Luz Maria Alvarez

Teaching style
Class time focused on communicative activities, speaking and listening comprehension, target language used most of class. Students required to read grammar rules as homework.

Homework, participation and attendance
There are 30-90 minutes of homework every day. 

  • Homework - 10 %
  • Chapter quizzes - 30-40%
  • Midterm and final exams - 40-50%
  • Attendance and class participation - 10%

Tests and quizzes
Lowest quiz grade dropped, make up tests only under extenuating circumstances.

Background and other interests
Spanish club advisor, honors mentor, native of Mexico