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Foreign Language | Spanish
Spanish I, Part One

Become strong and confident in Beginning Spanish as you learn grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation in this formal language course that includes extra recorded lectures for additional learning.

Total classes: 12 live classes (plus extra recorded lectures)

Prerequisite: None

Suggested grade level: 7th to 12th grade

Suggested credit: One full semester of Foreign Language or Spanish


This is an introductory course to the Spanish language and covers the basics of Spanish as a second language. In this course, the student will learn the meaning, pronunciation, and spelling of common vocabulary and basic Spanish grammar.

The course teaches the meaning and pronunciation of the alphabet, words, and phrases. It emphasizes how to write sentences in Spanish using articles, nouns and adjectives, and it provides an understanding of numbers and gender and the relationship between them. The course also teaches how to write questions and answers using interrogative words such as ¿Qué? ¿Quién? ¿Dónde? ¿Cuándo? ¿Cuánto? and introduces the student to the conjugation of regular verbs in the present tense. By the end of Part I, the student will be able to understand and write simple dialogs in Spanish.


Week 1: Greetings and Special Sounds in Spanish

Week 2: Nouns

Week 3: Articles

Week 4: Adjectives

Week 5: Verb Ser and Subject Pronouns

Week 6: Demonstrative Adjectives

Week 7: ¿Què? ¿Quièn? ¿Dònde?

Week 8: Verb Estar, Location Expressions and ¿Còmo?

Week 9: Interrogative Word: ¿Cuàntos?

Week 10: Interrogative word: ¿Cuándo?

Week 11: Present Tense Conjugation of Regular Verbs

Week 12: Review before final exam

Materials and Homework

Course Materials: Spanish Middle / High School (Skills for Success): ISBN 088724758X (http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/088724758X/). This is a workbook to provide extra grammar exercises to the students.

Homework: Students will have weekly assignments, including learning a list of vocabulary, watching grammar lectures, completing workbook exercises, and taking a weekly online quiz. Students will also memorize popular phrases, dialogs, and prayers as weekly homework. Every two weeks students will complete a recording to practice their pronunciation. Students should assign one hour daily to homework and Spanish practice.

Important Dates

Dates and starting times:

Wednesdays, September 4 to December 4, 2024 (No class Oct. 23 & Nov. 27)

11:30 AM Eastern (10:30 Central; 9:30 Mountain; 8:30 Pacific)


Thursdays, September 5 to December 5, 2024 (No class Oct. 24 & Nov. 28)

2:30 PM Eastern (1:30 Central; 12:30 Mountain; 11:30 Pacific)

Duration: 55 minutes

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