There are no prerequisites for this course. It is a beginner level course.
In this course students will have the opportunity to become exposed to this beautiful language and learn to communicate with others in both written and oral forms. The journey will also include exposure to the dynamic Spanish speaking world and its vibrant culture.
Fasten your seatbelts! You will be embarking on an incredible journey to the Spanish-speaking world around you! While learning to communicate in Spanish, students will be immersed in the culture of the twenty-one countries where Spanish is spoken as an official language. You will learn about the music, food, and famous people from these countries. This on-line course offers a fresh, exciting approach to learning Spanish. Students will have the opportunity to complete activities on-line and receive instant feedback.
TELL ME MORE is a comprehensive foreign language learning method that combines the richness and quality of its contents with the flexibility and interactive features of multimedia. Through different types of activities, the method aims to develop the essential skills needed to communicate: reading and listening, semi-guided speaking and writing, vocabulary, and grammar. TELL ME MORE covers, in an authentic learning context, the grammatical, lexical, phonetic, and conjugation notions necessary to develop these skills.
With TELL ME MORE, the student is put in an authentic learning context thanks to different dialogues and videos that illustrate scenes from daily life. The method emphasizes quick familiarization with different sounds specific to the language using recordings of different native speakers.
Welcome to this exciting new world!
Students will be evaluated throughout the course on oral presentations, online interactive assignments, projects, written assignments, and a final exam. All four aspects of language learning will be assessed. Assessment will take place in a variety of ways including self, portfolio, and teacher assessment.
There will be a final assessment of all four skill areas: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Cultural knowledge will also be assessed.
Click here to view the Prescribed Learning Outcomes (PLOs) within the Integrated Resource Package (IRP)for this course.