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HS Spanish 1



Total Fee


Class Prerequisites


Text / Materials Required

Spanish 1 Student Text (3rd Edition)
Publisher: BJU Press
Spanish 1 Student Activities Manual (3rd Edition)
by BJU Press

Class Description

Spanish 1 is an introductory course designated for students with little to no prior experience in Spanish. Through a communicative and interactive approach, students will develop basic language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing while also gaining insight into Spanish-speaking cultures around the world.

Course Objectives:

  1. Develop foundational vocabulary and grammar skills necessary for basic communication in Spanish.

  2. Practice speaking and listening comprehension through structured activities, dialogues, and audiovisual materials.

  3. Enhance reading comprehension skills by engaging with authentic texts such as short stories, articles.

  4. Develop writing skills through guided exercises, journal entries, and short compositions.

  5. Explore cultural aspects of Spanish-speaking countries, including traditions, customs, and social norms.

Topics Covered:

  • Greetings and introductions

  • Numbers, dates, and telling time

  • Describing oneself and others

  • Family and relationships

  • Daily routines and activities

  • Food and dining

  • Shopping and making purchases

  • Travel and transportation

  • Holidays and celebrations

  • Cultural practices and traditions

The weekly class will consist of lesson/concept presentation, review, homework review, quizzes, take-home tests, and class participation. We will play games to reinforce vocabulary and other information learned in class.

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