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Course Name: Spanish I
Grade: 9th
Credit: 1
Duration: Full Year
Prerequisite: N/A
Description: The first course in a two-year mandatory sequence. In Spanish I students learn basic Spanish grammar such as verb conjugation and adjective agreement and practice the basic skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing in the present tense and past tenses, with an emphasis upon correct oral and written expression and aural comprehension. Students are also introduced to various aspects of Hispanic culture in Latin American countries and in Spain as illustrated in the text and through videos and presentations, which may include historical, social and cultural topics.
 
 
Course Name: Spanish II
Grade: 10th-11th
Credit: 1
Duration: Full Year
Prerequisite: Spanish I
Recommended Skills, Abilities, or Coursework: Spanish I or two years of Spanish in middle school.
Description: The second in a mandatory two-year sequence. Spanish II builds on the grammar and skills acquired in Spanish I. It involves more complex grammatical forms such as object pronouns; and practices the basic skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing with an emphasis upon correct oral and written expression and aural comprehension, particularly in the past and (an introduction to the) future tenses. Students also examine aspects of Hispanic culture in Latin American countries and in Spain as illustrated in the text and through videos and presentations, which may include historical, social and cultural topics.
 
 
Course Name: Spanish III
Grade: 11th-12th
Credit: 1
Duration: Full Year
Prerequisite: Spanish II
Recommended Skills, Abilities, or Coursework: Spanish I and II or four years of Spanish in middle and high school.
Description: A level three elective course, Spanish 3 builds on grammar and language skills acquired in the first two years of language courses (such as present and past tenses and object pronouns) applying this grammar to more complex thematic contexts. While reviewing first year grammar and studying new grammar points, students explore cultural and historical themes and topics relating to Latin America, Spain and Hispanics in the U.S. through readings, videos and class discussions with a heavy emphasis on using the target language

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