Professors Jordahl, Kalinoski, Ogier, Talbot; Associate Professor Ruiz; Assistant Professors Scare, Flores-Silva; Teaching Associates Myers, Rosenbloom

A major in language is not offered at Roanoke College. The following courses may not be counted toward the French or Spanish majors.

101/102 English as a Second Language

A study of the fundamentals of English with special emphasis on writing, reading, speaking and understanding the language. (1, 1)
Lecture/Lab: 5 hrs/wk.
This course MUST be taken as a prerequisite for GST 101: Critical Writing and Reading I by all international students whose first language is not English, UNLESS a student has attained a TOEFL score of 550 or above. On successful completion of Language 101, international students are expected to enroll in GST 101 in the following semester.
Prerequisite: 520-550 TOEFL score.
Language 101/102 must be taken concurrently.

105, 106 Tutorial

A guided study of a foreign language or level of a foreign language not normally offered at the College. (1, 1)
Lecture: 2 hrs/wk.: Laboratory: 4 hrs/wk.
Prerequisite: Permission of the department.

341 Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages

An evaluative study of language teaching methods. Development of teaching aids and a teacher’s resource book. Assignments will be made according to the student’s major language. K-12 levels of instruction will be presented. (1)
Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.
Prerequisite: Permission.
(Cross-listed as French 341 and Spanish 341.)

405, 406 Independent Study

Guided reading and research of a particular facet of a foreign language, literature, and culture. (1/2, 1, 1/2)
Prerequisite: Permission.

416 Internship

Field placement providing the student with practical experience in work areas in which a foreign language is applied. These areas may include embassies, government service, international business, education, industry, and the communications media. (1)
(May be taken for major or minor credit.)
(Cross-listed as French 416 and Spanish 416.)