The Spanish program at Brandon Academy is aimed at providing introductory Spanish Language for the development and foundation for possible future studies. In this Spanish program there is emphasis on the basic vocabulary, pronunciation, reading, and writing. Students are able to recognize the symbols of an alphabetic and syllabic writing system. They can identify an increasing words and phrases including cognates. Students will be able to write short sentences. Eventually student’s knowledge will evolve to have a basic Spanish conversation.
Students begin taking Spanish in PK3 once a week and continues twice a week for grades K through 5th. Students in middle school may take Spanish as an elective. Students who complete both sections of middle school Spanish receive high school credit.