Summer Sessions | Courses | Spanish and Portuguese

Spanish and Portuguese

The Latin American and Iberian Cultures Department offers beginner to intermediate language courses in the summer term.

Check the Directory of Classes for the most up-to-date course information.

Summer 2022 Session Information

  • SESSION A (First Half Term) courses are May 23–July 1, 2022
  • SESSION B (Second Half Term) courses are July 5–August 12, 2022
  • SESSION X (Full Term) courses are May 23–August 12, 2022
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ELEMENTARY SPANISH I
SPAN1101S001 4 points.

Elementary course, equivalent to SPAN V1101 or F1101. Fundamental principles of grammar; practice in pronunciation. Reading and conversation are introduced from the beginning. Use of the language laboratory is required.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
SPAN1101S001 001/10108 Session A Mo 04:00 PM–06:05 PM
Tu 04:00 PM–06:05 PM
We 04:00 PM–06:05 PM
Th 04:00 PM–06:05 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Irene Alonso-Aparicio
4 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
ELEMENTARY SPANISH I
SPAN1101S003 4 points.

Elementary course, equivalent to SPAN V1101 or F1101. Fundamental principles of grammar; practice in pronunciation. Reading and conversation are introduced from the beginning. Use of the language laboratory is required.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
SPAN1101S003 003/10110 Session B Mo 06:15 PM–08:20 PM
Tu 06:15 PM–08:20 PM
We 06:15 PM–08:20 PM
Th 06:15 PM–08:20 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Jennifer Calles Izquierdo
4 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
ELEMENTARY SPANISH II
SPAN1102S001 4 points.

Prerequisites: SPAN S1101, or the equivalent. Equivalent to SPAN F1102 or V1102. Grammar exercises, prose readings, and practice in the spoken language.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
SPAN1102S001 001/10111 Session A Mo 06:15 PM–08:20 PM
Tu 06:15 PM–08:20 PM
We 06:15 PM–08:20 PM
Th 06:15 PM–08:20 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Lorena Garcia Barroso
4 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
ELEMENTARY SPANISH II
SPAN1102S002 4 points.

Prerequisites: SPAN S1101, or the equivalent. Equivalent to SPAN F1102 or V1102. Grammar exercises, prose readings, and practice in the spoken language.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
SPAN1102S002 002/10112 Session B Mo 04:00 PM–06:05 PM
Tu 04:00 PM–06:05 PM
We 04:00 PM–06:05 PM
Th 04:00 PM–06:05 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Daniel Saenz
4 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
ELEMENTARY SPANISH II
SPAN1102S003 4 points.

Prerequisites: SPAN S1101, or the equivalent. Equivalent to SPAN F1102 or V1102. Grammar exercises, prose readings, and practice in the spoken language.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
SPAN1102S003 003/10295 Session B Mo 06:15 PM–08:20 PM
Tu 06:15 PM–08:20 PM
We 06:15 PM–08:20 PM
Th 06:15 PM–08:20 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Juan Rojas Gomez
4 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
SPAN2101S001 4 points.

Prerequisites: SPAN S1102, or the equivalent. Equivalent to SPAN C1201 or F1201. Rapid grammar review, composition, and reading of literary works by contemporary authors.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
SPAN2101S001 001/10113 Session A Mo 04:00 PM–06:05 PM
Tu 04:00 PM–06:05 PM
We 04:00 PM–06:05 PM
Th 04:00 PM–06:05 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Juan Jimenez-Caicedo
4 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
SPAN2101S002 4 points.

Prerequisites: SPAN S1102, or the equivalent. Equivalent to SPAN C1201 or F1201. Rapid grammar review, composition, and reading of literary works by contemporary authors.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
SPAN2101S002 002/10114 Session A Mo 06:15 PM–08:20 PM
Tu 06:15 PM–08:20 PM
We 06:15 PM–08:20 PM
Th 06:15 PM–08:20 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Leyre Alejaldre Biel
4 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
SPAN2101S003 4 points.

Prerequisites: SPAN S1102, or the equivalent. Equivalent to SPAN C1201 or F1201. Rapid grammar review, composition, and reading of literary works by contemporary authors.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
SPAN2101S003 003/10115 Session B Mo 06:15 PM–08:20 PM
Tu 06:15 PM–08:20 PM
We 06:15 PM–08:20 PM
Th 06:15 PM–08:20 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Elvira Blanco
4 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II
SPAN2102S001 4 points.
Prerequisites: SPAN S1201, or the equivalent. Equivalent to SPAN C1202 or F1202. Readings of contemporary authors, with emphasis on class discussion and composition.
Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
SPAN2102S001 001/10116 Session A Mo 04:00 PM–06:05 PM
Tu 04:00 PM–06:05 PM
We 04:00 PM–06:05 PM
Th 04:00 PM–06:05 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Dolores Barbazan Capeans
4 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II
SPAN2102S002 4 points.
Prerequisites: SPAN S1201, or the equivalent. Equivalent to SPAN C1202 or F1202. Readings of contemporary authors, with emphasis on class discussion and composition.
Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
SPAN2102S002 002/10117 Session A Mo 06:15 PM–08:20 PM
Tu 06:15 PM–08:20 PM
We 06:15 PM–08:20 PM
Th 06:15 PM–08:20 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Francisca Aguilo Mora
4 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II
SPAN2102S003 4 points.
Prerequisites: SPAN S1201, or the equivalent. Equivalent to SPAN C1202 or F1202. Readings of contemporary authors, with emphasis on class discussion and composition.
Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
SPAN2102S003 003/10118 Session B Mo 06:15 PM–08:20 PM
Tu 06:15 PM–08:20 PM
We 06:15 PM–08:20 PM
Th 06:15 PM–08:20 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Ramon Flores Pinedo
4 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
INTERMED SPAN II - MEDICAL
SPAN2103S001 4 points.

Prerequisites: SPAN UN2101 or a score of 380-449 on the Department's placement examination. An intensive course in Spanish language communicative competence with an emphasis on oral interaction, reading, writing, and culture at an Intermediate II level with focus on health-related topics in the Spanish-speaking world. Prerequisite: SPAN UN 2101 or equivalent (as designated by the Department’s Placement Examination). In an increasingly interconnected world, and in multilingual global cities such as New York City, the study of a foreign language is fundamental not only in the field of the humanities but also in the natural sciences. This interdisciplinary course analyzes the intersection between these two disciplines through the study of health-related topics in Iberian and Latin American cultural expressions (literature, film, documentaries, among other sources) in order to explore new critical perspectives across both domains. Students will learn health-related vocabulary and usage-based grammar in Spanish. Students will develop a cultural understanding of medicine, illness, and treatment in the Spanish-speaking world. Finally, students will be able to carry out specific collaborative tasks in Spanish with the aim of integrating language, culture, and health. *This course fulfills the last semester of the foreign language requirement. Therefore, students who have taken SPAN UN 2101 (Intermediate Spanish I), and are interested in health-related topics may proceed and enroll in SPAN UN 2103 (Intermediate Spanish II: Health-Related Topics in the Spanish-Speaking World). Pre-med and pre-health students, as well as those students majoring in the natural sciences –including biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, and physics—will be given registration priority. All Columbia students must take Spanish language courses (UN 1101-3300) for a letter grade.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
SPAN2103S001 001/10119 Session B Mo 06:15 PM–08:20 PM
Tu 06:15 PM–08:20 PM
We 06:15 PM–08:20 PM
Th 06:15 PM–08:20 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Juan Pablo Cominguez
4 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person