SyllabusSpan1152Spring08

SyllabusSpan1152Spring08 - LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY...

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LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES 316 Hodges Hall Spanish 1152 / Course Description / Spring 2008 Instructor Name: Deborah Costela Office: 350 Hodges e-mail: [email protected] Hours: M 12:30-1:30 OBJECTIVES: SPAN 1152 is designed to provide students with a novice high level knowledge of Spanish culture and language with an emphasis on development of all four-language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Students are expected to learn to use Spanish for communication in real, meaningful situations. Classroom time will be devoted almost entirely to practicing your skills of understanding and interacting in Spanish. This course fulfills the general education requirement by meeting the following objectives: (a) an informed appreciation of the roles of the arts and humanities; (b) an understanding of other cultures and other times. REQUIRED TEXT: Temas: Spanish for the Global Community by Jorge Cubillos and Edwin M. Lamboy Temas. Book Key RECOMMENDED: Spanish/English Dictionary DIRECTO AL GRANO: A complete referente manual for Spanish Grammar, Priscilla and Gustavo Gac-Artigas, Prentice may 2002 LANGUAGE AUDIO LAB: 234 Prescott Hall and COMPUTER LAB: 226 Prescott Hours: M-Th 7:30am-8:00pm; Fri 7:30am-4:30pm. Students must spend at least one hour per week in the lab. Your instructor will receive a list of the students who attended and what work was completed. Your LSU ID is required. CONCERNS ABOUT THE COURSE: Should be addressed by consulting the persons in the following order: 1. Course Instructor; 2. Spanish Language Coordinator, Sheldon Lotten (346 Hodges Hall) 3. Head of the Spanish section Dr. Christian Fernandez [343 Hodges Hall] 4. Chair of the Department Dr. John Pizer [314 Hodges Hall]. “If the students do not follow this order of appeal, they will be referred back to the appropriate person. No exceptions.” GRADE : The course grade will be determined as follows: Participation ……………………………. ...6% A: 100-90 Exams. .…………………………………. . 30% B: 89-80 Final Exam ……………………………… 18% C: 79-70 Compositions……………………………. ..12% D: 69-60 Quizzes…………………………………. .. 12% F: Below 60 Oral Communication……………………. . 14% iLrn / Homework………………………… 8%
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The instructor may drop students after they fail to attend the first day of class. CLASS PARTICIPATION (6%): Optimum performance in a second language requires constant exposure to the language and practice. It is important that you participate actively in classroom activities every day, keep up with homework assignments, and read/study assigned textbook materials. Your attendance is mandatory .You will be assigned a grade by your instructor based on your preparation and class participation. Please remember that if you miss a class, you are responsible for contacting other classmates to obtain any missed information. Your participation grade will be reported on-line. You may contact your
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2008 for the course SPAN 1152 taught by Professor Bauza during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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