Wilson Hill Academy seeks to teach modern foreign languages using the classical trivium approach; laying a solid grammar foundation, then building on that through the logic and rhetoric stages. Each class also contains elements of culture, history and geography of the Spanish-speaking world to help bring the language alive.
This advanced Spanish course will build a more natural rhetorical grasp of Spanish. The goal of this course is to give the students as many opportunities as possible to practice the communication skills that they have built in Spanish 1 and 2. This course is taught almost entirely in Spanish, and students are continually encouraged to speak and write in Spanish as well. Students will enjoy discussing and writing about relevant cultural issues. They will also continue to be exposed to cultural differences, contemporary social and cultural issues, as well as to idiomatic expressions and non-verbal communication skills that are needed to truly understand how the language works in the context of the people who speak it. Students successfully completing Spanish 3 will be prepared to communicate effectively in real-life situations in Spanish, both verbally and in writing.
Prerequisite: Spanish 2 or permission of the teacher.