World Languages

AP Chinese
AP Chinese Language and Culture is equivalent to an intermediate-level college course in Chinese. Students cultivate their understanding of Chinese language and culture by applying the interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational modes of communication in real-life situations as they explore concepts related to family and community, personal and public identity, beauty and aesthetics, science and technology, contemporary life, and global challenges.

AP French
AP French Language and Culture is equivalent to an intermediate level college course in French. Students cultivate their understanding of French language and culture by applying interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational modes of communication in real-life situations as they explore concepts related to family and community, personal and public identity, beauty and aesthetics, science and technology, contemporary life, and global challenges.

AP Spanish Language & Culture
AP Spanish Language and Culture is equivalent to an intermediate level college course in Spanish. Students cultivate their understanding of Spanish language and culture by applying interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational modes of communication in real-life situations as they explore concepts related to family and communities, personal and public identities, beauty and aesthetics, science and technology, contemporary life, and global challenges.

AP Spanish Literature & Culture
AP Spanish Literature is equivalent to a college level introductory survey course of literature written in Spanish. Students continue to develop their interpretive, interpersonal, and presentational skills in Spanish language as well as critical reading and analytical writing as they explore short stories, novels, plays, essays, and poetry from Spain, Latin America, and U.S. Hispanic authors along with other non-required texts.

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Conversational Japanese
雷速体育都是在哪投注的The main focus of the Conversational Japanese course is to teach the student to read and write the two simple alphabets of the Japanese language (phonetic characters), to speak and comprehend basic conversation patterns used in public, to build a vocabulary of about 200-400 words, to learn about customs and traditions in Japan, and to start studying the third more complex Japanese alphabet called kanji (symbolic characters). In 2020-21, this course does NOT fulfill the language requirement for graduation.

French II
雷速体育都是在哪投注的In French II, students will continue their exploration into the exciting language and culture of the Francophone world. Through targeted speaking, reading, listening, and writing practice, students develop the skills to share information about themselves and deepen their conversation with others. They will also broaden their understanding of what makes Francophone culture unique and French one of the most important languages in our global society. Students will be expected to perform regularly in simulated daily life scenarios while simultaneously developing their written and grammatical understanding of French. The course also involves students researching and presenting on cultural topics throughout the year. At the end of their second year, students should be able to maintain a conversation and carry out increasingly complex tasks in a French-speaking country. They should also understand grammatical features of the language, including the ability to speak confidently about past, present, and future events.

French III
雷速体育都是在哪投注的In French III, students will continue developing their language skills in order to begin discussing more abstract concepts in French. Through authentic readings, listenings and other explorations of Francophone culture, students further their understanding of La Francophonie. Students will be expected to perform regularly in simulated daily life scenarios while simultaneously refining their written and grammatical understanding of French. The course also involves students researching and presenting on cultural topics of their choice throughout the year. At the end of their third year, students should feel comfortable maintaining a conversation and carry out increasingly complex tasks in a French-speaking country. They should also understand grammatical features of the language, including the ability to speak confidently about past, present, future, and subjunctive events.

French IV
In French IV, students will continue developing their language skills in order to begin discussing more abstract concepts in French. Through authentic readings, listenings and other explorations of Francophone culture, students further their understanding of La Francophonie. Students will be expected to perform regularly in simulated daily life scenarios while simultaneously refining their written and grammatical understanding of French. The course also involves students researching and presenting on cultural topics of their choice throughout the year. At the end of their fourth year, students should feel comfortable maintaining a conversation and carry out increasingly complex tasks in a French-speaking country. They should also understand grammatical features of the language, including the ability to speak confidently about past, present, future, and subjunctive events.

Mandarin I
This beginning level Mandarin course is designed for students who had none or little prior experience or background in this language. Setting a basic language and cultural foundation of Chinese, it seeks to develop students’ communicative competence that enables them to take upon future challenges from more advanced courses in the academic realm and task applications in real-life contexts. In this period, students should be able to respond in simple phrases and have some simple routine conversations.

Mandarin II
雷速体育都是在哪投注的This course is designed for students who had learned Mandarin for about one year or with equivalent experience. Setting a solid and comprehensive language and cultural foundation of Chinese, it seeks to strengthen students’ communicative competence that enables them to take upon future challenges from more advanced courses in the academic realm and task applications in real-life contexts. In this period, students should be able to have some simple daily conversations and have a better understanding of Chinese culture.

Mandarin III
This course is designed for students who had learned Mandarin for about two years or with equivalent experience. Setting a solid and comprehensive language and cultural foundation of Chinese, it seeks to sharpen students’ communicative competence that enables them to take upon future challenges from more advanced courses in the academic realm and task applications in real-life contexts. In this period, students should be able to have daily conversations in real life and have a deeper understanding of Chinese culture.

Mandarin IV
雷速体育都是在哪投注的This course is designed for students who had learned Mandarin for about three years or with equivalent experience. Setting a solid and comprehensive language and cultural foundation of Chinese, it is aimed at preparing students for a higher level of communicative competence and cultural understanding. Practically, with the purpose of communicating in Chinese accurately and appropriately in mind, students will acquire and sharpen their contextualized communicative skills in different areas.

Spanish I
Spanish 1 is an introductory course to the Spanish language and cultures. It will follow a proficiency approach to learning language, which will prepare students to be college and career ready. It will help to answer the growing need for critical skills of language and cultural competencies for relationship building—a keystone for success in global business and diverse social environments.

雷速体育都是在哪投注的spanish 1 will focus on the four strands of language development: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. we will follow the american council for the teaching of foreign languages proficiency guidelines: novice-low, mid, high; intermediate low, mid, high; advanced low, mid, high.

the communicative purposes are outlined as follows:

  • 雷速体育都是在哪投注的interpersonal (speaking, listening, writing, reading)

  • interpretive (reading, listening, viewing)

  • presentational (writing, speaking, visually representing)

the intercultural competencies are:

  • investigation of cultures’ products and practices

  • 雷速体育都是在哪投注的understanding of cultures’ perspectives (ways of thinking)

  • 雷速体育都是在哪投注的interaction, bridging one’s own and the other’s culture.

雷速体育都是在哪投注的the proficiency goals for spanish 1 are to have students achieve a rating of novice mid which gives students some functionality in the language using a broad spectrum of memorized phrases and uses. cultural competencies are limited to recognizing basic geographic boundaries, foods, pastimes, etc.

Spanish II
Spanish 2 is a continuation of the Spanish 1 introductory course to the Spanish language and cultures. It will follow a proficiency approach to learning language, which will prepare students to be college and career ready. It will help to answer the growing need for critical skills of language and cultural competencies for relationship building—a keystone for success in global business and diverse social environments.

spanish 2 will focus on the four strands of language development: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. we will follow the american council for the teaching of foreign languages proficiency guidelines: novice-low, mid, high; intermediate low, mid, high; advanced low, mid, high.

the communicative purposes are outlined as follows:

  • 雷速体育都是在哪投注的interpersonal (speaking, listening, writing, reading)

  • interpretive (reading, listening, viewing)

  • presentational (writing, speaking, visually representing)

雷速体育都是在哪投注的the intercultural competencies are:

  • investigation of cultures’ products and practices

  • understanding of cultures’ perspectives (ways of thinking)

  • interaction, bridging one’s own and the other’s culture.

the proficiency goals for spanish 2 are to have students achieve a rating of novice mid – novice high which gives students more functionality in the language using a broad spectrum of memorized phrases and uses. cultural competencies are limited to recognizing basic geographic boundaries, foods, pastimes, etc., and greater exploration of how cultures impact each other. in the second semester of spanish 2 students will begin to learn narration in the past.

Spanish III
Spanish 3 builds upon the foundations of Spanish 1 and Spanish 2 with an increased emphasis on speech and language creation and production. Spanish 3 also emphasizes more complex grammar structures as well as increased understanding of global Hispanic culture. Communicative and Cultural competencies are the same as those in Spanish 1 and Spanish 2. The proficiency goals for Spanish 3 are Novice High with students showing tendencies toward and operating a little in the Intermediate Low range. In Spanish 3 students will begin to use grammar structures that involve probability and/or possibility in the future as well as distinguishing the two past tense forms of verbs. This level will show a marked increase in vocabulary learning and usage.

Spanish IV
Spanish 4 will build upon all that has been studied in Spanish 1-3 with an emphasis in becoming extremely proficient in the present tense while also beginning to handle narration in the past and beginning to use the future/conditional and the subjunctive. This level of language use would be necessary for working as a cashier, clerk, a missionary, etc. in highly predictable contexts. Learners at this level will begin to create with language, initiate and maintain simple conversations. The ACTFUL goals for this level are Intermediate Low with approximations to IM Mid.


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