Jul 06, 2020
SPA 102 - Beginning Spanish II SPA 1102.
Description: Development of speaking, writing, listening, and reading proficiency in Spanish at the novice mid/novice high level. Culture of the Spanish-speaking world.
Prerequisites: SPA 101 or SPA 132 or placement exam.
- Descriptions of objects, places, people, and events on topics of a factual nature (e.g., vacations, leisure activities, holidays, health, household chores)
- Gustar construction
- Narrations using the preterite and imperfect tenses
- Direct object pronouns
- Indirect object pronouns
- Double object pronouns
- Verbs expressing emotions (e.g., to get angry, to cry)
- Exploration of Internet sites
- Recognition of simple cultural norms, beliefs, and regional variations of areas where Spanish is spoken/used
- Describe objects, places, and people with some evidence of creativity and improvisation on topics of a factual nature. (1)
- Express feelings and opinions with limited elaboration (e.g., I prefer living in Prescott because the weather is nice). (3,9)
- Narrate a series of events that took place in the past using the past tenses with limited elaboration. (4)
- Explain likes and dislikes of objects, places, people, and events with some elaboration (e.g., I like tamales because my family eats them at Christmas). (2)
- Maintain (i.e., to initiate, respond, and contribute to) simple face-to-face conversations with limited spontaneity using present tense and some use of the past tenses. (1,4)
- Combine ideas using object pronouns, conjunctions, and prepositions with infrequent usage (e.g., I don't have the pen; I gave it to Mary.). (5-8)
- Identify simple cultural norms, beliefs, and regional variations of areas where Spanish is spoken/used. (11)
- Explore Internet sites relating to the culture of the Spanish-speaking world. (10,11)