Welcome | Admission | Enrollment | Fees | Payment | Book Information
Financial Assistance | Campus Services Other Programs

Spanish

Additional hours to be arranged in the Modern Language Lab for Spanish 1 and 2.

SPAN 1, Elementary Spanish I   5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC Foreign Language (required for UC only) • Prerequisite: None.

This course, using the Natural Approach, introduces the students to basic vocabulary and fundamental sentence structure in the present and preterit tenses. Basic aural and reading comprehension is developed and students hold simple conversations and write short compositions about present and past actions. This course is taught in Spanish, except in the case of linguistic difficulty as determined by the professor. Language lab is required.

3195   7:45a-9:15a TThF   DRSCHR 208   Bolívar-Owen E

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3196   9:30a-11:00a TThF   DRSCHR 208   Bolívar-Owen E

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3197   9:30a-11:55a MW   DRSCHR 217   Zamudio-Brooks M G

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3198   12:45p-2:15p TThF BUNDY 240   Barriodemendoza M

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

Above section 3198 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

3199   12:45p-3:10p TTh   DRSCHR 208   Bolívar-Owen E

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3200   2:30p-4:55p TTh   BUS 201   Schaffer S C

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

4459   5:00p-7:25p MW DRSCHR 217   Rodríguez Jeannette

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

4460   6:30p-8:55p MW   DRSCHR 214   Figueroa A B

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

4461   7:30p-9:55p TTh   MC 12   Quiñones H C

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

SPAN 2, Elementary Spanish II   5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Arts and Humanities), Foreign Language (required for UC only) • Prerequisite: Spanish 1*.

This course is a continuation of Spanish 1. Using the Natural Approach, this course stresses basic vocabulary and fundamental sentence structure in the past and future indicative tenses and the subjunctive mood. The course develops basic aural and reading comprehension. Students hold simple conversations and write short compositions in the past and future. They read simple texts and further study Spanish and Latin American culture. Language laboratory is required.

*The prerequisite for this course is comparable to two years of high school Spanish.

3201   7:45a-9:15a MWF   DRSCHR 213   Quevedo J B

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3202   8:30a-10:00a TThF   DRSCHR 214   Mizuki A H

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3203   9:30a-11:00a MWF   DRSCHR 213   Quevedo J B

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3204   12:45p-2:15p MWF   DRSCHR 213   Quevedo J B

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

4462   7:30p-9:55p TTh   HSS 203   Kim Yunsook

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

SPAN 3, Intermediate Spanish I   5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: Spanish 2*.

This course is taught through thematic units in Spanish on a variety of current and cultural topics. In addition, this course reviews Spanish grammar, emphasizing idiomatic constructions and expressions. Emphasis is also placed on the use of learned structures in compositions. Reading skills and basic literary analysis are developed using selected readings from Spanish and Spanish-American literature.

*The prerequisite for this course is comparable to three years of high school Spanish.

3205   2:30p-4:55p MW   HSS 153   Zárate S

Above section 3205 is part of the Scholars Program and is recommended for, but not limited to, students in the Scholars Program. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/scholars for additional information.

4463   5:00p-7:25p TTh DRSCHR 217   Vogel-Zuiderweg L

Above section 4463 is part of the Scholars Program and is recommended for, but not limited to, students in the Scholars Program. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/scholars for additional information.

SPAN 4, Intermediate Spanish II   5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: Spanish 3*.

This course is taught through thematic units in Spanish on a variety of current and cultural topics. This course provides an in-depth review of Spanish grammar, idioms, and vocabulary. Developing a more sophisticated and structurally advanced writing style is also emphasized. Reading comprehension and literary analysis are developed using selected readings from Spanish and Spanish-American literature. This course is taught in Spanish except in cases of linguistic difficulty as determined by the professor.

*The prerequisite for this course is comparable to four years of high school Spanish.

3206   2:30p-4:55p TTh   HSS 151   Candelaria C

Above section 3206 is part of the Scholars Program and is recommended for, but not limited to, students in the Scholars Program. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/scholars for additional information.

4464   7:30p-9:55p MW   DRSCHR 217   Ndoley M N

Above section 4464 is part of the Scholars Program and is recommended for, but not limited to, students in the Scholars Program. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/scholars for additional information.

SPAN 8, Conversational Spanish (2,2)   2 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: Spanish 2.

This course provides an opportunity to acquire intermediate fluency in spoken Spanish with emphasis on natural, colloquial usage. This course is taught in Spanish except in cases of linguistic difficulty as determined by the professor.

3207   12:45p-1:50p MW   DRSCHR 221   Nieman N D

SPAN 9, The Civilization of Spain   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: Spanish 3.

This course traces the development of Spanish culture from prehistoric times to the present. It explores the geography, history, literature, music, art, and the customs of the major cultural and linguistic regions of Spain. The course will be taught in Spanish except in cases of linguistic difficulty as determined by the professor.

3208   11:15a-12:35p MW   GYM 115   Nieman N D

SPAN 11, Spanish for Native Speakers I   5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA Foreign Language (required for UC only) • Prerequisite: None.

This course is designed for students who speak Spanish at home and who need to improve their vocabulary and knowledge of the grammar as well as their spelling, writing skills, and reading comprehension. Formal aspects of the language will be stressed including: spelling, punctuation, and accentuation. In addition, there is a focus on formal writing and the writing process. Reading, reading strategies and comprehension as well as basic literary analysis are stressed. This course is taught in Spanish except in cases of linguistic difficulty as determined by the professor. Language lab is required.

Students may receive credit for either Spanish 1 or Spanish 11, but not both.

3209   12:45p-3:10p TTh   DRSCHR 214   Anderson R A

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

Above section 3209 is part of the Latino Center Adelante program and is recommended for but not limited to students in the program. See Special Programs section of class schedule for additional information.

3210   1:30p-4:50p MW   BUS 201   Anderson R A

   Arrange-1.5 Hours    DRSCHR 219   

Above section 3210 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 05. Above section 3210 is part of the Latino Center Adelante program and is recommended for but not limited to students in the program. See Special Programs section of class schedule for additional information.

SPAN 12, Spanish for Native Speakers 2    5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities), Foreign Language (required for UC only) • Prerequisite: Spanish 11 or equivalent.

This is the second semester of an accelerated sequence of two designed for students whose native language is Spanish but have had little academic training in the language. In addition to a review of tenses from Spanish 11 and continued study of accent rules and orthography, the second semester will focus on advanced grammar concepts including subjunctive tenses (simple and compound) and the sequence of tenses. Composition skills taught in Spanish 11 will be strengthened in Spanish 12. There will also be a focus on reading strategies and vocabulary building. This course is taught in Spanish except in cases of linguistic difficulty as determined by the professor.

3211   9:30a-11:55a MW   DRSCHR 221   Anderson R A

Above section 3211 is part of the Latino Center Adelante program and is recommended for but not limited to students in the program. See Special Programs section of class schedule for additional information.

SPAN 31A, Practical Spanish (3,3)   3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course is designed for the student with no previous knowledge of Spanish and develops basic conversation skills in the present tense. It emphasizes the use of set-up phrases, idiomatic expressions, correct pronunciation, development of useful thematic vocabulary and the ability to communicate at a practical and basic level. This course is taught in Spanish except in cases of linguistic difficulty as determined by the professor.

3212   12:45p-2:50p TTh   MC 16   Mizuki A H

Above section 3212 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 06.

3213   2:30p-4:35p TTh   BUNDY 217   Barriodemendoza M

Above section 3213 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 06, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

4465   5:00p-7:05p MW   LA 214   Burke V

Above section 4465 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 05.

 Previous | Next