Intensive Conversation

SPAN-A301-001 | Spring 2014
Blanca Anderson

A service learning placement is optional for this course.

Time commitment: 15 hours

Transportation time credit
Taking more than one service learning class?

Learning objective By volunteering in agencies which are dedicated to language learning, bilingual services, and/or outreach to the Hispanic/Latino community, students will practice and improve their spoken Spanish and their comprehension of Spanish when spoken by native speakers.  They will also gain an appreciation of language access issues, especially among the Latino/Hispanic community.

Preapproved service learning placements:

Cafe con Ingles
Second Harvest Benefits Helpline
Wage Claim Clinic

What about other agencies?

How to get started

  1. Watch the video Getting Started with Your Service Learning Placement and then take the online quiz.
  2. Document all your hours using a service learning timesheet. Submit timesheets to the service learning office twice per semester (midterm and last day of the semester). Check the Loyola Service Learning Calendar for deadlines.
  3. Know that your agency supervisor will submit a performance evaluation on your work at the end of the semester. This evaluation will be given to your professor and incorporated into your class grade. See a sample evaluation>>
  4. Tips for successfully completing your placement