8th Grade Introduction to Spanish

8th Grade Introduction to Spanish (04054805)

Length:  Year

Format:  Meets Every Other Day

Description:  In this introductory Spanish course, students gradually acquire language and cultural proficiency to prepare them for Level I of the language in high school.  They begin developing interpersonal, presentational, and interpretative skills of the Spanish language.  They study the following topics throughout the year:  introductions, alphabet, numbers, age, days of the week, countries of origin, leisure time activities, snack foods and beverages, self-descriptions, telling time, numbers up to 100, school schedules in Spanish-speaking countries, as well as school vocabulary.