Dan Tight

Associate Professor of Spanish
Phone
(651) 962-5157
Fax
651) 962-5266
Mail
#5027

Fall 2014 Courses

Fall 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
SPAN 301 - 02 Adv Written Spanish & Culture M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 OEC 318
CRN: 41777 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Daniel G. Tight Intensive practice in written Spanish using selected materials to acquire a high level of competence in writing Spanish. This writing course aims to improve technique, expand syntactic depth, increase vocabulary and learn good writing through a process approach involving stages of idea development, thesis construction, structural development, bibliographic notation, evaluation of ideas and rewriting of the text. Lectures and class discussions are based on major topics that relate to the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Written skills will be assessed. Prerequisite: Completion of SPAN 300 or its equivalent with a C- or better.

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SPAN 434 - 01 Spanish Applied Linguistics M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 OEC 302
CRN: 42926 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Daniel G. Tight This course focuses on the theory and development of the field of Spanish second language acquisition and pedagogy. Special attention will be dedicated to the most common grammatical, linguistic, and methodological issues related to teaching Spanish to English native speakers. Topics covered will also include the role of technology in language teaching and methods for evaluating the linguistic competence of learners of Spanish. Prerequisites: Successful completion of SPAN 300, 301, 305, and 315 or their equivalents with a C- or better in each course.

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J-Term 2015 Courses

J-Term 2015 Courses
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Spring 2015 Courses

Spring 2015 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
SPAN 300 - 01 Advanced Spanish Grammar M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 OEC 319
CRN: 20392 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Daniel G. Tight Advanced Grammar with emphasis on review of grammatical structures, language development, mechanics, and expansion of vocabulary. Writing of basic structures in expository prose. Prerequisite: Completion of SPAN 212 or its equivalent with a C- or better average in all lower division language courses (SPAN 111, 112, 211, 212).

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SPAN 300 - 02 Advanced Spanish Grammar M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 OEC 319
CRN: 20433 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Daniel G. Tight Advanced Grammar with emphasis on review of grammatical structures, language development, mechanics, and expansion of vocabulary. Writing of basic structures in expository prose. Prerequisite: Completion of SPAN 212 or its equivalent with a C- or better average in all lower division language courses (SPAN 111, 112, 211, 212).

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SPAN 317 - 01 Spanish Phonetics and Pronunc. - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 OEC 319
CRN: 22162 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Daniel G. Tight This course provides undergraduate students with an understanding of the basic concepts of phonetics and phonology. Students apply these concepts to achieve more native-like pronunciation in Spanish. Tasks include recognizing, producing, transcribing and describing in linguistic terms the sounds of Spanish. Prerequisites: Successful completion of SPAN 301 and 305 or their equivalents with a C- or better in each course, (may be taken simultaneously with SPAN 305).

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