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List of short stories
- “Algo grave va a suceder en este pueblo” de Gabriel García Márquez. (Colombia)
- Topic: Superstitions in the Hispanic world
- “Caballo de Coral” de Onelio Jorge Cardoso. (Cuba)
- Topics: Social class differences. Cuban culture and society. Hopes and dreams.
- “Dos palabras” de Isabel Allende. (Chile)
- Topics: Politics, loneliness, and courage.
- “¿Qué es la vida?” from Netzula de José María Lacunza. (Mexico)
- Topics: First peoples and Mexican indigenous culture. Spanish conquest.
- “Un marido sin vocación” de Enrique Jardiel Poncela. (Spain)
- Topics: Marriage, human relationships, conflicts, and black humor.
By successfully completing this course, students will:
- Improve their oral communication skills, i.e., intonation, pronunciation and conversation patterns in Spanish and gain confidence when interacting in the language.
- Gain fluency in Spanish to narrate, describe, express opinions and construct hypotheses.
- Expand their vocabulary and knowledge of idiomatic grammatical structures in Spanish to enable them to understand and read a variety of texts.
- Become familiar with different Spanish accents, social registers, and regional uses.
- Expand their knowledge of the cultures of the Hispanic world.
Earn Continuing Education Hours
By participating in this class you will earn:
|University of Wisconsin Continuing Education Units||2|