 90 points toward your final grade.)
- If you're unsatisfied with your score on the exam, you'll be eligible to retake the exam after a 3-day waiting period.
- You can only retake the exam twice, so be sure to use your study guide and fully prepare yourself before you take the exam again.
Items Allowed on Study.com Proctored Exam for Spanish 101:
- One sheet of blank scratch paper
- Pen or pencil
Items NOT Allowed on Study.com Proctored Exam for Spanish 101:
- Office programs, web browsers, or any programs other than Software Secure (including Study.com lessons)
- Textbooks (digital or physical)
- Mobile phones, headphones, speakers, TVs, or radios
- Notebooks or notes
- Any calculators
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Demonstrate formal and informal ways to greet and introduce people in Spanish
- Compare different weather and seasons in Spanish
- Use Spanish vocabulary related to counting, telling time, and days of the week
- Discuss pastimes, vacationing, shopping, and people's likes and dislikes in Spanish
- Describe basic family members as well as personalities and physical traits in Spanish
- Interpret and explain Spanish terms relating to the community, volunteer work, natural disaster and emergencies
- Differentiate and apply past, present, and infinitive tense verbs as well as imperfect and preterite tenses in Spanish
- Discover and use Spanish vocabulary related to computer, technology, and the media
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Spanish 101 consists of short video lessons that are organized into topical chapters. Each video is approximately 5-10 minutes in length and comes with a quick quiz to help you measure your learning. The course is completely self-paced. Watch lessons on your schedule whenever and wherever you want.
At the end of each chapter, you can complete a chapter test to see if you're ready to move on or have some material to review. Once you've completed