2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Aug 13, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPAN 102 - Elementary Spanish

4 CR
Review of elements of basic and advanced grammar, conversation, and comprehension practices. Reporting on cultural aspects and simple short stories in the language for individual credit. Lab Fee

Requisites: Take SPAN 101  with at least a grade of C.


General Education Requirement: Effective Communication - General Education Core
Michigan Transfer Agreement Requirement: Humanities and Fine Arts
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Students will demonstrate the ability to speak using the past tense of regular and irregular verbs in the preterit and imperfect tenses as well as the use of the subjunctive, culture, conditional, and present and past participle forms of the verbs. Students will also exhibit the use of direct and indirect object pronouns, adjective, noun, and subject verb agreement. Students will speak using vocabulary learned during the course to discuss past times, shopping, traveling, health, professions, technology and other appropriate topics pertinent to daily life.
  2. Students will demonstrate the ability to understand spoken Spanish mainly in the present tense and some past tense forms. They will exhibit the understanding of vocabulary covering classroom vocabulary, personal and family topics, expressing desires and preferences, describing daily routines, making comparisons, food and restaurant vocabulary.
  3. Students will demonstrate the ability to write using the appropriate forms of the past tense of regular and irregular verbs in the preterit and imperfect tenses as well as the use of the subjunctive, future, conditional, and present and past participle forms of the verbs. Students will also exhibit the use of direct and indirect object pronouns, adjectives, nouns, and subject-verb agreement in their writing.
  4. Students will demonstrate the ability to understand written Spanish mainly in the present tense and some past tense forms. They will exhibit the understanding of vocabulary covering classroom vocabulary, personal and family topics, expressing desires and preferences, describing daily routines, making comparisons, food and restaurant vocabulary.
  5. Students will exhibit a broader understanding of Hispanic culture(s) through discussions and reading of history, literature, arts, and contributions of famous people from Hispanic countries.