Full

Age/Grade: High School only

Schedule:

Meets twice a week -

T and Th at 2:30 pm CST

M and W at 2:30 pm CST

T and F at 8am CST

T and F at 9am CST

Another session time will come open but it may be a few weeks before we know the days and time. Ana has a potential freelance job offer that she is waiting to hear from to know her schedule.

Starts: Week of 9/6

Breaks: Thanksgiving week, Dec 19 to Jan 2, Week of Feb 20 and also Week of 4/10

End Date: 5/10

Description: Spanish 1, Lesson 1 to 26 of Destinos

Destinos is a telenovela designed for new Spanish speakers.  You will learn, review and hear pure spanish with Raquel, Arturo and Don Fernando.  You will  also learn  more about the Latino culture with Raquel as she travels through Spain, Mexico and Argentina as she searches for Angel.   Each episode will have a vocabulary review and preview for the upcoming  program.  All asignments for Destinos will be completed on-line.

This is a very challenging courses since it was originally designed as a college level Spanish 1 course. High school students only for this one. Please do not sign up a student that is unlikely to keep up with the heavy workload and potentially bump out a student that would have.

    • Integrates with the free streaming videos from the Annenberg Project
    • Computer-scored quizzes

Specific to the live class option:

In the classroom, students do a variety of activities and exercises, which include talking in Spanish about the video program, practicing pronunciation and grammar, and interacting in Spanish with classmates in pairs and small groups. The class is conducted in Spanish as much as possible, but English is used where necessary for clarity and efficiency. 

Requirements:

Required Text:

You must have the Destinos, 2nd edition of the Alternate Edition, student text

and

The 2nd edition version of the student workbook

 

The first edition of the student workbook would be an acceptable substitute.

Required English Grammar Understanding: 

Parts of Speech: noun and pronouns, verbs (present past, present progressive), adjectives including possessive and demonstrative, direct and indirect objects

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Age: Middle School to High School Students that have or are taking a formal Spanish course

Live Class

Wednesdays at 3:30pm CST

Start date: Week of 9/6

Breaks: Thanksgiving week, Dec 19 to Jan 2, Week of Feb 20 and also Week of 4/10

Description:

Drop in during this time slot to practice speaking Spanish. The sessions will be supervised by a fluent Spanish-speaking home school mom. This will allow students to practice Spanish in a conversational atmosphere and specific feedback on pronunciation, grammar, and other Spanish language elements will be given. Anyone studying Spanish is welcome.

Required Text, Hardware, or Software:

A microphone and headphone combination is required for participation in the conversation.