SPAN 101B SPANISH

Section Number 31269

Catalog Description:

Spanish 101B is equivalent to the second half of Spanish 101.  This elementary level course is a study of the Spanish language and Spanish-speaking cultures, with emphasis on the development of communicative skills and basic structures.  Prerequisite: SPAN 101A or one year of high school Spanish. CSU; UC

Instructor:

Pedroza, J.

Class Meetings:

3:00pm-5:50pm
On the following Wednesdays: 4/3, 4/10, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15
Room: HS-206 (Class meets from 4/3 - 5/15)

Options for Viewing Video Lectures
  1. Cable Television: Cox Cable North – CH 16, Time Warner Cable North – CH 16, and AT&T U-verse CH – 99 See airtimes and specific channel info at: SPAN 101B PDF (Right Click "Save as")
  2. Webcast online at:
    http://www.palomar.edu/pctv/pctvStream.wvx

    See the webcast and channel lineup at:
    http://www.palomar.edu/pctv/channel_lineup_spring_2013.shtml
  3. Watch lessons online by logging into Blackboard. See log-in instructions below.
  4. Check out DVDs from the libraries on the San Marcos main campus and the Escondido Education Center.
  5. For more information go to:
    http://www.palomar.edu/pctv/spring_2013_broadcast_information.shtml
Class Outline

Course materials are available the Friday prior to when classes begin. Access your course outline, assignments, handouts and announcements, as well as view video lessons in Blackboard. Log in Blackboard instructions:

Lesson USERNAME: STUDENT ID Number
PASSWORD: Palomar eServices Password

To log in go to: http://www.palomar.edu/blackboard/

Textbook and Other Required Materials:

Please contact instructor at cpedroza@palomar.edu for textbook/online course material information.

Video Series Entitled:

Se Habla Español

Video Lesson Descriptions 20 - 42:

20) Superlativos
Program begins with a review of the material presented in the previously, comparisons. New material presented covers the superlative forms. The program concludes with an introduction of the colors.

21) Verbos e-ie
Program includes and introduction to stem-changing verbs. The episode focuses on one type of stem-changing verb, the "e-ie" verbs in the present tense. New verbs are introduced and conjugated. New vocabulary to describe articles of clothing is presented. A cultural note on clothing in the Spanish-speaking world is also included.

22) La ropa
This program begins with a review of the vocabulary to describe clothing as well as a review of the stem-changing verbs "e-ie". New material presented in this episode includes the ordinal numbers and some of the unique uses of the definite article.

23) Verbos e-i, o-ue
Program begins with a review of the ordinal numbers. This episode introduces the "e-i" and "o-ue" stem-changing verbs in the present tense. The numbers 100 and higher are also presented. Episode concludes with an activity using the numbers to identify the prices of items.

24) Repaso de los verbos
This episode does an overall review of the conjugations and definitions of verbs in the present tense. The episode reviews the conjugations of "-ar", "-er", and "-ir" regular verbs, and a review of stem-changing verbs. Practice includes forming complete sentences, and asking and answering questions using verbs in the present tense.

25) La música
This program focuses on the music of the Spanish-speaking world. Styles of music and vocabulary from popular songs are presented. This episode includes a segment with a guest speaker singing traditional songs in Spanish. Program ends with an activity using vocabulary and fragments of songs heard in the episode.

26) La casa
This program begins with an introduction to the vocabulary to describe the house. Program continues with a lesson on the uses of negative and affirmative expressions and the use of prepositions with infinitives. Concludes with an activity practicing the vocabulary to describe the house.

27) Expresiones impersonales
Program begins with a review of the vocabulary used to describe the house. Practice continues with an activity using the affirmative and negative expressions. New material in this episode includes an introduction to the use of the impersonal "se" and an activity identifying the languages spoken in the Caribbean and Central America.

28) El progresivo
Program begins with a brief review of the impersonal "se". Presented in this episode are the forms of the present progressive and a review of the conjugations of the verb "estar". Also included is a lesson on the use of prepositions with personal pronouns and prepositions followed by an infinitive. Concludes with an activity to review the prepositions.

29) Saber o Conocer
Begins with a review of the present progressive tense. New material in this episode includes the conjugations and the differences in use of the verbs "saber" and "conocer". An introduction is give to the use of the personal "a". Episode concludes with an activity using the verbs "saber" and "conocer" to with a map of Mexico.

30) Verbos reflexivos
Begins with a review of the verbs "saber" and "conocer" seen in the previous episode. In this episode, new material covered focuses on the use and the conjugations of the reflexive verbs in the present tense. In addition to the forms and conjugations, the position of reflexive pronouns is also covered.

31)Repaso III
This program is the third in a series of five review sessions. It begins by reviewing the vocabulary used to describe the house. This episode reviews the points covered in the previous six episodes. Review includes negative and affirmative expressions, uses of the verbs "saber" and "conocer", the present progressive tense, the impersonal "se", and reflexive verbs.

32) Los adjetivos
In this program reflexive verbs are reviewed at length in the beginning and at the end of the episode. New material introduced includes the demonstrative adjectives and pronouns. Episode includes practice using these demonstrative expressions.

33) Los acentos escritos
Episode begins with a practice of the demonstrative adjectives. Focus of this program is the use of written accent marks. Rules for pronunciation and syllable stress are also included.

34) Los mandatos
Begins by identifying words that carry written accent marks. New material covered in this episode includes the use of the formal "Ud." and "Uds." commands and where to place pronouns in the command form.

35) El clima
Program begins with review of the formal commands seen in the previous episode. The focus of this episode is the expressions used to describe the weather and the seasons of the year. The geography of South America is also covered.

36) Los días festivos
This program begins with an introduction to the vocabulary used to describe of the holidays and celebrations of the Spanish-speaking world. Episode includes an interview with a guest speaker who shares some of the details of the way holidays are celebrated. Concludes with scenes from the Corpus Christi celebrations of Peru.

37) La comida
The program begins with an introduction to the vocabulary to describe food. Categories of foods are also presented. Episode includes a visit to a restaurant and the conversation between waiter and customer. Other new material presented in this episode is the use of the verb "gustar" and other similar expressions.

38) Los pronombres I
The episode begins with a review of the vocabulary to describe food. Additional practice is also done with the verb "gustar". New material covered in this episode is the direct object pronouns.

39) Los pronombres II
Episode begins with continued practice of the direct object pronouns used when answering questions. This program introduces the use of the indirect object pronoun and the placement of the pronouns and objects in a sentence. Also covered in this program are the uses and differences between the verbs "pedir" and "preguntar".

40) Los pronombres III
Program begins with a continuation of the differences between the verbs "pedir" and "preguntar". This episode introduces the use of the indirect object pronouns and then covers the use of the double object pronouns: the indirect and direct object pronouns used together.

41) Repaso Final I
This program is the first of two final review episodes for the series. The episode begins by reviewing the interrogative words, the formal commands forms "Ud." y "Uds." and double object pronouns. It ends with an activity to identify the meanings of infinitives and the conjugation of verbs in the present tense.

42) Repaso Final II
This final episode of the program reviews the conjugations of the present tense, the present progressive expressed with the verb "estar", the uses of the verb "ir" to describe destination and future actions, and a comparison of the differences between the verbs "ser" and "estar".

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