AP Chinese Lang and Cult
Course Numbers: 4231 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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AP Chinese Language and Culture: In this course students will deepen their immersion into the language and culture of the Chinese-speaking world. Students will demonstrate their level of Chinese proficiency across the three communicative modes (Interpersonal, Interpretive, and Presentational) and the five goal areas (Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons, and Communities) as outlined in the Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century. Students will be provided with ongoing and varied opportunities to further develop their proficiencies across the full range of language skills within a cultural frame of reference reflective of the richness of Chinese language and culture.
AP French
Course Numbers: 4101 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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Advanced Placement French: In this course, which is comparable in content and rigor to French Composition and Conversation at the third year college level, students will explore the use of language for active communication; develop the ability to understand spoken and written French in a variety of contexts and the ability to express themselves coherently with fluency and accuracy. Students who enroll in this class should possess a strong command of French grammar and vocabulary and demonstrate competence in listening, reading, speaking, and writing. As an Advanced Placement course, college content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement Examination.
AP Spanish Language
Course Numbers: 4051 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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Advanced Placement Spanish Language: In this course, students will engage in a rigorous course in Spanish Composition and Conversation at the third-year college level. Students will develop the ability to understand spoken and written Spanish in various contexts. Students will develop the ability to express themselves coherently, fluently, and accurately, with emphasis on the use of language for active communication.
AP Spanish Literature
Course Numbers: 4191 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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Advanced Placement Spanish Literature: In this course, students will engage in a learning experience equivalent to that of a third year college course in Peninsular and Latin American Literature. Students will participate in a formal study of a representative body of Peninsular and Latin American literary texts. As an Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement Examination.
Dual Enrollment For Lang
Course Numbers: 4041 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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Dual Enrollment Foreign Language: In this course, students will be enrolled in a Foreign Language course at a Community College, 4 year College, or University while being dual enrolled at the high school. Students who pass their Foreign Language course at the college/university will receive credit on their college transcript and also on their high school transcript.
ASL I
Course Numbers: 4172 (1.00)(H), 4173 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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American Sign Language I: In this course, students will learn approximately 700 functional words, basic grammar and syntax and how to fingerspool the manual alphabet. Students will experience ASL through unit lessons, interactive practice, videotaps and simple storytelling. Students will practice the use of signing space and non-manual components, including facial expression and body postures. Students will also explore regional, national, and global sign variations, as well as historical, political, and educational institutions of deaf culture. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
ASL II
Course Numbers: 4182 (1.00)(H), 4183 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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American Sign Language II: In this course, which is a continuation of American Sign Language I, students will learn through unit lessons, interactive practice, videotapes, and storytelling. Students will engage in vocabulary building; formation of grammatical structures; and extensive use of non-manual behaviors, classifiers, body postures, and signing space. Students also explore research, reading, writing, and class interctions involving reflections on currents issues of the deaf culture/community; practice critical thinking; and participate in class debates. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
ASL III
Course Numbers: 4192 (1.00)(H), 4193 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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American Sign Language III: In this course, which is a continuation of ASL I and II, students will learn through unit lessons, interactive practice, videotapes, lexicon building, storytelling, songs, and poetry. Students will also further develop expressive and receptive competence by using ASL to fulfill various communicative functions, such as making and responding to inquiries and constructing and comprehending narratives. Student will engage in critical thinking and class debates through research, reading, writing and class interactions involving reflections on current issues within the deaf culture. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
French 1
Course Numbers: 4512 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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(This course is the credit bearing course for French taken in the 8th grade.) French I: In this course, which is designed for students with no previous study of French, students will be introduced to the skills of listening, speaking, reading writing in French, with a primary emphasis on the development of communication skills. Students will also explore French culture and customs. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
French I
Course Numbers: 4082 (1.00)(H), 4083 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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French I: In this course, which is designed for students with no previous study of French, students will be introduced to the skills of listening, speaking, reading writing in French, with a primary emphasis on the development of communication skills. Students will also explore French culture and customs. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
French II
Course Numbers: 4092 (1.00)(H), 4093 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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French II: In this course, students will expand their vocabulary, increase their facility with idioms and grammatical structures, and increase their appreciation of French culture and customs. Students will also expand their proficiency in communication through the development of skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated place. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
French III
Course Numbers: 4102 (1.00)(H), 4103 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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French III: In this course, students will participate in creative and real life communication. Students will explore thematic units that provide opportunities to utilize a full range of structure and skills. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
French IV
Course Numbers: 4112 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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French IV: In this course, which in conducted in French, students will refine their communication skills based upon selected readings of French culture, current events, and personal experience. As a honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
French V
Course Numbers: 4122 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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French V: In this course, students will fully integrate all language learning skills, with communication as the primary goal. Students will also deepen their appreciation of French literatute and culture and effectively implement the recommended strands of second language acquistion, namely communication; comparing and contrasting; connecting with other disciplines; cultural awareness; and community involvement. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Latin I
Course Numbers: 4132 (1.00)(H), 4133 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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Latin I: In this course, students will explore the life, customs, geography, and culture of the ancient Romans. Students will also engage in examining Latin vocabulary as a source of English derivatives; translation is both from Latin to English and from English to Latin. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Latin II
Course Numbers: 4142 (1.00)(H), 4143 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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Latin II: In this course, student will continue to deepen their knowledge of grammar, vocabulary and culture. Students will translate original texts, including Jason and the Argonauts and selections from Caesar's Gallic Wars. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Latin III
Course Numbers: 4152 (1.00)(H), 4153 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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Latin III: In this course, students will examine several of the major speeches of Marcus Tullius Cicero, most notably the orations against Cataline to facilitate a greater understanding of speechmaking and deliverance. Students will further study Latin grammar through examination of the works of Sallust, Pliny, Ovid, with a special emphasis on Marcus Tullius Cicero. As a honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Latin IV
Course Numbers: 4162 (1.00)(H), 4163 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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Latin IV: In this course, students will examine the Aeneid by Virgil and compare it to the Odyssey by Homer. Students will also be introduced to Metamorpheses by Ovid; Martial's epigrams; Catullus' songs; and Homer's odes in Latin. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent work and course assignments.
Mandarin I
Course Numbers: 4202 (1.00)(H), 4522 (1.00)(H), 4203 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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Mandarin I: In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of oral and written communication in Mandarin (Standard) Chinese. Students will practice listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Mandarin. Students will become familiar with Chinese culture and communities and be able to make connections and comparisons between the Chinese language and culture and their own. Students will engage in practical and functional mastery of the language through the completion of project-based assessments. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Mandarin II
Course Numbers: 4212 (1.00)(H), 4213 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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Mandarin II: In this course, students will build upon the fundamentals of oral and written communication mastered in Mandarin I to deepen their understanding and use of the Chinese language by practicing, listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Chinese. Students will examine Chinese culture and communities and be able to make connections and comparisons between Chinese language and culture and their own. Students will engage in practical and functional mastery of the language through the completion of project-based assessments. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Mandarin III
Course Numbers: 4222 (1.00)(H), 4223 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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Mandarin III: In this course, students will continue to broaden their knowledge of Chinese Mandarin by the addition of more practical, daily life topics in order further their understanding of the impact of traditional philosophy on every day life in China. These topics include transportation; food and drink; weather and travel; shopping; hospital and medical assistance; and vacation plans. Students will also explore important historical and current events in China. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Mandarin IV
Course Numbers: 4232 (1.00)(H), 4233 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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Mandarin IV: In this course, students will further their knowledge of Mandarin Chinese by improving their skills in listening, speaking, and oral comprehension and become more proficient in reading and writing Chinese characters. Students will also acquire knowledge of Chinese idioms, poems, and popular modern expressions and will deepen their study of Chinese culture and history. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Mandarin V
Course Numbers: 4242 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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Mandarin V: In this course, students will continue to further their knowledge of Mandarin Chinese by improving their skills in listening, speaking, and oral comprehension and become more proficient in reading and writing Chinese characters. Students will also acquire knowledge of Chinese idioms, poems, and popular modern expressions and will deepen their study of Chinese culture and history. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Spanish I
Course Numbers: 4012 (1.00)(H), 4502 (1.00)(H), 4852 (0.00)(H), 4013 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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Spanish I: In this course, students will be introduced to communication skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) in Spanish, as well as to Spanish culture and customs. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Spanish II
Course Numbers: 4032 (1.00)(H), 4033 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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Spanish II: In this course, students will expand their vocabulary, increase their facility with idioms and grammatical structures, and augment their appreciation of Spanish culture and customs. Students will work to increase their proficiency in communication through listening, speaking, reading, and writing. As a honors level class, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent classwork and assignments.
Spanish III
Course Numbers: 4052 (1.00)(H), 4053 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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Spanish III: In this course, students will participate in the development of creative and real life communication skills. Students will complete thematic units of study designed to promote opportunities for utilization of a full range of learned structures and skills. As a honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and wil be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Spanish IV
Course Numbers: 4062 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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Spanish IV: In this course, which is conducted in Spanish, students will refine their communication skills based upon selected reading of Spanish literature, current events, and personal experience. As a honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Spanish Nat Speakers I
Course Numbers: 4022 (1.00)(H), 4752 (0.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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Spanish For Native Speakers I: In this course, students whose native language is Spanish, will study fundamental grammar and culture; develop comprehension skills through the study of reading selections; examine the various cultures of Spanish-speaking countries; and further develop their oral and written communication skills. This course, which is conducted in Spanish, is an honors level course where content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Spanish Nat Speakers II
Course Numbers: 4042 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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Spanish for Native Speakers II: In this course, students whose native language is Spanish, will continue to study fundamental grammar and culture; develop comprehension skills through the study of reading selections; examine the various cultures of Spanish-speaking countries; and further develop their oral and written communication skills. This course is conducted in Spanish. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Spanish V
Course Numbers: 4072 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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Spanish V: In this course, students will effectively implement the recommended strands of second language acquisition, specifically communication; comparing and contrasting; connecting with other disciplines; cultural awareness; and community involvement. Students will fully integrate language learning skills with communication as the primary goal and deepen their appreciation of Spanish literature and culture. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.