This class was tough.
Maestra Soto y Cabellero de Galicia is a very good and patient teacher, but that does not mean the course itself is not very difficult. You're desired to speak Spanish in class, but not prohibited from speaking English. The majority of the course is online work, multiple assignments and online notes to get through each class day to get done before midnight, writing projects, a speaking project, and tests that don't go easy. A lot of studying would be required, it's not the kind of class you can just ride through and expect to pass with minimum work. Read the book, do the online course work, and be sure to buy a Spanish-English dictionary.
Though my Spanish is still rather lackluster, blaming it on my own poor study habits during that semester, being able to recognize
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Advice for students:
It is worth it to buy a Spanish-English dictionary. Most important, however, is to study and work ahead on the online assignments. It's easy to fall in this course, so staying atop of things and putting forth effort really pays off.