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IMPORTANT!
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.

1652 7:15a-10:05a MTWThF DRSCHR 208 Bolívar-Owen E

Arrange-2 Hours DRSCHR 219

1654 9:45a-1:15p MTWTh DRSCHR 222 Candelaria C

Arrange-2 Hours DRSCHR 219

1655 1:15p-4:05p MTWThF MC 16 Kim Yunsook

Arrange-2 Hours DRSCHR 219

4078 6:30p-9:15p MTWTh DRSCHR 217 Quiñones H C

Arrange-1.5 Hours N DRSCHR 219
Above section 4078 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 10.

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.

1656 7:15a-10:05a MTWThF MC 16 Mizuki A H

Arrange-2 Hours DRSCHR 219

1657 9:30a-12:20p MTWThF MC 2 Buzatu A

Arrange-2 Hours 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.

1658 1:15p-4:05p MTWThF MC 12 Zárate S

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