SRJC Course Outlines

12/8/2019 8:31:45 AMSPAN 40 Course Outline as of Fall 2018

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  SPAN 40Title:  INTRO SPAN 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: 
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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:
Course Completion of Spanish 1; or 2 years high school Spanish or equivalent


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:Course Completion of Spanish 1; or 2 years high school Spanish or equivalent
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 EnglishFall 2016Fall 2018
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2016Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2016Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Write a variety of texts in Spanish using the appropriate norms of grammar, spelling,
    punctuation and formal language usage.
2.  Read and interpret meaning from original source texts written in Spanish in a variety of
    genres.
3.  Incorporate in their oral and written expression formal linguistic discourse suitable for
    academic, professional, and personal situations.
4.  Recognize lexical and syntactic patterns stemming from English/Spanish hybridization and
    adapt them to standard discourse.
5.  Increase knowledge of the cultural and historical experience of Spanish speaking communities
    worldwide and in the United States.

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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 - Original Source Texts in a Variety of Genres
    A. Newspaper articles on current events
    B. Short fiction
     C. Myths, legends and folktales        
     D. Poetry
    E. Biographical narratives
II. Written Communication
     A. Rules of punctuation
     B. Rules of spelling
         1. Dieresis
         2. B/V
         3. Use of H
         4. C/S/Z
         5. G/J
    C. The written accent
         1. Prosodic accent
         2. Diacritical acent
         3. Interrogative and emphatic accent
    D. Homophones
    E. Transition phrases
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
         10. Compound verb tenses
         11. Regular and irregular participles
         12. Use of the formal Usted vs. the informal Tú
     B. Vocabulary
          1. Synonyms and antonyms
         2. False cognates
         3. Standard vs. colloquial vacabulary
         4. Idiomatic expressions
         5. Specialized vocabulary for professional and academic contexts
         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
IV. Culture
    A. Historical topics on Spain and Latin American countries
    B. The history of the Spanish language
     C. The Latino experience in the United States
    D. The Chicano movement
    E. The evolution of Spanglish  
     F. Contributions by prominent Spanish, Latin American and Latino(a) artists and writers
V. Geography
    A. Spanish speaking countries and their capitals
    B. Nationalities

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. Write 10-20 original sentences per week using new vocabulary
5. Write weekly 100-word entries in journal
6. Three to four 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%
Mid-term and final exams, quizzes, and weekly dictations
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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Manual de gramática y lecturas para hispanohablantes. Ackerman, Susana. Arbor Crest. 2016
Manual de gramática y ortografía para hispanos. 2nd ed. Francés, Maria and Benítez, Ruben. Pearson. 2012 (classic)
La lengua que heredamos. 7th ed. Marqués, Sarah. Willey. 2012 (classic)
Nuevos mundos. Curso para bilingües. 3rd ed. Roca, Ana. Wiley. 2012 (classic)
Nuestro idioma, nuestra herencia. Español para hispanohablantes.  Garcia, Heidi and Carney, Carmen and Sandoval, Trino. McGraw Hill. 2010 (classic)
Instructor prepared materials

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