Check out our new Certificate of Training for Spanish!

 

Students who have successfully completed Spanish 1A, 1B and 2A at MPC are now eligible to receive a Certificate of Training in Spanish. To request your certificate please complete the World Languages Certificate of Training Application.


SPAN 1A ELEMENTARY SPANISH I

5 units • LG-P/NP • Five hours lecture

This course offers a systematic introduction to understanding, speaking, reading and writing the Spanish language. Emphasis is placed on communication skills, first in the classroom, then extending to wider cultural contexts.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area C2; IGETC, Area 6A; MPC, Area C

SPAN 1B ELEMENTARY SPANISH II

5 units • LG-P/NP • Five hours lecture

This course offers further study of elementary Spanish.

  • Prerequisites: SPAN 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area C2; IGETC, Area 6A; MPC, Area C

SPAN 2A INTERMEDIATE SPANISH

5 units • LG-P/NP • Five hours lecture

This course provides a review and completion of all basic gram­matical structures with oral and written drills. Emphasis is placed on conversational practice with everyday vocabulary. Readings relate to Spanish-speaking cultures.

  • Prerequisites: SPAN 1B
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area C2; IGETC, Area 3B, 6A; MPC, Area C

SPAN 2B ADVANCED SPANISH

5 units • LG-P/NP • Five hours lecture

This course provides a review of grammar and active vocabulary growth through oral and written composition. Emphasis is placed on conversa­tional practice using readings relevant to Spanish-speaking cultures.

  • Prerequisites: SPAN 2A
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area C2; IGETC, Area 3B, 6A; MPC, Area C

SPAN 5 LITERATURE OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture; one hour lab

This course will introduce students to the form and structure of various genres of literature in Spanish and to the language of literary analysis through selections of prose, poetry, drama and film from Spain and the Americas. This course will reinforce reading, writing and speaking in Spanish. The class is conducted in Spanish; therefore, it is recommended that students demonstrate SPAN 2B level proficiency before enrolling in this course.

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area C2; MPC, Area C

SPAN 35A SPANISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS I

4 units • LG-P/NP • Four hours lecture

This course provides instruction in standard Spanish usage, for heri­tage/native speakers with limited formal training in Spanish in oral, reading, and writing skills. Awareness of Mexican and other Hispanic cultures through appropriate readings and class discussions.

  • Advisories: Native Spanish-speaking ability
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area C2; IGETC, Area 6A; MPC, Area C

SPAN 35B SPANISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS II

4 units • LG-P/NP • Four hours lecture

This course is a continuation of SPAN 35A. It further develops all language skills in Spanish and increases awareness of the Hispanic cultures.

  • Prerequisites: SPAN 35A
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area C2; IGETC, Area 6A; MPC, Area C

SPAN 50 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH CONVERSATION

1.5 units • LG-P/NP • One and one-half hours lecture

This course is designed to promote competency in the oral use of the Spanish language, and to increase fluency by reinforcing previ­ously learned materials and by expanding vocabulary and patterns of speech. The course emphasizes the practical application of the language in everyday life situations and current events at the interme­diate level.

  • Prerequisites: SPAN 2A
  • Credit transferable: CSU
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area C

SPAN 225A BASIC CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH I
2.5 units • P/NP • Two and one-half hours lecture

This course introduces students to basic patterns of Spanish conversa­tion in realistic situations. It provides a foundation for SPAN 1A.

  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area C

SPAN 225B BASIC CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH II
2.5 units • P/NP • Two and one-half hours lecture

This course is a continuation of SPAN 225A. It includes patterns of conversation in realistic situations. This course provides a foundation for SPAN 1A or 1B.

  • Prerequisites: SPAN 225A
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area C