Jun 15, 2024  
2024-2025 College Catalog 
    
2024-2025 College Catalog

SPA 102 - Elementary Spanish II [SUN# SPA 1102]

4 Credits, 4 Contact Hours
4 lecture periods 0 lab periods
Continuation of SPA 101 . Includes further development of oral and written forms, additional grammatical structures, interpersonal transactions, and geographical and cultural differences. Also includes an emphasis on balancing more complex structures with active communication.

Prerequisite(s): SPA 101  or SPA 103  or required score on Spanish assessment test.
Information:  Prerequisite(s) may be waived with one year of high school Spanish. See an instructor, advisor, or counselor. Students may only earn credit for SPA 102 or 103
Gen-Ed: Meets AGEC - Options; Meets CTE - A&H.



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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate Spanish speaking skills by expressing events in the past and/or present tense with comprehensible grammar and pronunciation.
  2. Use Spanish listening strategies to identify specific details, and/or ask and respond to questions.
  3. Use reading strategies to identify main ideas, cognates, sequence of events, and/or familiar words.
  4. Demonstrate in written Spanish the ability to narrate in the present and/or past tense.
  5. Demonstrate cultural awareness through speaking and/or writing to identify Spanish-speaking regions and countries in the world, and/or explain cultural topics.

Outline:
  1. Speaking
    1. Ask and answer questions about past and/or present experiences
    2. Discuss past events in logical order
    3. Describe habitual or routine activities in the past and/or present tense
    4. Discuss preferred activities in different situations
    5. Produce a short conversation with someone
    6. Produce responses to questions of familiar topics
    7. Produce intelligible pronunciation of Spanish words
  2. Listening
    1. Identify the main idea and some detail when listening to a passage based largely on known material.
    2. Recognize the main idea and some detail of a simple authentic text or one not primarily based on known material.
    3. Demonstrate comprehension of simple questions based on known topics.
  3. Reading
    1. Apply reading strategies to identify the main idea, recognize cognates and false cognates, and use verb tense recognition and previous knowledge to make intelligent guesses.
    2. Demonstrate understanding of both the main idea and some detail when reading a text based largely on known material and cognates.
    3. Recognize the main idea and some detail of a simple authentic text or one not primarily based on known material.
  4. Writing Skills
    1. Apply reasonably accurate spelling, grammar and punctuation
    2. Formulate and/or answer simple questions based on known topics.
    3. Write a narration in the past and/or present tense.
    4. Produce simple autobiographical information
    5. Describe habitual or routine activities in the past and/or present tense
    6. Discuss preferred activities in different situations
  5. Cultural Awareness
    1. Identify Spanish speaking regions throughout the world
    2. Locate Spanish speaking countries on a map
    3. Recognize specific cultural practices


Effective Term:
Fall 2024