Feb 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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SPAN 201 - Spanish, Second-Year

4 Credit(s)

SPAN 201 is the first course of a three-term sequence (SPAN 201-SPAN 202-SPAN 203) that provides the second year of college-level language classes. SPAN 201-SPAN 202-SPAN 203 builds on Spanish language skills acquired through the beginning, first year sequence (SPAN 101-SPAN 102-SPAN 103) and expands upon them to develop student skills at an intermediate language level. This sequence emphasizes the development of listening, speaking, reading, writing, and intercultural communication skills at the intermediate level. SPAN 201-SPAN 202-SPAN 203 are designed as a sequence, therefore they must be taken sequentially and may not be taken concurrently.

Prerequisite: SPAN 103  at C- or better or Pass or placement by testing
Learning Outcomes
By the end of Spanish 201, successful students will be able to:

1. Participate in conversations and express preference on familiar topics using simple sentences and series of sentences (Interpersonal communication - Intermediate-low)

2. Make a presentation on a variety of familiar and some researched topics using connected sentences (Presentational speaking - Intermediate-low/mid)

3. Write on a wide variety of familiar topics using connected sentences (Presentational writing - Intermediate-low/mid)

4. Understand the main idea in messages and presentations on a variety of topics and follow the main idea of overheard conversations (Interpretive listening - Intermediate-mid)

5. Understand the main idea of short straight forward informational and fictional texts (Interpretive reading-Intermediate-mid)

6. With respect to the cultures of Spanish-speakers. Identify common patters in cultural production and practices; compare familiar cultural beliefs and values; interact at a functional level in familiar cultural contexts (Intercultural knowledge and skills -Intermediate)



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