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Foreign Language - Spanish

SPANISH 1 (Spanish 1)
1 year (10 credits)
**Graduation requires 10 credits of Visual and Performing Arts or Foreign Language** Open to
Grades: 9-12
Prerequisite: None
Meets UC/CSU requirements

This course introduces the student to basic listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in
Spanish. Students will also learn about a variety of Spanish speaking cultures. This course is not
for Spanish speakers. This course fulfills one year of the 2 year UC or CSU Foreign Language
requirement.

SPANISH 2 (Spanish 2)
1 year (10 credits)
Elective – Not required for graduation Open to Grades: 9-12
Prerequisite: Spanish 1 Meets UC/CSU requirements
This course expands on the basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills introduced in
Spanish 1. Students will gain a deeper understanding of Spanish speaking cultures with increased
detail. This course fulfills the second year of the UC or CSU Foreign Language requirement.
 
SPANISH 3 (Spanish 3)
1 year (10 credits)
Elective – Not required for graduation Open to Grades: 9-12
Prerequisite: Grade of “C” or better in Spanish 2 or teacher approval. Meets UC/CSU requirements
This course expands on the intermediate listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills covered in
Spanish 2. Students will continue to advance in their understanding of a variety of Spanish
speaking cultures

SPANISH LANGUAGE AP (Spanish Lang and Culture AP)
1 year (10 credits)
Elective – Not required for graduation Open to Grades: 10-12
Prerequisite: Grade of “C” or better in Spanish 3 or Spanish 2 for Spanish Speakers or teacher
approval.
Meets UC/CSU requirements

The Spanish Language AP course is the equivalent of a third year college course in Advanced Spanish
writing and conversation. This course prepares students for the AP Spanish Language Test. Students
develop skills in higher order reading comprehension, language usage, writing, critical thinking,
formal and informal communication through a variety of rigorous activiti s. Students must be
willing to take the Spanish Language AP exam. There is a fee for the AP exam.