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)

 {tab Information For Potential CPCE Students}

This document exposes you to some key sections; many from the Student Booklet, which you would receive in the process of registration. Kindly ensure that you read, thoroughly, this as well as other documents in order to familiarise yourself with, for example, the College rules, requirements, regulations and procedures that would govern your life as a student at the institution. 

You will be given two copies of this document: One you would return as part of your file; and the other which you would retain for quick referencing. You will also be given two copies of the declaration statement. One copy should be returned along with the other required documentations.

Attendance Criteria

This is appliable to all courses. A student who fails to make eighty-five percent (85%) attendance without reasonable and legitimate excuse will be deemed to have failed the course and will be required to repeat the course.

Level of Attainment

A student will be awarded a:
Distinction provided that he/she achieves:

  1. An overall average performance of between 80% – 100% and
  2. A minimum of 80% or Grade A in Teaching Practice.

Credit provided that he/she achieves an overall average performance of between 65% – 79%.

Pass provided that he/she achieves an overall average performance of between 55% – 64%.

Referrals, Re-sits, Repeats, I-Grades & Withdrawal

A student:-
-Who attains a grade D- a score between 45% to 54% – in any course (whether in the course work or examination component) will be considered a referred student and will be permitted to write the re-sit examination at the times specified for these examinations.

-Must earn a minimum grade of D to qualify for a re-sit.

-Will be allowed only two re-sits per semester and a maximum of four re-sits for the entire programme. Once the four chances have been exhausted, the student will retain any other D grade obtained.

-Taking the re-sit can only gain a maximum grade of C.

-Who obtains a grade of F in any course is required to repeat the course. A student will be entitled to only two repeats for the entire ADE programme. A student who finds himself or herself in a position which requires him or her to repeat for the third time must withdraw from the programme.

-Will be given an I-grade once the student would have completed at least 80% of the course work, but was unable to write the examination or providing that the student would have completed 80% of a course that is assessed by continuous assessment procedures. This student has until the end of the subsequent Semester to complete the outstanding assignment(s).

Uniform Requirement

All students must comply with the required uniform specifications in relation to the pattern and colour. If any student claims that he/she has permission to deviate from the dress code then he/she must produce a written document upon request. The document must be signed and stamped by the person granting such a waiver. Only the Principal or a senior member of staff so authorized by the Principal can grant such permission.

Warning

If at the time of registration or any time after which the programme would have commenced the College finds a student’s qualifications invalid, he/she will be asked to leave the programme immediately.
If a student is found guilty of breach of any College regulations, he/she will be dealt with in accordance with the disciplinary practices of the institution.

Contratual Obligations

Students who would have successfully completed their studies at the College are expected to serve the People and Government of Guyana for a specified contracted period at a school in the Hinterland,Riverain Area, or any other part of Guyana, where there is the existing need for their service.