SPN1120 Beginning Spanish I
There are no corequisites for this course.
FA,SP, SU- Prerequisite: SPN 1120 with a grade of C or higher within
the last 3 years, or departmental approval. Continued development of
basic skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing with
greater emphasis on culture. Meets AA general education, Humanities.
- 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
- Knorre. Puntos de partida: In invitation to Spanish (Student Copy) SPN1121 students will use this text in the fall of 2012., 8th ed., McGraw-Hill, 2008. ISBN: 9780073534428
- Arana, Arana, Sablo-Yates. Puntos De Partida: Workbook/Lab Manual, 9th ed., McGraw Hill, 2012. ISBN: 9780077511753
Additional materials may be assigned by the instructor to supplement the required materials. -->
|Program Learning Outcomes:
Global Learning Outcomes:
I. CRITICAL THINKING: The student evaluates the validity of
ideas, developing informed opinions or defensible conclusions.
II. COMMUNICATION: The student effectively communicates
knowledge and ideas.
V. CULTURAL LITERACY: The student demonstrates an
understanding of human culture and its diversity.
|Course Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of SPN 1121, students will
1. Use the noun and adjective cases correctly;
2. Conjugate any regular verb, or stem-changing or irregular
verb covered in the semester, with its accompanying
translation into the preterit and imperfect tenses;
3. Use the formal imperative in the affirmative and negative;
4. Translate more complex sentences than in SPN1120 both from
Spanish into English, and English into Spanish;
5. Write brief summaries of simple texts and demonstrate
correct use of verb tense and noun/adjective agreement in
their writing samples;
6. Read level-appropriate texts with correct Spanish
7. Demonstrate comprehension of a level-appropriate text by
summarizing and answering questions about the text;
8. Participate in casual Spanish conversation using level-
appropriate vocabulary and grammar;
9. Identify expressive forms of the target culture such as
art, literature, music, dance; and
10. Identify Spanish-speaking countries and locate them on a
|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.