SRJC Course Outlines

8/18/2022 7:37:14 AMVIT 72 Course Outline as of Fall 2015

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  VIT 72Title:  SPANISH FOR WINE INDUST  
Full Title:  Spanish for the Wine Industry
Last Reviewed:3/17/2008

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 DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR1.00 Non-contact DHR Total17.50

 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
Also Listed As:  SPAN 72
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Development of wine industry-related communications skills through grammar, vocabulary and cultural Spanish language activities and exercises. Emphasis will be on culturally appropriate communication tools.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Two years of high school Spanish, SPAN 1 or equivalent.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Development of wine industry-related communications skills through grammar, vocabulary and cultural Spanish language activities and exercises. Emphasis will be on culturally appropriate communication tools.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Two years of high school Spanish, SPAN 1 or equivalent.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
 
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. Utilize terms related to vineyards and wineries.
2. Utilize clear pronunciation, proper intonation, and appropriate grammatical usage as speakers of the language.
3. Give instructions related to specific tasks in a vineyard or winery.
4. Extract key points and synthesize information when reading Spanish text relevant to vineyard/winery situations.
5. Respond accurately and comprehensibly to questions related to vineyard and winery situations.
6.  Produce comprehensibly written paragraphs relaying information pertinenent to the wine industry.
7. Ask questions and give instructions in case of injury or accident.
8. Obtain demographic and work information from vineyard and winery employees.
9. Utilize common expressions of courtesy, greeting and regional idiomatic expressions when interacting with Spanish speakers.
10. Distinguish between Spanish and "Spanglish" (United States Spanish) as appropriate.
11. Identify cultural traits and social behaviors shared by peoples of Hispanic heritage.

Topics and Scope
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I. Vocabulary
    A.  Basic
         1.      Formation of phases and questions
         2.      Self identification, personal information, occupations
         3.      Numbers 1 - 1,000,000
         4.      Days, months, seasons
         5.      Weather expressions
         6.      Telling time
         7.      Expressions with tener
         8.      Terminology used in U.S. Spanish
         9.      Key question words
         10.     Common expressions
         11.     The body
         12.     Common sentences in case of accidents
   B. Working in a Vineyard
         1.      Soil Preparation
         2.      Irrigation
         3.      Planting and Grafting
         4.      Vine training and canopy management
         5.      Disease and Pest Control
         6.      Tractors and other agricultural implements
         7.      Pesticide Safety and Pesticide Use
         8.      Pruning
         9.      Harvesting
   C. Working in a Winery
         1.      Crushing and pressing the fruit
         2.      Fermentation into Wine
         3.      Filling and washing barrels
         4.      Bottling line
         5.      Winery sanitation
         6.      Tasting Wine
   D. Human Resources
         1.      Filling out applications and other required hiring paperwork
         2.      Safety training
         3.      Working with peoples of Hispanic heritage: Cultural differences and social practices
II. Grammar
   A.  Morphology
         1.      Gender and number
         2.      Definite and indefinite articles
         3.      Personal pronouns
         4.      Adjectives: descriptive and possessive
  B. Structures
         1.      Present tense of regular verbs
         2.      Stem-changing verbs
         3.      Usage of  ser vs. estar
         4.      Verbs of common usage
         5.      Syntax of phrases and questions
         6.     Commands
         7.     The present progressive
         8.     To go and going to
         9.     Direct and indirect objects nouns and pronouns
         10.     Reflexive verbs
         11.     Most common uses of se
         12.     The personal a
         13.     To know: Saber or Conocer?
         14.     The preterit
         15.     For:  por or  para

Assignments:
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1. Reading: articles about the wine industry and textbook chapters
(approximately 10-12 pages/week)
2. Written homework from the textbook lessons (approximately 4-10 pages
per week)
3. Written homework consisting of sentences and paragraphs related to the
wine industry
4. Grammar and translation exercises from the textbook lessons
5. Discussion and answering questions from reading assigned wine
industry articles
6. Written and oral directed dialogues
7. In-class role-playing and simulations
8. Listening comprehension activities
9. Regular quizzes, mid-term, and 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
20 - 30%
Written homework, Sentences and paragraphs; answering questions
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
15 - 25%
Role-playing/simulations; listening comprehension
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
45 - 60%
Matching items, Completion, Verb conjugation; translation/interpretation
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Spanish for the Wine Industry manual. Adriance, Josefina K. Spanish for
Business: Napa, CA: 2004.
Spanish for the Wine Industry CDs.  Adriance, Josefina K. Spanish for
Business: Napa, CA: 2004.
Basic Spanish Grammar. Jarvis, Ana and Lebredo, Raquel. D C Heath & Co;
5th Tchr edition: 1996
Recommended:  English/Spanish/English dictionary

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