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SPAN 1470 - Elementary Spanish 2

Credit Hours: 4.00


Prerequisites: SPAN 1460  or two or more years of high school Spanish

(formerly SPAN 1270)

This course continues students’ development of Spanish language and culture by building and expanding on the culture, vocabulary and language structures learned in SPAN 1460. New language functions will be presented in meaningful activities that emphasize all four language skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing and allow for further cultural exposure. Students are required to use computer based technology to practice these skills.

Billable Contact Hours: 4

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate competency in oral language skills beyond Elementary Spanish 1.

Objectives:

  1. Pronounce individual sounds, including appropriate intonation and stress, with little or no interference in order to be understood by a Native Speaker.
  2. Form and produce entire sentences with no hesitation and natural pauses.
  3. Engage in conversations with a Native Speaker in the present, future, and past tense about the following topics (includes both initiating conversations as well as responding appropriately to speech of a Native Speaker):
    1. Going shopping.
    2. Past actions and events.
    3. Daily routine.
    4. Preparing meals and comparing Hispanic world cuisine.
    5. Ordering meals at a restaurant.
    6. Talking about celebrations.

Outcome 2:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the ability to use Spanish vocabulary beyond Elementary Spanish 1.

Objectives:
Regarding topics such as clothing and grocery shopping, restaurants, food, weather, daily routine, celebrations:

  1. Use vocabulary when speaking.
  2. Respond to a Native Speaker who has used the vocabulary.
  3. Use vocabulary in writing.
  4. Demonstrate reading comprehension skills by discussing subject matter and/or answering questions based on the passage read.

Outcome 3:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the ability to use grammar structures beyond Elementary Spanish 1 in speaking and writing.

Objectives:

  1. Conjugate regular and irregular preterit.
  2. Use preterit verb tenses.
  3. Use direct, indirect, reflexive, and possessive pronouns.
  4. Use Gustar and similar.
  5. Use affirmative and negative words.
  6. Use pronouns after prepositions.

Outcome 4:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to recognize and discuss aspects of Spanish culture beyond Elementary Spanish 1.

Objectives:

  1. Recognize and discuss some geographical, economical and cultural aspects of some Spanish speaking countries and/or communities such as celebrations and festivities, shopping habits, food and eating habits.
  2. Compare cultural differences.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE

  • Engage in conversation with a Native Speaker in the present, future and past tense about going shopping
  • Describe past experiences orally and in writing
  • Apply preterit verb tenses
  • Apply direct, indirect and demonstrative pronouns
  • Recall basic facts about Cuba and shopping habits in Spanish speaking countries
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  • Engage in conversation with a Native Speaker in the present, future and past tense about daily routine using the verb gustar and similar 
  • Describe past experiences orally and in writing
  • Apply preterit verb tenses
  • Apply indefinite and negative words
  • Recall basic facts about Perú and daily routine habits in Spanish speaking countries
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  • Engage in conversation with a Native Speaker in the present, future and past tense about food, eating habits or restaurant experience
  • Describe past experiences orally and in writing
  • Apply preterit verb tenses
  • Apply indirect and direct object pronouns together
  • Apply comparisons and superlatives
  • Recall basic facts about Guatemala and eating habits in Spanish speaking countries
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  • Engage in conversation with a Native Speaker in the present, future and past tense about celebrations
  • Describe past experiences orally and in writing
  • Apply preterit verb tenses
  • Apply pronouns after prepositions
  • Recall basic facts about Chile and celebrations in Spanish speaking countries

Primary Faculty
Williams, Susanna
Secondary Faculty
Ramos, Maria
Associate Dean
Ternullo, Annette
Dean
Pritchett, Marie



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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