SPN-1002 Elementary Spanish II
To apply analytical and problem-solving skills to personal, social and professional issues and situations.
To communicate orally and in writing, socially and interpersonally.
To develop an awareness of the contributions made to civilization by the diverse cultures of the world.
To understand and use contemporary technology effectively and to understand its impact on the individual and society.
To work and study effectively both individually and in collaboration with others.
To understand what it means to act ethically and responsibly as an individual in one's career and as a member of society.
To develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle, mentally, physically and spiritually.
To appreciate the ongoing values of learning, self-improvement and career planning.
1. Demonstrate speaking ability in the TL.
2. Demonstrate listening skill in the TL.
3. Demonstrate reading ability in the TL.
4. Demonstrate writing ability in the TL.
5. Demonstrate elementary knowledge of the global Hispanic culture.
awareness of cultural diversity.
Outcome 1 - Student will speak comprehensibly in the target language.
Competency 1.1 Begin, sustain and close a brief conversation.
Competency 1.2 Ask and answer questions.
Competency 1.3 Speak in brief, but complete sentences.
Outcome 2 - Student will comprehend statements spoken in the TL.
Competency 2.1 Understand classroom instructions.
Competency 2.2 Understand classmates when they speak in TL during class activities.
Competency 2.3 Understand the main ideas in native speaker conversations during class activities.
Outcome 3 - Student will demonstrate comprehension of readings in the TL.
Competency 3.1 Guess the meaning of unknown words through cognate recognition, prefixes and suffixes and context clues.
Competency 3.2 Comprehend authentic materials containing basic vocabulary for thematic units studied.
Competency 3.3 Comprehend the main ideas in readings about material studied in class.
Outcome 4 - Student will write comprehensibly in the TL.
Competency 4.1 Write same information as oral exercises in class.
Competency 4.2 Write elementary paragraphs and narratives that could be understood by a native speaker.
Outcome 5 - Student will demonstrate elementary knowledge of global Hispanic culture.
Competency 5.1 Recognize and discuss cultural differences in material studied in class.
Competency 5.2 Understand origins of customs and traditions in other cultures.
Competency 5.3 Understand origins of customs and traditions in student's own culture.
Outcome 6 - Student will demonstrate awareness of cultural diversity.
Competency 6.1 Examine and reflect on personal and civic values and responsibilities in the global community.
Competency 6.2 Understand and develop sensitivity to language, values, customs and traditions of others.
8.1 Holidays, events and trips to the beach or country
8.2 Changes in emotions in the past
8.3 People and events
8.4 Indefinite ideas and quantities
8.5 Parties and celebrations
8.6 The preterite v. imperfect tense
8.7 Affirmative and negative expressions
8.8 Hace and Hace que
8.9 Santo Tomás de Chichicastenango
8.10 El árzol Arnulfo Romero
9.1 Air travel, lodging
9.2 Indirect pronouns
9.3 Getting around in the city
9.4 Give directions
9.5 Express desires
9.6 Make informal requests
9.7 Double object pronouns
9.8 Prepositions and adverbs of location
9.9 Negative tú commands
9.10 La República Dominicana: Santo Domingo
9.11 Escuela Latinoamericana de Ciencias Médicas
9.12 Puerto Rico: Estado Libre Asociado
10.1 Relationships and courtship
10.2 Recent actions, events, conditions
10.3 Receptions and banquets
10.4 Qualify actions
10.5 The present perfect tense
10.6 Reciprocal constructions with se, nos and os
10.7 Adverbs and adverbial expressions of time and sequence
10.8 Reflexive pronouns
10.9 Los novios en los países hispanoamericanos
10.10 Las bodas en el mundo hispano
11.1 Professions, the office and work
11.2 Statements of motive, intent
11.3 Periods of time
11.4 The job hunt, benefits and personal finances
11.5 Por and para
11.6 The Subjunctive Mood
11.7 Impersonal expressions with the subjunctive mood
11.8 Formation of the present subjunctive
11.9 Statements of volition
11.10 El canal de Panamá
11.11 Protocolo en los negocios en el mundo hispanohablante
12.1 Rural and urban locales and their activities and problems
12.2 Expressing emotion and opinion
12.3 Conservation or exploitation of natural resources
12.4 Hypothesis and expressions of doubt or uncertainty
12.5 Costa Rica: Puros ingredientes naturales
12.6 Costa Rica: Estación biológica
13.1 Television and other forms of popular culture
13.2 Anticipated actions
13.3 Artistic vocations
13.4 Unplanned or accidental occurrences
13.5 Completed actions and resulting conditions
13.6 Subjunctive with purpose and time clauses
13.7 Se for unplanned occurrences
13.8 Past participle used as an adjective
13.9 La cinematografía en Latinoamérica
14.1 Politics and elections
14.2 Future events
14.3 The media
14.4 Conjecture and probability
14.5 The present perfect subjunctive
14.6 El gobierno de Chile
14.7 La libertad de la prensa
15.1 Home electronics and computers
15.2 Statements in the past in the subjunctive mood
15.3 Hypothetical situations
15.4 Las telecomunicaciones en Uruguay
15.5 Equipos: En la palma de la mano
Conversational modeling in TL
Audio practice tracks
Voice recording response to audio prompts
Electronic flash cards
Electronic dasher drills
Question and answers
1. Text - Plazas - Lugar de encuentros with Heinle Learning Center*, 4th edition.
Robert Hershberger, Susan Navey-Davis, Guiomar Borrás A.
ISBN: 978-0-495-91379-5, Boston: Thomson-Heinle, 2012.
* This is an electronic book key code included with the text in a course text bundle in the IVCC Book Store
2. BlackBoard Course Shell
1.3. Assignments from text and resources
1.4. Minimum 2 hours per study unit from menu of homework activity options
1.5. Group work
1.6. Capstone Project Group Performance
1.7. Oral and written assessments
2. Formative Assessments - These assessments are not for grades; instead,
they provide information to help students to learn and the instructor to teach.
2.2 Classroom Assessment Techniques [CATs]
3. IVCC Grading Scale: <60%=F, 60-69%=D, 70-79%=C, 80-89%=B, 90-100%=A
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National Learning Standards for World Languages
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