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SPAN 202 - Spanish IV

3 Credits: (3 lecture)

Course Description
These courses are a review of the four language fundamentals through both oral and written patterns, drills, and tests. Included in the course will be the study of vocabulary peculiarities and idioms, syntax review with stress on problems in grammar, guided compositions and creative work both oral and written, and an introduction to Spanish and Latin American literature from the twelfth century to the present. 

Note Spring semester only. 

Prerequisite SPAN 201.


Text
Terrell, Tracy, Magdalena Andrade, Jeanne Egasse, and Elias Munoz. Dos mundos. 7th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2010.

Objectives
The student will be able to:

A. Continue to develop his/her ability to understand, speak, read and write Spanish correctly.

B. Discuss selected literary works that are representative of the culture.

C. Write both guided and simple compositions in idiomatic and grammatically correct Spanish.

D. Increase his/her command of and security in the language through review of grammatical structure and introduction of and drill with more complicated syntactical items.

Content
A. Conversation and Pronunciation: Supplementary drills to increase both written and oral grammatical proficiency.

B. Grammar: Review of grammar based on exercises in text.

C. Reading and Writing: Vocabulary development through use of new words in meaningful contexts.

D. Introduction of literature with background material for each piece. 

Student Evaluation
Classroom participation, dictations, individual recitation, periodic tests on the application of grammatical principles and word differences, compositions, reports, resumes, critiques, and final examination.

Bibliography
de Castells, et al. Mosaicos: Spanish as a World Language. 2nd ed. Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1998.

Hendrickson, James. Intercambios: Spanish for Global Communication. 2nd ed. Boston: Heinle and Heinle Publishers, 1995.

McMinn, et al. Trato hecho! 2nd ed. Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 2000.

Nicholas, Robert L., and Maria Canteli Dominicis. Motivos de Conversacion. 5th ed. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2000.

Valette, et al. Con Mucho Gusto. 4th ed. Florida: The Harcourt Press, 1995.