Spanish I will equip your high school students to master the Spanish language! More than 450 million people in the world speak Spanish, making it second only to Chinese in terms of the most spoken languages in the world. English is just behind, with approximately 360 million native speakers. This is also a Critical Language, meaning it is important to U.S Trade, Diplomacy, or Security. Students with a second language earn more scholarship dollars and are more marketable. It’s doable to learn a second language and encouraged, particularly as your student will live in a dynamic and ever-changing economy that will require diverse skills!
A different language is a different vision of life. ~Federico Fellini
This is a practical and straightforward course with an emphasis on:
- grammar skill-building
- conversation skills
Excellent training for those interested in being competitively trained for a diverse and global market! Taught by a native speaker, live from Mexico each week, students will have regular homework assignments, listen, hear and respond in Spanish and have a Country Cultural Project due each year. This will focus on the people groups worldwide that speak the language and understand the culture, food, industry, economics, and language of the chosen country.
One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way. ~Frank Smith
Spanish Standards for True North Homeschool Academy
Click to read or download and print the scope and sequence and standards for high school Spanish students.
Read 5 Reasons to Study Spanish!
- There are currently 20 million people currently studying the language!
- Spanish is spoken and understood by over 52 million people in the United States.
- The person who studies it has a bright future.
- It will increase your employability.
- It will allow you more opportunities.
Required Materials for Spanish I
Un lenguaje nuevo es una vida nueva.A new language is a new life.
Honors Spanish Section 4
¡Bienvenidos high school students to Español I Honors!
In Español 1 Honors, students will be held to a higher academic standard.
Students must attend class on time and regularly, prepared to learn. They will be expected to go above and beyond what is being taught in a regular Español 1 course. This entails grammar topics, additional vocabulary, weekly homework, and additional cultural projects.
This course will use CI, comprehensible input by the instructor modeling the language and then allowing students several opportunities to practice. Our focus will be on reading, and listening followed by speaking to be able to express themselves.
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