• WORLD LANGUAGE DEPARTMENT

     

  • WORLD LANGUAGE FACULTY

     

    Ms. Cinthya Cedeno-Mateo, B.A.

     

    Mrs. Colette New, B.A.

     

     


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    6210 Spanish 1

    Grade: 9

    5 Credits

    Semester Prerequisite(s): None

     

    This program offers a manageable amount of high-frequency vocabulary, reinforced by grouping related words and by appropriate illustrations. Grammar concepts are introduced in English. Exercises in vocabulary, reading and writing are employed. Supplementary materials providing information on the customs, geography and music of Spanish-speaking countries also are included in this program.


     

    6220 Spanish 2

    Grade: 10

    5 Credits

    Semester Prerequisite(s): Spanish 1

    Advanced testing is required for freshman placement in this course.

     

    This course provides the student with a highly structured, logical sequence of concepts that enhance and advance the learning of Spanish. There is a comprehensive review of the Spanish I vocabulary and grammatical structures that are a foundation for Spanish II. The past and present tenses are studied with regular, irregular and reflexive verbs. The course is designed to reinforce and further develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. The culture of the target language is discovered, investigated and explored. Furthermore, the study of culture is interdisciplinary and includes history, geography, art, music and religion. Technology is employed throughout the semester. A primary concern is to engage the student in oral activities.


     

    6230 Spanish 3

    Grade: 9-12

    5 Credits

    Semester Prerequisite(s): Spanish 2

     

    Students enrolling in Spanish 3 should have a strong foundation in the skills presented in both Spanish 1 and 2. In Spanish 3, emphasis is placed on oral expression. Students are required to demonstrate a mastery of vocabulary and grammar through dialogues and written compositions. The tenses are completed and the subjunctive is studied. As culture is studied, PowerPoint presentations by the students are required.


     

    6235 Spanish 4 Honors

    Grade: 9-12

    5 Credits

    Semester Prerequisite(s): 90 or above in Spanish 3 or an oral proficiency test with teacher

     

    This course introduces the student to Spanish and Latin American literature that includes the study of related history and art. Discussions are in Spanish with research projects presented to the class. Written compositions explore topics in depth and discuss the genres and eras studied. Emphasis placed on spoken and written Spanish.


     

    6010 French 1

    Grade: 9

    5 Credits

    Semester Prerequisite(s): None

     

    French 1 introduces the student to the language and Francophone cultures. Grammatical concepts are introduced in English. Exercises in vocabulary, reading, writing, and speaking are employed. Materials that provide additional information on customs, music, geography, etc. of the Francophone countries are included in this course. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to communicate coherently.


     

    6020 French 2

    Grade: 10

    5 Credits

    Semester Prerequisite(s): French 1

    Advanced testing is required for freshman placement in this course.

     

    This course builds on the foundation of French I by providing the student with a highly structured, logical sequence of concepts that enhance and advance the learning of French. There is a comprehensive review of French I vocabulary and grammar. Several new tenses are studied. This course is designed to reinforce and further develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.


     

    6030 French 3

    Grade: 11

    5 Credits

    Semester Prerequisite(s): French 2

     

    Students enrolling in French 3 should have a strong foundation in the skills presented in both French 1 and 2. In French 3, emphasis is placed on oral expression, writing, and reading. Students continue to study more advanced vocabulary and complex grammatical structures and the students are required to demonstrate mastery of these through dialogues and compositions. Various Francophone cultures continue to be explored through the text, selected readings, and Internet adventures.


     

    6035 French 4 Honors

    Grade: 12

    5 Credits

    Semester Prerequisite(s): 90 or above in French 3 or an oral proficiency test with the teacher

     

    The students will continue to speak, read, and write in the target language as they discover, investigate and explore the Francophone people through literature, plays, poems, and accompanying vocabulary and idioms.