• NCHS World Language Department: Dr. Lisa Arbues

    Grade: 10 - 12

    Duration: 2 Semesters

    Prerequisite: Spanish 3 Honors  and  see above for additional criteria.

    Credit: 0.5 per semester

    Students in this course work toward increased proficiency in all the language skills through reading and discussion of the literature,  film, and art of the Hispanic cultures.

    This course is designed for the student who wishes to work toward advanced competency in all four skills in preparation for the Spanish SAT II exam and AP Spanish, as well as to increase practical communicative competency.

    The course includes a fast-paced review of language structures and introduction of more advanced grammar and syntax, as well as a greatly expanded vocabulary. Students will be required to write short essays on various topics.

    Text: Galería and Imagina, supplemented by contemporary journalistic readings as well as a full-length play or short novel.