Spanish I

  • Course number:
    • Part 1: T400S (Summer), T400F (Fall), T400W (Winter)
    • Part 2: T401S (Summer), T401F (Fall), T401W (Winter)
  • Grade(s) offered: 9-12
  • Credits: .5 (per semester)
  • Prerequisites: None

Course Description: Students in this course will begin with the basic fundamentals of Spanish. Basic practical vocabulary and sentence structure in the present and immediate future tenses are introduced throughout the year. Two important elements in the classroom are the teacher’s use of spoken Spanish and the students’ development of good listening skills and pronunciation. Culture is also studied through songs, current events, and movies. Skits, dialogues, games, and videos are used to supplement the text and foster increased language ability.

Instructional Methods/Assessments: Instructional methods include class/teacher interactive (drill/oral practice), paired activities, small group activities, writing assignments (such as compositions and skits), games, listening exercises including tapes, songs and films, and oral presentations. Assessments: Oral and written tests, listening exercises, homework, and special projects.

Recommended Background for Success: Students should have good daily study skills and the ability to memorize.

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