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Spanish I Advanced

The purpose of Spanish I Advanced is to reinforce the skills and knowledge of Spanish I or the Middle School Spanish program.  The topics studied will center around everyday activities and situations. Reading and listening selections will reinforce the cultural aspect of the course.  By the end of the course, the students should be able to ask and answer questions, give a short narrative of his/her activities written or spoken, and read or listen to passages and understand the main ideas.

Spanish III: Introduction to Reading and Composition

Spanish III is an introductory course that builds on the beginning language skills preparing students for advanced language study. While students will continue to increase their working vocabulary through thematic topics, they will also learn strategies to approach texts written in the language. Additionally, students will begin to express themselves more formally in writing and orally. Previous grammar topics will be studied in more depth and advanced structures will be introduced. The overall goal of this course is to strengthen reading, writing and speaking skills in preparation for further language learning.

Spanish IV: Advanced Conversation and Composition

Advanced Conversation and Composition is a college preparatory language course that allows students to strengthen functional language skills at the advanced level.  Topics include current issues and cultural themes of the Spanish- speaking world.  In order to express their ideas about these topics students will learn a variety of conversational devices such as transitional phrasing and circumlocution. Specifically, students will learn to ask for clarification, express their opinions and make suggestions.  Though developing speaking skills is the focus of this course, students will also be strengthening the other language skills: listening, reading and writing.

Spanish V AP: Latin AmericanTopic

This advanced course is designed for those students who want to further their language proficiency. Using Latin America as a background, students will work on their ability to read, write, comprehend and speak Spanish through a variety of themes. These themes will include: Global Challenges, Science and Technology, Contemporary Life, Personal and Public Identities, Families and Communities, and Beauty and Aesthetics. The students will work with a variety of authentic audio and written texts to participate in interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational communication in line with the AP exam for Spanish Language and Culture.

 Teacher Schedule
 Period  1st Semester 2nd Semester
 1 Spanish 5 APSpanish 5 AP
 2Dept. mtgs Dept. mtgs
3 Spanish 3 Spanish 3
 4 Spanish 1A Spanish 1A

 6 Study HallStudy Hall
7 Spanish 4 Conversation Spanish 4 Conversation
 8 Spanich 3 Spanish 3