World Languages

Minimum of 20 Credits Required for Graduation

SPANISH I (UC Approved) One Year
This course is structured so that the student experiences success from the very beginning. It motivates the student to experiment and strive to reach proficiency in the language.

PREREQUISITE………………………………………..……None

TYPE OF COURSE…..………………………………..…… Fulfills 1st year of Language required for graduation

RECOMMENDATION FOR ENROLLMENT…….....… College Preparatory Students

SPANISH II (UC Approved) One Year
This course is intended to further enhance the basic skills acquired in Spanish I. The course is designed to provide the student with immediate success in a foreign language. The students intending to go to college will have enough background to succeed in a college Spanish course.

PREREQUISITE………………………………………..……Spanish I or equivalent with a grade of "C" or better

TYPE OF COURSE…..………………………………..…… Fulfills 2nd year of Language required for graduation

RECOMMENDATION FOR ENROLLMENT…….....… College Preparatory Students

SPANISH II HONORS (UC Approved) One Year
This one-year course offers the student an accelerated approach to building better Spanish skills. Students will develop writing skills, grammar proficiency, translation skills and will participate in both formal and informal presentations. Selected readings exploring different cultures and ethnic heritage will be translated and discussed in order to develop an appreciation of both the Spanish language and the Spanish speaking world.

PREREQUISITE………………………………………..……“A” in Spanish I or equivalent &“B” or better in English

TYPE OF COURSE…..………………………………..…… Fulfills 2nd year of Language required for graduation

RECOMMENDATION FOR ENROLLMENT…….....… College Preparatory Students

SPANISH III (UC Approved) One Year
This course is intended to further enhance the basic skills acquired in Spanish I and Spanish II and to build upon them. The course will concentrate on building language skills and reading comprehension. This course prepares the college bound student for further study.

PREREQUISITE………………………………………..……A grade of "C" or better in Spanish II

TYPE OF COURSE…..………………………………..…… Satisfies graduation requirement & UC 3rd year recommendation.

RECOMMENDATION FOR ENROLLMENT…….....… College Preparatory Students

SPANISH III HONORS (UC Approved) One Year
This course will offer the student an accelerated approach to building better Spanish skills. The course will concentrate on writing, listening and speaking. All areas of communication will be emphasized. College preparatory students will be prepared to succeed in college level Spanish.

PREREQUISITE………………………………………..……A grade of "B" or better in Spanish II Honors or "A" in Spanish II and a “B” or better in English

TYPE OF COURSE…..………………………………..…… Satisfies graduation requirement & UC 3rd year recommendation.

RECOMMENDATION FOR ENROLLMENT…….....… College Preparatory Students

AP SPANISH LANGUAGE (UC Approved) One Year
This Advanced Placement course is designed 1) to improve basic communication skills studied in Spanish III. All areas of communication are emphasized, hearing, speaking, reading, and writing. 2) to expose the student to selected pieces of Latin American and Spanish Literature. 3) to expose the student to culture and history of the Spanish speaking countries. Advanced composition and analysis will be stressed in anticipation of the Advanced Placement Exam scheduled in the spring.

PREREQUISITE………………………………………..……"B" or better in Spanish III Honors or "A" in Spanish III

TYPE OF COURSE…..………………………………..…… Satisfies graduation requirement & UC 3rd year recommendation.

RECOMMENDATION FOR ENROLLMENT…….....… Honors/College Preparatory Students
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