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Mario Rivera Mario Rivera riverama@lacitycollege.edu 2743
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Spanish Language and Civilization Courses
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SPANISH

One year of high school study in Spanish corresponds to one college semester or one college semester equals one full year of high school study. Required courses: Spanish 1*, 2*, 3, 4 and 8*. These courses are required only for students who plan to teach Spanish.

SPANISH 1: Elementary Spanish I (5 UNITS) - (UC: CSU)

Advisory: English 28 or equivalent.
Pronunciation and grammar, practical vocabulary, useful phrases; basic facts on the geography, customs and culture of the Spanish-speaking world.
UC accepts one of Spanish 1 or equivalent.

SPANISH 2: Elementary Spanish II (5 UNITS) - (UC:CSU)

Prerequisite: Spanish 1 with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.
Completes elementary Spanish I with emphasis on reading and writing of elementary texts and emphasizes the spoken language.

SPANISH 3: Intermediate Spanish I (5 UNITS) - (UC:CSU)

Prerequisite: Spanish 2 with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.
A review of grammar and idiomatic construction. Also, an introduction to Spanish and Spanish American writers through readings of short stories, as well as a review of cultural aspects relative to the Spanish-speaking world.

SPANISH 4: Intermediate Spanish II (5 UNITS) - (UC:CSU)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3 with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.
Review of grammar, composition and vocabulary building. The review of Spanish and Latin American authors and cultural aspects is continued.

SPANISH 5: Advanced Spanish I (5 UNITS) - (UC: CSU)

Prerequisite: Spanish 4 with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.
Advisory: English 28/31 or equivalent.
A study of the short story and poetry in Spanish and Spanish-American traditions. In addition, “students” written and oral expressions are enhanced through the writing of essays based on topics extracted from readings; these are then addressed in round-table discussions. Further exploration of grammatical concepts and expression of vocabulary are based on the readings and written assignments.

SPANISH 6: Advanced Spanish II (5 UNITS) - (UC:CSU)

Prerequisite: Spanish 5 with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.
Continues the study of literary genres in Spanish-American traditions with a focus on the essay and the theatre. The latter is approached as both a literary and performing art. Writing and oral expression are also an integral part of the course and are achieved through the writing of essays and round-table discussions. Grammatical and vocabulary expressions are based on the reading and written assignments.

SPANISH 8: Conversational Spanish (2 UNITS) - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

Prerequisite: Spanish 2 with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.
Practical conversation on everyday topics, current events and cultural material.
UC limit: maximum credit allowed, 2 courses (4 units).

SPANISH 9: Hispanic Civilization (3 UNITS) - (UC:CSU)

Advisory: English 28 or equivalent.
Geography, history, government and institutions of Spain; the life and customs of the people; the literature, music and art; and the contributions to civilization. Conducted in English.

SPANISH 10: Latin American Civilization (3 UNITS) - (UC:CSU)

Advisory: English 28/31 or equivalent.
Geography, history, customs, economic and political development, literature and arts of Spanish speaking and Portuguese speaking peoples of America. Conducted in English.

SPANISH 11: Great Books of Spanish Literature (3 UNITS) - (RPT 1) (UC:CSU)

Advisory: English 28/31 or equivalent.
Lecture 3 hours.
Selections from masterpieces of Spanish Literature. Conducted in Spanish.

SPANISH 14: Spanish for Public Service Personnel (3 UNITS) - (CSU)

This course is designed for public service employees such as police officers and fire fighters. It emphasizes practical usage of Spanish for personnel who serve the Spanish speaking community.

SPANISH 15: Great Books of Latin American Literature (3 UNITS) - (UC: CSU)

Advisory: English 28 or equivalent.
Lecture 3 hours.
Selections from the great masterpieces of Latin American Literature. Conducted in Spanish.

SPANISH 21: Fundamentals of Spanish I (3 UNITS) - (UC: CSU)

Advisory: English 28/31 or equivalent.
Introduces the fundamentals of Spanish pronunciation and grammar structure. Offers practical material for simple conversation based on every day experiences. Spanish 21 and Spanish 22 together are equivalent to Spanish 1.

SPANISH 22: Fundamentals of Spanish II (3 UNITS) - (UC:CSU)

Prerequisite: Spanish 21 with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.
Advisory: English 28 with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.
Continues the presentation of the fundamentals of Spanish pronunciation and grammar structure. Offers practical material for simple conversation based on every day experiences. Spanish 21 and Spanish 22 together are equivalent to Spanish 1.
Class assignments will require .05 hours TBA per week in the Foreign Language Laboratory - DH319.

SPANISH 35: Spanish for Spanish Speakers I (5 UNITS) – (UC:CSU)

(Equivalent to Spanish I)
This course is designed to address the needs of the bilingual students. An introduction to written Spanish with an emphasis on the acquisition of a solid grammatical base, vocabulary enrichment and spelling. Includes reading on culture and customs of Spain and Latin America. Conducted in Spanish.

SPANISH 36: Spanish for Spanish Speakers II (5 UNITS) – (UC:CSU)

(Equivalent to Spanish 2)
A continuation of Spanish 35. Completes the study of grammar and continues the development of reading and writing skills. Further study of Spanish and Latin American culture and civilization. Conducted in Spanish.

SPANISH 123: Fundamentals of Elementary Spanish I (3 UNITS) - (UC:CSU)

Prerequisite: Spanish 21 and 22 or Spanish 1 with satisfactory grades or equivalent.
This course provides the students with a continuation of the study of grammar and vocabulary at an elementary level as well as the art of composition writing and cultural analysis.

SPANISH 124: Fundamentals of Elementary Spanish II (3 UNITS) - (UC:CSU)

This course provides the student with a continuation of study in grammar and vocabulary at an elementary level as well as the art of composition writing and cultural analysis.
Spanish 123 and 124 are equal to Spanish 2.
UC limit: Maximum units 5.