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SPAN 2610

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 Conversation And Composition
Prerequisite(s) Spanish 2002 or permission of the department chair
Corequisite(s) None Specified
Catalog Description
This course provides intensive training and accurate expression in both the spoken and the written language, based on a grammar review and vocabulary acquisition.

Expected Educational Results
By the end of the semester the student should be able to:
A. Illustrate a more sophisticated command of spoken Spanish by participating in classroom discussions. This competency to be demonstrated by brief discussions in Spanish between two or more students or between student and instructor on topics covered in the course material.
B. Demonstrate a command of vocabulary, by oral and written use of such vocabulary, in classroom discussions and written work.
C. Demonstrate a growing knowledge of cultural manifestations of daily living found in Hispanic countries by being able to express their opinions orally or in writing.
D. Demonstrate a command of the Spanish language by being able to accurately understand oral and written information presented and being able to disseminate it for daily use.
E. Demonstrate a fluency and pronunciation superior to the elementary courses, by being able to do oral presentations and classroom conversations regarding the topics covered.
F. Expand on the structure of the Spanish language by reviewing grammatical concepts demonstrated in the student's written and oral work.

General Education Outcomes
None Specified

Course Content
A. Review of grammatical concepts covered in 1001 - 2002 to improve oral and written work.
B. Reading, Writing and Oral work

Assessment of Outcome Objectives
Course Grade:
Major Exams     (% at Instructors discretion)
Participation       (% at Instructors discretion)
Final Exam         20 - 30 %
Total                 100%
The Foreign Language Department will ensure course content integrity through the use of common final exams for all sections taught in the college. The final exam will be put together from exams recommended by the textbook publishers of the text being used and/or the full-time Spanish faculty.

Last Revised: Aug. 12, 2011
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