Summer Academic Enrichment Program

Beginning Spanish

Course Description

This class introduces active conversation and everyday aspects of the contemporary Spanish­ speaking world. Four basic language skills are taught and practiced: understanding, speaking, reading, and writing. We will be using the textbook “Realidades 1”

Intro to Spanish will prepare the student to be more comfortable in a Spanish 1 course; it is an overview the basics of Spanish 1. For those who have taken Spanish before, Intro to Spanish will be a review. For those who have never taken a Spanish class, the student will be more prepared in a Spanish 1 class after taking this course. 

This class will help the student acquire the fundamentals of pronunciation and grammar, practical vocabulary, useful phrases and the ability to understand, read, write and speak simple Spanish. Basic relevant information covered includes: geography, customs, culture of Spain and Latin America. The class will prepare the student for further language study and should inspire interest in foreign travel, study and work.