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All World Language courses are full year and worth 1 credit. 

French 1: 

French 1 introduces students to the target language and its culture. The student will develop communicative skills in all 3 modes of communication and cross-cultural understanding. Emphasis is placed on proficient communication in the language. An introduction to reading and writing is also included as well as culture, connections, comparisons, and communities.

French 2:
 

French 2 reinforces the fundamental skills acquired by the students in French 1. The course develops increased listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills as well as cultural awareness. Specific content to be covered is a continuation of listening and oral skills acquired in French 1. Reading and writing receive more emphasis, while oral communication remains the primary objective. The cultural survey of the target language-speaking people is continued. 

International Baccalaureate French 3:

French 3 provides mastery and expansion of skills acquired by the students in French 2. Specific content includes, but is not limited to, expansions of vocabulary and conversational skills through discussions of selected readings. Contemporary vocabulary stresses activities in which are important to the everyday life of the target language-speaking people.

International Baccalaureate French 5: 

French 5 expands the skills acquired by students in French 4. Specific content to be covered includes, but is not limited to, developing presentational speaking skills through oral reports on literary and cultural topics, current events, and personal experiences. Reading selections include newspaper and magazine articles, adaptations of short stories and plays, and surveys of target language literature. Interpretive writing is enhanced through compositions using correct language structures.

International Baccalaureate Mid Yrs Prog French 1
International Baccalaureate Mid Yrs Prog French 2 

Latin 1:

Latin 1 introduces students to the target language and its culture. The student will develop a thorough understanding of the written language as well as of the influence the language and culture has had on other world languages, culture, government, arts and laws. Emphasis is placed on proficient understanding in the reading of the language. An introduction to writing is also included as well as culture, connections, comparisons, and communities.

Latin 2:

Latin 2 expands the skills acquired by students in Latin 1. Specific content includes, but is not limited to, expansion of vocabulary and translation skills through comprehension of selected readings. Vocabulary and grammar stresses activities which are important to prepare for translating the works of authentic authors in the target language. In presentational speaking and presentational writing, Latin students will present projects and reports of the research they have done about the culture, arts, history, politics, literature and mythology of the target language in English. 

Spanish 1
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Spanish 1 introduces students to the target language and its culture. The student will develop communicative skills in all 3 modes of communication and cross-cultural understanding. Emphasis is placed on proficient communication in the language. An introduction to reading and writing is also included as well as culture, connections, comparisons, and communities.

Spanish 2:

Spanish 2 reinforces the fundamental skills acquired by the students in Spanish 1. The course develops increased listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills as well as cultural awareness. Specific content to be covered is a continuation of listening and oral skills acquired in Spanish 1. Reading and writing receive more emphasis, while oral communication remains the primary objective. The cultural survey of the target language-speaking people is continued. 

International Baccalaureate Spanish 3:

Spanish 3 provides mastery and expansion of skills acquired by the students in Spanish 2. Specific content includes, but is not limited to, expansions of vocabulary and conversational skills through discussions of selected readings. Contemporary vocabulary stresses activities in which are important to the everyday life of the target language-speaking people. Length:

International Baccalaureate Spanish 5:

Spanish 5 expands the skills acquired by students in Spanish 4. Specific content to be covered includes, but is not limited to, developing presentational speaking skills through oral reports on literary and cultural topics, current events, and personal experiences. Reading selections include newspaper and magazine articles, adaptations of short stories and plays, and surveys of target language literature. Interpretive writing is enhanced through compositions using correct language structures.


International Baccalaureate Mid Yrs Prog Spanish 1


International Baccalaureate Mid Yrs Prog Spanish 2