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Foreign Language

Foreign Language Course Descriptions

Spanish I

Credit: 1
Pre-requisite: Academic proficiency, as well as, student. The student must have a good understanding of the English language. Transfer students will be expected to take a placement test.

This is an introductory course to the Spanish language and Hispanic culture throughout the world. Students will have the opportunity to read, write, listen to, and speak the language based on the vocabulary they learn. Vocabulary, sentence structure, and basic grammar concepts set the foundation of the Spanish language. Projects are aligned with the vocabulary.

Spanish II

Credit: 1
Pre-requisite: Students must pass Spanish I. Transfer students will be expected to take a placement test.

This course is designed to help students develop more advanced skills in all areas of communication (i.e. listening, speaking, writing, and reading). Students will use more advanced vocabulary, sentence structure, and grammar. Students will continue to learn about Hispanic culture, history, and geography throughout the world. Projects are aligned with the vocabulary.

Spanish III

Credit: 1
Pre-requisite: Students must pass Spanish II. Transfer students will be expected to take a placement test.

This course is designed to enhance student communication skills in the target language through the use of higher-level vocabulary, grammatical structure, and verb tenses. Students will compare and contrast Hispanic culture around the world, as well as the history and geography in the countries where Spanish is spoken.

Spanish IV

Credit: 1
Pre-requisite: Students must pass Spanish III. Transfer students will be expected to take a placement test.

This course is designed to engage students in high-level communication in the target language (i.e. reading, writing, listening, and responding). Students will be expected to read novels, newspapers, and magazines in the target language, reflect on the reading, and respond to the reading. An in-depth study of people, places, cultures, and events will be a focus through independent study.