Spanish ab initio not only covers essential vocabulary and grammar, but also key elements of Hispanic life and culture such as food, leisure, family relationships and entertainment.
Activities include discussions, creating presentations, learning from videos, contributing to blogs and wikis as well as handwriting practice and exciting interactive tasks. The emphasis is on learning actively together. Of course, there will be some traditional activities such as essay writing and oral practice to prepare for the exams.
Assessment will be both formative and summative and fully in accordance with IB criteria.
In order to succeed in Spanish ab initio, we recommend students commit five to six hours a week.
Taking Spanish ab initio will enable students to: