Year 10 Spanish

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: D. Gemmell

Stand out from the crowd and learn a language!  Expand your horizons, learn about new cultures, ways of life.

“One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.”
Frank Smith

Course Content:
The teaching of Spanish at this level is aimed at the development of the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing, and, with the aid of special topics, some understanding of the Hispanic way of life.
Students study the following topics: Family; describing oneself and others; Home; Leisure-time; Sports; TV/Films/Music; Food (eating out); Shopping/clothing/fashion parade.
Special topics: The Spanish World (geographical review); Spain and the Discovery and Conquest of America; Family in the Hispanic World; Hispanic Festivals and Music.

Special requirements or notes:
Students intending to participate in any future proposed Spanish Language trips must complete this Year 10 course.

“Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things.”
Flora Lewis

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

No Charge
Stationery: 1B8 Exercise book.