This course introduces the student to the Spanish language. The student learns about the history of the Spanish language and the importance of learning it. The course teaches the student the Spanish language beginning from the alphabet. The student develops new vocabulary based on cognates and learns the basic rules of the language with the help of English translations. The audios provided in the course help the student hear the words and learn how to pronounce them correctly. At the end of this course, the student will know some of the grammar and be able to recognize, understand and write simple words and phrases in Spanish.