Welcome to Spanish 1. In this class students will learn the basic fundamentals of the Spanish language. Students will spend the year learning how Castillian Spanish works. They will learn how to engage in basic vocabulary usage, listening, speaking, reading and writing in their new language. Students will explore various hispanic countries and cultures from around the world. More importantly, students will explore how learning a second language can enhance their lives, benefit them in their future careers. With a little effort and practice, many students find that learning a new language can be fun and exciting.