This course provides intensive development of all language skills, with focused emphasis on reading and composition. Students will learn to describe, analyze, and express opinions on cultural topics. The hybrid nature of the course will allow students at an upper-intermediate level (approximately of HEB 222) to be mentors to students at the lower-intermediate level (approximately of HEB 221) level. Level-appropriate assignments will be devised in preparation for collaborative group activities and discussions." Prerequisites: HEB*221;.