College Prep, Grades 9-12, Year-long
Prerequisite: “C” or above in previous math and English classes, cum GPA of 2.5 or better, or teacher permission.
This course is designed to introduce the student to the fundamentals of speaking, reading, writing, and understanding the Spanish language and culture. Oral communicative language is stressed using controlled vocabulary in everyday conversations. The Hispanic culture and language is studied via storyboards, slides, movies, and readings. Art, technology, power point presentations, projects, games, TPR (total physical response) strategies and music are used, as are theatrical skits, to enhance language usage. 100% target language is a main focus in this course.