Students achieve the Novice-Low level of speaking skills, and similar levels in listening, reading, writing, and presenting in
Spanish. Students acquire information about Spanish-speaking countries and people through experiences with authentic materials and comparison of cultures. Spanish is used to communicate about other content areas and to explore topics of personal
interest and current events with each student. Students are encouraged to become life-long learners of Spanish. Focus will be
on interpretation, interpersonal communication and presentation in the target language.