SRJC Course Outlines

9/27/2022 3:43:52 AMSPAN 50C Course Outline as of Summer 2012

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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 Scheduled017.5 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:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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An intermediate-level Spanish conversation course designed to further develop fluency through expansion of active vocabulary, verb tense usage, listening and oral practice.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of SPAN 50B OR SPAN 2


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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An intermediate-level Spanish conversation course designed to further develop fluency through expansion of active vocabulary, verb tense usage, listening and oral practice.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of SPAN 50B OR SPAN 2
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

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: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Speak extemporaneously in Spanish in such contexts as: business, travel, and
     family life.
2.  Utilize basic intermediate-level Spanish grammar and vocabulary needed to
     interact in everyday situations.
3.  Identify the main ideas expressed in spoken Spanish by native speakers on
     topics related to society, current affairs and notable personalities.

Topics and Scope
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Content and topics will reflect intermediate communicative skills required
to function in social, academic and career-related situations.
1.  The language of common social relations.
2.  Common modes of expression - all arising from specific situations that might
      occur in business, leisure, shopping, the dinner table, travel, etc.
     a. making plans
     b. negotiating problems
     c. describing people, places, things and circumstances
     d. expressing preferences
     e. imagining and speculating
     f. communicating feelings, questions, doubts
3.  Narration of personal experience, witnessed events and news events.
4.  Cultural phenomena of the Spanish-speaking world from historical events to arts and
     entertainment.
5.  Narrative tenses, comparatives, pronouns, commands and overview of the
      subjunctive mood.

Assignments:
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The following represent typical assignments for the Spanish 50C course:
1.  Role-plays on very specific interpersonal situations.
2.  Interviews to obtain information from Spanish speakers.
3.  Weekly pair and small group discussions and problem-solving.
4.  Weekly web-based exercises in listening comprehension, summarizing and interpreting
     authentic Spanish-language material.
5.  Presentation of original speeches and skits.
6.  Preparation for weekly vocabulary quizzes.
7.  Written grammar and syntax exercises.
8.  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
10 - 20%
Written homework, Reading reports, Term papers, Written classroom and online 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
20 - 30%
Oral dialogues and situational skits. Oral reports and cultural presentations.
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Quizzes and final exam.
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
25 - 40%
Class attendance, web-based exercises and oral class participation.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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INVITACIONES Segunda Parte, 2nd Edition.  Alonso-Lyrintzis, Zaslow, Vistas Higher Learning: 2010.

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