Bienvenidos a la clase de español IV, una asignatura segundaria que le prepará para una asignatura universitaria. The point of this course is for a student to extend his/her knowledge of Spanish to prepare them for a college-level course. A student wishing to pass the course will have to be motivated in wanting to learn the language and have to do extensive outside work and study. It is the responsibility of the instructor to break down the information and assign appropriate material for success; nevertheless, the student must understand his/her obligation to attempt and understand the material to his/her optimal ability for a good grade. Comprehension of the material is the student’s responsibility. Remember that to better prepare these students for university studies they must learn to become more independent learners. There will be times when the student will need extra instructional help. **Extra help will be available during SERA (2:05-2:40) during the week.
Course Overview: Based on the rigor of the material, at least half if not more instruction will be delivered in Spanish. As aforementioned, the course is intended for a student to arrive at the ability of a college-level student. Therefore, for a student at the high school level to attain that aptitude, he/she must have constant exposure to the language. Therefore, in order to create this environment of immersion and give the student a chance for success, the student is expected to maintain the use of Spanish in as many aspects as possible, which includes:
- Understanding lectures, explanations, conversations, presentations, authentic materials, letters, speeches, and short stories in Spanish.
- Express themselves in conversation, debates, inquiries, and descriptions using a variety of styles and strategies for different audiences.
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