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SPAN 2002

This is an archive of the Common Course Outlines prior to fall 2011. The current Common Course Outlines can be found at http://www.gpc.edu/programs/Common-Course-Outlines.   
Credit Hours   3   
Course Title   Intermediate Spanish II   
Prerequisite(s)   Spanish 2001 or permission of department chair   
Corequisite(s)   None Specified   
Catalog Description   
This course provides a comprehensive review of Spanish grammar and focuses on reading skills through cultural and literacy readings, which develop a deeper insight into the culture and peoples of Spain and Spanish America.
   
Expected Educational Results   
By the end of the semester, the student should be able to:
A. Illustrate a command of the grammatical structures comprising the indicative present, past, and future tenses of Spanish. This competency is to be demonstrated by producing spoken and written sentences and paragraphs in the Spanish language.
B. Illustrate a command of the grammatical structures comprising the subjunctive mood as well as an understanding of the circumstances precipitating its use. This competency is to be demonstrated by producing spoken and written sentences and paragraphs in the Spanish language.
C. Illustrate a more sophisticated command of spoken Spanish than is required in Spanish 1001, 1002 and 2001. This competency is to be demonstrated by short discussions in Spanish between two or more students or between student and instructor on topics covered in course material.
D. Demonstrate a command of active vocabulary expanded from that acquired in Spanish 1001, 1002 and 2001 by oral and written use of such vocabulary.
E. Demonstrate a growing knowledge and understanding of cultural manifestations of daily living found in Hispanic countries by being able to explain them and how they differ from practices common in North America.
F. Demonstrate a fluency and pronunciation superior to what is normally acquired in Spanish 1001, 1002 and 2001. To be demonstrated and evaluated simultaneously with items A, B and C above.

General Education Outcomes   
None Specified
   
Course Content   
A. The Present Tense
B. The Past Tense
C. The Future Tense
D. The Conditional Tense
E. The Present and Past Perfect Tense
F. The Subjective Mood
G. Reading and Writing

Assessment of Outcome Objectives   
A. Course Grade

Major Exams ……………………………………(% at Instructors discretion)
Participation …………………………………… (% at Instructors discretion)
Final Exam ………………………………………10 – 30%
Total ……………………………………………100%

The Foreign Language Department will ensure course content integrity through use of common final exams for all sections of Spanish taught in the college. These final exams will be put together from exams recommended by the textbook publisher of the text being used.

Use of Assessment Findings

The results of departmental finals will be the subject of professional development discussions about implications for instructional improvement and curriculum change.

Last Revised: Aug. 12, 2011
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