To equip learners with sufficient linguistic competence to be able to respond appropriately in daily life situations and to express their needs in basic Spanish and provide them with Functional Grammar and Language Use.
The learners will be equipped with basic oral and listening comprehension skills and conversation practice on known topics, listening to simple audio texts, understanding basic information and instructions. They learn to respond to basic questions on personal information about name, age, profession, nationality, and address.
To equip learners with necessary reading and writing skills to form simple sentences about personal information. They would also learn to formulate questions to know the same about the other person.
Rationale for developing this Course
Learning a foreign language widens horizons, especially Spanish, since it is most widely spoken language in the world. It is an excellent opportunity to learn it thorugh MOOC since there are very few universities/institutes offering this Language. It is a linguistic skill which will help in securing jobs. The course is being developed keeping in view the demands of the market and the need for more Spanish Language resources.
The objectives of the course are
Develop the basic knowledge of Spanish to handle simple real life situations.
Ask and respond to simple questions
Learn important expressions in Spanish
Learn to conjugate Verbs and make simple conversations
Talk about one self and one’s family
Expressions to take permission
Talk about past and a little about future
Pursue careers in the field of Spanish language specialists