Spanish Is Fun

Spanish Is Fun

By Heywood Wald | Introductory Level • Year 1 • Year 2

Engaging two-year high school language curriculum

Build excitement with this fun program designed to meet most high school graduation requirements.

Engaging lessons help beginning and advancing students develop the building blocks of vocabulary and grammar while focusing on developing proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Humorous narratives, illustrated conversations, and abundant visuals make language learning accessible to all students.

Each chapter builds cultural familiarity and insight into the daily life of various parts of the Spanish-speaking world. Support includes an audio program to reinforce listening comprehension, assessments, and an optional companion workbook to supplement and reinforce lessons. Books A and B provide the option of covering the content in Book 1 in two courses – perfect for middle school language courses.

Titles in This Program



  • Spanish Is Fun: Book 1
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  • Spanish Is Fun: Book 2
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  • Spanish Is Fun: Book A
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  • Spanish Is Fun: Book B
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Program Features & Resources

  • Vocabulary is introduced through lively illustrations that serve as mnemonic devices.
  • Grammatical and vocabulary structures are reinforced by brief, fun narratives.
  • Chapters are summarized by illustrated conversations, personalized dialogue activities, and other practice.
  • Students are acquainted to life in the Spanish-speaking world by a cultural section at the end of each chapter.
  • Review units feature games, puzzles, and picture stories.
Teacher Materials

Teacher Package

Audio Program

Reinforces listening comprehension and drill pronunciation and includes

  • questions, completions, and optional oral exercises, all derived from the material in the Student Edition
  • timed pauses to allow for student repetition
  • a printed script (in Teacher Manual)

Teacher Manual

Provides answers to all exercises in the Student Edition and the Companion Workbook. Achievement tests measure ongoing progress and language proficiency. Optional end of lesson quizzes, end of part tests, and oral exercises are also included for every lesson.

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Sample Pages

Companion Workbook

Companion Workbook (Cuaderno de ejercicios)

  • This workbook supplements the practice materials in the Student Edition.
  • Vocabulary and structural elements are coordinated with parallel chapters in the Student Edition.
  • New editions include an updated art program to enhance student understanding and engagement.
  • Answers are included in the Teacher Manual.