Foreign Language Course Descriptions
A beginning course in the study of Spanish language and culture. The student learns a strong phonetic, grammar and vocabulary base through the integration of the four basic language skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking.
Students continue to refine their conversational and grammatical skills and become more knowlegeable about Spanish life-styles.
Spanish III Honors
This course is designed to prepare the student to take a university placement exam. Grammatical structures, idioms and all verb tenses are studied. The focus of the class is communicative as the student increases the ability to express written and oral opinions. This class is conducted in Spanish.
Spanish IV Honors
The study of all four basic skills intensifies with an emphasis on complex grammatical structures and reading. The student will be required to read excerpts from Spanish literary works. This class is conducted in Spanish.
This course provides an in-depth study of grammar and Spanish literature designed to prepare the student for the AP College Board exam. All students are expected to take the AP examination. Colleges may award credit to a student based on the AP exam. This class is conducted in Spanish.
English as a Second Language
This course assists students whose native language is other thatn English and who are identified as ESL students. Academic coursework is provided for these students.