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This collection contains the Affordable Learning Solution for the Southern University System (AL$4SUS) list of peer-reviewed textbooks for Introduction to Spanish (common course-id SPAN 100), one of the top 50 college courses identified for inclusion in the  in  the Southern University Online Library for Education (SUOLforEd).  

See LA Master Course Matrix  

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General Course Description: SPAN 100

This introductory course teaches beginning language acquisition in a cultural context through listening, speaking, reading and writing.  The students will interact with authentic language in cultural context.

Minimum Units: 4.0

Date Added to MERLOT: August 03, 2016
Created by: SUOL4ed subr
License: Creative Commons License
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Pedagogical Approach:

The content for this course will be taught within a cultural context.

  • Culture: Characteristics of Spanish speaking countries such as, but not limited to:
    • Geography
    • Population
    • Languages
    • Foods
    • Historical dates and sites
    • Traditions and customs
    • Current events
    • Daily life
    • Music
  • Culturally appropriate vocabulary
  • Variations of Spanish pronunciation and alphabet
  • Numbers
  • Contractions
  • Nouns and articles
  • Present tense of regular verbs and the progressive
  • Pronouns
  • Subject and verb agreement
  • Formation, placement, usage, and agreement of adjectives
  • Use of periphrastic verbal expressions necesitar, tener que, hay que, ir a, tener ganas de, etc.
  • Use of the following constructions: [ir+a+infinitive] and [acabar+de+infinitive]
  • Reflexives
  • Ser vs. Estar
  • Gustar and similar verbs
  • Interrogative words
  • Introduction to the Preterite
Outcomes:

At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:

Note: The objectives for this course will emphasize them in a cultural context.

  • Understand the cultural nuances of everyday life in the Hispanic world;
  • Communicate orally and in writing in a variety of meaningful real life activities moving toward the intermediate level of proficiency on the national ACTFL scale (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages);
  • Greet and express leave-taking phrases by comparing and contrasting appropriate phrases used in Spanish-speaking countries;
  • Express likes and dislikes/wishes and preferences;
  • Obtain information about people, places and things;
  • Describe self, family and friends and understand the value of family in the Hispanic world;
  • Express feelings;
  • State future plans;
  • Shop;
  • Talk about daily routines;
  • Interact in a basic phone conversation;
  • Order in a restaurant in a culturally appropriate way;
  • Plan for a trip;
  • Express some commands by understanding the importance of formality when talking to strangers; and
  • Talk about some events in the past.
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Mi Vida Loca takes you on an intrigue mystery adventure to Madrid and beyond in 22... More
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