Spanish 3 EVP

  • Name:

    Spanish 3 EVP (SPAN301ve)

  • Department:

    Enriched Virtual

  • Credits:

    1.0 (yearlong course)

  • Suggested Prerequisites:

    Spanish 2 (SPAN200v)

Spanish 3 EVP

Description:

Students further deepen their understanding of Spanish by focusing on the three modes of communication: interpretive, interpersonal, and presentational. Each unit consists of a variety of activities which teach the students how to understand more difficult written and spoken passages, to communicate with others through informal speaking and writing interactions, and to express their thoughts and opinions in more formal spoken and written contexts.

Students should expect to be actively engaged in their own language learning, use correct vocabulary terms and phrases naturally, incorporate a wide range of grammar concepts consistently and correctly while speaking and writing, participate in conversations covering a wide range of topics and respond appropriately to conversational prompts, analyze and compare cultural practices, products, and perspectives of various Spanish-speaking countries, read and analyze important pieces of Hispanic literature, and take frequent assessments where their language progression can be monitored. The course is conducted almost entirely in Spanish. The course has been carefully aligned to national standards as set forth by ACTFL (the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages). (Grades 9-12)

Special Instructions:

A stable Internet connection is needed for this class since all work is done online. A minimum connection speed of 5Mbps is required. iPads are not compatible with this course.

*As part of the EVP program, this course will have a live class requirement once a week at a set time; please see the website for time choices. This live class will include teaching, discussion with classmates from around the world, demonstrations, questions and answers, and other aspects of a live classroom. Students will have weekly due dates and stay on a traditional coursework schedule.

As an EVP course with a once a week live session for language, the class will focus on speaking and listening skills with a real world and Biblical focus. Students will be expected to come to class already having studied the concepts for the week so that the live session can be a time for concetrated application.

Semester 1: August 26 - January 26

Weekly live meetings begin September 3

Fall Break: November 25 - 29

Christmas Break: December 23 - January 3

Semester 2: January 27 - June 7

Spring Break: April 6 - 10

Times: Wednesday 2:00 pm US Central Time

FROM THE TEACHER

Did you know that Spanish is the most spoken non- English language in the United States? Spanish is ranked as the world’s number two language. There are over 20 countries around the world in which Spanish is the official language. Our High School Spanish course is designed with you in mind. You will be acquiring speaking, reading, writing and listening skills that will help you be an effective communicator in this language. Imagine the impact that you can have for God’s kingdom by learning this language.

Come and join us! Not only will you learn grammar and vocabulary, but you will gain a better understanding of hispanic culture in general. We will be able to pray for specific countries as we learn about their culture.

If there are books and materials for this course, they can be purchased from our Online Bookstore.

NorthStar Academy (NSA) is a fully accredited online, private, college preparatory Christian school offering students in 4th-12th grades a rigorous and high quality academic program taught by highly qualified, mission-minded, Christian educators in a supportive and encouraging environment.

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