This program explores Spanish culture and study literature and media to develop skills in oral communication, grammar, and composition.
Spanish is one of the world's most common languages.
It is the first language of Spain, Mexico, most of South America, and a large part of the United States and the Caribbean population.
It is becoming an increasingly important language in global trade and commerce.
The Romance Language Department offers both majors and honours programs in Spanish and DELE in Spanish.
The department comprises dynamic and devoted faculty responsible for delivering an ambitious program.
Due to its association with the Hispanic worlds, all having immeasurable intellectual and artistic impacts on the development of Western culture and humanism, the Romance Languages Department has a pivotal role to play in a liberal arts curriculum.
An introductory course for beginners leads to advanced courses in grammar, conversation and composition, translation, and Spanish and Latin American literature.
Students studying Spanish at St. Thomas will be fostered as global citizens through exposure to the diverse Hispanic cultures through literature, cultural media, cinema, and art.
Courses in Spanish provide students with skills in oral communication, grammar, composition, translation, literature, and cultural studies.
Students may complement their language studies at St. Thomas with programs offered in Latin America or Spain.
Most importantly, students are made acutely aware of issues and questions that challenge humanity in different global cultures and regions.
Students become less ethnocentric, more tolerant and gain an appreciation of alternate sociocultural practices, attitudes, and beliefs.
The Bachelor of Arts program is open to high school applicants, transfer applicants, returning students, and adult learners.
Senior High School Graduation Examination and Chinese National University Entrance Examinations.
An average of "satisfactory" 70% on five academic courses on the India Senior School Certificate awarded by Central Board of Secondary Education/Indian School Certificate (awarded by Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations - CISCE).
Year 12 State Board Exams with excellent results will also be considered individually.
High School Diploma and Pre-university Year Certificate.
Within the Bachelor of Arts, St. Thomas offers a unique English as a Second Language (ESL) programme for students whose level of English proficiency is not high enough to pursue regular studies at an English-language university.
These students are provided the opportunity to begin university studies for credit while they continue to improve their language skills in a planned, individualized programme of study.
To be eligible for this program, students must have:
All of the courses students take in the ESL programme carry academic credit.
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