Maricopa Community Colleges  SPA115   20074-99999 
Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 03/27/07
SPA115 20074-99999 LEC 3 Credit(s) 3 Period(s)
Beginning Spanish Conversation I
Basic pronunciation, vocabulary, sentence structures, and cultural awareness, necessary to develop speaking and listening skills in Spanish.
Prerequisites: None.
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
SPA115   20074-99999 Beginning Spanish Conversation I
1. Demonstrate comprehension of basic spoken Spanish. (I)
2. Demonstrate correct pronunciation and intonation of Spanish. (II)
3. Ask for and give basic information about various topics. (I, II)
4. Describe events that happen, are happening, and are going to happen. (III)
5. Describe self and others. (I, II)
6. Use basic expressions of courtesy. (I, II, III)
7. Identify geographical areas of the Hispanic world. (III)
8. Identify customs commonly found in the Hispanic world. (III)
9. Describe experiences with Hispanic culture in student's community. (III)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:
SPA115   20074-99999 Beginning Spanish Conversation I
    I. Listening Skills
        A. Narratives
        B. Dialogues
        C. Songs
      II. Speaking Skills
          A. Spanish pronunciation and intonation
          B. Vocabulary and sentence structures
            1. Verbs
              a. Present tense
              b. Near future (ir a + infinitive)
              c. Other verb forms as deemed necessary
              d. Ser vs. estar
            2. Nouns: gender and number
            3. Adjectives and articles
            4. Pronouns
            5. Numerals
            6. Telling time
            7. Days of the week and monthly
            8. Negation
          C. Oral communication and various topics
            1. Self
            2. Others
            3. College
            4. Family
            5. Career
            6. Travel
            7. Work
            8. Shopping
            9. Restaurant
          D. Oral presentations
        III. Culture
            A. Geography
            B. Customs
            C. Community
            D. Nonverbal communication
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