Spanish 5 A (05050565)

Spanish 5 A (05050565)


1.0 Credit; Unweighted
Length: Year; Format: Meets Daily
Grades: 11, 12
Prerequisite(s): Spanish 4A with “C” or above and teacher recommendation

This course is appropriate for students preparing for college. It is a challenging culminating course in which students will continue to expand and refine their skills in the primary areas of modern language study: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. The course proceeds primarily in Spanish and will involve daily review and practice at home.  Students will review previously introduced grammar and vocabulary and will learn additional vocabulary and new grammatical structures. In this course, students will acquire knowledge of the culture of the Spanish speaking world and it will focus on the culture and history of Mexico. Students will also continue to explore representative works of Spanish and Latin American literature. They will further refine their skills at giving oral presentations on a variety of topics. They will be expected to speak in Spanish and write compositions and essays on a variety of prompts related to the literature and culture of the Spanish-speaking world. At the conclusion of the course, students should be able to continue their language studies at the college level.

The course is supplemented by movies related to the topics being studied.