FOREIGN LANGUAGE – COURSE CATALOG

This page covers all courses that will be offered for the 2019/2020 school year that count toward the Foreign Language (E) requirement for college admissions.  Students must complete two years of the same language for UC admissions. 

COURSE: SPANISH I
COURSE NUMBER: 53
A-G: Language Other than English (E), 10 credits
PREREQUISITE: None (High School class)
HOUSE: Academic
CONSERVATORY: None
HESPERIA COURSES: (Urrea) PERIODS 1,2,3,4,7,9
RIVERSIDE COURSES:
DESCRIPTION: The purpose of the course is to have students develop basic speaking, writitng, and listenings skills in Spanish 1.  Students that successfully complete the course will be able to go to Spanish 2.   This is a year-long, proficiency-oriented introduction to speaking, reading, writing, and understanding Spanish. Students and instructor will communicate in Spanish through a variety of activities and strategies such as interactive group work, cultural videos and readings, text and multimedia technology via the Internet. This course will develop students’ abilities to: engage in interactions of Spanish for a variety of purposes and contexts, using socially and culturally appropriate forms, write, read, understand, and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics, present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers, develop strategies to continue acquiring Spanish beyond this course. The ultimate goal is to create life-long learning and appreciation of the Spanish language for all students.  The students will also develop basic knowledge that will move into Spanish 2, for those who want to move beyond Spanish 1.
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COURSE: SPANISH I/II HONORS
COURSE NUMBER:
A-G: Pending Review for 2 years of Foreign Language Credit (20 units)
PREREQUISITE: Grade Letter “A” for the last two semesters of English.
HOUSE: Academic
CONSERVATORY: None
HESPERIA COURSES: (Urrea) Period 6
RIVERSIDE COURSES:
DESCRIPTION: This course will complete the entire courses for both Spanish I and Spanish II at an academic rigorous pace.  This course will require students to complete an extensive summer assignment, fall break assignment, winter break assignment, and spring break assignment.

COURSE: SPANISH II
COURSE NUMBER: 54
A-G: 10 credits Foreign Language (E) or (G) Elective credit
PREREQUISITE: Spanish I
HOUSE: Academic
CONSERVATORY: None
HESPERIA COURSES: (Waggoner) Periods 1,3,4,6,7,8
RIVERSIDE COURSES: (Martinez-Montano) Periods 1,3,4,6,7,8
DESCRIPTION: This course is designed for students that successfully completed Spanish 1. The course will teach students to communicate in Spanish at the second level. In this course, students will be able to build a stronger language foundation. Students will be able to communicate above the basic skills that were acquired in Spanish 1. The course will also emphasize instruction in listening, writing, speaking and reading and will prepare students to advance to Spanish AP.

COURSE: SPANISH AP
COURSE NUMBER:
A-G: 10 credits pending UC review for (E) Foreign Language, 5.0 Grading Scale
PREREQUISITE: Spanish II
HOUSE: Academic
CONSERVATORY: None
HESPERIA COURSE: (Waggoner) Period 2
RIVERSIDE COURSE: (Martinez-Montano) Period 2
DESCRIPTION: