SRJC Course Outlines

8/15/2022 1:00:08 AMSPAN 40 Course Outline as of Summer 2017

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  SPAN 40Title:  SP SPANISH SPEAKERS  
Full Title:  Introductory Spanish for Spanish Speakers
Last Reviewed:1/22/2018

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 DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  140.00Total Student Learning Hours: 210.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Introductory Spanish for Spanish speakers who have had little or no formal training in the language. Building upon students' existing skills, this course will provide strategies for reading, writing and speaking incorporating usage of standard academic Spanish. Special emphasis will be given to vocabulary expansion, accurate use of grammar, accentuation, punctuation, and orthography. The course will present topics related to Latino culture, literature and history to deepen students' appreciation of their linguistic and cultural heritage.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Introductory Spanish for Spanish speakers who have had little or no formal training in the language. Building upon students' existing skills, this course will provide strategies for reading, writing and speaking incorporating usage of standard academic Spanish. Special emphasis will be given to vocabulary expansion, accurate use of grammar, accentuation, punctuation, and orthography. The course will present topics related to Latino culture, literature and history to deepen students' appreciation of their linguistic and cultural heritage.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
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 2016
Inactive: 
 Area:E
Humanities
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C2HumanitiesFall 2016
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 3BHumanitiesFall 2018
 6ALanguage Other Than English  
 6ALanguage Other Than EnglishFall 2016Fall 2018
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2016Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2016Inactive:
 
C-ID:
 CID Descriptor: SPAN 110 Elementary Spanish II SRJC Equivalent Course(s): SPAN2 OR SPAN40

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Compose well organized paragraphs and compositions applying conventional norms of writing (spelling, punctuation, written accents and transition phrases).
2. Incorporate discipline specific vocabulary and standard discourse to communicate ideas in Spanish both orally and in writing on topics of personal and public interest.
3. Examine basic grammatical patterns in verb usage, pluralization, gender and morphology in order to recognize common grammatical and lexical mistakes.
4. Distinguish between formal vs. informal language usage, and utilize the appropriate register required in academic and professional contexts.
5. Examine Spanish/English hybridization patterns and develop alternative locutions in standard Spanish.
6. Communicate in Spanish using discipline specific vocabulary and context-appropriate language register.
7. Read original source writings in a variety of genres identifying and interpreting main ideas.
8. Analyze and describe the socio-cultural information contained in historical narratives, articles and short fiction written by Latin American, Spanish and Chicano authors.  
9. Develop an appreciation for one's cultural and linguistic heritage by retrieving oral histories and creating presentations on family legacies and immigration experience.

Topics and Scope
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I. READING
    A. Original source texts in a variety of genres
        1. Newspaper articles on current events
        2. Short fiction
         3. Myths, legends and folktales        
         4. Poetry
        5. Biographical narratives
  B. Organization and content analysis
        1. Mapping texts' structure
        2. Outlining and summarizing content
         3. Identifying and evaluating principal ideas in the text
        4. Distinguishing facts vs. opinions in cultural readings
        5. Interpreting socio-cultural information
   C. Language styles
       1. Use of formal vs. informal language
       2. Transition phrases
       3. Lexical variations and idiomatic expressions
       4. Poetic and literary devices
II. WRITING
    A. Compositions on a variety of topics
       1. Appropriate use of punctuation, accentuation, grammar, vocabulary and
           transition phrases
       2. Identifying topic, purpose and audience
       3. Mapping topic development
   B. First draft revision and proofreading
       1. Identifying and correcting sentence fragments and fused sentences
       2. Identifying and correcting common grammatical errors
       3. Identifying and correcting spelling and accentuation problems
    C. Journal writing
        1. Free written expression as platform for class discussion
       2. Incorporating specialized vocabulary or grammar in focus
   D. Mechanics
       1. Punctuation rules
       2. Spelling
       3. Accents
       4. Homophones
III. GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY
   A. Grammar
        1. Present and past tense irregular verbs
        2. Reflexive pronouns
        3. Syllable division
        4. Contractions
         5. Comparatives and superlatives
        6. Gender and number of nouns
        7. Direct and Indirect object pronouns
        8. Gustar and similar verbs
        9. Uses of the Preterite and Imperfect tenses
   B. Vocabulary
         1. Use of soler
        2. False cognates
        3. Lexical variations
         4. Idiomatic expressions
        5. Specialized vocabulary
         6. Homophones
    C. Register
        1. Formal vs. informal
        2. Use of the formal Usted vs. the informal Tú
        3. Situational discourse for professional and academic contexts
        4. Standard vs. non-standard Spanish
   D. Orthography
        1. Use of diéresis
        2. B / V
        3. C / S / Z
        4. G / J
        5. R / RR
        6. Prosodic accents
        7. Diacritical accents

Assignments:
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1. Read assigned 10-15 pages per week in textbook
2. Complete and self-correct textbook exercises weekly
3. Read and answer questions on 8-10 assigned readings
4. Write10-20 original sentences per week using new vocabulary
5. Write weekly 100-word entries in journal
6. 3-4 compositions of 300 words each
7. Individual oral presentation on a cultural topic
8. Team oral presentation on a researched cultural topic
9. Mid-term and final exams, 4-6 quizzes, and weekly dictations

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
40 - 60%
Compositions, reading comprehension, and journals
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
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 50%
Sentence completion, short answer, essay questions, dictation, and vocabulary quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Oral presentations, attendance, and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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La lengua que heredamos. 7th Ed. Marqués, S., John Willey & Sons. Inc: 2012
Nuestro idioma, nuestra herencia. Español para hispanohablantes.  Garcia, N., Carney, C., & Sandoval, T., McGraw Hill: 2011
Nuevos mundos. Curso para bilingües.  Roca, A., John Wiley & Sons, Inc: 2012
Manual de gramática y ortografía para hispanos. Francés, M. & Benítez, R., Pearson Education, Inc: 2013

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