SRJC Course Outlines

12/13/2019 10:30:35 PMSPAN 1 Course Outline as of Fall 2020

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  SPAN 1Title:  ELEMENTARY SPANISH-1  
Full Title:  Elementary Spanish-Part 1
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 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
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Catalog Description:
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Introduction to Spanish grammar and development of all language skills in a cultural context with special emphasis on interpersonal communication.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for English 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates. Not recommended for students who have successfully completed 2 years of high school Spanish or equivalent within the past 3 years.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Introduction to Spanish grammar and development of all language skills in a cultural context with special emphasis on interpersonal communication.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for English 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates. Not recommended for students who have successfully completed 2 years of high school Spanish or equivalent within the past 3 years.
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:
 6ALanguage Other Than EnglishFall 1981
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
C-ID:
 CID Descriptor: SPAN 100 Elementary Spanish I  SRJC Equivalent Course(s): SPAN1

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Use the simple present, present progressive and preterit tenses, including high-frequency
 irregular verbs, subject and object pronouns, and adjectives.
2. Initiate and maintain simple conversations in Spanish on everyday topics using statements and questions with appropriate pronunciation.
3. Comprehend and respond to short messages and questions in spoken Spanish.      
4. Write coherent paragraphs containing descriptions of people, places, and everyday activities.
5. Use appropriate vocabulary for greetings, school-related items, family members, clothes, food, days, months, weather, clock times, numbers, and colors.    
6. Read and comprehend the main ideas presented in level appropriate Spanish texts and magazine articles.      
7. Demonstrate cultural awareness and insights about the Spanish-speaking world as well as the Spanish-speaking communities in the United States.
 

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Students will be able to:
1.  Formulate short sentences and questions orally and interpret responses of other speakers
      using common Spanish vocabulary related to everyday topics.
2.  Evaluate simplified passages on a range of cultural  topics and correctly interpret and
      summarize content from authentic Spanish texts.
3.  Compose short comprehensible sentences and phrases with a communicative purpose,
      displaying minimum surface-level errors such as spelling and accentuation.
4.  Develop and organize short sentences and paragraphs in Spanish.
5.  Generate questions and phrases that are appropriate to a native speaker of Spanish.
6.  Distinguish between subject and object pronouns, present tense of -ar, -ir, and -er verbs
     and the verbs ser, estar, tener, venir, stem-changing verbs, negation, articles, yes-no
     basic information questions, adjectives, and regular preterite verbs.
7.  Employ greetings and polite expressions in a culturally appropriate manner.
8.  Describe social, cultural and historical aspects of the Spanish-speaking world and
      Spanish-speaking communities in the U.S.

Topics and Scope
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I. Introduction to Ancillary Materials (such as)
     A. Accessing online activities
     B. Accessing other digital resources
II. Vocabulary, Idioms, Written Discourse Conventions, and Other Linguistic Elements of
     Spanish
    A. Self-identification, personal information, nationalities; occupations
    B. Basic classroom objects, structures and classes
    C. Numbers 1-1,000,000; ordinal numbers
    D. Family members
    E. Simple greetings; expressions of courtesy
    F. Days of the week; months of the year; seasons and weather
    G. Pastimes, sports, and places
    H. Clothing and shopping; colors
III. Spanish Grammar and Sentence Structure
    A. Telling time
    B. Nouns and articles
    C. Adjectives: descriptive and possessive
    D. Simple present of -ar, -er, and -ir verbs
    E. Formation of phrases and questions
    F. Irregular verbs ser, estar, tener, venir, verbs with irregular yo forms
    G. Usage of ser vs. estar
    H. Stem-changing verbs
    I. The present progressive
    J. Direct and indirect object nouns and pronouns
    K. Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns
    L. Spelling and the sound/word correspondence in Spanish
IV. Cultural Skills
    A. Formal and informal speech including conversational norms used in various contexts;
          i.e., making small talk, participating in interviews, talking with friends, teachers,
          employers and co-workers
    B. Nonverbal communication including appropriate distance, eye contact and other
          gestures
    C. Culturally appropriate vocabulary and conversational norms used to agree, disagree,
          express opinions, elicit information and interrupt in real-life situations
     D. Interpreting literary passages, in original Spanish, by Spanish or Latin American
          writers
     E. Information about demographics, customs, history and geography pertaining to the
          Spanish speaking world and Spanish speaking communities in the U.S.

Assignments:
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1.   Reviewing lesson(s) from the textbook (averaging 15 pages per week)
2.   Memorizing vocabulary and verb conjugations (averaging 75 words per week)
3.   Working on computer-based exercises (17 hours per semester)
4.   Reviewing for quizzes and tests (one hour per week)
5.   Quizzes, exams and final
6.   Engaging in group activities and project(s)
7.   Oral presentation(s) and report(s)
8.   Dictation and written translation
9.   Participation
10. Viewing and interpreting text-integrated video programs in Spanish
11. Reading short elementary-level paragraphs and dialogues on cultural topics
      featuring target grammar and vocabulary
12. Written homework, such as:
       A. Writing short compositions; simple narrative and descriptive tasks
      B. Written exercises from the text
      C. Completing exercises in textbook and workbook (averaging 10 exercises per week)
13. Class performance(s)

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%
Written homework; report(s)
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Homework problems, group activities, project(s)
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Class performance(s), oral participation
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 40%
Quizzes, exams and final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 20%
Completion of computer-based exercises


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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EspaƱol en Contexto. Osorio, Araceli (online component in Canvas), Nivel 2. Arbor Crest Publishing. 2018
 
VISTAS (textbook, workbook/lab manual, passcode), Vol 1. 5th ed. Blanco, Jose and Donley, Philip. Vista Higher Learning. 2015
 
Con brio! (textbook, WileyPlus access). 5th ed. Murillo, Lucas. John Wiley & Sons. 2019

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