This full-year intermediate class is a course for students who have successfully completed the Blue Valley District’s Continuing Spanish 8 curriculum. Students use background knowledge to comprehend and interact in spontaneous situations. Students have the opportunity to expand their skills to comprehend authentic listening and reading passages. Students continue their study of the grammar, idioms and expanded vocabulary topics. Regular attendance and active in-class participation are essential. Performance tasks are a consistent part of assessment. Frequent out-of-class preparation and review are expected. In order to promote language proficiency, this course is taught in Spanish.