Spanish Summer Sessions 2018: Expanded Course Descriptions

Summer Special Session 2018  [June 25 - September 14, 2018]

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Please click here to view the Summer Session II schedule as a PDF


Spanish 001A. Intensive Elementary Spanish (15 units)
Instructor Dates Teaching
 Daniel Coral  June 25 - July 20, 2018
 Jessica Rodrigues Poletti  July 23 - August 17, 2018
 Genesis Bui August 20 - September 14, 2018

MTWRF 10:00A-12:30P
123 Wellman Hall
CRN 60578

Course Description: The goal of the Intensive Elementary Spanish program is to develop proficiency in Spanish. Students are expected to learn to use Spanish for communication in real, meaningful situations. It is also intended that students develop an understanding of basic grammatical concepts and an appreciation of all the different cultures of the Spanish speaking world.

Functions include:

Greetings, descriptions of self and others, daily activities, preferences, communicating about professions, class activities, neighborhood and housing, past experiences, food preferences, family relationships, childhood experiences, travel plans, clothing, giving instructions to peers and elders, and talking about the future.

Grammatical structures presented include:

Present indicative, present progressive tenses, reflexive verbs, stem-changing verbs, object pronouns, the preterit tense, imperfect tense, present subjunctive, the perfect tenses, and formal and informal commands.

Prerequisite: Not open to students who have completed equivalent courses SPA 001, 001S, 002, 002S, 002V, 002Y, 003, 003S, 003V or 003Y.

GE credit (Old): Arts & Humanities.
GE credit (New): Arts & Humanities and World Cultures.

Format: Lecture/Discussion.

Textbook:

  • Sheri Spaine Long, et al., Nexos [4th Edition] Package  (Cengage Learning, 2016)

Summer Session I 2018  [June 25 - August 3, 2018]

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Spanish 001. Elementary Spanish (5 units)  

Brooke Kipling

MTWR 11:00A-1:05P
141 Olson Hall
CRN 53378

Course Description: Introduction to Spanish grammar and development of all language skills in a cultural context with special emphasis on communication.  Functions include: greetings, descriptions of self and others, daily activities, and preferences. Major grammatical structures presented include: the present indicative and the present progressive tenses, reflexive verbs and stem-changing verbs. Not open for credit for students who have completed equivalent course 001S. Students who have successfully completed Spanish 002 or 003 in the 10th or higher grade of high school may receive unit credit for this course on a P/NP grading basis only. Although a passing grade will be charged to the student's P/NP option, no petition is required. All other students will receive a letter grade unless a P/NP petition is filed.

Prerequisite: None.

GE credit (Old): Arts & Humanities.
GE credit (New): Arts & Humanities and World Cultures.

Format: Lecture/Discussion; Laboratory.

Textbook:

  • Sheri Spaine Long, et al., Nexos [4th Edition] Package  (Cengage Learning, 2016)

Spanish 002. Elementary Spanish (5 units) 

Kathleen Guerra

MTWR 11:00A-1:05P
211 Wellman Hall
CRN 53379

Course Description: Continuation of Spanish 001 or 001S in the areas of grammar and basic language skills.  Functions include: Communicating about professions, class activities, neighborhood and housing, past experiences, food preferences and family relationships. Major structures presented include object pronouns, and the preterit tense. Not open for students who have completed equivalent course Spanish 002S, 002V or 002Y.

Prerequisite: Spanish 001/001S or the equivalent.

GE credit (Old): Arts & Humanities.
GE credit (New): Arts & Humanities and World Cultures.

Format: Lecture/Discussion; Laboratory.

Textbook:

  • Sheri Spaine Long, et al., Nexos [4th Edition] Package  (Cengage Learning, 2016)

Spanish 002V. Elementary Spanish (5 units)

Emily Frankel

Virtual class meetings M 4:00-5:00P
Online
CRN 53380

Course Description: Continuation of Spanish 001 in the areas of grammar and basic language skills. Online format combining synchronous chatting with technologically based materials. Functions include: Communicating about professions, class activities, neighborhood and housing, past experiences, food preferences and family relationships. Major structures presented include object pronouns, and the preterit tense. Not open for students who have completed equivalent course Spanish 002, 002S, 002Y or higher.

Prerequisite: Spanish 001/001S or the equivalent.

GE credit (Old): Arts & Humanities.
GE credit (New): Arts & Humanities and World Cultures.

Format: Lecture/Discussion; Web Electronic Discussion.

Textbooks:

  • Text is available online

Spanish 003. Elementary Spanish (5 units)

Elena Ríos

MTWR 11:00A-1:05P
127 Wellman Hall
CRN 53381

Course Description: Completion of grammar sequence and continuing practice of all language skills using cultural texts.  Functions include: Communicating about childhood experiences, travel plans, clothing, giving instructions to elders or peers, talking about the future. Major structures presented include: imperfect and preterit tense, present subjunctive, the perfect tenses, formal and informal commands and the future tense. Not open for students who have completed equivalent course Spanish 003S, 003V, or 003Y.

Prerequisite: Spanish 002/002S/002V/002Y.

GE credit (Old): Arts & Humanities.
GE credit (New): Arts & Humanities and World Cultures.

Format: Lecture/Discussion; Laboratory.

Textbook:

  • Sheri Spaine Long, et al., Nexos [4th Edition] Package  (Cengage Learning, 2016)

Spanish 0021V. Intermediate Spanish (5 units)

Victor Cervantes

Virtual class meetings M 4:00-5:00P
Online
CRN 53382

Course Description: Continuation of course 003, 003V, 003Y, 003S, or previous high school experience in the areas of grammar and intermediate language skills. Online format combining synchronous chatting with technologically based materials. Review and development of grammar, vocabulary and composition acquired in the first year through exercises and reading of modern texts. Not open for students who have completed equivalent course Spanish 021, 021S, or 021Y.

Prerequisite: Spanish 003/003S/003V/003Y or the equivalent from previous high school language experience.

GE credit (Old): None.
GE credit (New): Arts & Humanities, Oral Literacy, World Cultures and Writing Experience.

Format: Lecture/Discussion; Web Electronic Discussion.

Textbooks:

  • Text is available online

Spanish 117. Teaching Spanish as a Native Tongue in the US: Praxis and Theory (4 units) 

Melissa Patiño Vega

MTW 12:10-1:50P
1128 Hart Hall
CRN 53384

Course Description: Designed for students interested in teaching Spanish to native speakers. Focus on cultural diversity of the Spanish speaking population in the United States; applied language teaching methodologies in the context of teaching Spanish to native speakers at different levels.

Prerequisite: Spanish 024 or 033, or consent of instructor (mavegavaldez@ucdavis.edu); Linguistics 001 recommended.

GE credit (Old): None.
GE credit (New): Oral Literacy.

Format: Lecture; Discussion.

Textbooks:

  • TBA

Spanish 159. Los Discursos Raciales y de Género en América Latina (4 units)  

Carmen Valdivia Ponce

MTW 10:00-11:40A
146 Robbins Hall
CRN 83385

Course Description: This course explores the intersectionality of gender and race in the construction of identity in Latin America in textual and audiovisual narratives from the 16th century to the present. Students will analyze diverse cultural productions, including literary crónicas, essays, short stories, poetry, photography, films and popular music, paying particular attention to different racialization discourses from the colonial encounter, to mestizaje, indigenismo, diversity and multiculturalism. Related topics to consider may include colonialism, displacement, migration, belonging, and decolonization.

A main topic will be covered each week. Each session will include one or two primary texts in dialogue, and some videos or films in class.

Prerequisite: Any one of the following Spanish courses, SPA 100/100S, SPA 141/141S, or SPA 170/170S.

GE credit (Old): Arts & Humanities.
GE credit (New): Arts & Humanities and World Cultures.

Format: Lecture; Term Paper or Discussion.

Textbooks:

  • Course material will be provided through Canvas

Summer Session II 2018  [August 6 - September 14, 2018] 

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Spanish 001. Elementary Spanish (5 units)

Alba Marcé

MTWR 11:00A-1:05P
1120 Hart Hall
CRN 73721

Course Description: Introduction to Spanish grammar and development of all language skills in a cultural context with special emphasis on communication.  Functions include: greetings, descriptions of self and others, daily activities, and preferences. Major grammatical structures presented include: the present indicative and the present progressive tenses, reflexive verbs and stem-changing verbs. Not open for credit for students who have completed equivalent course 001S. Students who have successfully completed Spanish 002 or 003 in the 10th or higher grade of high school may receive unit credit for this course on a P/NP grading basis only. Although a passing grade will be charged to the student's P/NP option, no petition is required. All other students will receive a letter grade unless a P/NP petition is filed.

Prerequisite: None.

GE credit (Old): Arts & Humanities.
GE credit (New): Arts & Humanities and World Cultures.

Format: Lecture/Discussion; Laboratory.

Textbook:

  • Sheri Spaine Long, et al., Nexos [4th Edition] Package  (Cengage Learning, 2016)

Spanish 002. Elementary Spanish (5 units) 

Georgina Oller Bosch

MTWR 11:00A-1:05P
227 Olson Hall
CRN 73722

Course Description: Continuation of Spanish 001 or 001S in the areas of grammar and basic language skills.  Functions include: Communicating about professions, class activities, neighborhood and housing, past experiences, food preferences and family relationships. Major structures presented include object pronouns, and the preterit tense. Not open for students who have completed equivalent course Spanish 002S, 002V or 002Y.

Prerequisite: Spanish 001/001S or the equivalent.

GE credit (Old): Arts & Humanities.
GE credit (New): Arts & Humanities and World Cultures.

Format: Lecture/Discussion; Laboratory.

Textbook:

  • Sheri Spaine Long, et al., Nexos [4th Edition] Package  (Cengage Learning, 2016)

Spanish 003. Elementary Spanish (5 units)

Lizbeth de la Cruz

MTWR 11:00A-1:05P
141 Olson Hall
CRN 73723

Course Description: Completion of grammar sequence and continuing practice of all language skills using cultural texts.  Functions include: Communicating about childhood experiences, travel plans, clothing, giving instructions to elders or peers, talking about the future. Major structures presented include: imperfect and preterit tense, present subjunctive, the perfect tenses, formal and informal commands and the future tense. Not open for students who have completed equivalent course Spanish 003S, 003V, or 003Y.

Prerequisite: Spanish 002/002S/002V/002Y.

GE credit (Old): Arts & Humanities.
GE credit (New): Arts & Humanities and World Cultures.

Format: Lecture/Discussion; Laboratory.

Textbook:

  • Sheri Spaine Long, et al., Nexos [4th Edition] Package  (Cengage Learning, 2016)

Spanish 003V. Elementary Spanish (5 units) 

Daniela Cerbino

Virtual class meetings M 4:00-5:00P
Online
CRN 73724

Course Description: Completion of grammar sequence and continuing practice of all language skills using cultural texts. Online format combining synchronous chatting with technologically based materials.  Functions include: Communicating about childhood experiences, travel plans, clothing, giving instructions to elders or peers, talking about the future. Major structures presented include: imperfect and preterit tense, present subjunctive, the perfect tenses, formal and informal commands and the future tense. Not open for students who have completed equivalent course Spanish 003, 003S, 003Y or higher.

Prerequisite: Spanish 002/002S/002V/002Y.

GE credit (Old): Arts & Humanities.
GE credit (New): Arts & Humanities and World Cultures.

Format: Lecture/Discussion; Web Electronic Discussion.

Textbook:

  • Text is available online

Spanish 022V. Intermediate Spanish (5 units) 

Cory Osburn

Virtual class meetings M 4:00-5:00P
Online
CRN 73725

Course Description: Continuation of Spanish 021, 021S, 021V, 021Y, or previous high school experience in the areas of grammar and intermediate language skills. Online format combining synchronous chatting with technologically based materials. Focus on more difficult grammar concepts and further practice on composition. Development of all language skills through exercises and reading of modern texts. Not open for students who have completed equivalent course Spanish 022, 022S, or 022Y.

Prerequisite: Spanish 021/021S/021V/021Y or the equivalent from previous high school language experience.

GE credit (Old): None.
GE credit (New): Arts & Humanities or Social Sciences; Oral Literacy, World Cultures and Writing Experience.

Format: Lecture/Discussion; Web Electronic Discussion.

Textbook:

  • Text is available online

Spanish 024. Spanish Composition II (5 units) 

Alicia Gallego

MW 10:00-11:40A
1 Olson Hall

F 10:00-11:40A
211 Wellman Hall

CRN 73726

Course Description: Development of advanced level writing skills, with emphasis on how to write argumentative prose, essays, and research papers. Introduction to the analysis of literary genres. Compositions, journals, individual and group projects. Not open for credit for students who have completed equivalent course Spanish 024S.

Prerequisite: Spanish 023/023S.

GE credit (Old): Arts & Humanities.
GE credit (New): Arts & Humanities, World Cultures and Writing Experience.

Format: Lecture/Discussion; Laboratory.

Textbooks:

  • TBA

Spanish 115. History of the Spanish Language (4 units) 

Miguel Zepeda Torres

TWR 10:00-11:40A
129 Wellman Hall
CRN 73727

Course Description: This course examines the Spanish language from its roots in spoken Latin to modernity. There will be emphasis on the close relationship between historical events and language change, and the role that literature plays in language standardization. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 115S.

Prerequisite: Spanish 024/024S or Spanish 033, or consent of instructor (mzepedator@ucdavis.edu); Linguistics 001 recommended.

GE credit (Old): Arts & Humanities or Social Sciences.
GE credit (New): Arts & Humanities or Social Sciences.

Format: Lecture; Writing or Discussion.

Textbooks:

  • TBA