2021-2022 Preliminary Yavapai College Catalog 
    
    Apr 16, 2021  
2021-2022 Preliminary Yavapai College Catalog

SPA 201 - Intermediate Spanish I

SPA 2201.
Description: Development of speaking, writing, listening, and reading proficiency in Spanish at the novice high level. Culture of the Spanishspeaking world.

Prerequisites: SPA 102  or placement exam. Reading Proficiency.

Credits: 4
Lecture: 4
Course Content:
  1. Descriptions of objects, places, people, and events on topics of a subjective nature (e.g., technology, politics, personal relationships, the environment)
  2. Preterit tense
  3. Imperfect tense
  4. Subjunctive versus indicative mood in noun, adjectival, and adverbial clauses
  5. Commands
  6. Future tense
  7. Present subjunctive
  8. Present perfect indicative
  9. Present perfect subjunctive
  10. The writing process in Spanish
  11. Description of cultural norms, values, beliefs, and regional variations of areas where Spanish is spoken/used
  12. Historical events and figures as well as literary works from the Spanish-speaking world

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe objects, places, and people with a moderate amount of creativity and improvisation on topics of a subjective nature (e.g., technology, politics, personal relationships, the environment). (1, AH3)
  2. Narrate a series of events with a moderate amount of elaboration. (1-9, AH3)
  3. Maintain (i.e., initiate, respond, and contribute to) simple face-to-face conversations with a somewhat sympathetic speaker (or equivalent) with some spontaneity. (1-9, AH3)
  4. Hypothesize about the future (e.g., I will be there.) and express contingent events (e.g., When she finishes the exam, we can leave.). (4,6,7, AH3)
  5. Express situations of volition and doubt with some elaboration (e.g., My sister wants me to move to Tucson., I doubt that you can cook tamales., Leave!). (4,6, AH3)
  6. Emotionally react to facts with some elaboration (e.g., It's sad that your brother is sick.). (4,6, AH3)
  7. Employ the writing process (e.g., organizing thought, composing, revising, peer review, proofreading) in Spanish. (10, AH4,AH5)
  8. Describe cultural norms, values, beliefs, and regional variations of areas where Spanish is spoken/used. (11, AH4, AH5, ERG,GIH)
  9. Analyze key historical figures and events of the Spanish-speaking world. (12, AH1,AH2,ERG,GIH)
  10. Evaluate key literay works from Hispanic authors. (12, AH1,AH2,AH6,ERG,GIH)
  11. Recognize literary movements unique to Latin-American writers. (GIH)

Required Assessment:
  1. An impromptu oral (i.e., speaking) exam, interview, or presentation
  2. An aural (i.e., listening) exam or demonstration