Note: If students have previous experience with Spanish, please make an appointment with the Spanish teacher at the beginning of the school year before classes commence to determine which class is most appropriate.
Spanish 10 Language and Culture – 5 Credits
This is a beginner level course with emphasis on reading, writing, speaking and listening through a variety of activities. Emphasis is placed on discovering the influence and impact of Spanish and its culture around the world. Upon completion of this course students will gain a preliminary acquisition of skill sets for Spanish.
Spanish 20 Language and Culture – 5 Credits
Prerequisite: Spanish 10
This intermediate course focuses on perfecting and developing Spanish using a variety of thematic materials and activities. Practical use of Spanish is emphasized through reading, writing, speaking and listening, conversation, spontaneous writing, and using Spanish in the community.
Successful completion of this course will make students eligible to participate in a three month exchange trip to Spain/Mexico during the Grade 11 year.
Spanish 30 Language and Culture – 5 Credits
Prerequisite: Spanish 20
Spanish 30 incorporates a less structured manner of learning with emphasis on the students’ abilities to express themselves naturally and freely. By the end of the course students will have a very solid, practical base in communicating in the language and understanding the culture.
If students have previous experience with Spanish, please make an appointment with the Spanish teacher at the beginning of the school year before classes commence to determine which class is most appropriate.
Take part in the 3-month Spanish Exchange Program!
See the International Baccalaureate (IB) Courses page for Spanish IB course information.