Spanish I

This class introduces students to a basic exposure of the Spanish language and Hispanic cultures. This course will prepare students for basic comprehension and communication in the target language as well as preparing them for Spanish II. Topics covered include parts of speech in Spanish (articles, nouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs), present tense, past tense, basic vocabulary, writing, reading, speaking in the target language, and a brief overview of the 21 Spanish speaking countries.