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SPAN 411 Intermediate Spanish

Units: 4

Hours: 54 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB

Prerequisite: SPAN 402 with a grade of "C" or better

Transferable: CSU; UC

CID: C-ID SPAN 200

This is first semester Intermediate Spanish. It is designed for students who have completed SPAN 402 or three years of high school Spanish. It provides refinement of skills attained in SPAN 402. Students will work toward the ability to create with the language without relying on learned responses, to understand main ideas in routine speech and to understand main ideas in written texts. Listening and reading comprehension continue to develop; speaking and writing will be comprehensible to a somewhat sympathetic native speaker. Students will develop the ability to respond in an unrehearsed manner on concrete topics in known situations. Written expression will meet limited personal needs and culturally appropriate language at a higher level of accuracy than found in SPAN 402. The student will continue acquisition of knowledge of geography, culture and people of regions where Spanish is spoken and of Spanish-speakers' contributions to North American and world cultures.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

PRODUCE AND COMPREHEND BASIC COURTESIES AND SIMPLE CONVERSATIONS ON STUDENT LIFE IN SPANISH (SLO#1).