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SPA 202 Intermediate Spanish II
Credit Hours:  4
Effective Term: Fall 2013
SUN#: SPA2202
AGEC: Global/International Awareness  
Credit Breakdown: 4 Lectures, 1 Lab
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F
Cross-Listed:


Description: Continued development of speaking, writing, listening and reading proficiency in Spanish at the Intermediate level. Continued study and appreciation of cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.

Prerequisites: SPA201 or instructor consent

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
Please note that the specific language used in these outcomes was approved by the LATF in Feb. 2007, and is mandated for articulation purposes.
READING:
1). Apply critical thinking skills to analyze and evaluate passages that have a clear, underlying internal structure.
DEMONSTRATE COMPREHENSION OF THE GIST AND A NUMBER OF DETAILS OF WRITTEN...
2). descriptions of objects, places, people, and events on topics expressing basic needs, factual, and subjective information.
3). passages expressing feelings, opinions, emotional reactions, volition, doubt, and contingent situations.
4). narrations of a series of events in present, past and future time frames.
WRITING, using an appropriate amount of creativity, improvisation and elaboration...
1). describe objects, places, people, and events.
2). express feelings, opinions, emotional reactions, and contingent situations.
3). narrate a series of events in present, past, and future time frames.
4). employ the writing process (e.g. organizing thoughts, composing, revising, proofreading) on increasingly complex topics.
5). give instructions or commands.
SPEAKING, using an appropriate amount of creativity, improvisation, and elaboration....
1). describe objects, places, people, and events.
2). express feelings, opinions, emotional reactions, volition, doubt, and contingent situations.
3). narrate a series of events in present, past, and future time frames.
4). initiate, respond, and maintain face-to-face conversations with a moderate amount of spontaneity, using present and past tenses.
5). give intructions or commands.
LISTENING, from a speaker who uses natural pace and articulation, aurally comprehend the gist and numerous details of...
1). descriptions of objects, places, people, and events on topics containing subjective information.
2). beliefs, feelings, opinions, emotional reactions, and contingent situations.
3). narrations of a series of events in present, past, and future time frames.
CULTURE:
Interpret cultural norms, values, beliefs and regional variations within areas where Spanish is spoken/used.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Please note that the LATF uses the terminology "goals," rather than "standards." (http://az.transfer.org/cas/atass/student/language.html)
Reading:
1). Derive meaning from and demonstrate comprehension of Spanish from connected texts and/or complex texts.
2). Apply critical thinking skills to analyze and evaluate texts which have clear, underlying internal structure.
Writing: (with a moderately sympathetic audience, given the level of the task)
1). Create increasingly complex sentences in writing.
2). Describe and narrate in coherent, unified paragraphs.
3). Follow the writing process (i.e., organizing, revising, proofreading) in Spanish.
Speaking (with an audience which is moderately sympathetic, given the level of the task):
1). Respond to unanticipated questions on increasingly complex topics.
2). Maintain a conversation on increasingly complex topics with moderate accuracy.
Listening:
Demonstrate comprehension of main ideas of lengthy aural discourse of increasingly complex topics.
CULTURE:
Demonstrate further understanding of norms, values, and beliefs of areas where Spanish language is spoken/used.