Students learn the elements of Spanish vocabulary and grammar in an interactive classroom emphasizing the ability to read, write, speak, and understand basic spoken Spanish. To this end, students engage in various activities such as TPRS, translation of basic passages, simple conversation, composition, and audio and video exercises. The teacher also uses the target language during instruction.
Students in this class continue to build on basic Spanish skills. Vocabulary learned in Spanish I is used as a foundation to enhance reading, writing, speaking, and listening abilities. Similarly, grammatical concepts are further developed. Students use basic knowledge of verb conjugation and present and past tense to create more sophisticated sentences, which include the use of the imperfect and past perfect tenses. Much of the instruction is delivered in the target language