||This is the second course in a two-semester sequence in Beginning Spanish. This course is designed to help students to continue to develop the skills they need to function in the language with Spanish speakers in the U.S. or other countries. Proficiency is the focus of the course, using reading, listening comprehension, writing samples and oral interactions. Journals, videos and readings expose students to a range of the most-commonly used grammatical structures and vocabulary. Students are introduced to variations within Spanish-speaking countries and cultures. This course is designed for advanced-beginning language students.