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Additional hours to be arranged in the Modern Language Lab for Spanish 1 and 2 and 11.

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.

3267   7:45a-9:15a TThF   DRSCHR 208   Bolívar-Owen E

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3268   9:30a-11:00a MW   BUNDY 157   González C A

   9:30a-11:00a F   LA 214   González C A

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

Above section 3268 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

3269   9:30a-11:00a TThF   DRSCHR 208   Bolívar-Owen E

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3270   12:45p-3:10p TTh   DRSCHR 208   Arevalo L S

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3271   2:30p-4:55p MW   DRSCHR 217   Rois R P

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

4480   5:15p-7:40p MW   HSS 103   Rodríguez Jeannette

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

NEW 4481   7:30p-9:55p MW   DRSCHR 221   Zárate S

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

NEW 4482   7:30p-9:55p TTh   DRSCHR 213   Buzatu A

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

4483   7:30p-9:55p TTh   MC 5   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.

3272   7:45a-9:15a MWF   DRSCHR 213   Barriodemendoza M

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3273   8:00a-9:30a TThF   PAC 103   Mizuki A H

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3274   9:30a-11:00a MWF   DRSCHR 213   Zamudio Brooks M G

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3275   2:30p-4:55p TTh   BUNDY 239   Schaffer S C

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

Above section 3275 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

4484   7:30p-9:55p TTh   HSS 203   Ndoley M

   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.

3276   2:30p-4:55p MW   BUNDY 416   Figueroa A B

Above section 3276 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066. Above section 3276 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.

4485   5:00p-7:25p TTh   DRSCHR 217   Vogel-Zuiderweg L

Above section 4485 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 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.

3278   1:10p-2:10p MW   DRSCHR 213   Rois R P

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.

3279   9:30a-11:55a MW   DRSCHR 221   Anderson R A

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

Above section 3279 is part of the Adelante Program and is recommended for, but not limited to, students in the Adelante Program. See Special Programs section of class schedule for additional information.

3280   12:45p-3:10p TTh   DRSCHR 214   Anderson R A

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

Above section 3280 is part of the Adelante Program and is recommended for, but not limited to, students in the Adelante Program. See Special Programs section of class schedule for additional information.

3281   1:30p-4:50p MW   BUS 201   Anderson R A

   Arrange-1.5 Hours    DRSCHR 219   

Above section 3281 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 16 to Dec 04. Above section 3281 is part of the Adelante Program and is recommended for, but not limited to, students in the Adelante 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.

3282   11:15a-12:35p MW   DRSCHR 217   Buzatu A

SPAN 31A, Practical Spanish    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.

3283   12:45p-2:50p TTh   MC 16   Mizuki A H

Above section 3283 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 05.

3284   2:30p-4:35p TTh   BUNDY 235   Candelaria C

Above section 3284 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 05, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

4487   5:00p-7:05p MW   LA 214   Burke V

Above section 4487 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 16 to Dec 04.

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