Gateway Regional High School

Course Information

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            Conversational Spanish


Ms. Sofia Capinha                         Mrs. Shannon Dorsett


Phone Number

856-848-8200  x678                       856-848-8200  x591

Course Website

Google classroom code: 2m8nv5

Course Description

        This course provides structured and guided instruction to assist students in acquiring basic understandings at a pace that meets the needs of students.

Exploratory Spanish is open to any student who has a survey of the Spanish language and culture.  It capitalizes on the cultures of the various Spanish-speaking countries, including geography,history, art, holidays, etc as well as basic and useful Spanish language for travel.  The objectives of this course and designed to foster a cultural awareness of the Spanish-speaking people while meeting the one-year state requirement for world language.  

Course Expectations and Assessments


Course Policies 

Students are expected to complete their work by the due date.  

Students will have a majority of the work on Google classroom and various resources to assist them.  

In order to be allowed to retake an assessment, students may not be missing any assignments. Retakes must be done before the next primary assignment.  It is suggested to retake within a week.   Retakes can be done before school or after school, this must be scheduled with the teacher.

If absent for a period of time, the student will have the same amount of time to complete assignments. (ex. Absent for 3 days, the student will have 3 days to complete the assignment.)  

Required and Recommended Materials 


        I am here early in the morning and am available some days after school.  It would be best to e-mail me to schedule a day and time.

Classroom Behavioral Expectations and Rewards/Consequences

Websites and online resources used in class