All students should consider learning another language to better compete in the world economy and to participate in and appreciate other cultures. This is a college preparatory course which emphasizes all aspects of learning a language, including listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students will also gain a greater understanding of the many cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. If a student can translate the following into English, they should talk to their counselor about starting with Spanish 2: Si ya habla espanol, es posible que el segundo nivel sea mejor. Hay que hablar con sus padres y su consejero.
This course continues the development of the grammar and vocabulary from all prior levels. More emphasis is placed on speaking and writing in the target language. Most instruction will take place in the target language and there is continued emphasis on learning about the many cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.
AP Spanish Language And Culture
AP Spanish Language and Culture will provide advanced high school students with rich and rigorous opportunities to study the language and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. All instruction takes place in Spanish. This course takes a holistic approach to language proficiency. Students will learn language structures in context and use them to convey meaning. Emphasis is placed on the interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational modes of communication.
This course continues the development of skills introduced in Spanish 1, with expansion of vocabulary, grammar and greater emphasis on communicative proficiency. Students also acquire more knowledge of the many cultures from the Spanish-speaking world.
This course continues the development of skills from all prior levels. Instruction takes place almost exclusively in the target language. Students will have extensive practice with vocabulary and advanced grammatical structures within authentic cultural contexts. There is continued emphasis on learning about the many cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.