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LA 101 Elementary Latin I (3) Offered Fall. This course offers a beginning study of classical Latin. Students learn the basic skills of Latin pronunciation, analysis of Latin grammar, and translation of Latin sentences into English. Meets 4 hours a week. Required for LA 102.

LA 102 Elementary Latin II (3) Offered Spring. Prereq.: LA 101. This course continues the beginning study of classical Latin. Students develop their skills in Latin pronunciation, analysis of Latin grammar, and translation of Latin sentences into English. Meets 4 hours a week. Required for LA 201.

LA 201 Intermediate Latin I (3) Offered Fall. Prereq.: LA 102. This course develops students’ ability to translate classical Latin prose. Students also expand their understanding of Latin vocabulary, grammar, and syntax. Special attention is given to the influence of selected works on Western thought. Required for LA 202.

LA 202 Intermediate Latin II (3) Offered Spring. Prereq.: LA 201. This course develops students’ ability to translate classical Latin poetry. Students also expand their understanding of Latin vocabulary, grammar, and syntax. Special attention is given to the influence of selected works on Western thought.

ML 121 Elementary Spanish I (3) Offered Fall, Spring. Students will learn the fundamental skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish. Students will also learn basic Spanish expressions and will practice communicating orally and in writing on an elementary level. Meets 4 hours a week. Required for ML 122.

ML 122 Elementary Spanish II (3) Offered Fall, Spring. Prereq.: ML 121 or Spanish placement exam. This course develops the student’s listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Spanish. Content includes a review of Spanish sounds and pronunciations, a review of stress, accentuation, punctuation, and spelling, as well as cultural readings, historical narratives, and short literary selections. The student learns oral communication through question/answer drills and daily oral recitation. Meets 4 hours a week. Required for ML 221.

ML 131 Elementary French I (3) Offered Fall. Students will learn the fundamental skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing French. Students will also learn basic French expressions and will practice communicating orally and in writing on an elementary level. Meets 4 hours a week. Required for ML 132.

ML 132 Elementary French II (3) Offered Spring. Prereq.: ML 131. This course continues to develop basic communicative skills in French and continues the study of the culture. Students will engage in daily conversational practice, pronunciation exercises, communicative grammar exercises, and oral and written language application activities in the present and past tenses. Meets 4 hours a week. Required for ML 231.

ML 221 Intermediate Spanish I (3) Offered Fall. Prereq.: ML 122 or two years of high school Spanish and Spanish placement exam. This course emphasizes vocabulary expansion and a thorough review of basic grammatical concepts. Students will learn the parts of speech, verb tenses, and special vocabulary. Students develop listening, reading, writing, and speaking abilities. Meets 4 hours a week. Required for ML 222, SE 305.

ML 222 Intermediate Spanish II (3) Offered Spring. Prereq.: ML 221. The student will expand his vocabulary and learn basic grammatical concepts. Students will learn verb tenses, time expressions, prefixes, suffixes, prepositions, conjunctions, vocabulary, and selected literature. The student will develop his listening, reading, writing, and speaking abilities. Meets 4 hours a week. Required for ML 321, SE 305.

ML 231 Intermediate French I (3) Offered Fall. Prereq.: ML 132 or two years of high school French and French placement exam. This course includes a review of elementary French grammar and pronunciation complemented by increasing lexical development and expansion of the skills acquired in first-year French. Students will develop greater fluency in oral and written communication in the past and present tenses. They will engage in conversational activities and dialogues. Students will analyze French culture in addition to the culture of selected French-speaking countries. Meets 4 hours a week. Required for ML 232.

ML 232 Intermediate French II (3) Offered Spring. Prereq.: ML 231. Students will communicate orally and in writing using intermediate structures of French grammar including the present, past, future, and conditional tenses in the indicative and subjunctive moods. Students will give extemporaneous and memorized oral presentations in French on a variety of topics including personal experiences and the culture of French-speaking countries. Students will develop greater fluency in French composition. Meets 4 hours a week.

ML 321–322 Spanish Conversation and Composition (3 each) Offered ML 321: Fall. ML 322: Spring. Prereq. for ML 321: ML 222; prereq. for ML 322: ML 321. This intensive, practical course develops the student’s skill in conversation and writing through intensive oral practice in question-answer conversational drills, readings, oral summaries, and by writing directed compositions on themes following a given model. Class is conducted in Spanish. ML 321: required for ML 322, SE 305. ML 322: required for ML 421, SE 305.

ML 421–422 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition (3 each) Offered ML 421: Fall. ML 422: Spring. Prereq. for ML 421: ML 322; prereq. for ML 422: ML 421. This course provides the student with an intensive analysis of the Spanish language. Oral and written Spanish composition with particular attention given to developing fluency and facility of speech is a part of this course. Cultural readings and a directed discussion of assigned topics are included in this course. Class is conducted in Spanish. Required for ML 422.

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