Mitchell Junior/Senior High School

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Foreign Language Curriculum


Instructor

Liliana Rada




Junior High Exploratory Spanish
Prerequisites: None
Length of Course: 9 Weeks
Grades 7-8

The purpose of Junior High Exploratory Spanish is to introduce the students to the vocabulary and phrases of a foreign language. Greetings, classroom phrases and vocabulary, and foods are included. In addition, students learn a little about Mexico and cross-cultural understanding is emphasized.

Spanish I
Prerequisites: C average or higher in English 8
Length of Course: 1 Year
Grades 9-12

Spanish I is designed to introduce the basic elements of Spanish grammar, vocabulary, and culture, and to develop reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. The culture of the Spanish-speaking countries is emphasized in order to promote cross-cultural understanding.

Spanish II
Prerequisites: Spanish I
Length of Course: 1 Year
Grades 10-12

Spanish II is structured to introduce more complex grammatical structures and to expand the student's vocabulary. Additional practice in reading, writing, speaking, and listening is included to further develop these skills. The culture of the Spanish speaking countries is emphasized in order to promote cross-cultural understanding.

Spanish III
Prerequisites: Spanish I and II
Length of Course: 1 Year
Grades 11-12

Spanish III is designed to continue the study of Spanish grammar and vocabulary and to promote the use of the language in both oral and written communication. Students write skits, commercials, stories, and opinion papers in Spanish. In addition, short stories are read which allow the student to further develop reading, writing, and speaking skills. Daily conversation is stressed and the study of the Spanish culture continues to be emphasized.

Spanish IV
Prerequisites: Spanish I, II, and III
Length of Course: 1 Year
Grades 12

Spanish IV focuses on the improvement of reading, listening, writing, and speaking skills through the continued study of grammar and vocabulary, the writing of skits and compositions, and the reading and discussion of Spanish literature. In addition, students use computer technology to improve their communication skills and to promote their understanding of cross-cultural differences.