Foreign Language & Culture
Spanish I is an introduction to the Spanish language and culture. Students are introduced to the language in such a way that they learn the grammar as well as how to communicate orally in the language. A good working knowledge of English grammar is an advantage to any student taking this course. Spanish 1 is an elective and is open to grades 9-12.
Students advance their skills in the language to narrating about their lives in the past and future tenses. Their vocabulary grows as well as their ability to function in the language. Prerequisite - Spanish I.
This course is a basic grammar review of Spanish I and II with an emphasis on compound tenses and the subjunctive mood. Literature is introduced and students learn to converse on a variety of topics. Significant time will be spent exploring the culture and history of the Latin American/Spanish-speaking world. Prerequisites - Spanish I and II.