Spanish I will equip your high school students to master the Spanish language! More than 450 million people in the world speak Spanish, making it second only to Chinese in terms of the most spoken languages in the world. English is just behind, with approximately 360 million native speakers. This is also a Critical Language, meaning it is important to U.S Trade, Diplomacy, or Security. Students with a second language earn more scholarship dollars and are more marketable. It’s doable to learn a second language and encouraged, particularly as your student will live in a dynamic and ever-changing economy that will require diverse skills!
A different language is a different vision of life. ~Federico Fellini
This is a practical and straightforward course with an emphasis on:
- grammar skill-building
- conversation skills
Excellent training for those interested in being competitively trained for a diverse and global market! Taught by a native speaker, live from Mexico each week, students will have regular homework assignments, listen, hear and respond in Spanish and have a Country Cultural Project due each year. This will focus on the people groups around the world that speak the language as well as understanding culture, food, industry, and economics and the language of the chosen country.
One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way. ~Frank Smith
- There are currently 20 million people currently studying the language!
- Spanish is spoken and understood by over 52 million people in the United States.
- The person who studies it has a bright future.
- Will increase your employability.
- Will allow you more opportunities.
Un lenguaje nuevo es una vida nueva.A new language is a new life.
About Instructor Emily Harkey (Section II Teacher)