Foreign Language (FL)

Courses

FL 120   Elementary German I (5 Hours)

This course presents the sounds, vocabulary and basic structural patterns of German, focusing on the development of listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing skills. Cultural material will be integrated into the course.

FL 121   Elementary German II* (5 Hours)

Prerequisites : FL 120 with a grade of "C" or higher or an appropriate score on the placement test or department approval.

This course will continue the presentation of the vocabulary and basic structural patterns begun in Elementary German I with continued emphasis on the development of listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing skills.

FL 121H   HON: Elementary German II (1 Hour)

One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor. Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Contact the Honors Program Office, COM 201, for more information. Prerequsite: Honors department approval.

FL 130   Elementary Spanish I (5 Hours)

In this basic course, students will study Spanish grammar, conversation, composition and the culture of Spanish-speaking countries.

FL 131   Elementary Spanish II* (5 Hours)

Prerequisites : FL 130 with a grade of "C" or higher or two years of high-school Spanish or an appropriate score on the placement test.

This course will continue the presentation of the material introduced in Elementary Spanish I. Graded reading selections will be added as a basis for conversation and composition in discussion periods. Placement test recommended: can be taken at the Testing Center.

FL 131H   HON: Elementary Spanish II (1 Hour)

One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor. Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Contact the Honors Program Office, COM 201, for more information. Prerequsite: Honors department approval.

FL 135   Basic Spanish for Hospitality Management (3 Hours)

This course is designed to provide students with basic Spanish for a career in the hospitality industry. The course covers greetings, courtesy phrases and terminology related to hotels, kitchens and restaurants. Students will learn phrases to effectively interact with Spanish-speaking staff.

FL 140   Elementary French I (5 Hours)

In this basic course, students will study French grammar, conversation, composition and the culture of French-speaking countries.

FL 140H   HON: Elementary French I (1 Hour)

One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor. Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Contact the Honors Program Office, COM 201, for more information. Prerequsite: Honors department approval.

FL 141   Elementary French II* (5 Hours)

Prerequisites : FL 140 with a grade of "C" or higher or an appropriate score on the placement test or department approval.

This course continues the presentation of the material introduced in Elementary French I. Graded reading selections will be used as the basis for conversation.

FL 141H   HON: Elem. French II (1 Hour)

One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor. Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Contact the Honors Program Office, COM 201, for more information. Prerequsite: Honors department approval.

FL 165   Elementary Chinese I (5 Hours)

This course will introduce students to the basic sounds, vocabulary, grammar and usage, characters and reading of the Chinese language. The emphasis will be on developing basic conversational skills. Students will develop an understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture.

FL 166   Elementary Chinese II* (5 Hours)

Prerequisites : FL 165 or one year of high-school Chinese.

This course offers a continuation of Elementary Chinese I, emphasizing the sounds, vocabulary, grammar, usage, characters and reading of the Chinese language. Students will develop more advanced conversational skills and cultural understanding.

FL 170   Elementary Japanese I (5 Hours)

In this basic course, students will study Japanese grammar, conversation, composition and the culture of Japan.

FL 171   Elementary Japanese II* (5 Hours)

Prerequisites : FL 170 with a grade of "C" or higher or an appropriate score on the placement test .

This course will continue the presentation of the material introduced in Elementary Japanese I. Focus is on developing more advanced conversational skills and cultural understanding.

FL 171H   HON: Elementary Japanese II (1 Hour)

One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor. Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Contact the Honors Program Office, COM 201, for more information. Prerequsite: Honors department approval.

FL 172   Conversational Japanese I* (2 Hours)

Prerequisites : FL 171 with a grade of "B" or higher or department approval.

This course enhances students' ability to express themselves orally in Japanese at the elementary level through vocabulary building and reiteration of essential grammatical structures. The vocabulary emphasizes everyday life situations and cultural events. Placement is recommended.

FL 182   Intermediate Japanese I* (5 Hours)

Prerequisites : FL 171 or two years of high-school Japanese.

This course continues the study of Japanese language and culture, emphasizing the sounds, vocabulary, grammar, usage and readings of the Japanese language. The course concentrates on developing further advanced conversational skills by increasing vocabulary and variety of sentence patterns. Cultural understanding will also be stressed.

FL 183   Intermediate Japanese II* (5 Hours)

Prerequisites : FL182 or three years of high-school Japanese.

This course is a continuation of FL 182, the study of Japanese language and culture, emphasizing the sounds, vocabulary, grammar, usage and readings of the Japanese language. The course concentrates on developing further advanced conversational skills by increasing vocabulary and variety of sentence patterns. Cultural understanding will be stressed also.

FL 184   Conversational Japanese II* (2 Hours)

Prerequisites : FL 182 with a grade of "B" or higher or Department approval.

This course enhances students' ability to express themselves orally in Japanese at the intermediate level through vocabulary building and reiteration of essential grammatical structures. The vocabulary emphasizes everyday life situations and current events. Placement is recommended.

FL 192   Intermediate Chinese I* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites : FL 166.

This course is a continuation of study of the Chinese language and culture, emphasizing the sounds, vocabulary, grammar, usage and readings of the Chinese language. Focus will be on developing more advanced conversational skills by increasing vocabulary and variety of sentence patterns. Cultural understanding will also be stressed.

FL 193   Intermediate Chinese II* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites : FL 192.

This course is a continuation of study of the intermediate Chinese language and culture, emphasizing the sounds, vocabulary, grammar, usage and readings of the Chinese language. Focus will be on developing more advanced conversational skills by increasing vocabulary and variety of sentence patterns. Cultural understanding will also be stressed.

FL 220   Intermediate German I* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites : FL 121 with a grade of "C" or higher or an appropriate score on the placement test or department approval.

This class will emphasize vocabulary building and grammar review primarily through extensive reading of German texts. There will be additional practice in listening comprehension, speaking and writing. Placement test recommended; can be taken at the Testing Center.

FL 220H   HON: Intermediate German I (1 Hour)

One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor. Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Contact the Honors Program Office, COM 201, for more information. Prerequsite: Honors department approval.

FL 221   Intermediate German II* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites : FL 220 with a grade of "C" or higher or an appropriate score on the placement test or department approval.

This class will further expand the mastery of German vocabulary and structure through extensive reading of more advanced texts with additional practice in listening comprehension, speaking and writing. Placement test recommended; can be taken at the Testing Center.

FL 221H   HON: Intermediate German II (1 Hour)

One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor. Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Contact the Honors Program Office, COM 201, for more information. Prerequsite: Honors department approval.

FL 223   Conversational German* (2 Hours)

Prerequisites : FL 121 or two years of high-school German.

By applying vocabulary and structures presented in the text and handouts and by applying knowledge gained in a systematic review of German, the successful student will be able to communicate in German in situations that typically arise while traveling in a German-speaking country. Placement test recommended; can be taken at the Testing Center.

FL 223H   HON: Conversational German (1 Hour)

One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor. Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Contact the Honors Program Office, COM 201, for more information. Prerequsite: Honors department approval.

FL 230   Intermediate Spanish I* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites : FL 131 with a grade of "C" or higher or three years of high-school Spanish or an appropriate score on the placement test.

This course refines grammar, builds vocabulary, increases understanding of Hispanic culture, and provides practice designed to improve speaking fluency. It includes composition and conversation. Placement test recommended; can be taken at the Testing Center.

FL 230H   HON: Intermediate Spanish I (1 Hour)

One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor. Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Contact the Honors Program Office, COM 201, for more information. Prerequsite: Honors department approval.

FL 231   Intermediate Spanish II* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites : FL 230 with a grade of "C" or higher or or four years of high-school Spanish or an appropriate score on the placement test.

This course refines grammar, builds vocabulary, increases understanding of Hispanic culture, and provides practice designed to improve speaking fluency. It includes more advanced readings as a source for composition and conversation. Placement test recommended; can be taken at the Testing Center.

FL 231H   HON: Intermediate Spanish II (1 Hour)

One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor. Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Contact the Honors Program Office, COM 201, for more information. Prerequsite: Honors department approval.

FL 234   Conversational Spanish* (2 Hours)

Prerequisites : FL 230 with a grade of "B" or higher or FL 231 with a grade of "C" or higher or four years of high-school Spanish or an appropriate score on the placement test.

This course enhances students' ability to express themselves orally in Spanish through vocabulary building and reiteration of essential grammatical structures. The vocabulary emphasizes everyday life situations and current events. Placement test recommended; can be taken in the Testing Center.

FL 234H   HON: Conversational Spanish (1 Hour)

One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor. Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Contact the Honors Program Office, COM 201, for more information. Prerequsite: Honors department approval.

FL 240   Intermediate French I* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites : FL 141 with a grade of "C" or higher or an appropriate score on the placement test or department approval.

In this course, students begin a more in-depth study of French grammar and vocabulary as they improve their mastery of the four communicative skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing). Reading assignments (from literary, journalistic and Internet sources) will be more advanced and writing assignments will be more extensive at the Intermediate level. Placement test recommended; can be taken at the Testing Center.

FL 240H   HON: Intermediate French I* (1 Hour)

Prerequisites : Honors department approval.

One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor. Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Contact the Honors Program Office, COM 201, for more information.

FL 241   Intermediate French II* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites : FL 240 with a grade of "C" or higher or an appropriate score on the placement test or department approval.

In this class, students continue their in-depth study of French grammar and improvement of vocabulary. All four communication skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) continue to be emphasized as reading assignments, compositions, listening comprehension exercises and class discussion become more complex. Placement test recommended; can be taken in the Testing Center.

FL 241H   HON: Intermediate French II (1 Hour)

One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor. Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Contact the Honors Program Office, COM 201, for more information. Prerequsite: Honors department approval.

FL 243   Conversational French* (2 Hours)

Prerequisites : FL 141 or two years of high-school French.

This course is designed to build spontaneous speaking ability. Everyday situations and current events will be discussed in class. Placement test recommended; can be taken in the Testing Center.

FL 243H   HON: Conversational French (1 Hour)

One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor. Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Contact the Honors Program Office, COM 201, for more information. Prerequsite: Honors department approval.

FL 270   Intermediate American Sign Language I* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites : ASL 121 or FL 181 or INTR 121.

This course will focus on the development of intermediate American Sign Language communication skills. Emphasis will be on teaching in context comprehension skills and linguistic features of the language. INTR 122, FL 270 and ASL 122 are the same courses; only enroll in one.

FL 288   Spanish for Heritage and Advanced Speakers of Spanish* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites : Department approval.

This course is specifically offered to students who learned to speak Spanish at home, but who have had little or no formal Spanish grammar training. Students will develop their reading, speaking, listening and writing skills. Students will learn about the cultures of Spanish-speaking countries. The course would also be offered to students who have learned Spanish as a second language and read, speak, listen and write at an advanced level.

FL 291   Independent Study* (1-7 Hour)

Prerequisites : 2.0 GPA minimum and department approval.

Independent study is a directed, structured learning experience offered as an extension of the regular curriculum. It is intended to allow individual students to broaden their comprehension of the principles of and competencies associated with the discipline or program. Its purpose is to supplement existing courses with individualized, in-depth learning experiences. Such learning experiences may be undertaken independent of the traditional classroom setting, but will be appropriately directed and supervised by regular instructional staff. Total contact hours vary based on the learning experience.

FL 292   Special Topics:* (1-3 Hour)

Prerequisites : Department approval .

This course presents specialized topics in Foreign Language that are not available in the regularly offered curriculum.

FL 120

  • Title: Elementary German I
  • Number: FL 120
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 5
  • Contact Hours: 5
  • Lecture Hours: 5

Description:

This course presents the sounds, vocabulary and basic structural patterns of German, focusing on the development of listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing skills. Cultural material will be integrated into the course.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Accurately pronounce the sounds of standard German, especially those sounds that occur in German, but not in English (r, -ch, z, umlauted o and u, etc.).
  2. Recall and use the vocabulary presented in each Chapter and reading.
  3. Recall and actively use the grammar and patterns studies in each Chapter.
  4. Produce the German of any and all sentences studies in each Chapter.
  5. Give accurate English equivalents of any and all sentences studies in each Chapter.
  6. Carry on simple oral exchanges in German, using the structures and vocabulary already studied.
  7. Read and be able to answer comprehension questions on the reading given in the text or as supplements.
  8. Recall and use the grammar concepts and terminology presented in the course.  

Content Outline and Competencies:

Using all four language skills, listening (comprehending), reading,
writing, and speaking, students will recall and use in practical
situations the following concepts:

I. The student will demonstrate mastery of elementary German grammar
   A. Greet, introduce one another, and ask how people are, using three
you’s correctly
   B. Recall and use present, (present) perfect, past perfect and future
tenses in the indicative mood, and imperative mood of all regular and
irregular verbs.  Also use simple past tense of sein
   C. Recall and use cases, correct declensions of the definite and
indefinite articles, which indicates knowing the three genders of nouns,
and nominative, accusative, and dative cases, including the prepositions
that demand those cases
   D. Recall and use the three cases of pronouns and the possessive
adjective with correct endings
   E. Use correct word order for statements, questions, and commands
   F. Use negation and adverbs to add dimension to sentences and
questions
   G. Use modal verbs in present and perfect tenses
   H. Recall and use coordinating conjunctions to make compound sentences
   I. Use would to begin learning about subjunctive mood of verbs

II. The student will demonstrate comprehension and mastery of elementary
German pronunciation
   A. Use correct pronunciation of German sounds, especially those that do
not occur in English
   B. Use alphabet sounds to spell words in German
   C. Carry on short conversations and write short paragraphs on text
material

III. The student will develop and utilize elementary German vocabulary
   A. Use parts of classroom and people in school situations in context
   B. Use expressions for leaving and asking about the weather, time, and
the cost of things, knowing all numbers
   C. Use dates with days of the week and months of the year
   D. Recall and use active vocabulary selected by the instructor from
vocabulary lists, dialogues, and cultural reading selections

IV. The student will demonstrate understanding and appreciation of German
culture
   A. Carry on short conversations and write short paragraphs on cultural
material
   B. Compare aspects of the target language culture with American
culture

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

7 Chapter tests  @ 50  =  350
Participation/quizzes  =  450
FINAL                  =  100
                          900 points
Grading Criteria:

 A = 90 - 100% = 810 - 900 points
 B = 80 -  89% = 720 - 809 points
 C = 70 -  79% = 630 - 719 points
 D = 60 -  69% = 540 - 629 points
 F =  0 -  59% =   0 - 539 points

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

  1. Like music, drama, and some other courses, this foreign language course is a performance course; therefore, attendance is required. 

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 121

  • Title: Elementary German II*
  • Number: FL 121
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 5
  • Contact Hours: 5
  • Lecture Hours: 5

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FL 120 with a grade of "C" or higher or an appropriate score on the placement test or department approval.

Description:

This course will continue the presentation of the vocabulary and basic structural patterns begun in Elementary German I with continued emphasis on the development of listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing skills.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Strengthen and perfect their mastery of standard German pronunciation.

  2. Recall and use the vocabulary presented in each chapter.

  3. Recall and actively use the grammatical structures in each chapter.

  4. Produce the German of any and all sentences studied in each chapter.

  5. Give accurate English equivalents of any and all sentences studied in each chapter.

  6. Produce new sentences in German, using structures already studied.

  7. Translate any German sentences containing structures already studied, given new vocabulary.

  8. Carry on more involved exchanges in German, using structures and vocabulary already studied.

  9. Discuss comprehensively the readings in the text or given in class.

  10. Recall and use the technical grammar concepts and technical terminology presented in the course. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

Using all four language skills, listening (comprehending), reading, writing, and speaking, students will:

I. Mastery of German grammar appropriate to the second semester of study

A. Recall and use subordinate conjunctions and word order.

B. Use genitive case for the declension of definite and indefinite articles and prepositions that demand that case.

C. Use infinitive constructions.

D. Use special forms of to.

E. Recall and use adjective endings in all situations.

F. Recall and use simple past tense for all verbs in the indicative mood.

G. Recall reflexive verbs.

H. Recall indefinite adjectives and pronouns and adjectival nouns.

I. Recall and use comparison of adjectives and adverbs.

J. Recall and use relative pronouns and clauses.

K. Recall and use da- and wo- compounds.

L. Recall and use all situations of subjunctive mood of all verbs.

M. Recall and use all tenses of passive voice of verbs.

II. The student will demonstrate comprehension and mastery of correct German pronunciation

A. Refine and practice pronunciation appropriate to the second semester of study.

B. Carry on longer conversations and write longer paragraphs on text material.

III. The student will develop and utilize German vocabulary appropriate to the second semester of study

A. Use correct forms of nouns of weight, measurement, and number.

B. Recall and use and memorize ordinal numbers.

C. Recall and use all time expression idioms.

IV. The student will demonstrate increased understanding and appreciation of German culture

A. Carry on longer conversations and write longer paragraphs on cultural material.

B. Compare aspects of the target language culture with American culture.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

300 points    6 chapter tests x 50
400 points    Participation/quizzes
100 points    FINAL

Total: 800 points

Grade Criteria:

A = 90 - 100% = 720 - 800 points
B = 80 - 89% = 640 - 719 points
C = 70 - 79% = 560 - 639 points
D = 60 - 69% = 480 - 559 points
F = 0 - 59% = 0 - 479 points

Caveats:

Like music, drama, and some other courses, this foreign language course is a performance course; therefore, attendance is required. 

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 121H

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FL 130

  • Title: Elementary Spanish I
  • Number: FL 130
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 5
  • Contact Hours: 5
  • Lecture Hours: 5

Description:

In this basic course, students will study Spanish grammar, conversation, composition and the culture of Spanish-speaking countries.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Construct grammatically correct sentences using learned grammatical structures.
  2. Demonstrate comprehension of simple written material by identifying its main ideas or responding appropriately to it.  
  3. Respond appropriately to spoken Spanish in highly predictable situations.
  4. Write simple  grammatically correct sentences and strings of related sentences on familiar topics.
  5. Speak in Spanish at the phrase level using everyday vocabulary and memorized phrases.
  6. Compare and contrast aspects of the target language’s culture with one's own culture. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Foundational Grammatical Structures

A. Identify parts of speech such as subject, object, verb, adverb, pronoun, adjective, preposition.

B. Conjugate verbs in present tense.

C. Match correct form of articles, adjectives to gender and number of nouns.

D. Recognize and reproduce object pronouns.

E. Express location of people, places, and things using prepositions.

II. Comprehension of Spanish-Language Written Materials

A. Identify main points of simple texts dealing with learned material.

B. Respond appropriately in spoken or written form to texts, or to questions about texts.

C.Extract information from materials related to daily life on such topics as food, housing, college classes, class schedules, family members, weather forecasts and simple directions.

III. Comprehension of Spoken Spanish

A. Identify main ideas of simple statements and questions on familiar topics.

B. Respond appropriately to statements, questions and high frequency commands in highly predictable situations.

IV. Written Expression in Spanish

A. Construct sentences and strings of sentences relating to personal information, familiar topics and immediate needs.

B. Supply information on simple forms and documents.

C. Write dictated sentences.

V. Oral Expression in Spanish 

A. Produce lists of everyday vocabulary, such as numbers, days of the week, colors, items of clothing, household furnishings, classroom objects, family members, basic characteristics of people and things.

B. Use common courtesy expressions appropriately.

C. Provide basic information about oneself and one’s daily life at the phrase level.

D. Respond appropriately to simple questions or high-frequency statements.

VI. Cultural Elements of the Spanish – Speaking World

A. Identify linguistic elements that indicate cultural differences, e.g. the formal “you” and the informal “you” (usted and tú).

B. Identify countries where Spanish is spoken.

C. Identify cultural differences within the Spanish-speaking world, such as differences in family structure or religious practices.

D. Compare and contrast aspects of Spanish-speaking cultures with one’s own culture.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

50% - 80%  Assessments (including written and oral examinations, quizzes, mid-term, final, etc.)

10% - 50%  Homework (including workbook or activities manual – either online or print; compositions; etc.)

0% - 20%   In-class work (including participation, presentations, pair and group work)

100%          Total

Grade Criteria:

90 – 100% = A
80 – 89% = B
70 – 79% = C
60 – 69% = D
0 – 59% = F

Caveats:

  1. Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about current course caveats.

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 131

  • Title: Elementary Spanish II*
  • Number: FL 131
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 5
  • Contact Hours: 5
  • Lecture Hours: 5

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FL 130 with a grade of "C" or higher or two years of high-school Spanish or an appropriate score on the placement test.

Description:

This course will continue the presentation of the material introduced in Elementary Spanish I. Graded reading selections will be added as a basis for conversation and composition in discussion periods. Placement test recommended: can be taken at the Testing Center.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Construct grammatically correct sentences in the present, past, and future tenses.
  2. Read multi-paragraph texts with strongly-organized internal structure (e.g., chronological) and distinguish main ideas.
  3. Enumerate and sequence data from brief oral passages.
  4. Write strings of related sentences and short paragraphs on learned material.
  5. Respond in brief phrases and some sentences to questions about familiar topics.
  6. Demonstrate sensitivity to cultural behaviors and expectations. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Mastery of grammatical structures
   A. Construct grammatically correct sentences in the present, past, and
future tenses.
   B. Conjugate verbs in all simple tenses in indicative and subjunctive
moods.
   C. Compare like and unlike qualities and quantities.
   D. Recognize and reproduce double object pronoun combinations.
   E. Give and react to commands, both formal and informal.

II.  Comprehension of written texts
   A. Read multi-paragraph texts with strongly-organized internal
structure (e.g., chronological) and distinguish main ideas.
   B. Abstract contextual information on the most basic level, such as use
of register or purpose of text (reporting/persuading).
   C. Outline or mind-map related elements within a text.

III.  Comprehension of oral discourse
   A. Enumerate and sequence data from brief oral passages.
   B. Comprehend sentence-length utterances and brief series of sentences
in limited number of content areas.
   C. Enumerate actions from brief oral passages.
   D. Sequence a series of five actions.
   E. Abstract general ideas from taped conversations on familiar or
strongly contextualized topics.

IV. Mastery of composition
   A. Write strings of related sentences and short paragraphs on learned
material.
   B. Recombine learned vocabulary and structures in simple sentences.
   C. Write extemporaneously short (8-10 sentences) paragraphs on very
familiar topics.
   D. Translate sentences from English to target language paying attention
to the idea to be expressed rather than word by word.
   E. Record short messages, postcards, and simple notes such as telephone
messages.
   F. Write one page compositions on a directed topic related to text.

V. Mastery of oral discourse
   A. Respond in brief phrases and some sentences to questions about
familiar topics.
   B. Make statements using learned materials expanding occasionally by
simple reconstruction of elements.
   C. Express self using vocabulary limited to basic object and places,
most common kinship terms, and basic necessities.
   D. Give simple directions.
   E. Construct basic statements using the past and future tense.

VI.  Knowledge of Hispanic cultural products and practices
   A. Demonstrate sensitivity to cultural behaviors and expectations.
   B. Recognize basic geographical information of the Hispanic world.
   C. Explain some cultural constants (e.g., the extended family,
mealtimes) that relate directly to daily life.
   D. Demonstrate appreciation of cultural differences by describing
attitudes towards elders, dating practices, educational philosophy and
business practices.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

3-5 exams                          60-80% of grade
Individual projects or homework         10-20% of grade
Classroom attendance and performance    10-20% of grade
                                        100%

Grading Criteria:
 90 - 100% = A
 80 - 89% = B
 70 - 79% = C
 60 - 69% = D
  0 - 59% = F

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

None

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 131H

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FL 135

  • Title: Basic Spanish for Hospitality Management
  • Number: FL 135
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Description:

This course is designed to provide students with basic Spanish for a career in the hospitality industry. The course covers greetings, courtesy phrases and terminology related to hotels, kitchens and restaurants. Students will learn phrases to effectively interact with Spanish-speaking staff.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  1. Express oneself orally in basic sentences and memorized phrases related to the hospitality industry.
  2. Compose simple phrases related to work procedures and immediate needs.
  3. Determine appropriate methods to request an action related to daily tasks.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to manage simple conversations related to hotels, restaurants and kitchens.
  5. Demonstrate comprehension of simple authentic materials related to the hotel and restaurant industry.
  6. Compare and contrast aspects of the Hispanic culture in the workplace with one's own culture in the workplace. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Greetings, Introductions and Common Courtesy Expressions

A. Use greetings at different times of the day.

B. Use common courtesy expressions.

C. Respond to greetings and to simple questions.

D. State name and job title.

E. Identify linguistic elements that indicate cultural differences, e.g. the formal versus the informal “you.”

II. Common Questions and Answers

A. Request personal information such as name and place of origin.

B. Use memorized questions to gather personal information from employees.

C. Use the Spanish alphabet to spell words as required.

D. Count objects from 0-30.

E. Express the time of the day using numbers 1-30.

F. Use the days of the week and the months of the year to express dates.

G. Identify question words, e.g., what, who, when and how many to provide a simple answer.

III. Hotels

A. Acquire vocabulary related to hotel rooms.

B. Describe the state of a hotel room using adjectives.

C. Tell employees to do common tasks in a hotel room.

D. Identify cleaning objects for specific purposes.

E. Describe actions related to hotel work.

1. Usage of personal pronouns

2. Conjugate verbs

IV. Kitchen

A. Recall names of fruits, vegetables, milk products, meats, seafood and bakery items.

1. Usage of adjectives to describe nouns

2. Colors as adjectives

B. Demonstrate comprehension of verbs related to food preparation.

1. Cooking and baking actions

2. Command form of the action verbs related to kitchen procedures

C. Identify utensils and equipment in the kitchen.

D. Create a simple recipe.

1. Measurements

2. Numbers 0-100

3. Actions

V. Restaurant

A. List items found in a restaurant setting.

1. Menu choices

2. Items to set a table

B. Compare quantity and quality of nouns.

C. Use negative and indefinite words to express presence or absence of items or people.

VI. Reading and Listening Comprehension

A. Demonstrate comprehension of simple authentic reading materials, e.g., ads and brochures.

B. Demonstrate aural comprehension of brief conversations and presentations related to topics in the hospitality industry.

VII. Culture

A. Identify Spanish-speaking countries.

B. Identify aspects of Hispanic work cultures.

C. Identify aspects of one's own work culture.

D. Demonstrate an understanding of successful intercultural interactions in the workplace.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Evaluation of student mastery of course competencies will be accomplished using the following methods:

30-50%    Unit Tests and/or Quizzes
10-20%    Class Participation and Activities
10-20%    Homework
20-30%    Final Oral Examination

Total:    100%

Grade Criteria:

90 – 100% = A
80 – 89% = B
70 – 79% = C
60 – 69% = D
0 – 59% = F

Caveats:

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 140

  • Title: Elementary French I
  • Number: FL 140
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 5
  • Contact Hours: 5
  • Lecture Hours: 5

Description:

In this basic course, students will study French grammar, conversation, composition and the culture of French-speaking countries.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Converse and present in French at sentence level about self, family and friends, preferences, and routine activities in the present, passé composé, and futur proche (present, past, and future); ask and answer elementary questions and formulate simple opinions.
  2. Write simple paragraphs in French on self, family and friends, preferences, and routine activities in the present, passé composé, and futur proche, recombining learned vocabulary and structures.
  3. Demonstrate comprehension of contextualized aural input in French in highly predictable situations and on learned topics through speaking and/or writing in French.
  4. Demonstrate comprehension of contextualized written material in French on learned topics through speaking and/or writing in French.
  5. Compare and contrast aspects of French and Francophone cultures with one’s own culture.

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Speaking French

A. Produce basic information using simple statements, lists and questions on familiar topics such as self, family, preferences, and routine activities.

B. Use common courtesy expressions appropriately.

C. Use verbs to communicate actions in the present, passé composé, and futur proche.

D. Respond appropriately to simple questions or high-frequency responses.

II. Writing French 

A. Construct sentences and strings of sentences relating to personal information and familiar topics.

B.  Write verbs to talk about everyday life experiences in learned tenses- present, passé composé, and futur proche.

C. Provide information about self on simple forms and documents.

D. Write dictated sentences.

III.  Aural Input in French

A. Recognize the main topic dealing with learned material and highly predictable situations.

B. Extract information from aural input related to familiar topics.

C. Respond appropriately in spoken or written form to questions.

IV. Written Comprehension 

A. Identify main ideas of simple statements and questions on familiar topics.

B. Respond appropriately to questions and high frequency commands in highly predictable situations.

C. Respond in spoken or written form to learned topics.

V. Cultural Comparisions

A. Identify linguistic elements that indicate cultural differences, e.g. the formal “you” and the informal “you” (vous and tu).

B. Identify countries where French is used on a map or by listing countries.

C. Compare and contrast aspects of French -speaking cultures with one’s own culture.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

50-65%  Assessments (including written and oral examinations, quizzes, mid-term, final, etc.)
25-30%  Homework (including workbook or activities manual – either online or print; compositions; etc.)
5-25%   In-class work (including participation, presentations, pair and group work)

100%    Total

Grade Criteria:

90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
0 - 59% = F

Caveats:

A placement test is recommended and can be taken at the Testing Center.

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 140H

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FL 141

  • Title: Elementary French II*
  • Number: FL 141
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 5
  • Contact Hours: 5
  • Lecture Hours: 5

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FL 140 with a grade of "C" or higher or an appropriate score on the placement test or department approval.

Description:

This course continues the presentation of the material introduced in Elementary French I. Graded reading selections will be used as the basis for conversation.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Converse and present in French at sentence level and manage simple, everyday situations. Contexts include French I topics (self, family and friends, preferences and routine activities) and at least five of the following topics: weather, food, technology, travel, media, arts, clothing, health, studies/professions, urban life, and relationships.
  2. Converse and present in French in the present, passé composé, imparfait, and futur proche; complete the following tasks: ask and answer elementary questions, formulate simple opinions, compare and contrast, describe.
  3. Write simple paragraphs in French in past, present and future time, recombining learned vocabulary and structures.
  4. Demonstrate comprehension of contextualized aural input in French in highly predictable situations and on learned topics through speaking and/or writing in French.
  5. Demonstrate comprehension of contextualized written material in French on learned topics through speaking and/or writing in French.
  6. Compare and contrast aspects of French and Francophone cultures with one’s own culture. Respond appropriately in contexts requiring varying levels of politeness and formality.

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Speak in French

A. Produce basic information using simple statements, lists and questions on familiar topics such as self, family, preferences, and routine activities

B. Use common courtesy expressions appropriately.

C. Describe familiar topics using learned verb tenses.

II. Write in French

A. Construct simple paragraphs relating to personal information and familiar topics.

B. Use verbs to write about familiar topics in learned tenses using simple paragraphs.

C . Provide information about self on simple forms and documents.

D. Write dictated sentences using learned tenses.

III. Comprehend Aural Input in French

A. Recognize the main topic dealing with learned material and highly predictable situations.

B. Extract information from aural input related to familiar topics.

C. Respond appropriately in spoken or written form to questions.

IV. Comprehend Written French

A. Identify main ideas of simple statements and questions on familiar topics.

B. Respond appropriately to questions and high frequency commands in highly predictable situations.

C. Respond in spoken or written form to learned topics.

V. Comparing Cultures

A. Use linguistic elements that indicate cultural differences, e.g., the formal “you” and the informal “you” (vous and tu).

B. Identify countries where French is used on a map or by listing countries.

C. Compare and contrast aspects of French-speaking cultures with one’s own culture.

VI. Construct Grammatically Correct Sentences in the Present, Past and Future Tenses

A. Conjugate verbs in all simple tenses in indicative and subjunctive moods.

B. Compare like and unlike qualities and quantities.

C. Recognize and reproduce double object pronoun combinations.

D. Give and react to commands, both formal and informal.

VII. Read Multi-paragraph Texts with Strongly Organized Internal Structure (e.g., Chronological) and Distinguish Main Ideas

A. Abstract contextual information on the most basic level, such as use of register or purpose of text (reporting/persuading).

B. Outline or mind-map related elements within a text.

VIII. Enumerating and Sequencing Data from Brief Oral Passages

A. Comprehend sentence-length utterances and brief series of sentences in limited number of content areas.

B. Enumerate actions from brief oral passages.

C. Sequence a series of five actions.

D. Abstract general ideas from taped conversations on familiar or strongly contextualized topics.

IX. Write Strings of Related Sentences and Short Paragraphs on Learned Material

A. Recombine learned vocabulary and structures in simple sentences.

B. Write extemporaneously short (8-10 sentences) paragraphs on very familiar topics.

C. Translate sentences from English to target language paying attention to the idea to be expressed rather than word by word.

D. Record short messages, postcards, and simple notes such as telephone messages.

E. Write one page compositions on a directed topic related to text.

X. Respond in Brief Phrases and Some Sentences to Questions about Familiar Topics

A. Make statements using learned materials expanding occasionally be simple reconstruction of elements.

B. Express self using vocabulary limited to basic object and places, most common kinship terms, and basic necessities.

C. Give simple directions.

D. Construct basic statements using the past and future tense.

XI. Sensitivity to Cultural Behaviors and Expectations

A. Recognize basic geographical information of the French speaking countries.

B. Describe some cultural constants (e.g., the extended family, mealtimes) that relate directly to daily life.

C. Demonstrate appreciation of cultural differences by describing attitudes towards elders, dating practices, educational philosophy and business practices.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

50-65%    Assessments (including written and oral examinations, quizzes, mid-term, final, etc.)
25-30%    Homework (including workbook or activities manual – either online or print; compositions; etc.)
5-25%     In-class work (including participation, presentations, pair and group work)

Total: 100%

Grade Criteria:

90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
0 - 59% = F

Caveats:

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 141H

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FL 165

  • Title: Elementary Chinese I
  • Number: FL 165
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 5
  • Contact Hours: 5
  • Lecture Hours: 5

Description:

This course will introduce students to the basic sounds, vocabulary, grammar and usage, characters and reading of the Chinese language. The emphasis will be on developing basic conversational skills. Students will develop an understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Utilize Chinese phonetics properly in speaking.
  2. Demonstrate understanding of the fundamentals of Chinese grammar in speaking and writing.
  3. Speak and write of the Chinese vocabulary presented accurately.
  4. Demonstrate mastery of Chinese characters as time permits.
  5. Give accurate English or Chinese translations of the readings.
  6. Utilize the sentence patterns presented correctly in speaking and writing.
  7. Carry on short dialogues in Chinese.
  8. Develop an understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Speaking and Writing Functive and Stative Sentences in Basic
Chinese:
   A. Participate in dialogue accurately
   B. Utilize appropriate vocabulary
   C. Utilize appropriate sentence patterns

II. Using Indirect Object and Auxiliary Verbs in Basic Chinese:
   A. Participate in dialogue accurately
   B. Utilize  appropriate vocabulary
   C. Utilize appropriate sentence patterns

III. Identifying  Specifiers, Numbers, Measures in Basic Chinese:
   A. Participate in dialogue accurately
   B. Utilize appropriate vocabulary
   C. Utilize appropriate sentence patterns

IV. Using Equative Sentences Accurately in Basic Chinese:
   A. Participate in dialogue accurately
   B. Utilize appropriate vocabulary
   C. Utilize appropriate sentence patterns

V. Identifying Money and Prices in Basic Chinese:
   A. Participate in dialogue accurately
   B. Utilize appropriate vocabulary
   C. Utilize appropriate sentence patterns

VI. Using the Changed Status in Basic Chinese in Writing and Speaking:
   A. Participate in dialogue accurately
   B. Utilize appropriate vocabulary
   C. Utilize appropriate sentence patterns

VII. Identifying Modification Accurately in Basic Chinese:
   A. Participate in dialogue accurately
   B. Utilize appropriate vocabulary
   C. Utilize appropriate sentence patterns

VIII. Demonstrating Understanding of Location and Existence in Basic
Chinese in Speaking and Writing: 
   A. Participate in dialogue accurately
   B. Utilize appropriate vocabulary
   C. Utilize appropriate sentence patterns

IX. Using Coverbs of Interest - Indefinites and Inclusives in Basic
Chinese in Speaking and Writing:
   A. Participate in dialogue accurately
   B. Utilize appropriate vocabulary
   C. Utilize appropriate sentence patterns

X. Recognizing Movement and Direction in Basic Chinese:
   A. Participate in dialogue accurately
   B. Utilize appropriate vocabulary
   C. Utilize appropriate sentence patterns

XI. Chinese Characters 1 - 15 in Basic Chinese:
   A. Using Chinese characters 1 - 15, read and write vocabulary
   B. Using Chinese characters 1- 15, read and write sentences
   C. Using Chinese characters 1- 15, complete exercises
   D. Explain and use the stroke order chart 

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Examinations                         80% of the final grade
Daily quizzes                        10% of grade
Oral recitation/class participation  10% of grade
                                    100%

The final exam will be a comprehensive, written, objective test covering
the topics listed in the preceding exit competencies section.

Grade Criteria:
90 - 100% A
80 -  89% B
70 -  79% C
60 -  69% D
 0 -  59% F

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

None

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 166

  • Title: Elementary Chinese II*
  • Number: FL 166
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 5
  • Contact Hours: 5
  • Lecture Hours: 5

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FL 165 or one year of high-school Chinese.

Description:

This course offers a continuation of Elementary Chinese I, emphasizing the sounds, vocabulary, grammar, usage, characters and reading of the Chinese language. Students will develop more advanced conversational skills and cultural understanding.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Utilize more advanced Chinese phonetics in speaking.
  2. Demonstrate mastery of the fundamentals of Chinese grammar in speaking and writing.
  3. Utilize more advanced Chinese vocabulary in speaking and writing.
  4. Demonstrate mastery of Chinese characters as time permits.
  5. Give accurate English or Chinese translations of the readings.
  6. Use the sentence patterns presented correctly in speaking and writing.
  7. Develop an understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture.
  8. Demonstrate improved Chinese listening and speaking ability--carry on conversations in Chinese. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Recognizing Completed Action - Time
   A. Participate in dialogue accurately.
   B. Utilize appropriate vocabulary.
   C. Utilize appropriate sentence patterns.
        
II. Using Time Expression Before and After the Verb in Basic Chinese
   A. Participate in dialogue accurately.
   B. Utilize appropriate vocabulary.
   C. Utilize appropriate sentence patterns.

III. Relative Time - Clock Time in Basic Chinese
   A. Participate in dialogue accurately.
   B. Utilize appropriate vocabulary.
   C. Utilize appropriate sentence patterns.

IV. Expressing Manners in Chinese
   A. Participate in dialogue accurately.
   B. Utilize appropriate vocabulary.
   C. Utilize appropriate sentence patterns.

V. Using Basic Chinese Compound Verbs
   A. Participate in dialogue accurately.
   B. Utilize appropriate vocabulary.
   C. Utilize appropriate sentence patterns.

VI. Using the Ba Construction in Basic Chinese
   A. Participate in dialogue accurately.
   B. Utilize appropriate vocabulary.
   C. Utilize appropriate sentence patterns.

VII. Using Resultative Compound Verbs in Basic Chinese
   A. Participate in dialogue accurately.
   B. Utilize appropriate vocabulary.
   C. Utilize appropriate sentence patterns.

VIII. Using Similarity and Comparison in Basic Chinese
   A. Participate in dialogue accurately.
   B. Utilize appropriate vocabulary.
   C. Utilize appropriate sentence patterns.

IX. Expressing Separation and Distance
   A. Participate in dialogue accurately.
   B. Utilize appropriate vocabulary.
   C. Utilize appropriate sentence patterns.

X. Using Coverbs of Agent in Basic Chinese
   A. Participate in dialogue accurately.
   B. Utilize appropriate vocabulary.
   C. Utilize appropriate sentence patterns.
 
XI. Chinese Characters 16 - 30 in Basic Chinese
   A. Using Chinese characters 16 - 30, read and write vocabulary.
   B. Using Chinese characters 16 - 30, read and write sentences.
   C. Using Chinese characters 16 - 30, complete exercises.
   D. Explain and use the stroke order chart.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Examinations                            80% of the final grade
Daily quizzes                        10% of grade
Oral recitation/class participation    10% of grade
                                    100%

The final exam will be a comprehensive, written, objective test covering
the topics listed in the preceding exit competencies section.

Grade Criteria:
90 - 100% A
80 -  89% B
70 -  79% C
60 -  69% D
 0 -  59% F

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

None

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 170

  • Title: Elementary Japanese I
  • Number: FL 170
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 5
  • Contact Hours: 5
  • Lecture Hours: 5

Description:

In this basic course, students will study Japanese grammar, conversation, composition and the culture of Japan.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Construct grammatically correct sentences using learned grammatical structures.
  2. Demonstrate comprehension of simple written material by identifying its main ideas or responding appropriately to it.  
  3. Respond appropriately to spoken Japanese in highly predictable situations.
  4. Write simple  grammatically correct sentences and strings of related sentences on familiar topics.
  5. Speak in Japanese at the phrase level using everyday vocabulary and memorized phrases.
  6. Demonstrate comprehension of Japanese culture.

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Foundational Grammatical Structures

A. Recognize the characters of two types of Japanese writings (hiragana and katakana).

B. Conjugate verbs in polite present and past.

C. Express location of people, places, and things using particles.

D. Demonstrate basic action of people related to daily life.

 II. Comprehension of Japanese Written Materials

A. Identify main points of simple texts dealing with learned material.

B. Respond appropriately in spoken or written form to texts, or to questions about texts.

C. Extract information from materials related to daily life.

III. Comprehension of Spoken Japanese

A. Recognize the sounds of Japanese syllables.

B. Respond to simple statements and questions on familiar topics.

C. Comprehend simple sentences and commands frequently used in classroom.

IV. Written Expression in Japanese

A. Construct sentences and strings of sentences relating to personal information, familiar topics and immediate needs.

B. Write dictated sentences.

V. Oral Expression in Japanese

A. Produce lists of everyday vocabulary, such as numbers, days of the week, colors, items of clothing, household furnishings, classroom objects, family members, basic characteristics of people and things.

B. Use common courtesy expressions appropriately.

C. Provide basic information about oneself and one’s daily life at the phrase level.

D. Respond appropriately to simple questions or high-frequency statements.

VI. Cultural Elements of Japan

A. Identify linguistic elements that indicate cultural differences, e.g. the polite speech.

B. Identify cultural differences between one’s own culture and Japan.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

50-80%    Assessments (major tests, exams, quizzes and the final exam)
10-50%    Homework
0-25%      In-class work (including participation, presentations, pair and group work)

Total: 100%

Grade Criteria:

90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
0 - 59% = F

Caveats:

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 171

  • Title: Elementary Japanese II*
  • Number: FL 171
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 5
  • Contact Hours: 5
  • Lecture Hours: 5

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FL 170 with a grade of "C" or higher or an appropriate score on the placement test .

Description:

This course will continue the presentation of the material introduced in Elementary Japanese I. Focus is on developing more advanced conversational skills and cultural understanding.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Construct grammatically correct sentences in the polite present, polite past, plain present, and plain past.
  2. Read multi-paragraph texts with chronological structure and distinguish main ideas.
  3. Identify and sequence data from brief oral passages.
  4. Write strings of related sentences and short paragraphs on learned material.
  5. Respond in brief phrases and some sentences to questions about familiar topics.
  6. Demonstrate sensitivity to cultural behaviors and expectations. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Fundamental Grammatical Structures

A. Construct grammatically correct sentences using learned grammatical structure.

B. Comprehend some complex sentences with plain form verbs and adjectives as a noun modifier.

C. Recognize and reproduce basic sentences with strongly organized internal structure dealing with daily activities.

II. Comprehension of Japanese Written Materials

A. Read multi-paragraph texts with strongly-organized internal structure (e.g., chronological) and distinguish main ideas.

B. Read and recognize the meaning of kanji characters (approximately 100 characters).

III. Comprehension of Spoken Japanese

A. Identify and sequence data from brief oral passages.

B. Comprehend sentence-length utterances and brief series of sentences in limited number of content areas.

C. Identify actions from brief oral passages.

D. Abstract general ideas from taped conversations on familiar or strongly contextualized topics.

IV. Written Expression in Japanese

A. Write strings of related sentences and short paragraphs on learned familiar topics.

B. Recombine learned vocabulary and structures in simple sentences.

C. Write extemporaneously short paragraphs on very familiar topics.

D. Translate sentences from English to target language paying attention to the idea to be expressed rather than word by word.

V. Oral expression in Japanese

A. Respond in brief phrases and some sentences to questions about familiar topics.

B. Make statements using learned materials expanding occasionally by simple reconstruction of elements.

C. Express self using vocabulary limited to basic object and places, most common kinship terms, and basic necessities.

D. Construct a polite request, ask permission, describe location of things

VI. Cultural Elements of Japan

A. Demonstrate sensitivity to cultural behaviors and expectations.

B. Demonstrate the proper speech level used between the speakers depending on their relationship.

C. Explain the basic geographical information of Japan and some cultural constants that relate directly to daily life such as New Year’s Day.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

50-80%    Assessments (major tests, exams, quizzes and the final exam)
10-50%    Homework
0-25%      In-class work (including participation, presentations, pair and group work)

Total: 100%

Grade Criteria:

90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
0 - 59% = F

Caveats:

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 171H

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FL 172

  • Title: Conversational Japanese I*
  • Number: FL 172
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 2
  • Contact Hours: 2
  • Lecture Hours: 2

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FL 171 with a grade of "B" or higher or department approval.

Description:

This course enhances students' ability to express themselves orally in Japanese at the elementary level through vocabulary building and reiteration of essential grammatical structures. The vocabulary emphasizes everyday life situations and cultural events. Placement is recommended.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Recall vocabulary to use in everyday conversational situations in Japanese at the elementary level.
  2. Demonstrate good standard pronunciation in Japanese.
  3. Reproduce fundamental grammatical structures crucial to self-expression at the elementary level.
  4. Demonstrate comprehension of contextualized aural input in Japanese on learned topics.
  5. Perform, extemporaneously, a guided conversation in Japanese at the elementary level.
  6. Use circumlocutions or paraphrases to handle unknown vocabulary or structures.
  7. Compare and contrast aspects of one’s own culture with Japanese culture.

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Fluency in everyday conversational situations in Japanese

A. Ask and answer questions on topics concerned with daily life at the elementary level.

B. Utilize the correct expressions of courtesy.

C. Use culturally appropriate speech style to express suggestions and desire.

II. Standard Japanese pronunciation

A. Transform Anglicized sounds into a closer approximation of Japanese sounds.

B. Identify and reproduce correct intonation for statements, questions, and explanations in Japanese.

III. Fundamental grammatical structure

A. Perform brief narrations in class using studied grammar.

B. Produce recorded narrations using studied grammar.

IV. Listening comprehension

A. Extract information from aural input related to familiar topics.

B. Answer questions about content.

C. Ask questions for clarification in Japanese.

V. Mastery of oral expression

A. Perform extemporaneously in a guided conversation in Japanese by asking and answering questions at the elementary level.

B. Connect conversational topics using learned phrases.

C. Narrate and describe using learned tenses.

D. Paraphrase and rephrase in Japanese.

VI. Self-expression in Japanese

A. Use circumlocution to handle unknown vocabulary or structures.

B. Paraphrase to increase understanding and avoid English.

VII. Cultural comparisons

A. Compare and contrast the Japanese culture to one’s own culture.

B. Identify linguistic elements that indicate cultural differences.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

10-40%    Written quizzes on vocabulary and grammar topics
20-50%    Class participation and oral presentations
20-40%    Oral Examinations

Total: 100%

Grade Criteria:

90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
0 - 59% = F

Caveats:

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 182

  • Title: Intermediate Japanese I*
  • Number: FL 182
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 5
  • Contact Hours: 5
  • Lecture Hours: 5

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FL 171 or two years of high-school Japanese.

Description:

This course continues the study of Japanese language and culture, emphasizing the sounds, vocabulary, grammar, usage and readings of the Japanese language. The course concentrates on developing further advanced conversational skills by increasing vocabulary and variety of sentence patterns. Cultural understanding will also be stressed.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Demonstrate mastery of more advanced aspects of Japanese grammar.
  2. Master the Japanese vocabulary presented.
  3. Give accurate English or Japanese translations of the readings.
  4. Demonstrate mastery of advanced sentence patterns.
  5. Carry on longer dialogs in Japanese.
  6. Demonstrate further understanding of Japanese culture. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Complex Japanese text with an intermediate level of reading
comprehension
   A. Read text written with more frequent usage of Kanji (Chinese)
characters. 
   B. Read simple text written in both polite speech and casual speech
dealing with basic personal and social situations such as traveling. 
   C. Comprehend some complex sentences of quotation, hearsay, report,
opinion, etc., and some compound sentences with “~toki” (when ~), “~
mae” (before ~), “ ~ ato” (after ~),  “~node” (since ~), etc. 
 
II. Increasingly complex spoken Japanese comprehension
   A. Comprehend simple sentences in face-to-face conversation spoken at
slower than normal speed.  
   B. Comprehend casual speech used among family members and peers and
recognize the difference between male and female speech.
   C. Present one short prepared speech.
   D. Produce short sentences. 
   E. Quote, report, state judgments, and make explanatory statements.

III. Increasingly complex written Japanese text
   A. Write short (about 5 – 10  sentences) paragraphs using very
familiar topics such as daily routine, family and personal experience.
   B. Quote, report and state opinions and judgments.

IV. Mastery of Japanese grammar (orally and verbally) at the intermediate
level
   A. Identify a list of plain form verbs, adjectives and copula verbs in
the complex and compound sentences.
   B. Use proper form of predicate (verb, adjective and copula verb) in
complex and compound sentences.
   C. Identify and use transitive and intransitive verbs.
   D. Use Te form verbs in patterns such as: verb (-te) iru (on-going
actions and repeated actions), verb (-te) miru, verb (-te) oku and verb
(-te) aru.
   E. Identify particles and use them correctly.

V. Increased understanding and appreciation of Japanese culture
   A. Comprehend further the human relationship in Japanese society
through greater variety of speech levels.
   B. Explain basic information about Japan’s climate, geography,
transportation, traveling, banks, family structure, economy and employment
practices, etc.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Examinations                       50% - 70 % of grade
Assignments                     15%  - 30 % of grade
Attendance and Participation    15 % - 25% of grade
  Total                             100%

Grade Criteria:
  A = 90 – 100%
  B = 80 –  89%
  C = 70 –  79%
  D = 60 -  69%
  F =   0 –  59%

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

None

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 183

  • Title: Intermediate Japanese II*
  • Number: FL 183
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 5
  • Contact Hours: 5
  • Lecture Hours: 5

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FL182 or three years of high-school Japanese.

Description:

This course is a continuation of FL 182, the study of Japanese language and culture, emphasizing the sounds, vocabulary, grammar, usage and readings of the Japanese language. The course concentrates on developing further advanced conversational skills by increasing vocabulary and variety of sentence patterns. Cultural understanding will be stressed also.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Use more advanced aspects of Japanese grammar.
  2. Demonstrate mastery of advanced Japanese vocabulary.
  3. Give accurate English or Japanese translations of the readings.
  4. Demonstrate mastery of advanced sentence pattern.
  5. Carry on longer dialogs in Japanese.
  6. Demonstrate further understanding of Japanese culture. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Complex Japanese text with an intermediate/advanced level of
comprehension
   A. Read  text written with more frequent usage of Kanji (Chinese)
characters.
   B. Read about 400 kanji characters including 150 new characters.
   C. Read simple text written in honorific style and humble style speech
as well as ordinary polite speech and casual speech. 

II. Comprehending increasingly complex spoken Japanese
   A. Comprehend simple sentences in face to face conversation spoken at
slower than normal speed. 
   B. Comprehend honorific style speech in formal situations.
   C. Produce slightly longer sentences using topics such as self,
immediate family or friends.
   D. Express presupposition, desire, giving and receiving favors,
honorific expressions, humble expressions, regret, conjecture, etc. 

III. Writing increasingly complex Japanese text
   A. Write increasingly complex sentences.
   B. Write longer (about 12 – 15 sentences) paragraphs using very
familiar topics such as daily routine, family and personal experience
   C. Present one short prepared speech.

IV. Mastery (orally and verbally) of Japanese grammar at the high -
intermediate level
   A. Identify BA form predicate, causative form verb, passive form verb
and causative passive form verb
   B. Use Te form verb in learned patterns such as: verb (te) kara, verb
(-te) hoshii, verb (-te) ageru/kureru/morau and verb (-te) shimau.
   C. Identify and use honorific and humble expressions. 
   D. Identify and use compound sentences using conjunctions such as “ ~
to” and “~noni”.
   E. Identify and use compound verbs and compound adjectives.
   F. Identify particles and use them correctly.  

V. Understanding and appreciation of Japanese culture
   A. Comprehend more varieties of speech levels including honorific style
speech and casual speech.       
   B. Identify the human relations in various situations where the
specific style speech is used.
   C. Comprehend the expressions of giving and receiving favors and
Japanese gift giving customs.
   D. Explain basic information about Japanese transportation systems,
employment practice, neighborhood relations, natural disasters,
environmental issues and crimes.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Examinations                                50% - 70 % of grade
Assignments                             15% - 30% of grade
Attendance and Participation            15% - 25% of grade
  Total                                   100%

Grade Criteria:
  A = 90 – 100%
  B = 80 –  89%
  C = 70 –  79%
  D = 60 -  69%
  F =   0 –  59%

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

None

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 184

  • Title: Conversational Japanese II*
  • Number: FL 184
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 2
  • Contact Hours: 2
  • Lecture Hours: 2

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FL 182 with a grade of "B" or higher or Department approval.

Description:

This course enhances students' ability to express themselves orally in Japanese at the intermediate level through vocabulary building and reiteration of essential grammatical structures. The vocabulary emphasizes everyday life situations and current events. Placement is recommended.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Recall vocabulary to use in everyday conversational situations in Japanese at the intermediate level.
  2. Demonstrate good standard pronunciation in Japanese.
  3. Reproduce fundamental grammatical structures crucial to self-expression at the intermediate level.
  4. Demonstrate comprehension of contextualized aural input in Japanese on learned topics.
  5. Perform extemporaneously a guided conversation in Japanese at the intermediate level.
  6. Use circumlocutions or paraphrases to handle unknown vocabulary or structures.
  7. Compare and contrast aspects of one’s own culture with Japanese culture.

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Fluency in everyday conversational situations in Japanese

A. Ask and answer questions on topics concerned with daily life at the intermediate level.

B. Utilize the correct expressions of courtesy.

C. Use culturally appropriate speech style to express opinions.

II. Standard Japanese pronunciation

A. Transform Anglicized sounds into closer approximation of Japanese sounds.

B. Identify and reproduce correct intonation for statements, questions, and explanations in Japanese.

III. Fundamental grammatical structure

A. Perform longer narrations in class using studied grammar.

B. Produce recorded narrations using studied grammar

IV. Listening comprehension

A. Extract detailed information from aural input related to familiar topics.

B. Answer questions about content.

C. Ask questions for clarification in Japanese.

V. Mastery of oral expression

A. Perform extemporaneously in a guided conversation in Japanese by asking and answering questions at the intermediate level.

B. Connect conversational topics using learned phrases.

C. Narrate and describe using learned tenses and speech styles.

D. Paraphrase and rephrase in Japanese.

VI. Self-expression in Japanese

A. Use circumlocution to handle unknown vocabulary or structures.

B. Paraphrase to increase understanding and avoid English.

VII. Cultural comparisons

A. Compare and contrast the Japanese culture to one’s own culture.

B. Identify linguistic elements that indicate cultural differences.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

10-40%    Written quizzes on vocabulary and grammar topics
20-50%    Class participation and oral presentations
20-40%    Oral Examinations

Total: 100%

Grade Criteria:

90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
0 - 59% = F

Caveats:

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 192

  • Title: Intermediate Chinese I*
  • Number: FL 192
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FL 166.

Description:

This course is a continuation of study of the Chinese language and culture, emphasizing the sounds, vocabulary, grammar, usage and readings of the Chinese language. Focus will be on developing more advanced conversational skills by increasing vocabulary and variety of sentence patterns. Cultural understanding will also be stressed.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Accurately use advanced aspects of Chinese grammar in speaking and writing.
  2. Incorporate the Chinese vocabulary presented in speaking and writing.
  3. Give accurate English or Chinese translations of the readings.
  4. Analyze the sentence patterns presented.
  5. Carry on dialogues in Chinese.
  6. Demonstrate understanding of Chinese culture. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

At the end of Intermediate Chinese I, students will have met the
course objectives and should have mastered the following skills:

I. Reading complex Chinese text with an intermediate level of
comprehension, including:
   A. Texts with more difficult sentences.
   B. Texts written in both narrative and conversational style.
   C. Complex sentences of quotation, proverb and sayings.

II. Utilizing increasingly complex spoken Chinese, by:
   A. Translating simple sentences of covered material but not yet
comprehending the sentences spoken at normal speed.
   B. Presenting two short prepared speeches based on daily life.
   C. Producing mostly short sentences of learned material.
   D. Describing a story according to the picture given.
   E. Quoting, reporting and stating one’s judgement; making explanatory
statements.

III. Writing increasingly complex Chinese composition, including: 
   A. Short (about 10-15 sentences) paragraphs using very familiar topics
such as daily routine, family and personal experience.
   B. Statements of opinions and judgements.
 
IV. Demonstrating mastery of Chinese grammar at the low/mid-Intermediate
level by identifying and using the following constructs accurately in
speaking and writing:
   A. The time-measure complement.
   B. The aspect particle “Guo,” indicating experience as well as the
action-measure complement.
   C. Subjectless sentences.      
   D. Sentences which imply the continuous aspect of an action.
   E. “Bi” and “gen...yi yang” to express comparison.
   F. “Dao,”  “zai” and “zhu” used as the resultative
complement.
   G. Proper Predicate form in complex and compound sentences.
   H. Compound verbs and compound adjectives.
   I. Intransitive verbs.

V. Demonstrating increased understanding and appreciation of Chinese
culture, including:
   A. Human relationships in Chinese society through more variety of
speech levels introduced in the text.
   B. Basic historical information about Chinese character and customs.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Tests (major exams, daily quizzes and the final exam) 50% of grade
Class Participation and Oral Reports                  20% of grade
Written Assignments                                   30% of grade
                                                     100%
Grade Criteria:
90 - 100% = A
80 - 89%  = B
70 - 79%  = C
60 - 69%  = D
 0 - 59%  = F

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

None

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 193

  • Title: Intermediate Chinese II*
  • Number: FL 193
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FL 192.

Description:

This course is a continuation of study of the intermediate Chinese language and culture, emphasizing the sounds, vocabulary, grammar, usage and readings of the Chinese language. Focus will be on developing more advanced conversational skills by increasing vocabulary and variety of sentence patterns. Cultural understanding will also be stressed.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Demonstrate mastery of advanced aspects of Chinese grammar in speaking and writing.
  2. Incorporate the Chinese vocabulary presented in speaking and writing.
  3. Give accurate English or Chinese translations of the readings.
  4. Analyze the sentence patterns presented.
  5. Carry on dialogues in Chinese.
  6. Demonstrate understanding of Chinese culture. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

At the end of Intermediate Chinese II, students will have met the
course objectives and should have mastered the following skills:

I. Reading complex Chinese text with an intermediate/advanced level of
comprehension, including:
   A. Texts with more difficult sentences.
   B. Texts written in both narrative and conversational style.
   C. Complex sentences of quotation, proverb and sayings.

II. Utilizing increasingly complex spoken Chinese by:
   A. Translating simple sentences of covered material but not yet
comprehending the sentences spoken at normal speed.  (Content still
revolves around self and daily life.  Listening primarily is limited to
face to face conversation.)
   B. Analyzing formal and informal speeches used on different occasions
and among different people. 
   C. Presenting two short prepared speeches.  (Able to speak slightly
longer sentences of learned material.  Topics are still based on daily
life.)
   D. Describing a story according to the picture given.
   E. Expressing wish, intention, giving and receiving favors.           


III. Writing increasingly complex Chinese composition, including: 
   A. Short (about 12-20 sentences) paragraphs using very familiar topics
such as daily routine, family and personal experience.
   B. Quotes, reports, opinions and judgements in written paragraphs.
 
IV. Demonstrating mastery of Chinese grammar at the mid/high-intermediate
level by identifying and using the following constructs accurately in
speaking and writing:
   A. The simple directional complement.
   B. Repetition of adjectives.  
   C. The construction “yao...shi...jiu...”
   D. The potential complement.                                  
   E. The complex directional complement.        
   F. The constructions “buhi...ma?” and “you...you.”
   G. “Ba” sentences. 
   H. The construction “chu le...yi wai.. .”
   I. Notional passive sentences.
   J. Interrogative pronouns of general denotation.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Tests (major exams, daily quizzes and the final exam) 50% of grade
 Class Participation and Oral Presentations           20% of grade
 Written Assignments                                  30% of grade
                                                     100%

Grade Criteria:
90 - 100% = A
80 -  89% = B
70 -  79% = C
60 -  69% = D
 0 -  59% = F

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

None

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 220

  • Title: Intermediate German I*
  • Number: FL 220
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FL 121 with a grade of "C" or higher or an appropriate score on the placement test or department approval.

Description:

This class will emphasize vocabulary building and grammar review primarily through extensive reading of German texts. There will be additional practice in listening comprehension, speaking and writing. Placement test recommended; can be taken at the Testing Center.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Improve their mastery of the pronunciation; a) Use those sounds that occur in German, but not in English (r, ch, z, umlaut o and u, etc.); b) Increase their listening and speaking time in class.
  2. Improve their mastery of the fundamentals by grammar review; a) Review imperative verbs and all tenses of indicative verbs; b) Review conjunctions and word order; c) Review prepositions and case endings.
  3. Review any other first year grammar when encountered in texts.
  4. Expand their vocabularies by intensified readings and conversations; a) Read fiction and non-fiction entries in KALEIDOSKOP; b) Read fiction handouts; c) Read non-fiction handouts on the German language and from current publications; d) Conduct longer conversations in class in German based on the day’s topic (theme).
  5. Demonstrate language skills through longer compositions; a) Six compositions over themes in KALEIDOSKOP; b) Compositions from exercises in text chapters; c) Compositions based on non-fiction reading of current events.
  6. Demonstrate skills through conversations; a) Six conversations over themes in KALEIDOSKOP; b) Extemporaneous conversations in class over day’s topics and themes. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

Using all four language skills, listening (comprehending), reading, writing, and speaking, students will:

I. Refine German Pronunciation

A. Use language daily – conversations, tapes, and listening.

B. Practice especially those sounds that occur in German and not
English

II. Review and Use Correctly the Following Grammar Concepts

A. All tenses of verbs in the indicative mood.

B. Imperative mood verbs.

C. All conjunctions, cases, and word order.

D. All prepositions and case endings.

E. Three major tests and a final to test learning knowledge.

III. Read Essays and Short Stories and Discuss and Write About the Major
Concepts

A. Readings from KALEIDOSKOP.

B. Handouts of extra fiction readings.

C. Vocabulary quizzes.

D. Six assigned compositions.

E. Extemporaneous conversations from text exercises.

F. Discussions of readings.

IV. Maintain Longer Conversations About any Topics Studied and Current
Events.

A. Six assigned conversations over themes/topics.

B. Extemporaneous conversations over day’s topics.

C. Conversations over current events.

V. Write multi-paragraph essays about topics studied and current events.

A. In-class writings about fiction and non-fiction readings.

B. In-class responses to current events we read.

VI. Discuss and write about cultural aspects studied in this semester.

A. Oral discussions about cultural aspects – pro and con.

B. Short, written opinions about cultural aspects.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

60 points      6 Compositions x 10
60 points      6 Conversations x 10
150 points    3 Tests x 50
350 points    Class Participation*
100 points    FINAL

Total: 720 points

* Class Participation points include points for participation in reading, class discussions, randomly collected homework, and unannounced quizzes.

Grade Criteria:

A = 90 - 100% = 630 - 700 points
B = 80 - 89% = 560 - 629 points
C = 70 - 79% = 490 - 559 points
D = 60 - 69% = 420 - 489 points
F = 0 - 59% = 0 - 419 points

Caveats:

Like music, drama, and some other courses, this foreign language course is a performance course; therefore, attendance is required. 

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 220H

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FL 221

  • Title: Intermediate German II*
  • Number: FL 221
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FL 220 with a grade of "C" or higher or an appropriate score on the placement test or department approval.

Description:

This class will further expand the mastery of German vocabulary and structure through extensive reading of more advanced texts with additional practice in listening comprehension, speaking and writing. Placement test recommended; can be taken at the Testing Center.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Strengthen and perfect their mastery of German pronunciation; a) Through speaking; b) Through listening; c) Using tapes/oral practice; d) Concentrating on those sounds specific to German
  2. Recall and actively use the vocabulary presented in the texts; a) Reading fiction and non-fiction in the text; b) Reading short story handouts and magazine articles; c) Carrying on conversations using new vocabulary; d) Testing with occasional vocabulary quizzes
  3. Improve their mastery of the fundamentals by grammar review; a) Review adjective endings; b) Review relative pronouns; c) Review the subjunctive mood of verbs; d) Review passive voice and verb infinitive phrases; e) Review reflexive verbs; f) Take oral exams to demonstrate learned knowledge; g) Take 3 grammar review tests and final over these fundamentals
  4. Review other first year grammar when encountered in texts ; a) Fundamentals listed under Elementary German I; b) Fundamentals listed under Elementary German II; c) Fundamentals also listed under Intermediate German I
  5. Demonstrate refined mastery of the language; a) 5 conversations assigned from texts; b) Conversations from exercises in texts; c) Oral exams and final
  6. Demonstrate written skills; a) 5 longer paragraphs over texts themes and extra readings; b) Compositions from text exercises; c) Written exams 

Content Outline and Competencies:

Using all four language skills, listening (comprehending), reading, writing, and speaking, students will:

I. Refine German pronunciation to approximate fluency as much as possible.

A. More speaking in class and groups.

B. Oral exams.

C. Approximate fluency of those sounds especially specific to German.

II. Recall, review and use the following grammar concepts.

A. Adjective endings.

B. Relative pronouns and clauses.

C. Reflexive verbs.

D. General subjunctive mood of verbs.

E. Passive voice of verbs.

F. Infinitive phrases.

G. Demonstrate orally and in written work.

H. Review other basic fundamentals mentioned in previous competencies.

III. Read essays and short stories, and discuss and write about the major concepts/themes.

A. Use, practice, and test vocabulary and themes.

B. Oral discussion of major themes and concepts in target language.

IV. Maintain longer, more detailed conversations about any topics studied and current events.

A. 5 assigned conversations about topics/themes.

B. Extemporaneous conversations over daily topics.

C. Oral exams to demonstrate proficiency.

V. Write multi-paragraph essays about topics studied and current events.

A. 5 longer written pieces about topics/themes studies.

B. Extemporaneous writing from exercises in texts.

C. Demonstrate skills in written exams.

VI. Discuss and write about cultural aspects studied during the semester.

A. Oral discussion of varying topics each year.

B. Extemporaneous written pieces of cultural daily topics.

C. Assigned opinion papers.

D. Demonstrate understanding on oral and written exams.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

50 points     5 Conversations x 10
50 points     5 Paragraphs x 10
20 points     Oral Report
150 points   3 Grammar Review Tests x 50
350 points   Class Participation
100 points    FINAL

Total: 720 points

Grade Criteria:

A = 90 - 100% = 648 - 720 points
B = 80 - 89% = 576 - 647 points
C = 70 - 79% = 504 - 575 points
D = 60 - 69% = 432 - 503 points
F = 0 - 59% = 0 - 431 points

Caveats:

Like music, drama, and some other courses, this foreign language course is a performance course; therefore, attendance is required. 

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 221H

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FL 223

  • Title: Conversational German*
  • Number: FL 223
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 2
  • Contact Hours: 2
  • Lecture Hours: 2

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FL 121 or two years of high-school German.

Description:

By applying vocabulary and structures presented in the text and handouts and by applying knowledge gained in a systematic review of German, the successful student will be able to communicate in German in situations that typically arise while traveling in a German-speaking country. Placement test recommended; can be taken at the Testing Center.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Refine standard German pronunciation.
  2. Master the vocabulary presented in the text and hand-outs.
  3. Master the grammar structures studied.
  4. Carry on spontaneous and prepared exchanges in German.
  5. Refine writing skills.
  6. Perform any of the exercises in the textbook.
  7. Gain a better understanding of German culture.
  8. Gain ability to function in German while traveling in German-speaking countries. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

(for the Fall Semester)

I. Students will be able to carry on simple conversations about their
families and the weather and will be able to choose, try on, and purchase
clothing.
   A. Develop vocabulary related to the family
   B. Use the genitive case to describe family relationships
   C. Use a German weather map
   D. Convert temperature in Celsius to Fahrenheit
   E. Speak and write about clothing, sizes, and colors
   F. Use role play to select, try on, and buy clothing

II. Students will be able to use services provided in an airport and a gas
station in a German-speaking country.
   A. Describe the various services offered at an airport
   B. Make, confirm, and change airline reservations
   C. Read car rental ads and brochures
   D. Use role play to make and change car rental reservations
   E. Use vocabulary and expressions given, to buy gas and describe minor
car problems

III. Students will be able to cope with common health-related problems
while traveling in a German-speaking country.
   A. Describe various minor health difficulties that may arise while
traveling
   B. Make a doctor’s appointment and describe symptoms
   C. Using selected medication directions written in German, determine
what various medications are for, how they should be taken, and what side
effects there might be (in English).

IV. Students demonstrate the skills necessary to enjoy cultural
opportunities in German-speaking cities.
   A. Discuss common sights in a tourist city and why one would visit
them
   B. Discuss cultural events, such as movies, opera, theater, concerts
   C. Use newspaper ads to determine what activities are available in a
city
   D. Use role play to check availability, prices, and types of tickets
   E. Use the vocabulary and expressions given to ask and understand
directions

V. Students will be able to conduct a city tour
   A. Apply the knowledge from IV above to prepare and present a tour of
the German-speaking city of their choice, describing the city, its
attractions, and its history. 

Content Outline & Competencies: (for Spring semester)

I. Students will be able to select a dwelling that suits their needs in a
German-speaking country.
   A.  Describe the types of housing in German-speaking countries
   B. Describe the rooms and articles of furniture in houses/apartments
   C. Describe the function of various rooms in the house
   D. Read advertisements for various types of housing
   E. Select housing appropriate for individuals described

II. Students will be able to shop, use the services of a post office, and
ask and understand directions in a German-speaking city.
   A. Describe stores found in a typical city and what my be purchased
there
   B. Plan a city with all appropriate stores and institutions
   C. Using vocabulary and structures learned, shop in an open market or
small store
   D. Describe the activities carried on in a post office in a
German-speaking country
   E. Using text, handouts, and manuscripts from videos shown, present
dialogs on buying stamps, receiving packages, and sending faxes from a
post office
   F. Using a city map and vocabulary and expressions from the text and
handouts, give and follow directions, written and oral
   G. Describe what can be bought/what service is provided at a particular
store, what one would typically say in the establishment, and how one would
ask directions to the establishment

III. Students will be able to reserve a table, order and pay for food, and
handle common problems associated with dining in a German-speaking area.
   A. Describe favorite restaurants/cafes
   B. Use menus and text to discuss differences in eating here and in
Europe
   C. Use role play to reserve tables and order and pay for meals
   D. Use dialogs to handle problems associated with dining.

IV. Students will be able to find lodging in a German-speaking area.
   A. Discuss traveling in general and places to spend the night
   B. Compare and contrast hotels and prices
   C. Using handouts given and special needs assigned, determine what
hotel best fits the needs of an individual
   D. Using role play and the manuscript of video shown, reserve a room
through a tourist bureau or directly with a hotel

V. Students will be able to read a train schedule, ask for information on
train travel, and reserve seats on trains in a German speaking area.
   A. Describe experiences of train travel
   B. Describe the types of trains found in German-speaking countries
   C. Using a real train schedule, chose among types of trains and various
services and classes
   D. Using role play, make inquiries, buy a ticket and make a seat
reservation on a train

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

3 topic tests @ 75              225
4 written conversations @ 50    200
Homework/quizzes/participation* 325    
Oral midterm                    100
Oral Final                      150
                               1000

*Class  participation includes homework, reading, pronunciation, and
quizzes.

Grade Criteria:

90 - 100% = A
80 - 89%  = B
70 - 79%  = C
60 - 69%  = D
 0 - 59%  = F

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

None

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 223H

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FL 230

  • Title: Intermediate Spanish I*
  • Number: FL 230
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FL 131 with a grade of "C" or higher or three years of high-school Spanish or an appropriate score on the placement test.

Description:

This course refines grammar, builds vocabulary, increases understanding of Hispanic culture, and provides practice designed to improve speaking fluency. It includes composition and conversation. Placement test recommended; can be taken at the Testing Center.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Refine basic grammatical structures learned in first year.
  2. Read essays and/or short narratives and extrapolate information of some detail.
  3. Follow extended discourse for which topic and vocabulary have been reviewed in advance.
  4. Write multi-paragraph compositions on familiar topics or assigned material.
  5. Initiate and respond to questions and maintain a limited conversation.
  6. Demonstrate awareness of cultural differences as expressed in written texts.  

Content Outline and Competencies:

I.  Mastery of grammatical structures
   A. Refine basic grammatical structures learned in first year.
   B. Recognize the different elements of more complicated structures,
especially within a given context.
   C. Determine the use of subjunctive as opposed to indicative.
   D. Show increased control of object pronouns, good recognition, and
fair usage.
   E. Use idiomatic expressions of high frequency.

II.  Comprehension of written texts
   A. Read essays and/or short narratives and extrapolate information of
some detail.
   B. Comprehend simple connected texts dealing with basic personal and
social situations.
   C. Answer comprehension questions in complete sentences.
   D. Distinguish main ideas and information from the less complicated
essays or narratives.
   E. Identify details relating to who, what, when, where and why of
factual narratives.

III.  Comprehension of oral discourse
   A. Participate in extended discourse for which topic and vocabulary
have been reviewed in advance.
   B. Comprehend simple sentence-length utterances in most tenses.
   C. Identify the mood of a listening passage getting the main idea and
basic supporting detail.

IV. Mastery of composition
   A. Write multi-paragraph compositions on familiar topics or assigned
material.
   B. Create statements and questions appropriately to meet practical
needs and some limited social demands.
   C. Effectively control basic constructions as well as present tense,
and at least one other tense correctly to complete directed assignment.
   D. Start note taking in the target language.
   E. Write about topics grounded in personal experience in strings of
sentences.
   F. Increase ability to transcribe dictation accurately.

V. Mastery of oral discourse
   A. Initiate and respond to questions and maintain a limited
conversation.
   B. Handle successfully basic interactive social or task-oriented
situations (e.g., introducing self, order meal, making purchases) on
primarily a sentence level.
   C. Enumerate themes or topics without having to discuss them.
   D. Use preterit tense to narrate mainly through strings of sentences
rather than connected narration.
 
VI. Knowledge of Hispanic cultural products and practices
   A. Show awareness of cultural differences as expressed in written
texts.
   B. Perceive sense levels within language, e.g., magazine article vs.
short story, although only on the most superficial level.
   C. Distinguish typical traits within text related to life styles among
the peoples where the target language is spoken.
   D. Handle the formal and informal “you” with more confidence and
use it to identify textual relationships.
   E. Recognize some adages and idiomatic phrases and their register.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Major exams                                  40-60% of grade
Compositions(s)                           10-30% of grade
Classroom performance and participation   20-40% of grade
                                           100%
Contents of each exam:
     Listening comprehension            10-20% of grade
     Vocabulary                         10-20% of grade
     Grammar                            30-40% of grade
     Free or directed composition       30-40% of grade
                                        100%
Grade Criteria:
90 - 100% A
80 - 89% B
70 - 79% C
60 - 69% D
 0 - 59%  F

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

None

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 230H

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FL 231

  • Title: Intermediate Spanish II*
  • Number: FL 231
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FL 230 with a grade of "C" or higher or or four years of high-school Spanish or an appropriate score on the placement test.

Description:

This course refines grammar, builds vocabulary, increases understanding of Hispanic culture, and provides practice designed to improve speaking fluency. It includes more advanced readings as a source for composition and conversation. Placement test recommended; can be taken at the Testing Center.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Manipulate basic structures to create with language. Improve discrimination among tenses and self correct.
  2. Conceptualize similarities and differences between texts that incorporate some degree of narrative complexity. Discuss the ideas presented in an expository text.
  3. Follow extended discourse for which topic and vocabulary have been reviewed in advance. Similar to Intermediate I, but with increased comprehension.
  4. Write multi-page compositions on assigned material.
  5. Create with language on sentence level, ask and answer questions albeit with some self-correction.
  6. Detect cultural differences as expressed in written texts. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I.  Mastery of grammatical structures
   A. Manipulate basic structures to create with language.
   B. Discriminate among tenses and self-correct.
   C. Conjugate verbs in all tenses in the indicative mode and most tenses
in the subjunctive mode.
   D. Increase accuracy using tense sequences in more complex structures.

II. Comprehension of written texts
   A. Conceptualize similarities and differences between texts that
incorporate some degree of narrative complexity. Discuss the ideas
presented in an expository text.
   B. Read consistently with full understanding simple connected text
dealing with basic personal and social needs about which they have
personal interest and/or knowledge.
   C. Abstract main ideas and information from texts at the next higher
level featuring description and narration.
   D. Answer comprehension questions on assigned essays or short stories.
   E. Summarize and/or explain the most important elements of the
narrative.

III. Comprehension of oral discourse
   A. Follow extended discourse for which topic and vocabulary have been
reviewed in advance. This skill is similar to that taught in Intermediate
I, but with increased comprehension.
   B. Comprehend sentence-length utterances which consist of
re-combinations of learned elements in a limited number of content areas
supported by the situational context.
   C. Listen to identify the purpose of the conversation.

IV. Mastery of composition
   A. Write multi-page compositions on assigned material.
   B. Create short, simple letters which content involves personal
preferences, daily routine, everyday events, and other topics grounded in
personal experience.
   C. Express present time and at least one other time frame of aspect
consistently, e.g., past, habitual imperfective.
   D. Show evidence of control of the syntax of noncomplex sentences.

V. Mastery of oral discourse
   A. Use the language to create sentences, ask and answer questions and
correct errors.
   B. Handle successfully a variety of uncomplicated, basic and
communicative tasks and social situations.
   C. Talk simply about self and family members.
   D. Ask and answer questions and participate in simple conversations on
topics beyond the most immediate needs, e.g., personal history and leisure
time activities.
   E. Increase utterance length, although speech may continue to be
characterized by frequent long pauses.
   F. Incorporate some basic conversational strategies to respond to
conversation partners.
 
VI. Knowledge of Hispanic cultural products and practices
   A. Detect cultural differences as expressed in written texts.
   B. Distinguish typical traits within text related to life styles among
the peoples where the target language is spoken.
   C. Comprehend ways people act in a manner consistent with the structure
of their own culturally conditioned system, or frame of reference as shown
in reading passages and/or films.
   D. Develop ways to resolve conflicts through simulation based on
experience for cross-cultural understanding.
   E. Identify some adages and idiomatic phrases and their register.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Major exams                                 40-60% of grade
Compositions(s)                          10-30% of grade
Classroom performance and participation  20-40% of grade
                                           100%
Contents of each exam:
     Listening comprehension            10-20% of grade
     Vocabulary                         10-20% of grade
     Grammar                            30-40% of grade
     Free or directed composition       30-40% of grade
                                        100%
Grade Criteria:
90 - 100% = A
80 -  89% = B
70 -  79% = C
60 -  69% = D
 0 -  59% = F 

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

None

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 231H

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FL 234

  • Title: Conversational Spanish*
  • Number: FL 234
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 2
  • Contact Hours: 2
  • Lecture Hours: 2

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FL 230 with a grade of "B" or higher or FL 231 with a grade of "C" or higher or four years of high-school Spanish or an appropriate score on the placement test.

Description:

This course enhances students' ability to express themselves orally in Spanish through vocabulary building and reiteration of essential grammatical structures. The vocabulary emphasizes everyday life situations and current events. Placement test recommended; can be taken in the Testing Center.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Handle everyday conversational situations in Spanish fluently.
  2. Achieve a good standard pronunciation in Spanish sounds.
  3. Master vocabulary presented in class.
  4. Master fundamental grammatical structures crucial to self-expression.
  5. Understand a short dialogue in Spanish.
  6. Perform extemporaneously a guided conversation in Spanish.
  7. Use circumlocutions or paraphrases to handle unknown vocabulary or structures.
  8. Discuss U.S. government / culture / customs vis a vis those of Spanish speaking countries 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Fluency in everyday conversational situations in Spanish
   A. Ask and answer questions on topics concerned with daily life.
   B. Utilize correctly the correct register (tú vs. Ud.) and expressions
of courtesy.

II. Good standard pronunciation in Spanish sounds
   A. Transform, via taped or video-taped practice, Anglicized vowels and
consonants into closer approximation of Spanish phonemes.
   B. Identify and reproduce correct intonation for statements, questions,
and explanations.

III. Mastery of vocabulary presented in class
   A. Write topical vocabulary on brief quizzes.
   B. Use topical vocabulary in original sentences.

IV. Mastery of fundamental grammatical structures crucial to
self-expression
   A. Perform brief narrations in class and in video or audio-taped
conversations.
   B. Use the subjunctive appropriately to persuade or demand service.
   C. Weave appropriate interjections into spoken text with the purposes
of playing for time, expressing interest, expressing emotion, or
requesting restatement.

V. Listening comprehension
   A. Summarize in English a short dialogue in Spanish.
   B. Answer questions on content of taped dialogue.
   C. Ask questions for clarification in live interview situation.

VI. Mastery of oral expression
   A. Perform extemporaneously a guided conversation in Spanish.
   B. Connect conversational topics via set phrases.
   C. Narrate and describe in all tenses.
   D. Elaborate and restate if asked.
   E. Participate fully in a dialogue by asking and answering questions,
and encouraging through interjections further speech.

VII. Self-expression through circumlocutions and paraphrasing
   A. Use circumlocutions or paraphrases to handle unknown vocabulary or
structures.
   B. Paraphrase a noun, adjective, or verb sufficiently so that it may be
identified correctly by a group.

VIII. Knowledge of U.S. government / culture / customs vis à vis those of
Spanish speaking countries
   A. Present and defend an opinion with respect to political beliefs or
cultural norms.
   B. Incorporate at least three justifications or examples for the belief
presented.
   C. Use correct subjunctive structure (belief vs. non-belief) to express
an opinion.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Written quizzes on vocabulary and grammar topics  10-20% of grade 
Class participation and oral presentations        20-50% of grade
Midterm (oral)*                                   10-20% of grade
Final (oral)*                                     10-20% of grade
                                                  100%

* Midterm and final to be scheduled on 1 to 1 or 2 to 1 basis.

Grade Criteria:
90 - 100% = A
80 -  89% = B
70 -  79% = C
60 -  69% = D
 0 -  59% = F  

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

None

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 234H

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FL 240

  • Title: Intermediate French I*
  • Number: FL 240
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FL 141 with a grade of "C" or higher or an appropriate score on the placement test or department approval.

Description:

In this course, students begin a more in-depth study of French grammar and vocabulary as they improve their mastery of the four communicative skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing). Reading assignments (from literary, journalistic and Internet sources) will be more advanced and writing assignments will be more extensive at the Intermediate level. Placement test recommended; can be taken at the Testing Center.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Refine basic grammatical structures learned in first year.
  2. Read essays and/or short narratives and extrapolate information of some detail.
  3. Follow extended discourse for which topic and vocabulary have been reviewed in advance.
  4. Write multi-paragraph compositions on familiar topics or assigned material.
  5. Initiate and respond to questions and maintain a limited conversation.
  6. Show awareness of cultural differences as expressed in written texts.  

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Refining Basic Grammatical Structures Learned in First Year French

A. Recognize the different elements of more complicated structures, especially within a given context.

B. Contrast the use of subjunctive as opposed to indicative.

C. Show increased control of object pronouns, good recognition, and fair usage.

D. Use idiomatic expressions of high frequency.

II. Reading Essays and/or Short Narratives and Extrapolating Information

A. Comprehend simple connected texts dealing with basic personal and social situations.

B. Answer comprehension questions in complete sentences.

C. Distinguish main ideas and information from the less complicated essays or narratives.

D. Identify details relating to who, what, when, where and why of factual narratives.

III. Extended Discourse of Familiar Topic and Vocabulary

A. Comprehend simple sentence-length utterances in most tenses.

B. Identify the mood of  a listening passage describing the main idea and basic supporting detail.

IV. Writing Multi-paragraph Compositions on Familiar Topics or Assigned Material

A. Create statements and questions appropriately to meet practical needs and some limited social demands.

B. Show good control of basic constructions as well as present tense, and at least one other tense correctly to complete directed assignment.

C. Start note taking in the target language.

D. Write about topics grounded on personal experience.  (Writing tends to be string of sentences as opposed to truly connected discourse).

E. Increase ability to transcribe dictation accurately.

V. Questions and Limited Conversation

A. Handle successfully basic interactive social or task-oriented situations (e.g., introducing self, order meal, making purchases) on primarily a sentence level.

B. Enumerate themes or topics without having to discuss them

C. Use preterit tense to narrate mainly through strings of sentences rather than connected narration.

VI. Cultural Differences as Expressed in Written Texts

A. Perceive sense levels within language, e.g., magazine article vs. short story, although only on the most superficial level.

B. Distinguish typical traits within text related to life styles among the peoples where the target language is spoken.

C. Handle the formal and informal “you” with more confidence and use it to identify textual relationships.

D. Recognize some adages and idiomatic phrases and their register

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

50%    Major exams of grade
25%    Composition(s)
25%    Classroom performance and participation

Total: 100%

Exam contents:

  • 10-20% Listening comprehension
  • 10-20% Vocabulary
  • 30-40% Grammar
  • 30-40% Free or directed composition

Grade Criteria:

90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
0 - 59% = F

Caveats:

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 240H

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FL 241

  • Title: Intermediate French II*
  • Number: FL 241
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FL 240 with a grade of "C" or higher or an appropriate score on the placement test or department approval.

Description:

In this class, students continue their in-depth study of French grammar and improvement of vocabulary. All four communication skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) continue to be emphasized as reading assignments, compositions, listening comprehension exercises and class discussion become more complex. Placement test recommended; can be taken in the Testing Center.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Manipulate basic structures to create with language. Improve discrimination among tenses and self correct.
  2. Conceptualize similarities and differences between texts that incorporate some degree of narrative complexity. Discuss the ideas presented in an expository text.
  3. Follow extended discourse for which topic and vocabulary have been reviewed in advance. Similar to Intermediate I, but with increased comprehension.
  4. Write multi-page compositions on assigned material.
  5. Create with language on sentence level, ask and answer questions albeit with some self-correction.
  6. Detect cultural differences as expressed in written texts. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Manipulating Basic Structures to Improve Discrimination Among Tenses

A. Conjugate verbs in all tenses in the indicative mode and most tenses in the subjunctive mode.

B. Increase accuracy of using tense sequences in more complex structures.

II. Conceptualize Similarities and Differences between Texts That Incorporate Some Degree of Narrative Complexity.  Discuss the Ideas Presented in An Expository Text.

A. Read consistently with full comprehension simple connected text dealing with basic personal and social needs about which they have personal interest and/or knowledge.

B. Abstract main ideas and information from texts at the next higher level featuring description and narration.

C. Answer comprehension questions on assigned essays or short stories.

D. Summarize and/or explain the most important elements of the narrative.

III. Extended discourse of Familiar Topic and Vocabulary

A. Comprehend sentence-length utterances which consist of recombinations of learned elements in a limited number of content areas supported by the situational context.

B. Listen to identify the purpose of the conversation.

IV. Writing Multi-page Compositions on Assigned Material.

A. Create short, simple letters which content involves personal preferences, daily routine, everyday events, and other topics grounded in personal experience.

B. Express present time and at least one other time frame of aspect consistently, e.g., past, habitual imperfective.

C. Show evidence of control of the syntax of noncomplex sentences.

V. Use the language to create sentences, ask and answer questions and correct errors

A. Handle successfully a variety of uncomplicated, basic and communicative tasks and social situations.

B. Talk simply about self and family members.

C. Ask and answer questions and participate in simple conversations on topics beyond the most immediate needs, e.g., personal history and leisure time activities.

D. Increase utterance length, although speech may continue to be characterized by frequent long pauses.

E. Incorporate some basic conversational strategies to respond to conversation partners.

VI. Cultural Differences Expressed in Written Texts

A. Distinguish typical traits within text related to life styles among the peoples where the target language is spoken.

B. Explain ways people act in manners consistent with the structure of their own culturally conditioned system, or frame of reference as shown in reading passages and/or films.

C. Demonstrate resolving conflicts through simulation based on experience for cross-cultural understanding.

D. Recognize some adages and idiomatic phrases and their register.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

50%    Major exams of grade
25%    Composition(s)
25%    Classroom performance and participation

Total: 100%

Exam contents:

  • 10-20% Listening comprehension
  • 10-20% Vocabulary
  • 30-40% Grammar
  • 30-40% Free or directed composition

Grade Criteria:

90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
0 - 59% = F

Caveats:

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 241H

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FL 243

  • Title: Conversational French*
  • Number: FL 243
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 2
  • Contact Hours: 2
  • Lecture Hours: 2

Requirements:

Prerequisites: FL 141 or two years of high-school French.

Description:

This course is designed to build spontaneous speaking ability. Everyday situations and current events will be discussed in class. Placement test recommended; can be taken in the Testing Center.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Handle everyday conversational situations in French fluently.
  2. Achieve a good standard pronunciation in French sounds.
  3. Master vocabulary presented in class.
  4. Master fundamental grammatical structures crucial to self-expression.
  5. Understand a short dialogue in French.
  6. Perform extemporaneously a guided conversation in French.
  7. Use circumlocutions or paraphrases to handle unknown vocabulary or structures.
  8. Discuss U.S. government / culture / customs vis a vis those of French speaking countries

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Handle everyday conversational situations in French fluently
   A. Ask and answer questions on topics concerned with daily life.
   B. Utilize correctly the correct register and expressions of courtesy.

II. Achieve a good standard pronunciation in French sounds
   A. Transform, via taped or video-taped practice, anglicized vowels and
consonants into closer approximation of French phonemes.
   B. Identify and reproduce correct intonation for statements, questions,
and explanations.

III. Master vocabulary presented in class  
   A. Write topical vocabulary on brief quizzes
   B. Use topical vocabulary in original sentences

IV. Master fundamental grammatical structures crucial to self-expression
   A. Perform brief narrations in class and in video- or audio-taped
conversations
   B. Use the subjunctive appropriately to persuade or demand service
   C. Weave appropriate interjections into spoken text with the purposes
of playing for time, expressing interest, expressing emotion, or
requesting restatement

V. Understand a short dialogue in French
   A. Answer questions on content of taped dialogue
   B. Ask questions for clarification in live interview situation

VI. Perform extemporaneously a guided conversation in French
   A. Connect conversational topics via set phrases
   B. Narrate and describe in all tenses
   C. Elaborate and restate if asked
   D. Participate fully in a dialogue by asking and answering questions,
and encouraging through interjections further speech

VII. Use circumlocutions or paraphrases to handle unknown vocabulary or
structures
   A. Paraphrase a noun, adjective, or verb sufficiently so that it may be
identified correctly by a group

VIII. Discuss U.S. government / culture / customs vis a vis those of
French speaking countries
   A. Present and defend an opinion with respect to political beliefs or
cultural norms
   B. Incorporate at least three justifications or examples for the belief
presented
   C. Use correct subjunctive structure (belief vs. non-belief) to express
an opinion

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Class work        40% of grade
Oral presentation 10% of grade
Midterm (Oral)    20% of grade
Final (Oral)      30% of grade
                 100%

Grade Criteria:
90 - 100% = A
80 -  89% = B
70 -  79% = C
60 -  69% = D
 0 -  59% = F     

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

None

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 243H

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FL 270

  • Title: Intermediate American Sign Language I*
  • Number: FL 270
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 6
  • Lecture Hours:
  • Other Hours: 6

Requirements:

Prerequisites: ASL 121 or FL 181 or INTR 121.

Description:

This course will focus on the development of intermediate American Sign Language communication skills. Emphasis will be on teaching in context comprehension skills and linguistic features of the language. INTR 122, FL 270 and ASL 122 are the same courses; only enroll in one.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Demonstrate low/mid intermediate skills in the receptive and expressive competencies in ASL grammar/structure.
  2. Develop cumulative sign vocabularies (continuations of ASL II).
  3. Demonstrate receptive and expressive competencies in ASL conversation at the low/mid intermediate level.
  4. Demonstrate increased awareness of specific influences on the culture and community of deaf individuals. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Develop Proficiency in Non-Verbal Communication
   A. Communicate the context of a message partly through eye contact,
facial expressions, body language and ASL.

II. Improve ASL Verbal Communication
   A. Read and receive intermediate ASL signs.
   B. Express and send intermediate ASL signs.

III. Talk About Family and Occupations Using ASL
   A. Explain relationships, ask/tell how long and how old.
   B. Use possessive pronouns, wh - questions, list principal ranking
family members and dual personal pronouns.
   C. Practice age numbers and numbers 67-98 in ASL.

IV. Compare Qualities Among People and Things
   A. Discuss opinions and disagreements between people and ideas using
one-character role shifting.
   B. Contrast people and ideas in ASL.

V. Talk about Routines
   A. Solve time conflicts, telling what time and using temporal
sequencing, time signs: frequency, clock numbers and when-questions in
ASL.

VI. Complain, Make Suggestions and Requests
   A. Complain about others, make suggestions, make requests, ask for
permission, express concern, decline and explain why, agree with
condition, agree with shortcomings and ask for clarification.
   B. Use recurring time signs, continuous time signs, temporal aspects:
recurring and continuous, inflecting verbs, role shifting, conditional
sentences and clock numbers.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Expressive/Receptive Tests = 60%
Final Exam 25%
Papers on Deaf Social Functions and Interviewing Deaf People = 3%
ASL Storytelling = 2%
Pop Quizzes = 10%

Grading criteria:
   93 - 100% A
   85 -  92% B
   78 -  84% C
   70 -  77% D
    0 -  69% F

Grade Criteria:

Caveats:

None

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 288

  • Title: Spanish for Heritage and Advanced Speakers of Spanish*
  • Number: FL 288
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Requirements:

Prerequisites: Department approval.

Description:

This course is specifically offered to students who learned to speak Spanish at home, but who have had little or no formal Spanish grammar training. Students will develop their reading, speaking, listening and writing skills. Students will learn about the cultures of Spanish-speaking countries. The course would also be offered to students who have learned Spanish as a second language and read, speak, listen and write at an advanced level.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  1. Apply the spelling and accent rules for the Spanish language.

  2. Apply standard Spanish grammar rules.

  3. Summarize and discuss information in Spanish.

  4. Construct grammatically correct sentences in a variety of tenses in Spanish.

  5. Express oneself orally in Spanish.

  6. Compare and contrast the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.

  7. Use standard Spanish vocabulary.

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Spelling and Accent Rules for the Spanish Language

A. Recognize when to add an accent to a word and when the accent is unnecessary.

B. Differentiate between spelling words with a b or v, z or s and other spelling rules.

C. Recognize the silent h rule.

D. Recognize the ll and rr rule in Spanish.

II. Standard Spanish Grammar Rules

A. Conjugate verbs in the present and past indicative tenses as well as the present and past subjunctive mood.

B. Produce indirect, direct and reflexive object pronouns rules.

C. Match adjectives to gender and number of nouns.

III. Grammatically Correct Paragraphs

A. Summarize readings using organized written paragraphs.

B. Write organized compositions over an assigned topic using the currently studied grammar.

C. Utilize learned grammar in all writing assignments.

IV. Spoken Spanish

A. Use standard Spanish grammar and pronunciation in the classroom.

B. Use studied grammar and vocabulary from each chapter in daily interaction in class.

C. Avoid Spanglish and English usage in the classroom.

D. Discuss assigned texts in Spanish.

V. Cultures of Spanish-Speaking Countries

A. Apply the formal "you" and the informal "you" rules of usage.

B. Contrast cultural differences that exist in many countries of the Spanish world to that of the United States and other countries.

C. Identify countries where cultural differences can cause misunderstandings.

D. Identify major cultural differences according to the countries where they are practiced.

VI. Use Standard Spanish Vocabulary

A. Use vocabulary lists presented in each chapter.

B. Compare and learn the differences and variations in vocabulary used in countries of the Spanish-speaking world.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

40-50%    Written chapter exams and final examination
10-20%    Class participation and activities
10-20%    Written homework and compositions
10-20%    Oral presentations

Total = 100%

Grade Criteria:

90 – 100% = A
80 – 89% = B
70 – 79% = C
60 – 69% = D
0 – 59% = F

Caveats:

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

FL 291

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FL 292

  • Title: Special Topics:*
  • Number: FL 292
  • Effective Term: 2021-22
  • Credit Hours: 1 - 3
  • Contact Hours: 1 - 3
  • Lecture Hours: 1 - 3

Requirements:

Prerequisites: Department approval .

Description:

This course presents specialized topics in Foreign Language that are not available in the regularly offered curriculum.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Recall vocabulary related to the special topic.
  2. Respond to written content related to the special topic.
  3. Use vocabulary related to the special topic.

Content Outline and Competencies:

The course outline will vary by language and topic.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

Evaluation of student mastery of course competencies will be accomplished using discussions, written assignments (such as critical reviews or research papers), individual or group projects, exams, etc., dependent upon the topic and the instructor.

Grade Criteria:

90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
0 - 59% = F

Caveats:

  1. Special Topics may be repeated for credit, but only on different topics. 
  2. Any specific Special Topics topic may not be repeated within a 2-year sequence.

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).