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Fall 2017 Course List

Generally speaking each course at Marlboro College requires a minimum number of contact hours with teaching faculty based on the credits to be earned.  Usually 50 minutes or more of weekly contact time per credit earned is required.  Contact time is provided through formal in-class instruction as well as other instructional activities facilitated by the teaching faculty member.

Book lists for courses are posted on the course list prior to the first week of each semester, when course registration takes place, in fulfillment of the provisions of the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) of 2008.  Lists are subject to change at any time.  Books required for courses at Marlboro are available at the College Bookstore.

Courses marked with mode_edit are Designated Writing Courses.
Courses marked with hearing are Writing Seminar Courses.
Courses marked with public meet Marlboro's Global Perspective criteria.
Course Categories

Languages

Beginning Modern Arabic IApublic

HUM1119
4.00
Introductory
Douaa Kadhim
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Introduces students to the phonology and script of classical/modern standard Arabic and covers the basic morphology and syntax of the written language. Emphasis on the development of the four skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) at the earliest stages. Samples of modern (contemporary) and classical styles of writing introduced, and audio-visual material from the contemporary Arabic media. Prerequisite: None

Elementary Arabic

HUM2472
2.00
Introductory
TBD TBD
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This is a two-credit course which meets twice a week and focuses on listening and speaking.

Elementary French Ipublic

HUM2461
4.00
Introductory
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This four credit introductory course is for beginning students who wish to develop the basic skills in French language competency including listening, speaking, reading and writing. The course is designed to facilitate active learning about the francophone world through study of its language and cultures. Emphasis is on vocabulary building, basic grammar structures, cultural and historical knowledge. 

  • none
  • Monday 10:30am-11:20am in Dalrymple/D33E
  • Wednesday 10:30am-11:20am in Dalrymple/D33E
  • Friday 10:30am-11:20am in Dalrymple/D33E
TitleAuthorISBNNew Price
Chez nous: Branché sur le monde francophone, 4th EditionValdman9780205926626$164.00

Elementary Spanish I

HUM1346
4.00
Introductory
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This is a language course for first-year students of Spanish and is designed to aid development of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. It is part of a year-long course that covers basic grammar along with a variety of vocabulary and cultural topics, and it prepares students for the second-semester Spanish course to be offered in Spring 2014. In addition to written work and exercises, students are expected to complete home-work assignments in the Vistas website. The course meets three times a week for an hour and twenty minutes plus one hour extra for conversation. Prerequisite: None

  • Monday 9:30am-10:20am in Dalrymple/D13
  • Wednesday 9:30am-10:20am in Dalrymple/D13
  • Friday 9:30am-10:20am in Dalrymple/D13
TitleAuthorISBNNew Price
Vistas: Introduccion a la lengua espanola - with SuperSite CodeBlanco9781626806696$264.00

Intermediate French Ipublic

HUM2462
4.00
Intermediate
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Intermediate French I is designed as a second-year French course for students have completed first-year French or its equivalent. Students will strengthen their language skills and cultural competency through vocabulary, grammar and readings. You will contribute to the classroom community by using French in and out of class, collaborating with classmates, and taking responsibility for timely completion of all assignments, quizzes, compositions, projects and tests. 

 

  • Students must have completed Elementary French II
  • Monday 9:30am-10:20am in Dalrymple/D43
  • Wednesday 9:30am-10:20am in Dalrymple/D43
  • Friday 9:30am-10:20am in Dalrymple/D43
TitleAuthorISBNNew Price
Imaginez 3rd Edition Le français sans frontièresChampeny9781626808546$209.00

Intermediate Spanish Ipublic

HUM1390
4.00
Intermediate
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Strives for mastery of complex grammatical structures and continues work on writing and reading skills. Frequent compositions, selected literary readings, class discussions, and debates on films and current events. This course meets three times a week plus an additional 50 minutes for conversation. It also requires workbook online. Prerequisite: At least two consecutive semesters of college Spanish

  • Elementary Spanish
  • Prior exposure to Spanish
  • Monday 10:30am-11:20am in Dalrymple/D13
  • Wednesday 10:30am-11:20am in Dalrymple/D13
  • Friday 10:30am-11:20am in Dalrymple/D13
TitleAuthorISBNNew Price
Imagina: Espanol Sin Barreras - With SuperSite Access (18 Month)Blanco9781626801011$213.00

Intro Level Arabic

SIT101
4.00
Introductory
SIT SIT
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SIT course entitled "Intro Level Arabic".

Practical Chinese Ipublic

HUM2334
4.00
Introductory
Grant Li
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This is a Chinese language course for beginners. It aims to help you develop communicative competence in Chinese, focusing on the four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. You will learn basic vocabulary and sentence structures for use in everyday situations through various forms of oral practice. Pinyin (the most widely used Chinese phonetic system) will be taught as a tool to learn the spoken language. You will also learn Chinese characters in order to be able to communicate effectively in real Chinese situations. While linguistic aspects of the Chinese language are the primary focus, introduction to the social and cultural background of the language will also form an important part of the course.

  • Monday 8:30am-9:20am in Dalrymple/D33E
  • Wednesday 8:30am-9:20am in Dalrymple/D33E
  • Friday 8:30am-9:20am in Dalrymple/D33E
TitleAuthorISBNNew Price
New Practical Chinese Reader 1, Textbook, second editionLiu9787561926239$5.00
New Practical Chinese Reader 1, Workbook, second editionLiu9787561926222$14.00

Practical Chinese IIIpublic

HUM2335
4.00
Intermediate
Grant Li
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This is a Chinese language course for beginners. It aims to help you develop communicative competence in Chinese, focusing on the four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. You will learn basic vocabulary and sentence structures for use in everyday situations through various forms of oral practice. Pinyin (the most widely used Chinese phonetic system) will be taught as a tool to learn the spoken language. You will also learn Chinese characters in order to be able to communicate effectively in real Chinese situations. While linguistic aspects of the Chinese language are the primary focus, introduction to the social and cultural background of the language will also form an important part of the course.

  • Practical Chinese II or permission of the instructor
  • Monday 9:30am-10:20am in Dalrymple/D33E
  • Wednesday 9:30am-10:20am in Dalrymple/D33E
  • Friday 9:30am-10:20am in Dalrymple/D33E
TitleAuthorISBNNew Price
New Practical Chinese Reader 3, TextbookLiu9787561912515$38.00
New Practical Chinese Reader 3, WorkbookLiu9787561912522$20.00

Spanish IV - Intermediate High

HUM2476
3.00
Introductory
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For Languages offerings, also see:

  • Elementary Arabic
  • Greek IA
  • Latin IA
  • Realismo Magico a traves de su literatura
  • Who is the other?