World Languages

Spanish I

Grades 9-12                                                                                       1 credit

This is a fast-paced, academic introductory course open to students motivated to put in time and effort to acquire the Spanish language and culture through vocabulary, verbal, and written expression.

Spanish II

Grades 9-12                                                                                       1 credit

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Spanish I

(It is recommended that students who score below 76% in Spanish I consider repeating the class prior to taking Spanish II.)

This course will incorporate previous learned material into a more in-depth look at oral and written competency within the Spanish language.  Also, additional verb tenses and grammar.

Spanish III

Grades 10-12                                                                                     1 credit

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Spanish II

Previous learned material will be incorporated into a more in-depth look at oral expression.  Several verb tenses will be introduced.  Emphasis will be placed on conversation and written expression.

AP Spanish Language and Culture

Grades 11-12                                                                                     1 credit

Prerequisite:  Successful completion of Spanish III

AP Spanish Language and Culture is a rigorous course taught exclusively in Spanish that requires students to improve their proficiency across the three modes of communication.  The course focuses on the integration of authentic resources including online print, audio, and audiovisual resources, as well as traditional print resources that include literature, essays, and magazine and newspaper articles with the goal of providing a rich, diverse learning experience.  Students communicate using rich, advanced vocabulary and linguistic structures as they build proficiency in all modes of communication toward the pre-advanced level.