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Course: Spanish 1

V Spanish 1 • 2016 listing - for reference only • Grade 6 or above • ModernLanguages Sequence
* Primary Instructor
Brian Reeves
* Sections
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Section 1 Instructor: Brian Reeves
Classes meet from September 6, 2016 to June 2, 2017
Tuesday 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM ET • Thursday 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM ET
Enrollment Policy: Full Year Only
Tuition: $500.00

* Website
There is currently no teacher website for this course.
* Description
Spanish 1--Beginning Spanish: The first of a multi-year sequence designed to help students reach a novice-high proficiency level. By the end of this course, students will be able to... • Communicate and exchange information through speaking and writing about familiar topics using phrases and simple sentences; handle short social interactions in everyday situations by asking and answering simple questions. • Comprehend spoken and/or written words, phrases, and simple sentences related to everyday life; recognize pieces of information and sometimes understand the main topic in speech and text. • Orally present basic information on familiar topics using practiced phrases and simple sentences; write short messages and notes on familiar topics related to everyday life. Students will engage with the Spanish and Latin American cultures, make comparisons with American culture, discover the differences between English and Spanish grammar, and connect with others through Spanish. Classes will consist of two 60 minutes online sessions each week be conducted online using audio, text-chat, and whiteboard functions. Class time will be devoted to conversational practice and listening comprehension exercises, oral presentations, explanations of grammar and related exercises, and reading aloud. Time will also be spent reviewing homework and addressing students' questions. Homework activities on the textbook's integrated website will be assigned after every class.
* Meetings
This course meets 2 times per week for discussion and review of assigned homework.
* Homework
Students should expect to spend some 20-30 minutes daily on homework.
* Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites for this course.
* Recommended background
No special background required.
V Textbooks and Materials
* Descubre 1A, Supersite and eCuaderno codes

This text is required.
ISBN: None
Publisher's website: Descubre 1A, Supersite and eCuaderno codes
Best sources: vistahigherlearning.com/students/store/descubre-c2014-level-1a.html
Other information: ISBN: 9781618574077 Please purchase package directly from publisher, Vista Higher Learning, http://vistahigherlearning.com/students/store/descubre-c2014-level-1a.html


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