Credit hours: 4
GEC categories: Skills
|Vistas 4th ed.||Blanco, Donley||Vista Higher Learning||978-1-61767-061-9|
|text used for both 1101 & 1102|
Website: (Texts can be purchased at VistaHigherLearning.com as well as bookstore)
Course Objectives: Course Objectives: Expected Learning Outcomes: In this course you will: 1. demonstrate basic communicative skills (e.g. speaking, listening, reading, and/or writing) in a language other than your native language. 2. learn about the cultural contexts and manifestations of the peoples who speak Spanish. 3. recognize and understand differences and similarities between the cultures and communities of the Spanish language and your own.
Course Content: Course Content: Learn how to introduce yourself and others; discuss your classes, daily activities, and hobbies; describe your family and friends; learn how to talk about your living space, your city; talk about food and nutrition. · Explore and compare the products, practices, and perspectives of people from different parts of the Spanish-speaking world using the Internet and other up-to-date, authentic sources. · Read a variety of authentic texts. · Write short paragraphs and description, and develop competence in pronunciation.
Method of Presentation: Instructor presentation, individual and choral response, review of daily written and video activities (manual), online audio activities
Method of Evaluation: 15% participation/attendance (in-class performance) 10% daily preparation / tarea (HW) 10% in-class quizzes 50% chapter tests 15% final exam