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SPAN-101 - Elementary Spanish I - Romina Golbert

Course:Elementary Spanish I
Professor:Romina Golbert
  • Hybrid
  • InPerson
Course Length:
  • 5 Week


Mrs Romina Golbert.

¡Hola! Les saluda su profesora Romina Golbert.

I am eager to facilitate your learning experience in this language course. Our class meets in person twice a week as noted in the class schedule.

I hope that you will find me always available and ready to help. I trust that you will find Spanish language and culture fascinating and highly enriching. Most students do well in my courses because they are focused and determined. It is important to consider the following aspects during the class:

  • Get started with your weekly assignments from the first day
  • Set aside time to review communicative functions (practice)
  • Maintain good communication with the instructor

I look forward to meeting you!

Please watch this short video below to learn more about the course

Course Description

Develops linguistic and cultural proficiency at the novice mid level. Taught in Spanish within a cultural context. Corresponds to the first two years of high school Spanish. Not appropriate for native or heritage speakers. UC credit limitation: SPAN-101 and 211 combined, maximum credit one course.

What to Expect in this Course

Please log into Canvas on the first scheduled day of class, you will find important information about the material and the course according to the modality chosen. It is essential to have an online presence and to log in at least two times during the week. 

Please consider the following recommendations: Start with your weekly assignments from the first day of the week, set aside valuable time to review and practice the material learned every week, use the resources available for your course (tutoring, live sessions, study groups, etc.), and finally maintain good communication with your instructor. 


Types of Assessments

There will be discussions, quizzes, a speaking midterm exam, and a comprehensive speaking and written final exam.

Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook




Other Relevant Course Information

My ultimate goal is to see you succeed, so I will do whatever I can to help you throughout this term. More of my policies and more detailed explanations will be in the syllabus.


Other Materials Required: Computer with reliable internet access to complete and participate in various projects and assignments. Make sure your microphone and camera are working properly. 

Success in this course: To succeed in and enjoy this course, you need to be self-reliant, self-aware, motivated, disciplined, and focused. It relies upon your commitment to do the coursework independently.

Additional Resources


This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:

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  • CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password

Please visit the Get to Know Your Online Classroom page for help logging into Canvas and for tips on using Canvas and Zoom. Canvas Chat Support is also available 24/7 for any Canvas related issues.

Online Education

Check out the Online Education website for more information on a variety of topics that can help you be a successful online student such as: exam proctoring, learning styles, computer skills, and tips for student success. If this is your first online course, feel free to take our online learning readiness assessment to assess your skills.

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Last updated: 11/29/2022 Sub#: 1339