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SPAN255: Spain in the News,  is a reading and culture course, using material from current Spanish newspapers, like El País, ABC and El Mundo, as well as from the online edition of these newspapers. The course will also explore other authentic media like Spanish television and movies. 
This 200 level course is designed for majors and minors in Spanish, International Relations, Political Science, Business, History, and can be taken towards the Foreign Language and Honors Foreign Language Certificate.
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In this course you will:

Learn how to read a  newspaper in Spanish .

Find out about the varying political stances of the different Spanish newspapers.

Read and discuss Spanish newspaper articles, so you can learn about all aspects of contemporary Spain (the life of Spanish young poeple, the Spanish autonomous regions, the languages of Spain, political parties in Spain, presidential elections in 1996, Spain in the world, Spanish culture and much more).

This course is ideal preparation if you are thinking about participating in a study abroad program in Spain, and if you have been there, it will give you a chance to keep in touch with what is going on there.

After participating in the Study Abroad Winter Program in Granada this course together with Spanish 325 qualifies you for a Bachelor's degree with a Foreign Language Certificate.

Para cualquier pregunta sobre este curso, por favor, diríjase a:

Hans-Jörg Busch,
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures