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Many SMC classes require the use of a computer with Internet access to reach class resources and/or to complete assignments and/or take exams. To locate a computer lab on campus go to www.smc.edu/acadcomp and click on the “Labs” link.

Spanish

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

Most sections require the use of a computer with Internet access for class resources and/or to complete assignments.

SPAN 1, Elementary Spanish I 5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU C-ID: SPAN 100. IGETC Foreign Language (required for UC only) Prerequisite: None.

Students may receive credit for either Spanish 1 & 2 sequence, or Spanish 11, but not both.

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.

3411 7:45a-9:15a MWF DRSCHR 221 Erickson M P

Arrange-1 Hour DRSCHR 219

3412 7:45a-9:15a TThF DRSCHR 208 Zamudio Brooks M G

Arrange-1 Hour DRSCHR 219

3413 9:30a-11:00a MWF DRSCHR 221 Erickson M P

Arrange-1 Hour DRSCHR 219

3414 9:30a-11:00a TThF DRSCHR 208 Candelaria C

Arrange-1 Hour DRSCHR 219

3415 12:45p-2:15p MWF DRSCHR 217 Erickson M P

Arrange-1 Hour DRSCHR 219

3416 2:30p-4:55p MW MC 12 Mizuki A H

Arrange-1 Hour DRSCHR 219

4462 5:00p-7:25p MW MC 16 Gambini F

Arrange-1 Hour DRSCHR 219

4463 7:30p-9:55p MW DRSCHR 217 Quiñones H C

Arrange-1 Hour DRSCHR 219

SPAN 2, Elementary Spanish II 5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU C-ID: SPAN 110. IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities), Foreign Language (required for UC only) Prerequisite: Spanish 1*.

Students may receive credit for either Spanish 1 & 2 sequence, or Spanish 11, but not both.

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.

3417 9:30a-11:00a MWF LA 214 Zárate S

Arrange-1 Hour DRSCHR 219

3418 2:30p-4:55p TTh LA 214 Schaffer S C

Arrange-1 Hour DRSCHR 219

4464 5:00p-7:25p MW DRSCHR 217 Arévalo L H

Arrange-1 Hour DRSCHR 219

4465 7:30p-9:55p TTh LA 214 Ndoley M N

Arrange-1 Hour DRSCHR 219

SPAN 3, Intermediate Spanish I 5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU C-ID: SPAN 200. IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) Prerequisite: Spanish 2*.

Students may receive credit for either Spanish 3 or Spanish 12, but not both.

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.

3419 2:30p-4:55p TTh HSS 203 Lee Chan A

SPAN 4, Intermediate Spanish II 5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU C-ID: SPAN 210. 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.

3420 2:30p-4:55p MW DRSCHR 214 Lee Chan A

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.

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

3421 1:00p-2:05p TTh HSS 203 Buzatu A

SPAN 11, Spanish for Native Speakers I 5 units

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

Students may receive credit for either Spanish 1 & 2 sequence, or Spanish 11, but not both.

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.

3422 8:30a-10:55a MW DRSCHR 213 Lee Chan A

Arrange-1 Hour DRSCHR 219
Above section 3422 is recommended for, but not limited to students in the Adelante program.

3424 11:30a-3:05p MW DRSCHR 213 Arévalo L H

Arrange-1.2 Hours DRSCHR 219
Above section 3424 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 06. Above section 3424 is recommended for, but not limited to students in the Adelante program.

3425 1:30p-5:05p TTh DRSCHR 217 Arévalo L H

Arrange-1.2 Hours DRSCHR 219
Above section 3425 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 19 to Dec 07. Above section 3425 is recommended for, but not limited to students in the Adelante program.

SPAN 20, Latin American Civilization 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU IGETC AREA 3B, OR 4 (Humanities, Social & Behavioral Sciences) Skills 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.

3427 12:45p-2:05p MW MC 12 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.

3428 8:45a-10:50a TTh MC 16 Mizuki A H
Above section 3428 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 19 to Dec 07.

3429 2:30p-4:35p TTh MC 16 Kim Yoonsuk
Above section 3429 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 19 to Dec 07.

4466 5:00p-7:05p MW MC 12 Kim Yoonsuk
Above section 4466 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 06.

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