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Spanish 2B

Course Description

In Spanish 2B, you will review and add to vocabulary dealing with disasters, accidents, television, movies, food, cooking, traveling, and future professions.

You will learn vocabulary and grammar for certain basic situations such as talking to a doctor, describing television programs and movies, giving instructions for recipes, traveling by airplane, talking about what you want to do in the future, etc.

You may notice some repeated material from Spanish 1. This strengthens the skills you have practiced and creates a good base knowledge to build upon. You will complete Activities dealing with reading, writing, speaking, and listening in Spanish and are expected to practice vocabulary and grammar points.

Required Course Materials

Realidades 2 Textbook
Please note: Both of the numbers below refer to the same textbook.
ISBN-10: 0130359513
ISBN-13: 978-0130359513

Students will also need to have the following materials:

  • microphone with a sound recording program; and
  • MS Word.

Course Lesson Organization

Objectives. The objectives for each lesson will help you focus your efforts. They indicate the concepts and skills you must understand or master when you complete the lesson.
Reading Assignments. Each lesson specifies the selections that must be read.
Introduction. The Introduction section of each lesson provides key terms and concepts that give you background for the lesson.
Self-Assessment Activities. These activities help to build your knowledge and skills and to identify your specific strengths and weaknesses. Some activities direct you to Internet sites with supplemental material for the lesson. All activities prepare you for the graded assignments and for mastering course materials.
Graded Assignments. Each assignment provides information about how your work will be assessed and how credit will be given for your responses. Most assignments will be submitted online and graded by your instructor. Some assignments will be computer-graded. The average of your assignments counts as 75 percent of your course grade. The Final Examination counts as the other 25 percent. You can apply to take the Final Exam after 100 percent of your graded assignments have been submitted, and at least 70 percent have been graded and returned to you.

Final Examination

The final examination is comprehensive; it covers the material from all of the lessons. To pass the course, you must receive a grade of 70 percent or better.
Format: Multiple-choice, writing, recording.
Time Allowed: 3 hours
Materials Allowed:#2 pencil, answer sheet provided, recordable CD-ROM

Course Outline

Total Number of Lessons: 10
Total Number of Activities: 60
Total Number of Graded Assignments: 21
Instructor Graded (Online submission): 20
Computer Graded: 1

Unit 1: Un acto heroico - Un accidente
Lesson 1: Discussing Emergencies, Crises, and Natural Disasters
  Activity 1: Vocabulary Practice
  Activity 2: Grammar Practice
  Activity 3: Listening Practice
  Activity 4: Speaking Practice
  Activity 5: Writing Practice
  Activity 6: Reading Practice
  Graded Assignment 1
  Graded Assignment 2
Lesson 2: Talking About Accidents, Injuries, and Treatments
  Activity 1: Vocabulary Practice
  Activity 2: Grammar Practice
  Activity 3: Listening Practice
  Activity 4: Speaking Practice
  Activity 5: Writing Practice
  Activity 6: Reading Practice
  Graded Assignment 3
  Graded Assignment 4

Unit 2: Viste el partido en la televisión - ¿Qué película has visto?
Lesson 1: Talking About What You See on Television and Giving Your Opinion
  Activity 1: Vocabulary Practice
  Activity 2: Grammar Practice
  Activity 3: Listening Practice
  Activity 4: Speaking Practice
  Activity 5: Writing Practice
  Activity 6: Reading Practice
  Graded Assignment 5
  Graded Assignment 6
Lesson 2: Discussing Movie Plots and Giving Your Opinion
  Activity 1: Vocabulary Practice
  Activity 2: Grammar Practice
  Activity 3: Listening Practice
  Activity 4: Speaking Practice
  Activity 5: Writing Practice
  Activity 6: Reading Practice
  Graded Assignment 7
  Graded Assignment 8

Unit 3: ¿Cómo se hace la paella? - ¿Te gusta comer al aire libre?
Lesson 1: Talking About Food, Cooking, and Telling Others What Not to Do
  Activity 1: Vocabulary Practice
  Activity 2: Grammar Practice
  Activity 3: Listening Practice
  Activity 4: Speaking Practice
  Activity 5: Writing Practice
  Activity 6: Reading Practice
  Graded Assignment 9
  Graded Assignment 10
Lesson 2: Discussing Food, Outdoor Cooking, and Giving Commands
  Activity 1: Vocabulary Practice
  Activity 2: Grammar Practice
  Activity 3: Listening Practice
  Activity 4: Speaking Practice
  Activity 5: Writing Practice
  Activity 6: Reading Practice
  Graded Assignment 11
  Graded Assignment 12

Unit 4: Un viaje en avión - Quiero que disfrutes de tu viaje
Lesson 1: Talking About Airports and Traveling
  Activity 1: Vocabulary Practice
  Activity 2: Grammar Practice
  Activity 3: Listening Practice
  Activity 4: Speaking Practice
  Activity 5: Writing Practice
  Activity 6: Reading Practice
  Graded Assignment 13
  Graded Assignment 14
Lesson 2: Discuss Hotels and Tourist Activities
  Activity 1: Vocabulary Practice
  Activity 2: Grammar Practice
  Activity 3: Listening Practice
  Activity 4: Speaking Practice
  Activity 5: Writing Practice
  Activity 6: Reading Practice
  Graded Assignment 15
  Graded Assignment 16

Unit 5: ¿Qué profesión tendrás? - ¿Qué haremos para mejorar el mundo?
Lesson 1: Discussing Professions and Plans for the Future
  Activity 1: Vocabulary Practice
  Activity 2: Grammar Practice
  Activity 3: Listening Practice
  Activity 4: Speaking Practice
  Activity 5: Writing Practice
  Activity 6: Reading Practice
  Graded Assignment 17
  Graded Assignment 18
Lesson 2: Discussing Environmental Issues and Future Solutions
  Activity 1: Vocabulary Practice
  Activity 2: Grammar Practice
  Activity 3: Listening Practice
  Activity 4: Speaking Practice
  Activity 5: Writing Practice
  Activity 6: Reading Practice
  Graded Assignment 19
  Graded Assignment 20
  Final Project

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