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|Discipline and Nbr:
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||2.00||Lecture Scheduled||2.00||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||35.00
|Minimum||2.00||Lab Scheduled||0||5 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||2.00|| ||Contact Total||35.00
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
Grade or P/NP
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 70.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00||
A high-active oral performance communication course emphasizing those oral skills needed to effectively communicate in academic, social, or job-related and contemporary contexts. Students react orally and in writing to readings, summarize journal and newspaper articles, videos, news reports, and give short oral presentations and participate in group discussions and problem-solving activities.
Span 2 completed or ability to carry on a simple conversation in Spanish.
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
High-active oral performance communication course emphasizing oral skills needed to effectively communicate in academic, social or job-related & contemporary contexts.
(Grade or P/NP)
Prerequisites:Span 2 completed or ability to carry on a simple conversation in Spanish.
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Major Applicable Course
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
Understand virtually all face to face conversation in standard
dialect delivered with normal clarity and speed; demonstrate
familiarity with many idiomatic expressions and phrasal verbs;
respond appropriately, verbally and non-verbally, to various levels
of politeness, formality, and register, especially academic;
identify and comprehend main ideas and most supporting details in
lectures and discussions; recognize verbal and non-verbal signals
of organization and importance in lectures; and understand new
vocabulary in context using guessing strategies.
Use Spanish for a variety of purposes: describing, narrating,
arguing, and persuading; self monitor and peer evaluate for
effective speech in formal as well as informal interactions; use
non-verbal communication appropriately; posture, gestures, facial
expressions, and eye contact; speak fluently on general topics of
current interest in Hispanic culture; maintain a conversation and
use many idiomatic expressions; demonstrate awareness of levels
of politeness, formality, and register, including inappropriate
language such as racist or sexist terms; use discussion and
conversational strategies effectively; and use intonation, pitch,
and pauses to enhance or emphasize the message.
Topics and Scope
The topics and scope of this vary slightly from semester to semester
due to the selection of various conversation texts and/or materials.
Technical reports; recorded and live lectures; announcements;
instructions; telephone communications; radio and television
broadcasts; movies and plays; face to face conversations; practical,
social, cultural, abstract, and professional topics; special fields
of competence; particular fields of interests.
Most practical, social, abstract, and academic topics; special
fields of competence; particular fields of interest.
Comprehension checks; cloze dictation; paraphrasing; outlines;
summaries; note taking; selective listening for discouse markers,
digression, style shifts, and redundancy; logical continuation for
prediction and inference; conducting surveys and questionnaires;
peer evaluation and giving feedback.
Expressing opinions; agreeing and disagreeing; paired interviews;
surveys, polls, and synthesis; panel discussions; group concensus
and problem solving; debating challenging issues requiring research;
brainstorming; descriptive, process, narrative, and informational
speeches; speeches requiring varying degrees of preparation:
spontaneous, extemporaneous, formal verbal report on research
project; role plays and simulations; use of creative language such
as dramatic readings and oral interpretation of literature; pose
relevant questions and respond to speakers appropriately.
The following represent typical assignments for a Span 8 course:
a. small group discussions based on lectures, films, and
b. reports on topics researched in the library.
c. role plays on work-related situations.
d. videotapes of student written and produced skits and
e. notetaking and discussion on academic lectures.
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
10 - 30%
|Written homework, Reading reports, Lab reports, Essay exams, Term papers||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
0 - 0%
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
30 - 50%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
20 - 40%
|Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 0%
|COMPLETION OF SEMESTER'S LANGUAGE LAB HOURS.||
TEMAS Y DIALOGOS by David F. Altabe, 5th Ed.