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University of North Texas Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures SPAN 2050 Fall 2010 Level Coordinator: Ms. M. Estes, marla.estes@unt.edu Class & section # SPANISH 2050.009 Meeting Times & Location: M-W-F 1:00-1:50pm Instructors Name: Ana Maria Zurbuch E-mail / Phone: amzurbuch@unt.edu Office hours & Location: W & F Times: 2:00-3:00pm The University of North Texas is on record as being committed to both the spirit and letter of federal equal opportunity legislation; reference Public Law 92-112 The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended. With the passage of new federal legislation entitled Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), pursuant to section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, there is renewed focus on providing this population with the same opportunities enjoyed by all citizens. Students must follow the Procedure for Requesting Special Accommodation, as indicated in the UNT Policy Manual, which can be found at the following URL: http://policy.unt.edu/policy/18-1-14 . According to these guidelines, "Within the first week of class, qualified students must notify the instructor or academic unit liaison for disability accommodation that options to standard methods of educational access will be needed." REQUIRED MATERIALS Heining-Boynton, Leloup and Cowell, Anda! Curso Intermedio 1/e Book A La Carte plus MySpanishLab with e-book for Anda Curso Intermedio 1/e and Quick Guide to Spanish Grammar ISBN 10: 020577444X ISBN 13: 9780205774449 ELIGIBILITY / UNT PROOF OF PREREQUISITE POLICY This course is designed for students who have passed Spanish 2040 at UNT or who have tested into this level on the placement exam. Each student is required to show proof to the instructor at the beginning of the semester. If you took Spanish 2040 at UNT, documentation showing that you successfully completed it will suffice (transcript, grade report, etc.). If you did not take 2040 at UNT, you will need to provide your instructor with the course approval from the Department of Foreign Languages showing placement into 2050. If you do not have proof, you must drop yourself from the course to receive a refund before the appropriate deadline. It is the students responsibility to know the deadlines for refunds and other actions. COURSE CONTENT AND OBJECTIVES This is an intermediate course designed for students who have taken beginning Spanish. At the end of this course the successful student: will be able to use Spanish to negotiate meaning in a variety of contexts, including academia will be able to interact with a wide variety of Spanish texts, including literary texts, newspapers, and popular song 1 will have attained a heightened awareness of and sensitivity to language in general will have attained a deeper understanding of some of the significant social, cultural, historical, and political aspects of Spanish speaking communities will be prepared to participate in higher-level academic courses in Spanish, relating to literary, linguistic, and cultural topics... View Full Document

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