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World Language

Below are updated office hours to reflect Distance Learning. Please contact your teacher in School-Loop directly for questions.

All office hours are Monday thru Friday, unless stated otherwise.

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Deborah Daniels
Office Hours: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
 
Alexander Gutierrez
Office Hours: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Santa Olmedo
Office Hours: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

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Spanish 1

Spanish 1
Prerequisite: None
This course focuses on communication in Spanish by speaking, reading, writing, and understanding written and spoken Spanish. Students will study the countries and cultures where Spanish is spoken and will make comparisons and connections with their own. The course will be conducted primarily in Spanish. Homework is assigned daily. Credits may be used toward the UC and CSU language other than English admission requirements.

Spanish 2

Spanish 2
Prerequisite: Spanish 1
Designed for college preparatory students. The major emphasis of these courses is to continue to develop personal communication skills in the target language. Students will have additional opportunities to increase their abilities in the areas of: speaking, listening, comprehension, reading and writing. Curriculum includes: continued emphasis on speaking the language, the study of expanded thematic vocabulary, expressing simple past actions, short writing assignments, and reading authentic materials. Students will increase their cross cultural understanding.

Spanish 3

Spanish 3
Prerequisite: Spanish 2
This course expands on the content of Spanish 2. Students will learn to form and use verbs in the preterit, imperfect, present, subjunctive, future, conditional, progressive and perfect tenses; read, translate, and show understanding of literature, and use verbs like gustar, sabar, and conocer; learn about and to appreciate the culture and contributions of the Spanish-speaking world, the structure of the Spanish language, phrases, expressions and approximately 1,000 vocabulary words.

AP Spanish

AP Spanish Language
Prerequisite: Spanish 3 or Spanish NS 2
The AP Spanish Language and Culture course emphasizes communication. This includes vocabulary usage, language control, communication strategies, and cultural awareness. The AP Spanish Language and Culture course strives not to overemphasize grammatical accuracy at the expense of communication. To best facilitate the study of language and culture, the course is taught almost exclusively in Spanish. The course develops students’ awareness and appreciation of cultural products (e.g., tools, books, music, laws, conventions, institutions); practices (patterns of social interactions within a culture); and perspectives (values, attitudes, and assumptions).

Spanish for Native Speaker

Spanish 1 Native Speaker
Prerequisite: None
This course is designed for students who speak and listen to Spanish at home; they can produce the language and understand oral and written instructions in Spanish. Students will be taught reading and writing skills. The class will focus on the specific necessities of the Spanish-speaking student with respect to accents, orthography, grammar, literature, cultures, and geography of the Spanish‐speaking countries.
 
Spanish 2 Native Speaker 
Prerequisite: Spanish 1 NS or Teacher Approval
Designed for college preparatory students. The major emphasis of these courses is to continue to develop personal communication skills in the target language. Students will have additional opportunities to increase their abilities in the areas of: speaking, listening, comprehension, and reading and writing. Curriculum includes: continued emphasis on speaking the language, the study of expanded thematic vocabulary, expressing simple past actions, short writing assignments, and reading authentic materials. Students will increase their cross cultural understanding.