Credits: 0.5
Term: Fall 2017, On Demand
Prerequisites:

None





Course Description:

Are you new to the experience of taking world language courses in middle or high school? This course provides students a more relaxed pace over the course of a full academic year. If you are looking for a faster paced world language program or the ability to take two years of a language in a single academic year, then look at Spanish I – Semester Pace. ¡Bienvenidos!  Welcome!  You are about to go on a trip to Spain, Cuba, Colombia and Argentina.  As you explore each of these countries, one of our student bloggers will be there to help you learn about each place and its unique characteristics.As you travel to each country, you will learn how to speak Spanish in many practical and useful ways.  You will learn how to greet people, introduce yourself, speak about your home, family, school, and community.  As you learn basic vocabulary and grammar skills, you will expand upon your knowledge and learn to speak about more complex topics such as shopping, weather, sports, entertainment and leisure activities. New words and phrases will be introduced with pictures, audio clips and examples.  You will learn basic Spanish grammar to help you build your fluency and understand the structure of the Spanish language.  There will be many opportunities to practice what you learn through interactive practice activities in the form of games, written practice, listening and speaking exercises. You will also explore the cultures of Spain, Cuba, Colombia and Argentina by learning about geography, foods, celebrations, and traditions from each place.  Our student bloggers guide you through these countries and help you to appreciate and learn about their diversity.  ¡Buen Viaje!  Enjoy your trip!  Take advantage of your “travels” by sharing what you learn with family and friends!



Topics & Concepts:

Module 1

  • 01.00 INTRODUCTION TO THE ONLINE COURSE
  • 01.01 COURSE INFORMATION
  • 01.02 PRETEST
  • 01.03 WHAT DO YOU KNOW?
  • 01.04 HISPANIC CULTURE
  • 01.05 COGNATES ARE USEFUL
  • 01.06 MAKING THE SOUNDS
  • 01.07 GREETING OTHERS
  • 01.08 DESCRIBING YOUR WORLD
  • 01.09 DISCUSSION-BASED ASSESSMENT AND MODULE ONE EXAM REVIEW
  • 01.10 MODULE ONE EXAM

Module 2

  • 02.00 PRETEST
  • 02.01 CLASSES
  • 02.02 FEELINGS ABOUT SCHOOL
  • 02.03 TIME AND SCHEDULES
  • 02.04 SCHOOL ACTIVITIES
  • 02.05 SCHOOLS IN OTHER COUNTRIES
  • 02.06 MAKING FRIENDS
  • 02.07 DISCUSSION-BASED ASSESSMENT AND MODULE TWO EXAM REVIEW
  • 02.08 MODULE TWO EXAM

Module 3

  • 03.00 PRETEST
  • 03.01 INTRODUCE THE FAMILY
  • 03.02 DESCRIBE THE FAMILY
  • 03.03 FAMILY TRADITIONS
  • 03.04 FAMILY QUESTIONS
  • 03.05 FAMILY LIFE
  • 03.06 EMPLOYMENT AND OCCUPATIONS
  • 03.07 FAMILY LIKES AND DISLIKES
  • 03.08 DISCUSSION-BASED ASSESSMENT AND MODULE THREE EXAM REVIEW
  • 03.09 MODULE THREE EXAM

Module 4

  • 04.00 PRETEST
  • 04.01 ROOMS OF THE HOME
  • 04.02 MORE ROOMS IN THE HOME
  • 04.03 ACTIVITIES AT HOME
  • 04.04 BEDROOMS AND BATHROOMS
  • 04.05 PLACES IN THE COMMUNITY
  • 04.06 SPANISH IN OUR LIVES
  • 04.07 SEGMENT ONE COLLABORATIVE PROJECT
  • 04.08 DISCUSSION-BASED ASSESSMENT AND MODULE FOUR EXAM REVIEW
  • 04.09 MODULE FOUR EXAM
  • 04.10 SEGMENT ONE REVIEW
  • 04.11 SEGMENT ONE EXAM


Offerings and courses subject to change. Please refer to the VTVLC Student Information System as the most up-to-date resource of current offerings and required materials for courses.