Clackamas Community College

Spanish (SPN)

SPN-101  First-Year Spanish I  
4 credits, Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer  

First of a three-term foundational, multimedia course for beginners. Initial emphasis is on speaking and listening comprehension, with secondary emphasis on reading and writing. Various cultural themes are presented.

Recommended: WRD-098 or placement in WR-121  
SPN-102  First-Year Spanish II  
4 credits, Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer  

Second of a three-term foundational, multimedia course for beginners. Initial emphasis is on speaking and listening comprehension, with secondary emphasis on reading and writing. Various cultural themes are presented.

Prerequisites: SPN-101
Recommended: WRD-098 or placement in WR-121
  
SPN-103  First-Year Spanish III  
4 credits, Spring/Summer  

Third of a three-term foundational, multimedia course for beginners. Initial emphasis is on speaking and listening comprehension, with secondary emphasis on reading and writing. Various cultural themes are presented.

Prerequisites: SPN-102  
SPN-201  Second-Year Spanish I  
4 credits, Fall  

First of a three-term intermediate, multimedia course. Focus is on speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing. Explores cultural differences among Spanish-speaking countries and between the latter and European-American culture.

Prerequisites: SPN-103 or Student Petition  
SPN-202  Second-Year Spanish II  
4 credits, Winter  

Second of a three-term intermediate, multimedia course. Focus is on speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing. Explores cultural differences among Spanish-speaking countries and between the latter and European-American culture.

Prerequisites: SPN-201  
SPN-203  Second-Year Spanish III  
4 credits, Spring  

Third of a three-term, intermediate, multimedia course. Focus is on speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing. Explores cultural differences among Spanish-speaking countries and between the latter and European-American culture.

Prerequisites: SPN-202  
SPN-211  Intermediate Spanish Conversation  
3 credits, Fall  

The emphasis of the course is on the continued development of oral proficiency, including expanding vocabulary and broadening the students' cultural awareness of the Spanish-speaking world. The course addresses Spanish vocabulary and expressions related to specific purposes. Purposes vary by term. Grammatical explanations will be kept to a minimum.

Recommended: SPN-203  
SPN-213  Intermediate Spanish Conversation  
3 credits, Not Offered Every Term  

Continues the improvement of intermediate-level Spanish conversation through the discussion of readings and situations related to selected special topics (which vary from term to term). Spanish culture related to the topics will be included. Simulated role plays are also used to practice conversational strategies for use in real-life situations. The emphasis in this course is in helping students to gain confidence in their communication skills.

Required: Basic knowledge of the Spanish language
Prerequisites: SPN-203 or SPN-211 or Student Petition