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Course Offerings - Grade 11

Advanced Placement French Language & Culture – Course No.: 2580

GRADES: 11, 12 LENGTH: Full Year CREDIT: 1.0

Advanced Placement French Language & Culture emphasizes communication by applying interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational skills in real-life situations through a variety of contemporary and classic topics utilizing authentic resources.  This includes vocabulary usage, language control and communication strategies. The course develops students’ cultural awareness and appreciation of cultural products, practices, and perspectives.
PREREQUISITE: Previous level or placement

French I - Course No.: 2520

GRADES: 9, 10, 11, 12 LENGTH: Full Year CREDIT: 1.0

French I is an introductory course to the French language and francophone culture.  It introduces the student to practical vocabulary and basic grammatical structures that enable the student to participate in basic conversation and self-expression.  Students gain beginning proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing.  The introduction of cultural products, practice, and perspectives is also an integral part of the course.
PREREQUISITE: none

French II - Course No.: 2522

GRADES: 9, 10, 11, 12 LENGTH: Full Year CREDIT: 1.0

French II builds on the listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills developed in level 1 by broadening student knowledge of vocabulary and more complex structures.  Students expand their level of self-expression in everyday situations with family and friends. Classroom instruction is centered on an in-depth exploration of cultures, products, and practices through the use of authentic materials.  Students continue to expand their cultural understanding and awareness.
PREREQUISITE: Placement for grade 9; previous level or placement

French III Honors -Course No.: 2524

GRADES: 10, 11, 12 LENGTH: Full Year CREDIT: 1.0

French III Honors builds on the skills developed in levels I and II: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.  Students expand their level of self-expression in more abstract situations.  Classroom instruction is centered on an in-depth exploration of cultures, products, and practices through the use of authentic materials.  Students continue to expand their cultural understanding and awareness.
PREREQUISITE: Previous level or placement

French IV Honors - Course No.: 2526

GRADES: 11, 12 LENGTH: Full Year CREDIT: 1.0

French IV Honors continues to develop proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing through the use of authentic sources. Students use French independently in familiar contexts, with the increasing ability to use the language in unfamiliar contexts.  Throughout the course, students continue to explore the cultures of the French-speaking world.
PREREQUISITE: Previous level or placement

German I Course No.: 2530

GRADES: 9, 10, 11, 12 LENGTH: Full Year CREDIT: 1.0

German I is an introductory course to the language and culture of the German-speaking world.  It introduces the student to practical vocabulary and basic grammatical structures that enable the student to participate in basic conversation and self-expression.  Students gain beginning proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing.  The introduction of cultural products, practice, and perspectives is also an integral part of the course.
PREREQUISITE: none

German II Honors - Course No.: 2532

GRADES: 10, 11, 12 LENGTH: Full Year CREDIT: 1.0

German II Honors builds on the listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills developed in level 1 by broadening student knowledge of vocabulary and more complex structures.  Students expand their level of self-expression in everyday situations with family and friends. Classroom instruction is centered on an in-depth exploration of cultures, products, and practices through the use of authentic materials.  Students continue to expand their cultural understanding and awareness.
PREREQUISITE: Previous level or placement

German III Honors - Course No.: 2534

GRADES: 11, 12 LENGTH: Full Year CREDIT: 1.0 OTHER: Global Scholar Course

German III Honors builds on the skills developed in levels I and II: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.  Students expand their level of self-expression in more abstract situations.  Classroom instruction is centered on an in-depth exploration of cultures, products, and practices through the use of authentic materials.  Students continue to expand their cultural understanding and awareness. 
PREREQUISITE: Previous level or placement

Language Culture Study Abroad Course No.: 2537H (0.5 credit), 2538 (1.0 credit)

GRADES: 9, 10, 11, 12 LENGTH: Varies OTHER: A maximum of 1.0 credit may be received throughout a student’s four years in high school. Grades received will not be included in the student’s GPA.         

Language Culture Study Abroad is an opportunity for a student who participates in a recognized study abroad program to be awarded credit. The study of a foreign language and increased proficiency in that language must be demonstrated upon his/her return in the form of transcripts or a written evaluation by the program instructor, and an interview with the World Languages Supervisor. 1.0 credit will be awarded following participation in a recognized study abroad program that afforded the student a minimum of nine months study abroad once department expectations have been met. 0.5 credits will be awarded following participation in a recognized study abroad program that afforded the student three weeks or more of experience and language study abroad once department expectations have been met.
PREREQUISITE: Placement; interested students must contact the World Languages Supervisor for program approval prior to enrollment.

Latin I - Course No.: 2540

GRADES: 9, 10, 11, 12 LENGTH: Full Year CREDIT: 1.0

Latin I introduces students to the everyday life of a Roman family living during the first century A.D. while focusing on the fundamentals of Latin grammar. Through sequential, thematic readings in Latin, students will become familiar with the elements of Latin prose. Through an interdisciplinary approach, students will become aware of how Latin and the Romans have influenced our own vocabulary, history, art, architecture, politics, etc.
PREREQUISITE: none

Latin II Honors - Course No.: 2542

GRADES: 10, 11, 12 LENGTH: Full Year CREDIT: 1.0

After a review of the first year, Latin II Honors builds upon the foundation laid in the introductory year through added instruction of Latin grammar and syntax. Attention is given to building and solidifying the student’s basic vocabulary through additional vocabulary and continued exposure to English derivatives. There will be a solid focus on strengthening reading and translation skills. Gaining an appreciation of the daily life of the Romans, and the progression of Roman history from the period of the kings through the Republic is an important feature of this course.
PREREQUISITE: Previous level or placement

Latin III Honors - Course No.: 2546

GRADES: 11, 12 LENGTH: Full Year CREDIT: 1.0

After a review of the second year, Latin III Honors builds upon the foundation laid in the introductory years through continued instruction of Latin grammar and syntax.  Attention is given to solidifying the student’s vocabulary through more advanced vocabulary and continued exposure to English derivatives.  The students will be introduced to Latin prose by Cicero, Augustus, Eutropius, Caesar and Asconius. Gaining an appreciation of the Roman Republic and Empire is an important feature of this course.
PREREQUISITE: Previous level or placement

Spanish I - Course No.: 2550

GRADES: 9, 10, 11, 12 LENGTH: Full Year CREDIT: 1.0

Spanish I is an introductory course to the language and culture of the Spanish-speaking world.  It introduces the student to practical vocabulary and basic grammatical structures that enable the student to participate in basic conversation and self-expression.  Students gain beginning proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing.  The introduction of cultural products, practice, and perspectives is also an integral part of the course.
PREREQUISITE: none

Spanish II - Course No.: 2552

GRADES: 9, 10, 11, 12 LENGTH: Full Year CREDIT: 1.0

Spanish II builds on the listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills developed in level 1 by broadening student knowledge of vocabulary and more complex structures.  Students expand their level of self-expression in everyday situations with family and friends. Classroom instruction is centered on an in-depth exploration of cultures, products, and practices through the use of authentic materials.  Students continue to expand their cultural understanding and awareness.
PREREQUISITE: Placement for grade 9; previous level or placement for grades 10-12

Spanish III Honors -Course No.: 2554

GRADES: 10, 11, 12 LENGTH: Full Year CREDIT: 1.0 OTHER: Global Scholar Course

Spanish III Honors builds on the skills developed in levels I and II: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.  Students expand their level of self-expression in more abstract situations.  Classroom instruction is centered on an in-depth exploration of cultures, products, and practices through the use of authentic materials.  Students continue to expand their cultural understanding and awareness.
PREREQUISITE: Previous level or placement

Spanish IV Honors - Course No.: 2556

GRADES: 11, 12 LENGTH: Full Year CREDIT: 1.0 OTHER: Global Scholar Course

Spanish IV Honors continues to develop proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing through the use of authentic sources. Students use Spanish independently in familiar contexts, with the increasing ability to use the language in unfamiliar contexts.  Throughout the course, students continue to explore the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.
PREREQUISITE: Previous level or placement