SP 200 - Español III - Fall 2017

Course Description

This course is a continuation of SP 150 and is a thorough review of grammar, exercises in composition and literary or cultural readings. Spanish semester III emphasizes the study of Hispanic cultures and civilizations in different Spanish speaking countries. Students will practice reading, writing, speaking and listening to Spanish and gain intercultural competencies. SP200 involves three hours of class and one weekly session of conversation with a Native Speaker. At Saint Anselm College, SP 200 is the third semester of study in Spanish.

This course has been developed taking in consideration the 5C’s of World Language Education: communication, cultures, connections, comparison and communities. Keeping in mind the 5C’s, students will review Spanish grammar and vocabulary; increase reading and listening comprehension; develop oral and written communication; learn about Hispanic culture, literature, art and history, through selected readings and other activities

The 5C's are:

Learning Outcomes

The learning outcome for the study of a modern language as part of the core requirement is to bring the student to a minimum level of intermediate in the target language as defined by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). For modern languages the learning outcomes for the four language skills and culture at the intermediate level can be summarized as follows:

Texts and Materials

Textbook: Blanco, José - Portales, ISBN 978-1-68004-217-7

Supplementary materials: WEB-page for Portales

Handouts - Download from Sakai (Resources)

A good dictionary

Acentos y símbolos usados en español

Course and College Policies

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All topics, quizzes, exams and their dates are subject to change. Advance notification will be given in case of any changes.