Courses Offered

Foreign Languages

Vision
A new language
A new culture
A new experience
Is always a new perspective
For any student

Una nueva lengua
Una nueva cultura
Una nueva experiencia
Es siempre una perspectiva
para todo estudiante
 

Une nouvelle langue
Une nouvelle culture
Une nnouvelle experience
Est toujours
une nouvelle perspective
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Goals
A.  To introduce the student to the grammatical structures of the target language at the appropriate level.
B.  To introduce the student to the linguistic skills (reading, writing, speaking, and comprehending) the target language at the appropriate level.
C.  To develop an understanding and appreciation of the peoples and the cultures being studied.

Garces Requirement: Two years (four semesters) in the SAME language; three years strongly recommended.

FOREIGN LANGUAGES COURSE CATALOG
Spanish I and French I

This course is a preliminary study of the spoken and written language.

Spanish II and French II (CP)

Is a continuation from Spanish and French I. Audio-lingual activity with grammar is integrated.

Spanish II and French II (honors)

Is designed for students who wish to continue the Honors and AP program of languages. Students requesting admission to this course must have a “B+” or better in the level I course and the recommendation of the level I instructor. Students must also maintain a “B-“ average or better to remain in this course.

Spanish III and French III (CP)

Is a continuation from Spanish and French I and II. Audio-lingual activity and grammar becomes intensive and extensive. The course concentrates on vocabulary expansion and the refinement of grammar skills through oral and written exercises.

Spanish III and French III (Honors)

Is designed for students who wish to continue in the honors and AP programs. This course is designed to provide advanced, qualified students the opportunity to develop their linguistic abilities.

Prerequisites for enrollment are: a grade of “A” in level II (P) or a grade of “B” or better in level II (H) and a recommendation from the previous instructor. The student is expected to maintain a grade of “B” or better to remain in this course.

Spanish IV and French IV (CP)

Is a 90% immersion whose principal objective is to achieve maximum proficiency in the four linguistic components.

Spanish AP

Is a ‘TOTAL’ immersion course whose objective is proficiency in Spanish writing, speaking, and reading comprehension.
Prerequisites for enrollment are a grade of “B” or better in level III (H) and a recommendation from the instructor and the department chair.

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