Spanish 2 is designed to continue the accelerated development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Spanish. The language skills in Spanish 1 are reviewed and expanded. Students are presented with a variety of oral and printed material that help them understand the culture(s) of the people(s) who speak Spanish. Instruction focuses on communicating in Spanish. This course follows a pre-AP sequence of instruction and is meant to prepare students for the rigors of Advanced Placement level. Students will be expected to complete challenging assignments both above grade level, both in and out of class.