Ministry of Education, Guyana

Modern Languages

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Rationale

The department is run by a coordinator. This post is rotated on a yearly basis. The department meets once a month to discuss developments within the programme and to be brought up to date with decisions made by the administrative staff.
From time to time there are workshops discussing problems encountered with the programme and this includes Turkeyen campus as well as the regional centres.

Core Course

All Programmes

  • Early Childhood – Basic Spanish 1& 2
  • Primary Major – Basic Spanish 1 & 2
  • Secondary Academic- general class. All students of the Secondary programme must study Basic Spanish 1 & 2
  • Secondary Academic- Students study for Spanish Major in year 1, Spanish Language 1 & 2 plus they ought to do the Spanish Civilization course in the 1st semester. (This course involves an introduction to Spanish culture and literature). Students must take Spanish Language 1 & 2 (this course is to be done during the three year programme). This course is compulsory for all major students. In this course, students learn about the grammatical structure of the language and also its functional skill.
  • Secondary Academic French and Spanish Language Minor year 1 and 2 are being offered. This program offers: Spanish language 1 & 2, French language 1 & 2. Students must complete this program within their three years at CPCE.

Basic Skills Modern Languages Courses offered:

Early Childhood & Primary Year 2

  • MLG101 Introduction to Spanish 30 hrs (2) credits

Secondary and Pre-Vocational Secondary Year 2

  • MLG 103 Basic Spanish language 1 (sem1) 30 hours (2) credits
  • MLG 104 Basic Spanish language 2 (sem2) 30 hours (2) credits

Major Options:

Early Childhood

  • MLG 100 Introduction to Spanish1. 30 hours (2) credits
  • MLG101 Introduction to Spanish 2. 30 hours (2) credits


Primary Major

  • MLG100 Introduction to Spanish 1 60 hours (4) credits
  • MLG101 Introduction to Spanish 2 30 hours (2) credits
  • MLG102 Practicum 30 hours (2) credits

Secondary Academic Spanish Major year 1

  • MLG 110 Spanish language 1 (sem1) – 30 hours (2) credits
  • MLG 112 Spanish language 2 (sem2)-- 45 hours (3) credits
  • MLG 111 Spanish civilization (sem1)- 30 hours (2) credits
  • MLG 113 Spanish methodology 1 (sem2)-30 hours (2) credits

Minor Options:

Secondary Academic Spanish Minor year 1

  • MLG 110 Spanish language 1 (sem1) 45 hours (3) credits
  • MLG 112 Spanish language 2 (sem2) 45 hours (3) credits

Secondary Academic Spanish Minor year 2

  • MLG 210 Spanish language 3 (sem1) 30 hours (2) credits
  • MLG 211 Spanish language 4 (sem2) 45 hours (3) credits
  • MLG 213 Practicum 1

Secondary Academic French Minor year 1

  • MLG 110 French language 1 (sem1) 45 hours (3) credits
  • MLG 112 French language 2 (sem2) 45 hours (3) credits

Secondary Academic French Minor year 2

  • MLG 210 French language 3 (sem1) 30 hours (2) credits
  • MLG 211 French language 4 (sem2) 45 hours (3) credits
  • MLG 213 Practicum 1

Spanish Club

Aims

The aim of the club is to encourage students to speak the language through involvement in various activities. Also to develop in the students a sense of responsibility.

Meeting Details

  • Spanish Club meets every Thursday at 16:30
  • The club is open to anyone who is interested in participating and meetings are attended by spanish students and other students.

Activities

  • Songs related to topics being taught:

  1. "Dos y dos son cuatro"
  2. "Uno, dos, tres ninitos"
  3. "Los quehaceres de lan semana"
  4. Action sons such as Al Alimon"
  5. Christmas carols "Villacicos de Navidad", "Al mundo Paz", "Venid Fieles todos", "Noche de Paz"
  6. Popular Songs: "La Bamba", "Cielito lindo", "Guantanamera"

Games such as:

  1. "Cuando vaya a Roma voy a llevar..."
  2. "El pollito y la gallina"
  3. These games develop the listening and speaking skills.
  • Latin American dances such as:

  1. Merengue
  2. Salsa
  3. Tipico (a panamenian dance)
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