• NCHS World Language Department - Dr. Diane Cornwell


    Grade: 10 - 12

    Duration: 2 Semesters

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

    Credit: 0.5 per semester

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

    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.