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

SPA 202 - Intermediate Spanish II [SUN# SPA 2202]

4 Credits, 4 Contact Hours
4 lecture periods 0 lab periods
Continuation of SPA 201 . Includes intermediate grammar structures and vocabulary contexts in oral and written forms and use of a variety of materials in the target language and cultures to promote proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Also includes reading selections from authentic media, advanced conversation and discussions, and compositions using intermediate grammar structures.

Prerequisite(s): SPA 201  or required score on Spanish assessment test.
Information: Students may only earn credit for SPA 202 or 203.
Gen-Ed: Meets AGEC - Options and G; Meets CTE A&H and G.



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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate Spanish speaking skills by using comprehensible intermediate level structures, vocabulary and pronunciation
  2. Identify the main idea and some detail when listening to familiar material or authentic speech and/or answer questions and/or follow instructions in Spanish
  3. Recognize main ideas and identify some facts of an intermediate-level written text in Spanish based on familiar or authentic material
  4. Write and/or respond in writing to questions on familiar topics to express recommendations, wishes, commands, doubt, emotions and/or possibility  
  5. Demonstrate cultural awareness through speaking and/or writing regarding current events and/or salient traditions in Spanish speaking regions

Outline:
  1. Speaking
    1. Ask and answer questions using subjunctive mood in the present tense  
    2. Engage in simple conversations on a variety of topics
    3. Express conjecture, probability, future plans and activities
    4. Predict future occurrences using adverbial clauses
    5. Give advice and recommendations in the various tenses
    6. Produce and respond to suggestions
    7. Respond appropriately to oral and written questions posed in the course
    8. Produce intelligible pronunciation of Spanish words
  2. Listening
    1. Identify the main idea and specific details in oral speech and authentic selections (such as: interviews, video-clips and songs)
    2. Ask for clarification when listening to oral speech
    3. Anticipate and predict information when listening to oral speech
    4. Answer questions and follow instructions in response to oral speech
  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. Indicate both the main idea and specific details when reading a text based largely on familiar, and/or authentic material
  4. Writing Skills
    1. Apply appropriate spelling and grammar (such as present and past tenses in the subjunctive mood, compound perfect tenses, “si” clauses, future and conditional tenses)
    2. Respond in writing to intermediate-level questions based on known topics
    3. Write organized short compositions on a variety of topics to express conjecture, probability, future plans and activities   
  5. Cultural awareness
    1. Discuss current events in Spanish speaking regions
    2. Compare and contrast salient traditions in Spanish speaking regions to personal experiences


Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2017/18