This is an audio-visual course designed for students continuing with a second academic year of college-prep Spanish. Instruction includes listening, speaking, reading and writing through the communicative and total physical response approaches to teaching Spanish. Spanish II presents grammatical concepts and vocabulary at an in-depth and accelerated pace. Emphasis will be on comprehensible and grammatically correct communication in both written and spoken Spanish. Instruction will be primarily in Spanish. Spanish II will also include level-appropriate readings and further insights into cultures and traditions of Spanish speaking communities.