• Foreign Language




    Spanish I
    Credit:  1 Unit High School      Length:  40 Weeks
    This course is designed to introduce the Spanish language and culture. The four basic skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing are practiced throughout the class.  In the first half of the course, students the topics Personal Identification, Leisure School, Family, House and Home. The second half of the course teaches students about Foods/Meals, Health and Welfare, Shopping, Holidays, and Travel. This course fulfills the New York State Foreign Language requirement for graduation.
    Spanish II
    Credit:  1 Unit High School       Length:  40 Weeks
    Spanish II is a continuation of the Level I introductory course.  Equal emphasis is placed on each of the four basic language skills: Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing.  At the end of this year of Spanish, the student will be able to carry on elementary conversation and will have acquired the basic skills in preparation for the more advanced level of Spanish III.  Interesting aspects of the Spanish culture are also introduced. 
    Spanish III
    Credit: 1  Unit High School        Length:  40 Weeks
    Spanish III continues to stress the four basic language skills with emphasis on increasing vocabulary and knowledge of the structure and usage of the language.  Interwoven with the learning of the language itself is an increased emphasis on the study of people and culture of Spain and other Spanish speaking countries.  
    Spanish IV
    Credit:  1 Unit High School       Length:  40 Weeks
    This course continues to emphasize the four linguistic skills and is taught within the context of Spain and the Americas.  We will explore not only the language, but also literature, art, and history as it relates to Spain and the Americas.  The course also provides a chance to explore areas of special interest.  Students are encouraged to take the CLEP Test in Spanish at the end of the year with the goal of earning college credit.
    (Not be offered for the 2018-2019 school year)
    Courses - (Credit awarded through Jamestown Community College) 
    SPA 2510
    Credit:  .5 Unit High School/3 College Credits    Length: Online
    Students will learn to interact effectively and appropriately in Spanish at the intermediate low level with people from other language and culture backgrounds. Students will communication and reflect upon beliefs and values as related to tone’s identity, citizenship, and health and wellness in the U.S. and the Spanish-speaking community. Prerequisite: SPA 1520; or three years high school Spanish and Eligibility: ENG 1510.