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1 The University of Mississippi Modern Languages Department Spanish 102 – Spring 2011 Instructor’s name: John P. Campiglio E-mail: [email protected] Office: 101 Old Athletics Phone Number: (662) 915-1943 Office hours: Wed. / Fri.: 4:00-5:30 pm or by appointment on Tues. / Thurs. Website: Course Description: Welcome to Spanish 102, the second course in a four semester series for students of Spanish. Spanish 102 features Capítulo 5- Capítulo 8 of ¡Arriba! The textbook follows the information-based task approach, which springs from the idea that languages are best learned when real-world information becomes the focus of students' activities. Therefore, during this semester, you will exchange real-life information about you and your classmates. Span 102 is a computer-enhanced course , which means that you will employ technology to submit your homework online. Your instructor expects more one-on-one interaction between you, your classmates, and your instructor during class time. Outside the classroom, you will use the electronic workbook, which is designed to connect students with the language. Course Materials: 1. Zayas-Bazán & Bacon (2007). ¡Arriba! Textbook. Fifth edition. Prentice-Hall. 2. MySpanishLab access card. 3. Headphones. 4. A copy of your course syllabus. 5. Essential: A good Spanish-English/English-Spanish dictionary. Course Objectives: After completing this course, students should be able to describe their daily routine, express comparisons of equality and inequality, express emotional changes among other communicative tasks in Spanish. Students should be able to report past events and activities. Students should be able work with the preterit and imperfect of regular and irregular verbs. Students should achieve a basic level of accuracy in the target language.
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2 Policies of the Spanish Basic Language Program: INSTRUCTOR-STUDENT COMMUNICATION. How you can communicate with your instructor: Via e-mail: E-mails will be answered within 24 hours from Monday through Friday, and 48 hours during weekends. You instructor will send you important messages via the Class Roll function, so check your OleMiss e-mail account often. Please do not send your instructor e-mails via MySpanishLab. Use his/her OleMiss e-mail account. During your instructor’s office hours: Your instructor will provide his/her e-mail address and office hours the first day of class. If there is an emergency: If you have an urgent question or must contact your instructor urgently, please contact him/her via email. Attendance Policy: The Spanish Program takes seriously the University's statement on attendance; namely, that students are expected to attend class regularly. To derive the utmost benefit from instruction, daily attendance is essential. No matter what the reason for the absence, failure to attend class always results in missed opportunities to hear and speak Spanish. STUDENTS WHO FAIL TO ATTEND 80% OF THE CLASSES WILL
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