Advanced Placement (AP) Spanish Language and Culture

Pre-Requisite:

Spanish IV or Department Recommendation

Credit:

1.0 World Language with opportunity to earn college credit through AP exam

Grade Level:

11, 12

Taught exclusively in Spanish, AP Spanish Language and Culture course emphasizes communication by applying interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational skills in real-life situations, including vocabulary usage, language control, communication strategies, and cultural awareness. The AP Spanish Language and Culture course engages students in an exploration of culture in both contemporary and historical contexts. The course develops students’ awareness and appreciation of cultural products (e.g., tools, books, music, laws, conventions, institutions); practices (patterns of social interactions within a culture); and perspectives (values, attitudes, and assumptions).