• GlobeSpanish Courses

    Students who plan to attend a college or university are strongly encouraged to continue foreign language study beyond Level II of a single language.

    Spanish I
    Introduces the Spanish language; emphasizes all skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in an integrated way. Includes how to greet and take leave of someone, to ask and respond to basic questions, to speak and read within a range of carefully selected topics and to develop an understanding of Spanish-speaking cultures.

    Spanish II
    Enhances Level One skills in Spanish and provides opportunities to develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in an integrated way. Provides continued practice in how to greet and take leave of someone, to ask and respond to basic questions, to speak and read within a range of carefully selected topics and to increase understanding of Spanish-speaking cultures.

    Spanish III
    Enhances Level Two skills in Spanish and provides further opportunities to increase listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in an integrated way. Provides continued practice in previous topics and introduces new topics; offers further opportunities to increase understanding of Spanish-speaking cultures.

    Spanish IV
    Enhances Level Three skills in Spanish and provides further opportunities to increase listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in an integrated way. Provides continued language development through exploration of familiar and unfamiliar topics and provides opportunities for a broader and more extensive understanding of Spanish-speaking cultures. The culture, literature and history of Spain are emphasized in this course.
     
    Spanish III and IV (Block Class meets 2 periods per day all year)
    This course covers the content and skills of both Spanish 3 and 4 classes in one school year.  This class meets every day for 2 class periods.  The Spanish 3 curriculum is covered in the fall semester and the Spanish 4 curriculum is covered in the spring semester.  At the end of the year students earn 2 units of credit and can take AP Spanish Language the following year.
     
    Advanced Placement Spanish Language
    Conforms to College Board topics for the Advanced Placement Spanish Language examination emphasizes the ability to comprehend formal and informal spoken Spanish, to acquire the vocabulary and grasp of structure to read newspapers, magazines and Hispanic literature, to compose expository passages and to speak accurately and fluently. Students enrolled in this course are expected to take the AP Spanish Language exam in May.
     
    Advanced Placement Spanish Literature
    Conforms to College Board required authors and selected works for the Advanced Placement Spanish Literature examination. Emphasizes the ability to understand a lecture in Spanish and discuss literary topics in Spanish, to read Hispanic literary texts in all genres and to analyze critically form and content of literary works orally and in writing using appropriate terminology. Students complete the course by taking the AP Spanish Literature exam in May.
     
Last Modified on August 28, 2018