Apr 13, 2021
SPAN& 222 - Spanish V5 Credits
SPAN& 222 is an intermediate course designed to help students further develop grammatical concepts introduced during the beginning Spanish course series as well as read and analyze works of literature and identify major themes related to the history and culture of Spanish-speaking people. It continues instruction and practice in all four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. The class will be conducted exclusively in Spanish.
Pre-requisite(s) SPAN& 221 min 1.5
Course Note Previously SPAN 202.
Designed to Serve Transfer students who need to fulfill a language requirement; students needing Humanities distribution credits ; students interested in Spanish language and cultures.
Active Date 2011-08-09
Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 25
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions: AA Humanities Area I
A student who completes this course successfully will have gained proficiency in:
Discussing geography, demography, technology, women and menÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½s roles, business practices, and beliefs and ideologies in Spanish-speaking cultures and their relationship with English-speaking US culture.
Analyzing literary and cultural texts.
The following topics will be covered.
–Geography, Demography, and Technology in Spanish-speaking countries
–Gender and Culture in Spanish-speaking Countries: Social Practices, Education, Labor and Law
–United States and Latin American Relations: History, Motives and Goals
–Beliefs and Ideologies in Spanish-speaking countries: Religion
El Nieto by Antonio BenÃÆÂtez Rojo
La IWM Mil by Alicia YÃÆÂ¡ÃÆÂ±ez Cossio
Rosamunda by Carmen Laforet
La United Fruit Co. by Pablo Neruda
Espuma y nada mÃÆÂ¡s by Hernando TÃÆÂ©llez
Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate basic proficiency in speaking Spanish and understanding spoken Spanish.
Demonstrate basic ability to read and write Spanish.
Demonstrate an understanding of Spanish-speaking cultures and their relationship with English-speaking U.S. culture.
Demonstrate awareness of the importance of effective communication in an increasingly global society.
Demonstrate knowledge of basic concepts of literary analysis.
Students identify some major works of Spanish Literature.
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