Maricopa Community Colleges  SPA101   20006-99999 

Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 5-26-2009

SPA101 2009 Fall 2011 Summer II

LEC 4.0 Credit(s) 4.0 Period(s) 4.0 Load Acad

Elementary Spanish I

Basic grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary of the Spanish language. Includes the study of the Spanish-speaking cultures. Practice of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.

Prerequisites: None.

 

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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:

 

SPA101 2009 Fall 2011 Summer II

Elementary Spanish I

 

1. Demonstrate comprehension of written and oral passages that include biographical information, basic questions and descriptions, short narratives, brief dialogues, survival vocabulary, and current events. (I, II)

2. Compose written passages that include biographical information, basic questions and descriptions, short narratives, brief dialogues, survival vocabulary, and current events. (I, II)

3. Ask and answer oral questions to satisfy basic needs, express biographical information, provide short descriptions, and participate in very simple conversations. (I, II)

4. Identify cultural aspects of the target language. (III)

 

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MCCCD Official Course Outline:

 

SPA101 2009 Fall 2011 Summer II

Elementary Spanish I

 

I. Vocabulary

A. Self, Family and Others

B. Months and Days of the Week

C. Numbers and Telling Time

D. Daily Activities

E. College and Career

F. Travel, Shopping, and Restaurants

G. Current Events

II. Grammar

A. Punctuation and Accent Marks

B. Nouns, Pronouns, Adjectives, and Articles

C. Negation

D. Verbs

1. Infinitives

2. Simple Present and Present Progressive Forms

3. Near Future (IR A + Infinitive)

4. Special Uses and Meanings (SER/ESTAR, SABER/CONOCER, etc.)

III. Culture

A. Geography

B. Customs

C. Community

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