|Readings in Hispanic Literature for advanced speakers.|
|CLASS CODE:||SPAN 302||CREDITS: 3|
|DIVISION:||LANGUAGE & LETTERS|
|DEPARTMENT:||FOREIGN LANGUAGE & LITERATURE|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course fulfills a General Education - no GECode requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||Introduction to the study of Spanish language poems, essays, short stories, plays, and novels.|
|TAUGHT:||Fall, Winter, and Summer|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||Principles for analyzing literature, study of symbols, language, culture, word histories, historical background, etc., for advanced non-native speakers.|
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||-Read representative works in Spanish from the major literary genres.
-Speak with ease and confidence when summarizing and commenting on such issues as theme, setting, characterization, plot, and point of view in literature.
-Write cohesive summaries and reflective responses to literature featuring effective paragraphs and an emerging ability to write in extended discourse.
-Consider Spanish grammatical and cultural issues.
-Score in the 80-90% range on departmental reading exam on literature featuring effective paragraphs and an emerging ability to write in extended discourse.
|REQUIREMENTS:||Readings, instructor drills, group work, book exercises, role plays, discussions, guided conversations, group drills, readers' theatre, student presentations, quizzes, essays, chapter tests.|
|PREREQUISITES:||Entry level for returned missionaries and similarly advanced non-natives who learned Spanish outside of the classroom. Native speakers should enroll in Spanish 321.|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2001|