Top ten reasons to take Spanish @ Campbell Collegiate
- Open the doors to communicate with the 400 million Spanish speakers of the World. Spanish is currently the 4th most spoken language in the world
- Communicate with Spanish speakers in the community of Regina Saskatchewan.
- Make your travel experiences more exciting and rewarding! There are 21 countries in the world that have Spanish as an official language. Knowing the language will make your travel experiences in beautiful Spain much easier. A good grasp of the Spanish language will help you learn about the true culture of the areas you visit, which will truly enhance your travel experience.
- Make yourself a more desirable employee and increase your job prospects. Knowledge of a foreign language can help open doors to job opportunities that you might not have had access to before.
- Prepare yourself for study abroad experiences.There are many universities,high schools and other organizations that offer a variety of study abroad programs and exchanges. You may be required to have a year or a semester of language study in order to participate.
- Improve your knowledge and understanding of your own language. English and other European languages have many words of Latin origin. Spanish, one of the Romance languages, comes from Latin.
- Make learning your next language easier. These skills are transferable to other aspects of life and it has been said that once you become bilingual and have learnt one language, the next language you learn is easier to master.
- Gain a greater appreciation for Spanish-speaking cultures. When you can read and understand Spanish, whether on the street, in the metro, on television or on the internet, not only will it make your life much easier, but it will allow you to gain a greater understanding of the culture.
- Enjoy Spanish music and film in their original Spanish forms. When you learn Spanish it will allow you to simply enjoy the films in their natural language. Award-winning films in Spanish include: Coco (2017), Selina (1999), and Pan´s Labyrinth (2007). Famous Spanish-speaking actors include: Antonio Bandaras, Penelope Cruz and Salma Hayak. There is also lots of wonderful Spanish and Latin music. Popular Spanish-speaking musical artists include: Cuban Gloria Estefan, Colombian Shakira, Spanish Enrique Iglesias, Puerto Rican Ricky Martin, and American Jennifer Lopez. Don’t just limit yourself to this list; there are many websites online where you can listen to many different and exciting types of Spanish and Latin music.
- Spanish 10, 20 & 30 @ Campbell Collegiate are awesome courses! When you learn Spanish at Campbell Collegiate not only is it educational but the learning is fun!
Spanish courses at Campbell
This course is an introduction to the Spanish language and culture. It is organized around five themes: Family, Self, School, Music and food. While students work through these themes, they will be developing speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. The language will be practiced through interactive activities and presentations. The use of language games, apps, music and movies make learning a language fun and engaging! Grammar will be introduced as necessary to complete the activities. Students will learn greetings, numbers, describing self and family members, daily schedules and activities, birthdays and age, describing likes and dislikes, and expressing themselves in the present and future tense.
*Prerequisite: Spanish 10
This course is a follow-up to Spanish 10. Students will continue to build on vocabulary and skills learned in Spanish 10. It is organized around five themes: Body, Fashion / Clothing, Daily Activities, Health, Travel, and Consumerism. While students work through these themes, they will continue to develop speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. The use of language games, apps, music and movies make learning a language fun and engaging! The language will be practiced through interactive activities and presentations. Grammar will be introduced as necessary to complete the activities. We start in the past tense focusing on communicating.
*Prerequisite: Spanish 20
Students at this level will continue to build on vocabulary and other skills learned in Spanish 20. While students work through a variety of themes, they will be developing a higher level of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. The Spanish language will be practiced through interactive activities and presentations. The use of language games, apps, music and movies make learning a language fun and engaging! To enhance our program, we will also take a close look at the lifestyle of many Latin cultures.