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Spanish: Reading Spanish for Research Purposes

Program(s): Sli Undergrad

*Taught Online*  Reading Spanish for Research Purposes prepares students to read and do research using scholarly texts in Spanish. Students will build on their fundamental knowledge of Spanish grammar and the most common vocabulary terms used in scholarly writing, while developing reading comprehension skills and working intensively with academic texts in their areas of research specialty. Students who perform well in SPAN 33333/23333 will be able to synthesize key points, arguments and evidence in scholarly texts into their own research.  This course will culminate in UChicago’s Academic Reading Comprehension Assessment (ARCA) in Spanish.

Remote or Residential

✓ Remote Course


Course Considerations

Students must have completed SPAN 13333, SPAN 10300, placement into SPAN 20100, or the equivalent of one year of introductory Spanish.

Course Overview

Start Date

July 01

End Date

August 09

Current Grade / Education Level

Undergrad / Grad


Summer Language Institute (Undergrad)

Class Details

Course Code

SPAN 33333 91

Class Day(s)

Tues Thurs

Class Duration (CST)


12:30 P.M.


Session II

Course Length

6 weeks

Primary Instructor

Celia Bravo

Academic Interest