Spanish language background

Please answer the following questions about your background in the Spanish language before you came to high school. Choose the letter that best describes you!



Name (optional): 

A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.

  1. When I took my first Spanish class in high school, I...*
    had no previous experience with Spanish.
    had a class in middle school or private school.
    had been exposed to Spanish at home, but never had a class.

  1. Family language background:*
    I do not speak Spanish at home or with relatives.
    I do not speak Spanish at home but do with friends and/or relatives.
    I hear Spanish at home but do not speak it.
    I do not hear Spanish at home but do with other relatives.
    I speak Spanish at home and with relatives.
    I speak Spanish at home and with friends and relatives.

  1. For the following statements, please mark the number that most closely describes your opinions or reactions (1-strongly agree, 2-agree, 3-no opinion, 4-disagree, 5-strongly disagree)*

            1 2 3 4 5      
      I feel intimidated by students in class who are more proficient than I am. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      I feel I can learn a lot from students who are more proficient than I, and I welcome their presence. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      The more proficient students are usually helpful to others. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      THe level of the class is harder than it should be because of the more proficient students. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      Anyone who does all the work and studies hard can earn an A or B in this class. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  

  1. If you grew up in a home where Spanish was spoken (sometimes or always) do you feel that you could have benefited from specific "Spanish for Heritage Speakers" class? *

  1. If such a class were available at CHS, would you have signed up for it?*

  1. If you answered yes to questions 4 or 5, why do you think it would have been beneficial to you?*