SRJC Course Outlines

10/22/2020 1:47:02 AMSPAN 3 Course Outline as of Fall 2010

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  SPAN 3Title:  INTERMEDIATE SPANISH-1  
Full Title:  Intermediate Spanish-Part One
Last Reviewed:11/25/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled4.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled70.00
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR1.00 Contact DHR17.50
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total87.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  140.00Total Student Learning Hours: 227.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Speaking, reading and writing in Spanish with discussions and essays to develop linguistic skill and cultural knowledge, bridging from first-year linguistic and cultural content.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of SPAN 2 OR Course Completion of SPAN 2S


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Speaking, reading and writing in Spanish with discussions and essays to develop linguistic skill and cultural knowledge, bridging from first-year linguistic and cultural content.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of SPAN 2 OR Course Completion of SPAN 2S
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1981
Inactive: 
 Area:E
Humanities
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C2HumanitiesFall 1990
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 3BHumanitiesFall 1981
 6ALanguage Other Than English  
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
C-ID:
 CID Descriptor: SPAN 200 Intermediate Spanish I SRJC Equivalent Course(s): SPAN3

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1.  Compose a 1-2 page Spanish essay on general interest or a societal topic.
2.  Hold a conversation and speak extemporaneously on a wide range of personal topics with few errors of grammar.
3.  Comprehend Spanish spoken naturally on a wide range of common topics.
4.  Comprehend, analyze, discuss and answer questions orally and in writing about the main ideas and details in short fiction and non-fiction.
5.  Produce most regular and irregular verb conjugations, subject, and object pronouns, present, past, future and conditional verbs.
6.  Produce the subjunctive, both present and imperfect, as well as "si" clauses in their most common uses.
7.  Produce most everyday Spanish vocabulary, most common idioms and some theme-specific vocabulary (classroom jargon, for example).
8.  Correctly pronounce both familiar and unfamiliar Spanish words.

Topics and Scope
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A.  Introduction to ancillary materials such as accessing website and other digital resources
B.  Vocabulary, idioms, sentence structure, and other linguistic elements of Spanish relating to various topics, including:
  1. Nature, the environment, recycling and conservation
  2. City life, chores, money and banking and post office
  3. Health and well being, exercise and nutrition professions and occupations, the workplace, and job interviews
  4. Spanish-language media
  5. Current events
C. Spanish grammar
  1. The subjunctive: verbs of emotion and doubt, with conjunctions, in clauses
  2. "Nosotros" commands
  3. Past participles used as adjectives
  4. Present, past, future and conditional perfect
  5. The present perfect, past perfect, and past subjunctive
  6. "Si" clauses
D.  Interpreting literary passages, in original Spanish, by great writers such as Cervantes, Denevi, and Paz

Assignments:
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1.   Lesson(s) from the textbook (averaging 15 pages per week)
2.   Memorization of vocabulary and verb conjugations (averaging 75 words per week)
3.   Exercises in textbook and workbook (averaging 20-30 exercises per week)
4.   Web-based assignments, including exercises connected to the textbook's website or other digital resources (averaging 1 hour per week)
5.   Weekly or bi-weekly quizzes and chapter exams
6.   Compositions of 200-400 words (3-5 per semster)
7.   Oral participation, group activities and projects
8.   Oral debates on contemporary issues
9.   Dictation and translation
10. Research on cultural and literary topics
11. Viewing and extracting information from cultural videos or Spanish-language films
12. Reading and gathering information from Spanish-language newspapers, magazines,books, and Spanish-language websites or other digital resources
13. Final exam

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
20 - 30%
Textbook homework, compositions
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Group activities, projects, debate, research, video and reading assignments
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Group activities, projects, debate
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 40%
Quizzes, tests, final exam: multiple choice, true/false, matching items, completion, essay
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Web-based assignments


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Vistas, Blanco, Donley, 3rd ed., Vista Higher Learning, 2008.
Instructor prepared materials

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