Valeria Barragán, M.A.

Foreign Language | Language Arts

Email: vbarragan@cypresscollege.edu
Office Hours: Please contact me via email to schedule an appointment on campus or online.

About Professor Barragán

¡Hola!

Soy graduada de Cal State Fullerton y enseño en el nivel universitario desde el 2008. Será un gran placer conocerlos el próximo semestre.

Courses

SPAN 101 (Elementary Spanish I)

  • Description: Emphasizes the acquisition of basic skills in pronunciation, listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students are introduced to the culture and history of Spain and Latin America.
  • Units: 5
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Transferability: UC credit limitation/CSU

SPAN 102 (Intermediate Spanish II)

  • Description: Emphasizes the acquisition of basic skills in pronunciation, listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students are introduced to the culture and history of Spain and Latin America.
  • Units: 5
  • Prerequisite: Span 101 with a grade of “C” or better OR one year of high school Spanish with a grade of “C”or better.
  • Transferability: UC/CSU
Textbook for both courses:
  • “Tu Mundo: español sin fronteras” by Andrade (et al)
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill

The Cypress College bookstore has a customized edition for these courses. Students who purchase used textbooks will still need to purchase the access code to online lab via Connect. The bundle edition available at the bookstore is cheaper than the used textbook with a separate online access.

  • Cypress College customized edition:
    • Spanish 101- Volume 1
    • Spanish 102- Volume 2

Resources

Articles about Learning a Foreign Language: