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Spanish

Humanities Division

SPAN-01 ELEMENTARY SPANISH (CAN SPAN 2)
(CSU breadth area C2) 5 units: 5 hours lecture.
Advisory: ENGL-84.
This course will focus on the development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in a cultural context, with primary emphasis on communicative competency. Students will learn how to express in Spanish the most basic functions of everyday life. This course is not recommended for native speakers native speakers should enroll in SPAN-10. (10/03)

SPAN-02 ELEMENTARY SPANISH
(CSU breadth area C2) 5 units: 5 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: SPAN-01 or two years of high school Spanish.
SPAN-02 is the continuation of SPAN-01. This course will focus on the further development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in a cultural context with primary emphasis on communicative competency. Students will learn how to express in Spanish the most basic functions of everyday life. This course is recommended for students who have completed one year of high school Spanish; it is not recommended for native speakers. Native speakers should enroll in SPAN-11. (11/03)

SPAN-03 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH
(CSU breadth area C2) 5 units: 5 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: SPAN-02 or SPAN-11. Advisory: LRNR-30.
Intermediate Spanish is a continuation of SPAN-02 and SPAN-11. This course reviews and further develops grammatical concepts introduced in SPAN-02 and SPAN-11, as well as introduces the student to the remaining major linguistic concepts of the language. Through varied readings, composition, and discussion, the student will increase his or her vocabulary and cultural knowledge. (11/03)

SPAN-04 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH
5 units: 5 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: SPAN-03. Advisory: LRNR-30.
This course is a thorough review of the fundamentals of reading, writing, speaking, and understanding Spanish designed to aid the student in preparing for advanced studies in Spanish composition, grammar, and conversation, as well as literature in Spanish, history and culture. (11/03)

SPAN-10 SPANISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS
(CSU breadth area C2) 5 units: 5 hours lecture.
Advisory: ENGL-84 or high school ''Spanish 2 for Spanish Speakers.''
This course is designed for students who are fluent in Spanish and who are ready to develop literacy skills. The course will focus on extensive reading of all types of texts and their reworking in written form with the intention of expanding the vocabulary, creating an incipient awareness of linguistic registers, discussing items beyond the familial routine, improving written expression, and developing an appreciation for Hispanic culture as manifested in Spanish speaking countries and the U.S. (2/02)

SPAN-11 SPANISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS
(CSU Breadth C2) 5 units: 5 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: SPAN-10 or two years of ''Spanish for Spanish Speakers.'' Advisory: LRNR-30.
This course represents the continuation of SPAN-10. It is designed for students who are fluent in Spanish and who are ready to develop literacy skills. This course continues to focus on extensive reading of all types of texts and their reworking in written form with the intention of expanding the vocabulary, increasing the awareness of linguistic registers, discussing items beyond the familial routine, improving written expression -- particularly accentuation and spelling -- and developing an appreciation for Latino culture as manifested in any of the Spanish-speaking countries, including the USA. (9/04)

SPAN-39 ADVANCED SPANISH
1 unit: 3 hours by arrangement.
Prerequisite: SPAN-03.
This course is designed to acquaint the advanced student with specific items of Spanish language, literature, and culture, including history, political thought, and sociological change. Papers will be written which will enforce knowledge of these areas and critical analysis of current Spanish intellectual and social thinking. This course may be repeated three times. (3/00)


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