Introduces the sounds and grammatical constructions of Spanish. Vocabulary centers on common subjects such as classroom objects, the body, clothing, time, date, and the home. Also includes an introduction to the culture of the Spanish-speaking world.
Continues to orient students to both the sound of the Spanish language and basic grammar, emphasizing listening, speaking, reading and writing skills as well as a study of the cultures of Hispanic peoples. Topics and concepts introduced in Spanish I are addressed on a more sophisticated level befitting the students’ growing command of vocabulary and grammatical structure. Prerequisite: Spanish I