SPANISH (CODE: 096)
CLASESS IX AND X
The following learning objectives apply for classes IX and X.
General objectives: The general objectives of this course is to introduce the basic elements of Spanish Language and Culture on the basis of promotion of language acquisition and development of receptive, productive and interactive skills through the study and usage of a range of written and spoken material so that students are able to respond and interact appropriately in a defined range of everyday situations at a basic level. The latter aspect means that the speaking and listening skills are adequately assessed as part of the practical learning. The use of audio-video materials may be incorporated into teaching-learning process to enhance the oral comprehension and oral expressions. Teachers could include group activities such as role-play, dialogues with classmates in order to emphasize the communicative aspects in teaching and learning.
It should be ensured that value-based didactic exercises as well as use of ICTs are incorporated into the teaching-learning process.
(A) Reading Section:
A learner should be able to:
(i) read and understand elementary structures of spoken language,
(ii) participate in simple conversations of daily life.
(i) For this purpose, simple -short passages related to everyday real life situations should selected by the teachers.
(ii) Efforts should be made to develop the following comprehension skills in the students:
(a) deduce the meaning from the context;
(b) identify the main points; and
(c) extract or scan specific information or details.
(B) Writing Section: A learner should be able to:
(i) Write short compositions based on visual or verbal stimulus.
(ii) a) Dialogue writing on matters related to everyday life
b) Dialogue completion.