Spanish I – 2 semesters, 1 credit: An introductory audio-lingual course emphasizing understanding and speaking simple phrases in everyday situations. Spanish grammar is taught and the student should plan on spending time memorizing vocabulary. Students must maintain a C average to accelerate to Spanish II.
Spanish II – 2 semesters, 1 credit: Prerequisite: Spanish I
A continuation of Spanish I, with a broadening study of Spanish vocabulary, reading and composition. Emphasis is on conversation. Students must maintain a B average to accelerate to Spanish III.
Spanish III – 2 semesters, 1 credit: Prerequisite: Spanish I and II
Spanish III is an advanced level class that provides a balanced focus on listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills throughout the course. The students will also develop an awareness of the culture in which the language is spoken through advanced vocabulary, more verb tenses, and by analyzing Spanish literature. Students wishing to receive honors credit for this course must maintain an 85% average and complete honors assignments.