- Non-Repeatable Credit
- MATERIALS FEE:
- CREDIT BY EXAM:
- CORE MISSION APPLICABILITY:
- Associate Degree Applicable (AA/AS);CSU Transfer
General Education ()
Liberal Arts: Arts & Humanities (AA Degree Program)
Liberal Arts: Arts & Humanities AA (AA Degree Program)
GENERAL EDUCATION APPLICABILITY
CC GE Area III: Humanities = Foreign Language;
CSU GE Area C: Arts, Literature, Philosophy and Foreign Languages = C2 - Humanities;
- UC Transfer Course:
- CSU Transfer Course:
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to
- Apply to communication the learned vocabulary, idiomatic expressions, and essential grammar.
- Demonstrate oral fluency (listening, comprehension, reading and speaking skills) by being able to express oneself in a variety of everyday situations at a basic level.
- Describe basic cultural aspects of the Spanish speaking world.
Reading - 1 Level Prior to Transfer
Writing - 1 Level Prior to Transfer
DETAILED TOPICAL OUTLINE:
A. Functional vocabulary and basic grammatical concepts:
1. Pronunciation and alphabet.
2. Greetings and farewells.
3. Self-identification: name, age, nationality, and occupation.
5. Gender and number agreement.
7. Cognates and Faux amis.
8. Descriptive and possessive adjectives.
9. Interrogative words.
10. Subject, possessive and demonstrative pronouns.
12. Body parts and ailments.
13. Feelings and moods.
14. Entertainment and pastimes.
16. Daily routine.
17. Temporal expressions: time, days of the week, months, dates, seasons, and festivities.
18. Shopping: clothing.
19. Food: how to place an order at a restaurant, and grocery shopping.
20. Locations and directions.
B. Regular and irregular verbal tenses:
1. Present, past and future.
2. Difference between Ser and Estar.
C. Cultural context:
1. Geography, customs and traditions of Spanish-speaking countries.
METHODS OF INSTRUCTION--Course instructional methods may include but are not limited to
- Outside reading;
- Other Methods: Accelerated learning techniques by using color coordinated flash cards for verb conjugations, nouns, and adjectives. Posters and/or pictures will be used as effective methods for relating the in-class themes and subjects of the course material.
OUT OF CLASS ASSIGNMENTS: Out of class assignments may include but are not limited to
Complete written and oral exercises from the textbooks.
Example: Listen to the textbook companion tape and repeat the sentences.
Practice in-class activities.
Example: At a Mexican restaurant, place your order in Spanish.
Practice in groups assigned cultural activities.
Example: Act-out real life scenarios.
METHODS OF EVALUATION: Assessment of student performance may include but is not limited to
Homework exercises on the topics covered from the textbooks.
Frequent in-class dictations.
Role plays/presentations. Hands-on activities, such as acting out the cultural stories of the chapters presented.
Active participation in volunteering to answer both oral and written questions and showing interest in the subject matter.
Quizzes testing the student’s comprehension of and ability to apply grammatical rules, demonstrate vocabulary use, and describe covered cultural topics.
TEXTS, READINGS, AND MATERIALS: Instructional materials may include but are not limited to
Silverstein, Wald & Pomerantz. (2009) E-Z Spanish , 5th ed., Barron's
This is a conversational text, previously known as Spanish the Easy Way.
Schmitt & Woodford. (1991) Communicating in Spanish, with accompanying cassette, Schaum’s Foreign Language Series, , McGraw-Hill Inc.
This is a traditional conversational text, still current and widely used because of its simplicity and clarity in presenting basic grammar and all aspects of everyday conversations.
- METHOD OF DELIVERY:
- iTV – Interactive video = Face to face course with significant required activities in a distance modality ;Face to face;
- MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
- Foreign Languages (Masters Required);
- Origination Date
- Last Outline Revision
- Curriculum Committee Approval
- Board of Trustees
- State Approval
- UC Approval
- UC Approval Status
- CSU Approval
- 30 = Spring 2004
- CSU Approval Status
- IGETC Approval
- IGETC Approval Status
- CSU GE Approval
- 70 = Fall 2004
- CSU GE Approval Status
- Data Element Changes
- Data Justification
- Course Element Changes
- Course Change Justification
- Course ID (CB00)
- TOP Code (CB03)
- 1105.00 - Spanish;
- Course Credit Status (CB04)
- D - Credit - Degree Applicable;
- Course Transfer Status (CB05)
- B = Transferable to CSU only
- Course Units of Credit Maximum High (CB06):
- Course Units of Credit Minimum Low (CB07):
- Course Basic Skills (BS) Status (CB08):
- N = Course is not a basic skills course.
- SAM Code (CB09):
- E = Non-Occupational;
- Cooperative Education Course Status (CB10):
- Not part of Coop Work Exp;
- Course Classification Code (CB11):
- Liberal Arts and Sciences;
- Course Special Status (CB13):
- N - Not Special;
- CAN Code (CB14):
- CAN-Code Seq (CB15):
- Course Prior to College Level (CB21):
- Not Applicable;
- Course Non-Credit Category (CB22):
- Not Applicable, Credit Course;
- Funding Agency Category (CB23):
- Not Applicable
- Course Program Status (CB24):
- 1 - Program Applicable;