Course Overview

Course Descriptions:

Level II: Modern World Languages Courses:

Students further develop their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills .They participate in simple conversational situations and write short paragraphs which narrate, describe, compare and summarize topics from the target culture. By the end of the course, students will be able to interact with others on issues of everyday life. Students also continue to learn about the differences between languages and cultures, and how different cultures influence each other.

You will read 2 short novels in Spanish, discover and learn to sing Spanish songs, create videos, short stories, comics, among other projects.

Level III: Modern World Languages Courses 

Students' skills with listening, speaking, reading, and writing progress to allow them to participate in conversations, read short literary texts and other material about familiar topics, and write short cohesive passages using the present, past, and future tenses. In discussions, presentations, and written texts, students will be able to identify the main ideas and significant details. As they continue to build their knowledge of the target culture, students develop a deeper understanding of the interrelationships of other cultures to their own and will be able to exhibit behaviors appropriate to the target culture. These are honors level courses.

You will read 2 short novels in Spanish, gain more in-depth understanding of the cultures, history, and language of México, the Caribbean, and Central America, through exploration of music, legends, and film.