SPAN 1110 General Syllabus Fall 2009

SPAN 1110 General Syllabus Fall 2009 - Spanish 1110 Fall...

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Spanish 1110 Fall 2009 Instructor: Samantha Osborne Office: 360F Gilbert Hall Class time: MF 3:35-4:25 / TR 3:30-4:20 Office hours: M 1:30-3:00 / T 12:00-1:30 Class location: E-mail address: [email protected] Phone: (706)542-8582 SPAN 1110 is designed for those students who have had previous instruction in Spanish. It is a beginning course, but it is accelerated. Required text: Puentes: Spanish for Intermediate and High Beginner Courses (Fourth edition) . Marinelli, Patti J. and Laughlin, Lizette. Thomson Heinle, 2007. iLrn™ Heinle Learning Center 3-Semester Printed Access Card Goals of SPANISH 1110: By the end of the semester, you should be able to do the following: 1. Understand spoken Spanish in simple conversations directed to you and understand the main ideas of some television programs. 2. Speak Spanish well enough to communicate simple ideas and survive in a Spanish-speaking country. 3. Handle the basic tenses and other grammatical forms in simple sentences in speaking and writing. 4. Be able to read and understand the main ideas and some details of short printed texts such as announcements, newspaper articles, and advertisements, brochures, etc; 5. Write narrative descriptions about people, places, and things in the past present, and future. 6. Understand and retell some of the cultural values and practices of the Spanish-speaking world. Grading Criteria: Partial exams 3 25% Final exam 1 15% Oral assessment 1 10% In-class composition 1 10% (Pop) Quizzes 4-5 15% Electronic Workbook 10% *Other written, oral work and participation daily 10% Attendance daily 5% Plus/Minus Grading: All Spanish courses will be implementing a plus/minus grading system. The grading scale is as follows: 100-93 A 4.0 79-77 C+ 2.3 92-90 A- 3.7 76-71 C 2.0 89-87 B+ 3.3 70-68 C- 1.7 86-83 B 3.0 67-60 D 1.0 82-80 B- 2.7 < 60 F 0 Class hours: This class meets on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays for fifty minutes. *Other written and oral work is based on participation in class; homework, listening and oral activities, laboratory class activities (at least three per semester), etc. Every instructor will tailor this portion of the grade according to his or her discretion. Due to the nature of language acquisition, it is mandatory that you attend all classes and that you participate actively. Your professor will assign you a participation grade. The student obligation is to come to class prepared, which means reading and studying the topic(s) that will be discussed in the class session, as well as being able to express opinions
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SPAN 1110 General Syllabus Fall 2009 - Spanish 1110 Fall...

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