Grade Level: 8
Length: Two semesters
College Entrance: Meets UC/CSU (e) Language Other Than English requirement if subsequent level Spanish course completed in high school.
Description: Spanish I is a college preparatory, introductory course to the Spanish language and Hispanic cultures. The emphasis will be given to activities focusing on essential language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing). The goal is to develop fluency and comprehension of the Spanish language. The student will gain an appreciation of Hispanic cultures through readings, media, speakers, and geography. Formative skills in reading and writing will also be introduced.