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Additional hours to be arranged in the Modern Language Lab for Elementary Spanish.

Some of the courses listed in this section are accompanied by Supplemental Instruction. Supplemental Instruction (SI) is an academic assistance program that utilizes free peer-assisted weekly study sessions to help students learn the most difficult course content. For more information, please see the SI website at www.smc.edu/si.

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.

3179   7:45a-9:15a TThF   DRSCHR 208   Bolívar-Owen E

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3180   9:30a-11:00a TThF   DRSCHR 208   Bolívar-Owen E

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3181   9:30a-11:55a MW   DRSCHR 217   Trives T

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3182   12:00p-2:25p MW   DRSCHR 217   Trives T

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

Above section 3182 is accompanied by weekly Supplemental Instruction sessions which provide academic assistance to enrolled students. SI sessions will be held two times per week for one hour each during the semester to promote student success. Please see the SI sessions schedule at www.smc.edu/si for days, times and locations.

3183   12:45p-2:15p MWF   LA 214   Barriodemendoza M

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3184   12:45p-3:10p TTh   DRSCHR 208   Bolívar-Owen E

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3185   2:30p-4:55p MW   LA 136   Buzatu A

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3186   2:30p-4:55p TTh   DRSCHR 217   Candelaria C

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3187   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 3187 is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

3188   Arrange-3.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Erickson M P

   7:30p-9:35p Th   DRSCHR 222   Erickson M P

   Arrange-.5 Hours    DRSCHR 219   

Above section 3188 is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4462   5:00p-7:25p MW   LA 214   Rodríguez Jeannette

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

4463   7:30p-9:55p MW   HSS 205   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.

3189   7:45a-10:10a MW   BUNDY 152   Kim Yunsook

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

Above section 3189 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

3190   9:30a-11:00a MWF   BUS 201   Zárate S

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3191   9:30a-11:00a TThF   HSS 203   Mizuki A H

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3192   1:00p-2:30p MWF   BUS 263   González Ca

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

3193   2:30p-4:55p TTh   BUNDY 217   Schaffer S C

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

Above section 3193 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

4464   5:00p-7:25p TTh   HSS 151   Burke V

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

4465   7:30p-9:55p MW   BUS 105   Ndoley M N

   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.

3194   9:30a-11:00a MWF   BUS 263   Zamudio Brooks M G

4466   5:00p-7:25p MW   DRSCHR 217   Vogel-Zuiderweg L

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.

3196   2:30p-4:55p MW   BUNDY 157   Figueroa A B

Above section 3196 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

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.

3197   2:45p-4:55p M   DRSCHR 217   Trives T

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.

3198   1:30p-4:50p MW   MC 11   Anderson R A

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

Above section 3198 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 04. Above section 3198 is recommended for but not limited to students in the Adelante program.

3199   2:30p-4:55p TTh   DRSCHR 222   Anderson R A

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

Above section 3199 is recommended for but not limited to students in the Adelante program.

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.

3200   9:30a-11:55a MW   DRSCHR 221   Anderson R A

Above section 3200 is recommended for but not limited to students in the Adelante program.

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.

3201   1:00p-3:05p TTh   BUNDY 154   Mizuki A H

Above section 3201 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 11 to Jun 05, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

3202   2:30p-4:35p MW   BUS 207   Burke V

Above section 3202 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 04.

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