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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.

3036   7:45a-9:15a TThF   DRSCHR 208   Bolívar-Owen E

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3037   9:30a-11:00a MWF   MC 5   González Ca

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3038   9:30a-11:00a TThF   DRSCHR 208   Bolívar-Owen E

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3039   11:10a-12:40p MWF   DRSCHR 213   Zarate S

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3040   12:45p-3:10p TTh   DRSCHR 208   Bolívar-Owen E

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3041   2:30p-4:55p MW   DRSCHR 221   Erickson M P

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3042   2:30p-4:55p TTh   HSS 252   Burke V

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3043   Arrange-3.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Erickson M P

   7:30p-9:35p T   DRSCHR 221   Erickson M P

   Arrange-.5 Hours    DRSCHR 219   

Above section 3043 is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

3044   Arrange-3.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Erickson M P

   7:30p-9:35p W   DRSCHR 221   Erickson M P

   Arrange-.5 Hours    DRSCHR 219   

Above section 3044 is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4455   5:00p-7:25p MW   DRSCHR 217   Rodríguez Jeannette

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

4456   7:30p-9:55p MW   HSS 255   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.

3045   7:45a-9:15a MWF   DRSCHR 213   Quevedo J B

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3046   9:30a-11:00a MW   DRSCHR 217   Schaffer S C

           9:30a-11:00a F   DRSCHR 218   Schaffer S C

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3047   11:10a-12:40p TThF   DRSCHR 214   Mizuki A H

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

Above section 3047 is scheduled through the Student Activity hour. Students choosing to participate in student activities should enroll in another section.

3048   12:45p-2:15p MWF   DRSCHR 213   Quevedo J B

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3049   2:30p-4:55p TTh   MC 12   Schaffer S C

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

4457   5:00p-7:25p MW   MC 12   Vogel-Zuiderweg

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

4458   7:30p-9:55p TTh   HSS 152   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.

3050   9:30a-11:00a TThF   DRSCHR 222   Barriodemendoza M

Above section 3050 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.

3051   11:10a-12:40p MW   MC 16   Zamudio Brooks M G

   11:10a-12:40p F   DRSCHR 221   Zamudio Brooks M G

Above section 3051 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.

4459   7:30p-9:55p TTh   HSS 153   Figueroa A B

Above section 4459 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.

3052   2:30p-4:55p TTh   MC 11   Candelaria C

Above section 3052 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.

4460   7:30p-9:55p MW   HSS 204   Ndoley M N

Above section 4460 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.

3053   12:45p-2:50p T   DRSCHR 214   Buzatu A

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.

3054   9:30a-11:00a MWF   DRSCHR 213   Quevedo J B

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3055   1:30p-4:50p MW   MC 11   Anderson R A

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

Above section 3055 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 05 to May 30. Above section 3055 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.

3056   9:30a-11:55a MW   DRSCHR 221   Anderson R A

Above section 3056 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 20, Latin American Civilization    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B, OR 4 (Humanities, Social & Behavioral Sciences) • Advisory: Spanish 3 level skills.

This course introduces students to the development of Latin American culture from pre-Columbian times to the present. It will explore history, literature, art music, geography, archeology, culture, customs and traditions of Spanish America. This course will be taught in Spanish.

3057   3:45p-5:05p TTh   HSS 205   Buzatu A

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.

3058   8:30a-10:30a MW   DRSCHR 115   Mizuki A H

Above section 3058 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 05 to May 30.

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