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Spanish 202 - Intermediate Spanish II - Dr. Claudia Acosta

Course:Intermediate Spanish II
Professor:Dr. Claudia Acosta
  • OnlineLive
Course Length:
  • 8 Week


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¡Hola! I am excited to facilitate your learning experience this term. I trust that you will find Spanish  language and culture fascinating and highly enriching. Most students do well in my courses because they are focused and determined to complete the accelerated course. 3 things to keep in mind: 1- Get started with your weekly assignments from the first day; 2- Set aside time to review communicative functions (practice), and 3- Maintain good communication with instructor.

Course Description

Spanish 202 studies Spanish within its rich and relevant cultural contexts. Presents more advanced grammatical structures and syntax at the intermediate high level, emphasizing linguistic and cultural proficiency using cultural and literary materials. It emphasizes practical and idiomatic usage as well as analyzing essays, poems, and short stories in Spanish by famous authors from the Spanish- speaking world. Prerequisite: Span 201 or equivalent. Taught in Spanish. 5 Credits. UC, CSU.

What to Expect in this Course

Online asynchronous course, except for weekly class meeting listed in the schedule and oral assessments conducted via Zoom. The content is delivered in 8 modules requiring weekly completion both in Canvas and MindTap (language platform for your Ebook). Due to the accelerated nature of the course, there no make-up. Students are expected academically to be engaged in the course and completing activities.

Types of Assessments

Weekly chapter quizzes and exams are online. Oral exams are via Zoom. There is a midterm and final exam.

Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook

Textbook Title: Exploraciones: Curso Intermedio
ZTC. No cost to students.

Other Relevant Course Information

Computer with internet access. Make sure your microphone is working properly. Voice recording activities are an essential part of this course. Observation: Tablets, apps, and other mobile devices can be used to view or read content, and to complete some assignments, however there is required work that can only be performed on a computer.

Additional Resources


This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:

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  • CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password

Please visit the Get to Know Your Online Classroom page for help logging into Canvas and for tips on using Canvas and Zoom. Canvas Chat Support is also available 24/7 for any Canvas related issues.

Online Education

Check out the Online Education website for more information on a variety of topics that can help you be a successful online student such as: exam proctoring, learning styles, computer skills, and tips for student success. If this is your first online course, feel free to take our online learning readiness assessment to assess your skills.

The Learning Center (TLC)

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Online Counseling

The Counseling Department offers appointments online. You can schedule an appointment by visiting the Online Counseling website. Counselors can help you map out a plan to reach your educational goals as well as advise you on course selection and registration.

Management of Stress and Mental Health

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Veterans Resource Center

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Last updated: 10/25/2021 Sub#: 1018