Year 9 Spanish

9SPAN
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Furtado

In this course, students learn how to communicate basic information about themselves in Spanish. They will also learn how to talk confidently, ask and answer questions about aspects of their lives such as describing themselves, their family and pets, their nationality, the language(s) they speak, giving their address, etcetera, as well as other information. There is a strong emphasis on pronunciation at this year level. The skills in listening, reading and writing are also developed through the learning process. Also integrated in this course are particular features of Hispanic culture.


Course Overview

Term 1
Semester 1 group:
This unit deals with greetings and introductions;
making inquiries of fundamental information about a person;
aspects of the Hispanic cultures are interwoven with the language content.
Key expressions to cope with communication.
The speaking skill is a main focus.
The Listening and Reading comprehension skills are developed throughout.

Term 2
Unit 2 deals with description of people and pets;
more detailed grammatical structures;
aspects of the diverse HIspanic cultures are interwoven with the language content.
Writing is a main focus.
The Listening and Reading comprehension skills are developed throughout.

Term 3
Semester 2 group:
This unit deals with greetings and introductions;
making inquiries of fundamental information about a person;
aspects of the Hispanic cultures are interwoven with the language content.
Key expressions to cope with communication.
The speaking skill is a main focus.

Term 4
Unit 2 deals with description of people (and pets);
more detailed grammatical structures;
aspects of the diverse HIspanic cultures are interwoven with the language content.
Writing is a main focus.
The Listening and Reading comprehension skills are developed throughout.

Pathway

Year 10 Spanish

By learning Spanish, there exist a wide range of career fields for future employment, especially in conjunction with other professions, -see
"Pathway Tags" below.

Recommended Prior Learning

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Pathway Tags

translator, interpreter, lawyer, social worker, engineer, business or communications analyst, pilot, flight attendant, shipping agent, foreign affairs and trade employee, government employee, importer or exporter, immigration officer, immigration lawyer, police officer, investigator, banking administrator, researcher, librarian, anthropologist, journalist, advertising manager, event planner, writer, marketing manager, film and video editor, film maker, speech therapist, doctor, nurse, surgeon, care-giver, fashion designer, fashion model, teacher, lecturer, instructor, tourist guide, restauranteur, chef, waiter, hotel clerk, travel agent, professional sports player or coach.


Disclaimer

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Selecting a course does not guarantee entry into this course

You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry

Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department

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