Native Spanish II
North BrunswickTownshipHigh School
SPANISH FOR NATIVE SPEAKERS II

Course Description

This second year course is designed to expand native speakers' skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing Spanish.  Advanced grammar topics will be explored as well as further discussion about select Spanish-speaking countries.  Abridged pieces of famous literature and thematic conversational topics will be stressed during the course.

Course Proficiencies

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Converse actively and accurately in the target language with the teacher and students, exhibiting appropriate pronunciation and correct usage of vocabulary.
  2. Comprehend and discuss the content and significance of selected works of Spanish literature, dialogues, essays, and other selected reading passages.
  3. Organize and write guided and creative compositions, summaries, and other types of expository prose in Spanish.
  4. Demonstrate comprehension and mastery of selected cultural topics dealing with people, places, and events in the Spanish-speaking world.
  5. Develop increased awareness of the richness of the culture of Spanish-speaking countries and of the global contributions of Hispanics.
  6. Demonstrate comprehension and mastery of advanced grammar topics, new vocabulary, and idiomatic expressions.
  7. Express themselves in written Spanish with accuracy on a number of different topics.

Course Requirements

Students will be expected to:
  1. Attend class regularly and be on time. 
  2. Bring necessary supplies to class.
  3. Complete all in class and homework assignments.
  4. Make-up all work after any absence within a deadline established by school policy.
  5. Maintain a high degree of class participation and preparation.
  6. Demonstrate a cooperative attitude and contribute to the learning process of the class.

Evaluation Procedures

Marking period grades will be assigned quarterly and will be determined by the following:
  1. Class Participation............................................................. 20%
  2. Homework........................................................................ 20%
  3. Tests................................................................................. 30%
  4. Quizzes/Projects/Presentations/Writing.............................. 30%
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