Feb 26, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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SPAN 201 - Second Year Spanish I

4 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s):  BT 114  or WR 115  or designated placement, and SPAN 103  or two years of high school Spanish or equivalent Spanish language experience.  

Corequisite(s): WR 121Z  

Course Description: This second-year sequence reinforces, synthesizes, and builds on the basic skills acquired in first-year Spanish in speaking, writing, reading, and listening comprehension to the Intermediate Mid level. Special attention is given to developing cultural awareness. Students are required to communicate in Spanish. Materials include literary and cultural texts, audio exercises, films, music, and contextualized exercises in grammar. The sequence enables students to read at least Intermediate High proficiency as defined by the guidelines of the ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages).  

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Speak clearly in Spanish about basic topics to those accustomed to dealing with non-native speakers.
  • CLO#2: Demonstrate culturally appropriate behavior including greetings, introductions, leave-takings, and formal vs informal styles of address.
  • CLO#3: Use learned vocabulary words, phrases, and expressions on a variety of familiar topics, and reiterate input in their own sentences.
  • CLO#4: Express themselves orally and in writing, across a range of tenses and moods including present, preterit, imperfect, future, imperative, and some basic subjunctive, although with some error and reformulations. (ILO: Communication)
  • CLO#5: Comprehend and explain important ideas and the details from authentic audio and video sources.

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