SPA 103 Syllabus
Division: Arts and Sciences Date: February 2014
Curricula in Which Course is Taught: Foreign Languages
Course Number and Title: SPA 103 BASIC SPOKEN SPANISH
Credit Hours: 3 Hours/Wk Lecture: 3 Hours/Wk Lab Lec/Lab Comb:
I. Catalog Description
will introduce students to vocabulary and basic communication skills
with an emphasis on applied Spanish for practical situations confronting medical,
school, and legal professionals.
II. Relationship of the Course to Curricula Objectives in which course is taught:
Students who complete this course will have the basic skills to communicate
with the Hispanic community.
III. Required Background: None.
IV. Course Content:
A. Greetings and Farewells
B. Verbs SER, ESTAR and TENER
D. Possessive adjectives
E. Definite and Indefinite Articles
H. Days of the Week
I. Months of the Year
K. Comparative and Superlative
L. Vocabulary (Sports, Food, Adjectives of Emotion, Family, Clothes, etc.)
M. Oral Situations with Verbs, Vocabulary, etc.
Explore Culturally the Hispanic World (Through Excerpts of Spanish and
American Literature and History)
V. Learner Outcomes
The student will:
A. Be able to greet and say good-bye.
B. Be able to use SER, ESTAR,
C. Be able to use adjectives in the correct forms for description, etc.
D. Be able to use time, dates, days of the week, months of the year, etc. correctly in simple conversations.
E. Be able to describe weather.
F. Be able to use the Comparative and Superlative correctly.
G. Be able to tell a little of the cultures of the Hispanic communities.
student will be able to make
VII. This course supports the following objectives:
DCC Educational Objectives:
Cultural and Social Understanding