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Language syllabus 1 - Syllabus: AP Spanish Language Carmen...

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Syllabus: AP Spanish Language Carmen Andrews-Sánchez Silverado High School Las Vegas, NV Course Description All course activities are geared to the course goals and expectations listed in the College Board publication Course Description for Spanish Language and Spanish Literature, May 2007, May 2008, which states that “the course is meant to be comparable to fifth and sixth semester (or the equivalent) college and university courses that focus on speaking and writing in the target language at an advanced level (p. 3).” In order to achieve this, the teacher will use Spanish almost exclusively in the teaching of this course and students are encouraged to do likewise. Course Goals The successful AP Spanish Language student as described by the Course Description for Spanish Language and Spanish Literature, May 2007, May 2008 will be able to: Identify and summarize the main points and significant details and make appropriate inferences and predictions from a spoken source, such as a broadcast news report or a lecture on an academic or cultural topic related to the Spanish- speaking world. Identify and summarize the main points and significant details and predict outcomes from an everyday conversation on a familiar topic, a dialogue from a film or other broadcast media, or an interview on a social or cultural topic related to the Spanish-speaking world Identify and summarize main points and important details and make appropriate inferences and predictions from a written text such as a newspaper or magazine article or contemporary literary excerpt. Write a cohesive and coherent analytical or persuasive essay in reaction to a text or on a personal, academic, cultural or social issue, with control of grammar and syntax. Describe, narrate, and present information on persuasive arguments on general topics with grammatical control and good pronunciation in an oral presentation of two or three minutes. Use information from sources provided to present a synthesis and express an opinion. Recognize cultural elements implicit in oral and written texts. Interpret linguistic cues to infer social relationships. Initiate, maintain, and close a conversation on a familiar topic. Formulate questions to seek clarification or additional information.
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