Introduces intermediate Spanish language concepts using a communicative approach to develop students' speaking, listening, reading and writing skills so that they will be able to express their own ideas and interact with others significantly and for real-life purposes. It presents grammar and vocabulary as crucial tools for effective communication. And since cultural knowledge is an integral part of both language learning and successful communication, it also introduces students to everyday lives of Spanish-speakers in terms of their traditions and costumes and their relevance in today's world. Equivalent to SPAN-426. Prerequisite: take SPAN-3250.