Spanish (SPAN)

SPAN 1  Elementary Spanish

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
UC Credit Limitation

Lecture: 72   

Conversing, reading, and writing in Spanish at the elementary level. Includes essentials of pronunciation, vocabulary, idioms, and grammatical structures along with an introduction to Hispanic culture.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202130692SPAN:1W9:00am - 10:20amL. SanchezONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202130695SPAN:1T7:30am - 9:35amONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202130696SPAN:1TR10:30am - 11:45amA. SalingerONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202130698SPAN:1T11:15am - 1:20pmF. RinaldiONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202130700SPAN:1T1:30pm - 3:35pmF. RinaldiONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202130707SPAN:1MW4:30pm - 6:45pmK. KempONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202130709SPAN:1MW7:30pm - 9:45pmK. KempONLINE-XXXX

SPAN 1S  Spanish for the Spanish Speaking

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
UC Credit Limitation

Lecture: 72   

Formerly SPAN 11
Provides Spanish-speaking students opportunity to improve skills in standard Spanish grammar and vocabulary and to broaden their understanding of Hispanic cultures. Focuses on developing vocabulary, improving orthography, and the use of grammatical structures, both oral and written. Class instruction conducted in Spanish.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202130710SPAN:1SW10:30am - 12:00pmL. SanchezONLINE-XXXX

SPAN 2  Continuing Elementary Spanish

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
UC Credit Limitation

Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: SPAN 1

Further development of conversational, reading, and writing skills in Spanish with special emphasis on verbs, grammar, and expansion of vocabulary. Further study of Hispanic culture.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202130986SPAN:2T10:30am - 11:35amP. BalerONLINE-XXXX

SPAN 2S  Continuing Spanish for the Spanish Speaking

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
UC Credit Limitation

Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: SPAN 1S or SPAN 11 or equivalent

Provides continuing intermediate Spanish-speaking students with previous formal study of Spanish with further development and improvement of skills in standard Spanish and a broader understanding of Hispanic cultures. Culturally-based topics are the focus of readings and class discussions. Class instruction conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 3  Intermediate Spanish

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: SPAN 2

Further development of communicative proficiency in Spanish. Further study and review of grammar. Increasing emphasis on reading and writing as tools in exploring Hispanic civilization.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202130713SPAN:3MW10:30am - 12:00pmV. GarciaONLINE-XXXX

SPAN 4  Continuing Intermediate Spanish

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: SPAN 3

Increased proficiency in speaking, reading and writing Spanish. Review of grammar, increased vocabulary building. Readings and discussions on Hispanic cultural topics. Introduction to Hispanic literature.

SPAN 30  Spanish Composition: Exploring U.S. Latino Topics

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: SPAN 3 or SPAN 2S or Instructor Approval

Develop and practice written standard Spanish. Attention is paid to using appropriate vocabulary, syntactical structures, and stylistic patterns. Emphasis on effective and nuanced written communication based on current US-Latino issues and other relevant topics.

SPAN 50  Spanish of the Barrio: A Socio-linguistic Perspective

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: Ability to understand basic conversational Spanish

Study of the variation of Spanish spoken in communities in Los Angeles. Takes into account the historical development of the dialect and its socio-linguistic implications, particularly in regards to Chicano and Mexican-American identity. The course draws examples from well-known literary works, plays, movies, and music.

SPAN 53  Conversational Spanish

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: SPAN 2 or equivalent

Development of intermediate Spanish conversational skills. Emphasis on collaborative activities and practical use of the language. Extensive exposure to Hispanic culture. Grammar is presented in context.

SPAN 54  Continuing Conversational Spanish

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: SPAN 53

Development of advanced Spanish conversational skills. Emphasis on collaborative activities and practical use of the language. Extensive exposure to Hispanic culture. Grammar is presented in context.

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