Spanish 1

Course #: SL600SSA

Length & Credit: 2 trimesters/1 credit/ SL or SA

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: None

This course teaches the fundamentals of listening, speaking, reading and writing in the Spanish and English languages. Spanish culture, history, and geography are also studied. The Latin-American form of Spanish is emphasized.

Spanish 2

Course #: SL610SSA

Length & Credit: 2 trimesters/1 credit/ SL or SA

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: Spanish 1

This course expands the skills of Spanish 1, increasing the emphasis on conversation, vocabulary building, and writing. The study of Spanish culture, history, and geography are continued. Communication in past and future time frames will be introduced.

Spanish 3

Course #: SL620SSA

Length & Credit: 2 trimesters/1 credit/ SL or SA

Grade(s): 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: Spanish 2

The skills developed in Spanish 1 and 2 are applied to increasing conversational ability. A review and development of grammar are continued. Spanish culture, history, and geography are re-explored in a variety of ways. Communication in past, present, and future time frames will be continued as well as introducing expressing hopes, desires, and doubts.

Advanced Spanish and Spanish for Native Speakers

Course #: SL633SSA

Length & Credit: 2 trimesters/1 credit/ SL or SA

Grade(s): 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: Spanish 3B

This class is designed for students who are native Spanish speakers and for students who have taken Spanish 1,2 and 3.  In this course, students will continue to learn new grammar and verbs, but will also learn more about Spanish speaking countries and their culture and history. Through projects and literature, students will strengthen their speaking and writing skills in Spanish.   This class is perfect for the student who wants to continue to learn and grow as a Spanish speaker and writer.
American Sign Language 1-ASL 1

Course #: SL500CSA

Length & Credit: 2 trimesters/1 credit/ SL or SA

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: None

This course introduces students to American Sign Language. This course will focus on basic vocabulary, structure, and grammar. Course topics may include the culture of and issues facing deaf people.
American Sign Language 2-ASL 2

Course #: SL510CSA

Length & Credit: 2 trimesters/1 credit/ SL or SA

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: ASL 1

ASL 2 expands on vocabulary, grammatical knowledge, and cultural awareness. Increasingly complex grammatical aspects will be introduced. Students will also further develop the conversational/cultural behaviors necessary to hold a beginning-level conversation.

American Sign Language 3-ASL 3

Course #: SL510CSA

Length & Credit: 2 trimesters/1 credit/ SL or SA

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: ASL 2

 ASL 3 focuses on enhancing communication skills developed in ASL 2. Students will be expected to sign about various topics at length and understand signs in context when watching Deaf signers.