Elementary School Spanish I

Offered to Grades 3-5
1 year (Middlebury Interactive Languages)

This introductory Spanish course provides a fun, engaging experience for a student's first exposure to the Spanish language in an Interactive setting. The content for each unit is based on an authentic story, myth or legend from various Spanish-speaking cultures.

Although the course focuses principally on vocabulary acquisition, basic grammar principles are intuitively grasped through stories, games, activities, songs and assessments. In addition, students learn to perform simple tasks in connection with each unit's theme.

In this course, students will:

  • Acquire tangible language skills in a supportive environment
  • Gain familiarity with the sounds and rhythms of Spanish
  • Learn simple Spanish phrases
  • Begin to read, write, speak and listen for meaning in Spanish
  • Recognize distinctive practices and customs of Spanish-speaking cultures

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Eligible Tuition Packages

Middlebury elementary school electives are only available to students enrolled in the Silver, Silver Premium, Gold, and Diamond packages. For more details, visit our tuition packages page.