• Spanish I, Honors  (5 periods, 5 credits)

    This course provides a more intense introduction to language and culture. It stresses the development of oral communication and of reading, writing, and listening skills. Students learn about the people who speak the language and about the countries where they live.  Students in this course will cover the curriculum in greater depth.

    Spanish II, Honors (5 periods, 5 credits)

    Prerequisite:  Spanish I , Honors

    During the second year of foreign language study students expand their speaking, writing and reading skills. Their increased proficiency allows them to read literary selections and conduct conversations in another language. Students in this course will cover the curriculum in greater depth.

    Spanish III, Honors (5 periods, 5 credits) - Elective

    Prerequisite:  Spanish II , Honors

    In this course, the study of vocabulary is broadened through reading selections.  There is a review of the basic grammar and the introduction of more advanced grammar.  Speaking, reading and writing in the language are stressed.  The students read excerpts and complete selections from native authors.  Oral practice is given by reading aloud in the language, by oral presentations and by preparing original conversations.

    College Elective Spanish
    Prerequisite:  Spanish III , College Prep
    Students who continue the Spanish curriculum in their Senior year are recommended to enroll in Intermediate Spanish, level 221, at Middlesex County College.  Intermediate Spanish will review in greater depth the grammar and conversational skills aquired in the first 3 years, however, in an intensive college environment. Conversation will be emphasized, and the works of Hispanic authors will be introduced. In addition, Spanish 221 requires laboratory practice. Students will receive 3 college credits upon the successful completion of the course.