This second-year Spanish course builds upon the content covered in Spanish 1. In this course students' will gain increased familiarity with the history, culture, and language of Spanish speaking countries. The three modes of communication (Interpretive, Interpersonal, and Presentational) defined in the Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century are foundational to this course. Students will review the basic concepts of first-year Spanish and then build on that foundation to develop increased skills and fluency in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Students will develop a vocabulary of 750 words and be able to talk about things that happened in the past, present, and future. Students will be able to write paragraphs in all studied tenses, read simple stories and articles, and have conversations on known topics with familiar vocabulary. The goal of this course is to meet the World Language Content Standards for California Public Schools.
This is an a-g course and fulfills the "e" requirement.
Holt: ¡Expresate!: Spanish 2