Aug 12, 2022  
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog 
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SPAN 101 - Spanish, First-Year

5 Credit(s)

Spanish 101 is the first course in a three course sequence that provides the first year of college-level language classes. These courses must be taken in sequence. The sequence emphasizes the development of the skills of listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture. In Spanish 101, students will learn to converse in a variety of common everyday settings using the vocabulary and structures presented in class. Emphasis is also placed on writing, reading, listening, and learning about Hispanic cultures. Tests are administered in class. Course content is conducted entirely in Spanish.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 

1. Communicate on very familiar topics by engaging in short, simple, and predictable exchanges. (Interpersonal Communication - Novice low/mid)

2. Present basic information about self, friends,and close family members using words, phrases, and memorized expressions. (Presentational Speaking - Novice low/mid)

3. Write lists and notes on familiar topics using learned phrases and memorized expression. (Presentational Writing - Novice Mid)

4. Recognizes familiar words and phrases when supported by context. (Interpretive Listening - Novice Mid)

5. Understands familiar words, phrases and sentences in short, simple, uncomplicated texts related to familiar topics in which the context (format, illustrations) supports meaning. (Interpretive Reading - Novice Mid/High)

6. Identify some practices that are found in some Spanish-speaking countries. Identify some basic cultural beliefs and values; survive in an authentic cultural context. (Intercultural competence - Novice

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