This live Spanish class in full and no longer taking new students.
Age: High School
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
Mondays and Wednesdays - 8AM CST
Tuesdays and Thursdays - 2:30 PM CST
Fridays - 8:00-10:00 AM CST (one day only - two hour class)
Open office hours:
Wednesdays and Fridays - 3:00 PM CST
Start: Week of Sept 11
Thanksgiving Break: Nov 20-24
Christmas Break: Dec 18-Jan 5
Easter Break: Mar 19-April 6
End Date: May 14-18
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.
You must have the Destinos, 2nd edition of the Alternate Edition, student text
The 2nd edition version of the student workbook
Required English Grammar Understanding:
Parts of Speech: noun and pronouns, verbs (present past, present progressive), adjectives including possessive and demonstrative, direct and indirect objects
FAQ Coming Soon
Spanish Conversation Hour is full and no longer taking new student.
Age: Middle School to High School Students that have or are taking a formal Spanish course
Thursdays at 3:30pm CST
Start date: Week of 9/11
Breaks: Thanksgiving week, Dec 18 to Jan 5, and also 3/19 to April 6
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.
- Teacher: Renai Ruiz