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Learning Recommendations:  C- or better in Spanish 1. Retention of Spanish 1 vocabulary and grammar concepts.

General Description:  This class is a continuation of Spanish 1; all material and assessments are cumulative.  

Students will be required to:

  • memorize between 50 and 100 words every 3-4 weeks for accuracy and long-term retention
  • learn and apply new grammatical concepts every 3-4 weeks, as well as demonstrate competence with any concepts previously studied
  • follow directions and conversation, as adapted for Spanish 2
  • speak in Spanish whenever possible
  • write at length using appropriate grammar, vocabulary and conventions
  • read at length in Spanish, as adapted for Spanish 2

Content:  This course will use the text Descubre 2 and the accompanying online workbook.

Strategies:  Students will learn/be assessed through a combination of:

  • Tests/quizzes
  • Daily homework
  • In-class activities
  • Daily conversation in Spanish
  • Written, listening, reading and oral exams

Homework:  Students have frequent assignments in their online workbook and need to study vocabulary regularly. The average study time for this class is 20 minutes a night, 3-4 days a week. Reliable access to the Internet to use the online textbook materials, practice materials, and to complete assignments.