Spanish 202 students:
The textbook for Exploraciones Intermedio can be ordered directly from the publisher. Please note that this is a CUSTOM book.
This means that we have CUT chapters from the original textbook. We have done this to make this book cheaper for you since we do not plan to use the full textbook (Honestly, we cannot use the full book in one semester!). Therefore, it is of the utmost importance that you either buy from the FMU bookstore or the link listed above. You must order from this site: http://www.cengagebrain.com/course/1778269 (Note: ignore that it says “On backorder”. It is not!)
NOTE! This book MUST be purchased from the FMU bookstore or the publisher’s website (Dr. Kiely’s recommendation). If it is purchased anywhere else, it results in an incorrect access code!
Spanish 101 students:
The textbook package for Exploraciones can be ordered directly from the publisher at the website http://www.cengagebrain.com/shop/index.html. You WILL be using this book for the next two courses (Spanish 102 and Spanish 201).
You must order ISBN # 978-1413-0006-89
Shipping is free, and you must use a physical address (no P.O. boxes).
NOTE! This book MUST be purchased from the FMU bookstore or the publisher’s website. If it is purchased anywhere else, it results in an incorrect access code!
This Summer 2015, the Spanish Program will be offering Spanish courses online for the very first time! To read more about it, check out the article published in The Patriot!
Masterpieces of Hispanic Literature will be focusing on the Hispanic Short Story by master authors from Argentina, Colombia, and Spain this Fall 2014. The first text that we will read is Los funerales de la Mamá Grande by Gabriel García Márquez, and the necessary stories will be available for you to read on Blackboard. The next text will be La verdadera historia de la muerte de Francisco Franco by Max Aub, and these short stories will also be available on Blackboard. The next text that we will be reading is El Aleph by Jorge Luis Borges. Please purchase ISBN 9788420633114. The final text that we will be reading is Historias de mujeres by Rosa Montero. For this one, please purchase ISBN 9788466368490.
Sigma Delta Pi, Chi Theta Chapter
Sigma Delta Pi was founded in 1919 and is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies. It is the largest foreign language honor society in existence and is the only honor society devoted exclusively to college students of Spanish.
FMU was granted a charter for the Chi Theta Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi on April 6, 2006. Each year it inducts outstanding students of Spanish into its chapter based on certain criteria established by the national organization. For more information, see www.sigmadeltapi.org or contact the chapter’s advisor, Dr. Wendy Caldwell.