Prerequisites: B- average in previous English class; previous Spanish is recommended.
This accelerated course is intended for motivated students who seek to immerse themselves in the language for an in-depth study opportunity and effective communication skills. Instruction will be 90%+ in Spanish and is guided by the World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages and the American Council of the Teaching of Foreign Languages Standards. Topics explored include school and family life, health, celebrations, and community with comparisons between cultures. Upon successful course completion, students will continue to Honors Spanish II and then be eligible for Spanish IV or the Marian Spanish dual credit college course.