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Spanish Courses Offered

Spanish 1 - Liberal Arts Transfer

Credits: 4

Catalog #20802211

Spanish 1 is for students beginning the study of Spanish. This course emphasizes development of basic communicative skills through practice in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Stresses vocabulary and grammar to enhance students' ability to speak and write in Spanish. Study of customs and values provides an increased awareness of the Spanish-speaking cultures. On completion students are able to participate in uncomplicated conversations on everyday topics. some computer use is required for completing on-line homework assignments.

Enrollment Requirements: None

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Spanish 1 Refresher

Credits: 4

Catalog #20802211

Spanish 1 is for students beginning the study of Spanish. This course emphasizes development of basic communicative skills through practice in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Stresses vocabulary and grammar to enhance students' ability to speak and write in Spanish. Study of customs and values provides an increased awareness of the Spanish-speaking cultures. On completion students are able to participate in uncomplicated conversations on everyday topics. some computer use is required for completing on-line homework assignments.

Enrollment Requirements: None

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Spanish 1 Semester 1

Credits: 3

Catalog #20802200

Spanish 1 is for beginning students who feel they need more time to complete Spanish 1. This course is the first half of a curriculum that divides Spanish 1 into two semesters. It moves at a slower pace and includes an emphasis on how to learn a foreign language. The course stresses the development of basic communicative skills through practice in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Vocabulary and grammar are emphasized. A study of values and customs provides an increased awareness of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Course is college transferable as Spanish 1 only upon completion of both semesters.

Enrollment Requirements: None

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Spanish 1 Semester 2

Credits: 3

Catalog #20802201

Spanish 1 is a continuation of Spanish 1, first semester. This slower-paced course continues the development of basic communicative skills through practice in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Vocabulary and grammar are emphasized. A study of values and customs provides an increased awareness of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Upon completion of this course and 20-802-200, students have the equivalent of Spanish 1.

Prerequisite: 20-802-200, Spanish 1 (1st Semester) or one year of high school Spanish.

Enrollment Requirements: None

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Spanish 2 - Liberal Arts Transfer

Credits: 4

Catalog #20802212

Spanish 2 emphasizes continued development of more complex communicative skills through practice in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Vocabulary and grammar are studied to enhance students' abilities to speak and write in Spanish. Upon completion, students possess the listening, speaking, reading and writing skills necessary to handle simple, everyday survival tasks in Hispanic cultures. Some computer use is required for completing on-line homework assignments.

Prerequisite: Appropriate score on World Language Placement Test or Spanish 1, 20-802-211 or one semester of college Spanish.

Enrollment Requirements: None

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Spanish 3 - Liberal Arts Transfer

Credits: 4

Catalog #20802213

Spanish 3 enhances complex communicative skills developed during previous semesters of study. Emphasis is placed on speaking and writing in extended contexts, focusing on presentational and interpersonal communication. Everyday situations, including eating out, travel and vacations, provide students an opportunity to expand their survival skills in Hispanic cultures. Language and critical thinking skills are expanded and deepened through reading, writing and speaking about health care, the environment, job interviews/resumes and relationships. Readings of cultural and literary significance, as well as a unit on art history, provide vehicles for discussion, presentation and composition. Some computer use is required for completing on-line homework assignments.

Prerequisite: Appropriate Score on World Language Placement Test or Spanish 2, 20-802-212 or two semester of college Spanish.

Enrollment Requirements: None

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Spanish 4 - Liberal Arts Transfer

Credits: 4

Catalog #20802214

This course reviews and expands upon key grammatical structures needed to communicate effectively in Spanish. It focuses on expanding vocabulary, increasing grammatical accuracy and achieving paragraph-length discourse. Using the target language, students read and discuss culturally centered texts, review and broaden grammatical knowledge, complete oral and written exercises, write compositions and make formal class presentations. Some computer use is required for completing on-line homework assignments.

Prerequisite: Appropriate score on World Language Placement test or Spanish 3, 20802213 or three semester of college Spanish.

Enrollment Requirements: None

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Spanish 5

Credits: 3

Catalog #20802215

Spanish 5 focuses on developing accuracy in written communication skills. Building on their experience in Spanish 4, students study Spanish grammar at greater breadth and depth than was required in previous courses, with the ultimate objective of improving their ability to write accurately in Spanish. Students read and analyze literary excerpts as the basis for active class discussion, presentation and composition.

Prerequisite: Appropriate score on World Language Placement Test or Spanish 4, 20802214 or four semesters of college Spanish.

Enrollment Requirements: None

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