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Puerto Rico Pa’lante: a student documentary

Students in Prof. Schroeder Rodríguez’s course SPAN 345: Puerto Rico Diaspora Nation created a 22-minute documentary based on interviews made in Amherst, in nearby communities, and during a trip to the island during Spring Break.  Students practiced effective interviewing skills, video and audio recording, and how to edit for narrative effect, all the while honing their Spanish language skills.  Click here to view!

Spanish Placement Exam

To access the Online Spanish Placement Exam, please click here. The first time you visit the link, you will need to log in with your username and password, and then, on the next screen you’ll need to click the “enroll me” button.  All students taking Spanish for the first time at Amherst College are required to take this exam. Oral interviews will take place on campus at a scheduled time.

Five College students: You will need a working Amherst account to access the exam. Please petition for access to a Moodle site by clicking here.