There are no prerequisites for this course.
There are no corequisites for this course.
||Fundamentals of grammar, drill in pronunciation, reading, and
special emphasis on oral expression in the language. The course
consists of four credits of classroom instruction. If you have had
two consecutive years of Spanish in high school, it is strongly
advised you begin in SPN 1121.
- Zayas-Bazan Bacon Nibert. Distance Learning Course Only: Arriba Comunicacion y cultura, Books a la Carte plus My SpanishLab - 24 month access code, 6th ed., Pearson, 2011. ISBN: 0205084974
- Dorwick, Perez-Girones, Becher, Isabelli. Puntos De Partida (Text Only), 9th ed., McGraww Hill, 2012. ISBN: 9780073385419
- Arana, Arana, Sablo-Yates. Puntos De Partida: Workbook/Lab Manual, 9th ed., McGraw Hill, 2012. ISBN: 9780077511753
||For distance learning class - earphones and microphone for your
computer are required. Also, there is a fee for distance learning
|Program Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to possess
a mastery of the noun and adjective case usage as well as
expertise. Pronunciation a well as vocabulary skills will be
stressed. The student will also be expected to translate sentences
from Spanish to English and English to Spanish. An understanding of
basic culture will be required of each student of Beginning Spanish
|Course Learning Outcomes:
The student should be able to take any regular verb in Spanish and
conjugate that verb with its accompanying English translation in the
tenses covered in first semester Spanish. The student should be able
to demonstrate a clear understanding of case usage and syntactical
ability. Translations will be assigned at each class meeting which
are designed to improve the student's grammar, vocabulary and
|Methods of Evaluation:
||Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning
outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the
instructor, within the polices of the college and the department.
Detailed explanation is included in the expanded syllabus developed
by the instructor for each section being taught.
|| It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.
|Student Email Accounts
||Pensacola State College provides an institutional email account to all credit students. Pirate Mail is the official method of communication, and students must use Pirate Mail when communicating with the College. In cases where companion software is used for a particular class, emails may be exchanged between instructor and student using the companion software.
|| For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.