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Foreign Language Curriculum

COURSE NUMBER 611 SPANISH I

TEACHER(S): Marilyn Smith
COURSE SYLLABUS
CREDIT:  1 (2 semesters)
PREREQUISITES:  None
GRADE:  9-12

Spanish I is the basis of the lingual-cultural experience. It includes a study of basic sound formations, grammar, vocabulary, and general cultural and geographical notes.

COURSE NUMBER 621 SPANISH II

TEACHER(S): Marilyn Smith
COURSE SYLLABUS
CREDIT:  1 (2 semesters)
PREREQUISITES:  Spanish I with a ―C or better
GRADE:  10-12

This course is devoted to increasing vocabulary and comprehension and mastering advanced grammar. Videos and music in the target language will be utilized for both comprehension and cultural exposure.

COURSE NUMBER 631 SPANISH III

TEACHER(S): Marilyn Smith
COURSE SYLLABUS
CREDIT:  1 (2 semesters)
PREREQUISITES:  Spanish II with a ―C or better
GRADE:  11-12

Spanish III provides for an increased vocabulary and comprehension, improvement in spoken language, and mastery of advanced grammar. As in Spanish II, videos and music will be utilized to further instructional efforts.

COURSE NUMBER 641 SPANISH IV

TEACHER(S): Marilyn Smith
COURSE SYLLABUS – 1101
COURSE SYLLABUS – 1102
CREDIT:  1 (2 semesters)
PREREQUISITES:  Spanish III with a ―B or better.
GRADE:  12

This course is offered as a dual credit class through Rend Lake College.  The course serves to review the previous 3 years of foreign language study as well as improve listening and conversational skills. An in-depth study of Spanish-speaking countries is also covered within the curriculum.  The second semester of this course will be an immersion‘ class where Spanish is spoken almost exclusively.