World Languages

Curriculum Leader: Rosa Davila

World Language Coursework

0708340 Spanish 1

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.
Length: FY Credits: 1.0

0708350 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.
Length: FY Credits: 1.0

0708360 Spanish 3 Honors
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 which are important to the everyday life of the target language-speaking people. 
Length: FY Credits: 1.0

0708400 Advanced Placement Spanish Language & Culture
The AP Spanish Language and Culture course emphasizes communication (understanding and being understood by others) by applying interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational skills in real-life situations. This includes vocabulary usage, language control, communication strategies, and cultural awareness. The AP Spanish Language and Culture course strives not to overemphasize grammatical accuracy at the expense of communication. To best facilitate the study of language and culture, the course is taught almost exclusively in Spanish. 
Length: FY Credits: 1.0

0708410 Advanced Placement Spanish Literature & Culture
AP Spanish Literature and Culture course introduces students to the formal study of a representative body of texts from Peninsular Spanish, Latin American, and U.S. Hispanic literature
Length: FY Credits: 1.0

American Sign Language 1 (ASL 1)
ASL 1 is an introductory course design to teach basic conversation skills in American Sign Language and an awareness of various aspects of deafness. This class will focus on expressive and receptive skills including grammatical and conversational skills ins American Sign Language and an intro into American Deaf Culture.
Length: FY Credits: 1.0

American Sign Language 2 (ASL 2)
ASL 2 reviews and expands prior ASL 1 knowledge. There is an expansion of vocabulary and rang of topics, increased narrative and conversational fluency. You will lean to compares aspects of ASL and English through translation exercises and compare aspects of Deaf Culture, American Culture and your own Cultures. 
Length: FY Credits: 1.0