SRJC Course Outlines

5/25/2024 12:52:59 AMSPAN 50C Course Outline as of Fall 1994

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  SPAN 50CTitle:  INT CONVERSATION  
Full Title:  Intermediate Conversation
Last Reviewed:9/23/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled015 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR1.00 Contact DHR17.50
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 175.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  08 - May Be Taken for a Total of 6 Units
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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An intermediate oral communication course designed to further develop those listening and speaking skills needed for effective cross-cultural understanding in social, academic, and career-related situations.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Completion of SPAN 50B or SPAN 2 with a grade of 'C' or better.


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100B or ENGL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Intermediate oral communication course designed to further develop those listening & speaking skills needed for effective cross-cultural understanding in social, academic & career-related situations.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Completion of SPAN 50B or SPAN 2 with a grade of 'C' or better.
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100B or ENGL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:08 - May Be Taken for a Total of 6 Units

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1994Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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LISTENING - The students will:
1.  Understand everyday conversational and survival topics in standard
   speech.
2.  Give oral summary in Spanish of main idea and gist.
3.  State the sequence of ideas in Spanish.
4.  Recognize narration in present, past, and future time.
5.  Follow the majority of classroom instructions in the target language.
6.  Understand common idioms and phrases.
7.  Remember conversational speech and responses of others.
8.  Detect mood, attitude, etc., in speech.
9.  Recognize variation in cultural expression.
SPEAKING - The students will:
1.  Participate in everyday and spontaneous (unpracticed/unmemorized)
   conversations.
2.  Narrate and describe in present, past, and future time.
3.  Express likes, dislikes, opinion, emotions, wishes.
4.  Conduct oral inquiries such as surveys to ascertain information.
5.  Negotiate with language to problem solve.
6.  Summarize and paraphrase learned material.
7.  Give simple definitions using the target language.
8.  Give instructions.
9.  Retell a story.
10. Report on selected topics of cultural and general interest.

Topics and Scope
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Content and topics will vary and reflect intermediate communicative skills
required to function in social, academic and career-related situations.
1.  Involves social situations - courtesy, greetings, making appointments,
   arrangements.
2.  Everyday topics - food, errands, directions, post office, renting an
   apartment, clothing, shopping, automobiles, road emergencies, films,
   leisure activities, travel, personal and business communication,
   current events.
3.  One way communication - instructions, descriptions, narrations,
   academic lectures, radio and television broadcasts.
4.  Topics that require more involved linguistic applications - current
   events, social issues, history, literature and the arts, jobs and
   professions, feelings.
CONTENT (Speaking):
1.  Content involves everyday social situations (courtesy, greetings,
   making appointments, arrangements), everyday topics (health, food,   ,
   errands, directions, post office, living quarters, clothing, shopping,
   automobiles, road emergencies, films, leisure activities, current
   events, social issues, history, literature and the arts, jobs and
   career, feelings.
TASKS (Listening):
1.  Listening for the main idea(s) in taped and live material.
2.  Note taking.
3.  Following instructions, physical response.
4.  Listening to retell a story.
5.  Listening with visuals.
6.  Listening to detect social situation and mood.
7.  Dictations and variations.
TASKS (Speaking):
1.  Appropriate question formation.
2.  Appropriate responses.
3.  Summarizing and paraphrasing.
4.  Paired interviews.
5.  Clue searching exercises.
6.  Cooperative group work to find information, to problem solve, or to
   produce a product.
7.  Short formal reports.
8.  Storytelling.
9.  Simple debates.
10. Surveys.
11. Role plays.

Assignments:
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The following represent typical assignments for a 50C course:
1.  Role-plays on everyday topics and careers.
2.  Interviews to obtain information from Spanish speakers.
3.  Pair and small group discussions and problem-solving.
4.  Presentation of original dialogues and skits in person or by audio
   or video tape.
5.  Reading of passages from text and answering questions.
6.  Written assignments from text and workbook.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 30%
Written homework, Reading reports, Essay exams, Term papers, Classroom & lab participation
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 50%
Class performances, Use of audio & visual tapes
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
19 - 40%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, Identification
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
1 - 10%
Completion of semester's language lab hours.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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?Como Se Dice?, 5th ed. by Jarvis, Lebredo, and Mena

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