SPAN& 212: Spanish for Spanish Speakers II

Class Program
Credits 5
Institutional Outcomes
IO1 Communication: Students will be able to communicate clearly and effectively.
Course Content Outline
All three courses include reading and discussion of content material in Spanish: writing, both as a tool for recording observations and impressions and as a document to be developed and polished for “publication,” i.e., to be consumed by an audience; critical thinking tasks; the study of grammar as a way to polish writing skills and vocabulary development.
  • Introduction to the multicultural reality of the Spanish-speaking world
  • Orientation to, and highlights and personalities from the history and culture of:
    Chicanos
    Puerto Ricans in the mainland U.S.
    Cuban-Americans
    Spain
  • Authentic written and video texts drawn from these areas.
Department Guidelines
  • Examinations of listening and reading comprehension, and writing samples based on content.
  • Oral interviews
  • Observation

PO4 should be assessed: Students will be able to recognize or articulate personal/interpersonal aspects of, or connections between, diverse cultural, social, or political contexts.