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- Buen Viaje 2 (Glencoe/McGraw-Hill)
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Program Description: The Spanish I Honors is a 5 credit elective subject for students who are interested in pursuing the AP sequence in which Spanish I is the first of four progressive levels.
The curricula is proficiency based, and offers an accelerated approach to advanced level concepts and processes for the highly capable, ambitious, and motivated student. Active daily student participation; flexible and fluent thinking; application of inquiry, synthesis, and evaluation skills; practices in proficiency; and development of self-directed projects are the major characteristics of this honors program.
The units of study include: vocabulary development; phonetics and intonation; regular and irregular verb conjugations, present, present progressive, and preterite tenses; prepositions; interrogatives; adjectives; adverbs; definite and indefinite articles; nouns; pronouns, direct and indirect object; geography; culture; and related careers.
Required major include, but are not limited to, taped oral reports in the target language; short written compositions in Spanish; and a written and/or oral research project.
Program Purpose: The purpose of the program is to provide a qualitatively and quantitatively different learning curriculum to the highly capable and motivated beginning Spanish student.
The program aims to foster active participation of the students in the target language and develop proficiency in the communication skills.