Students must pass the entrance exam prior to enrolling in either certificate program. The exam is a written assessment of your language skills in English and Spanish. In particular, it tests your knowledge of vocabulary, reading comprehension, and spelling, including proper use of diacritics, e.g. accent marks in both languages, and assesses your ability to complete college-level coursework. Select courses may be taken prior to passing the entrance exam, however, admission to advanced courses and obtaining either certificate requires its successful completion.
Note: The exam is offered online during one scheduled Saturday each quarter. The scheduled date is typically near the end of each quarter in December, March, June, and late August/early September. Online exam takers must know how to type accented characters in Spanish. Directions can be found at http://studyspanish.com/accents/typing.htm. One paper Spanish/English dictionary is permitted.
Course Number: EXAM-80002
Credit: 0.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Translation (Spanish/English), Translation and Interpretation (Spanish/English)
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8/5/2023 - 8/19/2023
This course is entirely web-based and to be completed asynchronously between the published course start and end dates. Synchronous attendance is NOT required.
You will have access to your online course on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
Justyna Makowska received her Master's Degree in Hispanic Linguistics from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She has over 12 years of experience teaching and designing curriculum for all levels of Spanish courses.
Negrete, Mary, Has over 20 years of experience teaching ESL, basic composition, and grammar at the community college and university level.
Mary Negrete teaches Spanish to English Translation I , Theory & Practice of Translation , Sight Translation , and Business Translation for the Translation & Interpretation certificate program. She works as a freelance translator from Spanish to English. Negrete has been teaching in the UC San Diego Extension Translation and Interpretation Certificate programs since 2001. She is an academic coordinator for these programs.
Alzas, Carmen, A professional translator, textbook author and native Spanish speaker from Mexico with more than 25 years of experience teaching Spanish.
Carmen Alzas teaches Spanish for Communication I , II , III , IV , V , VI , and VII for the Spanish Language certificate program. She also teaches English to Spanish Translation I and English to Spanish Translation II for the Translation certificate and Translation & Interpretation certificate programs. She is a native Spanish speaker from Mexico with more than 25 years of experience teaching Spanish. She is a professional translator and the author of various textbooks on civics and social studies for elementary and middle school students published by SM, Spanish editors of El Barco de Vapor.
Early enrollment advised.
No UCSD parking permit required.
No refunds after: 8/4/23.
Although online exam dates are listed as 8/21-9/4, the exam will take place on Sat. 8/21 only & is accessible from 12:01am-11:59pm PDT. Enrollment closes on Thurs 8/19 at 3:00pm PDT. Students should know how to type accented characters in Spanish prior to taking the exam. Spanish characters will also be provided in test prompt for copying & pasting. Directions can be found at http://studyspanish.com/typing-spanish-accents. One Spanish/English dictionary permitted. Send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
8/5/2023 - 8/19/2023
You will have access to your course materials on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
There are no sections of this course currently scheduled. Please contact the Arts, Humanities, Languages & Digital Arts department at 858-534-5760 or email@example.com for information about when this course will be offered again.