Spanish 102 @ FLCC – Course Outline (v.2)

Spanish 102 @ FLCC is a free language course designed for students with little previous experience with the Spanish language. The course is designed with six Learning Modules, with specific learning outcomes (goals) for each Module. Mastery of each Learning Module is generally dependent upon content mastery of the previous Module, and content can be mixed and matched appropriately. All lessons and tools provided by LEAF are accessible under the Creative Commons license.

Course Objectives and Resources
House and Home

Spanish 102 continues to examine a student’s core experiences and expands the sphere of influence to include personal possessions, living spaces, and daily routines. Students will examine how their past experiences constructs a deeper narrative of the self.

Module 1
“Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get.” – Mark Twain

Students will demonstrate context-appropriate reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills by …

  • Identifying common pieces of clothing.
  • Describing diverse weather conditions.
  • Utilizing appropriate clothing in a variety of weather conditions.

Students will demonstrate context-appropriate critical thinking and information management skills by …

  • Reading a cultural text, and expressing reactions and reflections in writing.
  • Investigating research and writing resources/services in preparation of a final creative project.

Module 2
“Few tasks are more like torture of Sisyphus than housework.” – Simone de Beauvoir

Students will demonstrate context-appropriate reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills by …

  • Identifying common household objects.
  • Engaging in household chores utilizing stem-changing irregular verbs.

Students will demonstrate context-appropriate critical thinking and information management skills by …

  • Reading a cultural text, and expressing reactions and reflections in writing.
  • Researching and selecting a topic in preparation of a final creative project.

Module 3
“The only routine with me is no routine at all.” – Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Students will demonstrate context-appropriate reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills by …

  • Describing and ordering daily routines.
  • Utilizing reflexive verbs to construct narratives of daily lives.

Students will demonstrate context-appropriate critical thinking and information management skills by …

  • Reading a cultural text, and expressing reactions and reflections in writing.
  • Conducting research and creating an MLA-formatted Bibliography in preparation of a final creative project.

Module 4
“There’s no love sincerer than the love of food.” – George Bernard Shaw

Students will demonstrate context-appropriate reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills by …

  • Identifying common food items.
  • Replacing nouns with object pronouns.
  • Indicating likes and dislikes.

Students will demonstrate context-appropriate critical thinking and information management skills by …

  • Reading a cultural text, and expressing reactions and reflections in writing.
  • Creating an MLA-formatted Annotated Bibliography in preparation of a final creative project.

Module 5
“Look back, and smile on perils past.” – Walter Scott

Students will demonstrate context-appropriate reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills by …

  • Engaging regular and irregular verbs in the preterite past tense.
  • Discussing singular and definitive actions in the past.

Students will demonstrate context-appropriate critical thinking and information management skills by …

  • Reading a cultural text, and expressing reactions and reflections in writing.
  • Extracting useful data from sources in preparation of a final creative project.

Module 6
“If I’m gonna tell a real story, I’m gonna start with my name.” – Kendrick Lamar

Students will demonstrate context-appropriate reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills by …

  • Identifying common childhood and adolescent activities.
  • Utilizing regular and irregular verbs in the imperfect past tense.
  • Engaging in narrative storytelling using the preterite and imperfect past tenses.

Students will demonstrate context-appropriate critical thinking and information management skills by …

  • Reading a cultural text, and expressing reactions and reflections in writing.
  • Synthesizing data into a product for a final creative project.