SPA 203-204


Division:       Arts and Sciences                                                                                                    Date:  February 2014


Curricula in Which Course is Taught:  Foreign Languages           


Course Number and Title:   Intermediate Spanish I


Credit Hours: 3          Hours/Wk Lecture: 3          Hours/Wk Lab            Lec/Lab Comb:



I.              Catalog Description


A continuation in the study of Spanish grammar, practicing communicative skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing, with emphasis on pronunciation.


II.            Relationship of the Course to Curricula Objectives in which course is taught:


The students who complete this course will have further skills needed to communicate successfully with the Hispanic community.


III.           Required Background:  SPA101, SPA102


IV.          Course Content:


A.               A brief review of the First-Year material

B.               Future Tense

C.               Conditional tense

D.               The Perfect Tense (Four Forms)

E.               Comparative and Superlative

F.                Excerpts of Spanish/Latin American Literature

G.               Emphasis on Vocabulary Building

H.               Oral Situations with Verbs, Vocabulary, etc.     


V.           Learner Outcomes


        The student will:

VI.          Evaluation


A.               Be able to carry on an understandable conversation.

B.               Be able to increase his/her knowledge of more tenses.

C.               Be able to understand more about the cultures of the Spanish-speaking countries.

D.               Be able to speak about current events.

E.               E.  Be able to recite a poem.

A.               Every student will use the learned skills to get his/her point across.

B.               Every student will write and recite a poem.

C.               Every student will be quizzed and tested on the verb tenses.

D.               Every student will know more about the Hispanic cultures.

E.               E.  Every student will write about and discuss a current event.


VI.       This course supports the following objectives:


           DCC Educational Objectives:


Critical Thinking

Cultural and Social Understanding