Spanish I
The Spanish I coursework seeks to engage fluency through speaking, reading, writing, listening and the study of culture. Themes studied include greetings, numbers, time, dates, weather, school, family, sports, travel and pastimes. Grammatical concepts include nouns, adjectives, present tense of common regular verbs, present tense of common stem changing verbs and present tense of common irregular verbs. Activities may include dialogues, readings, questions, exercises, projects, tests and oral presentations.

Spanish II
The Spanish II coursework seeks to further develop and improve listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Emphasis is placed on comprehension of Spanish as well as reading and writing practice in the target language using a variety of activities incorporating familiar vocabulary and structures. Supplementary materials are introduced to enhance language use.

Spanish III
The emphasis in Spanish III continues to be placed on aural skills with additional emphasis on reading and writing in the target language. Supplementary materials are implemented to enhance language use. Students experience multiple opportunities to demonstrate their proficiency in Spanish in different contexts. Aspects of contemporary Hispanic culture are emphasized through cultural readings, media, games and class discussions.

Spanish IV
The Spanish IV course will continue to fine-tune students’ skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing while exploring Spanish and Latin American cultures. This course also enables students to use previously mastered material on a daily basis as they read and speak about a variety of topics and literature. Assessment is done using a variety of methods including oral/aural assignments, presentations, dialogues, short compositions and other displays.

French I
Students will explore the introductory French language in the following key areas of world language study: listening, speaking, reading and writing and the study of culture. Other areas of study include numbers, time, dates, weather, school, family, foods and home. Grammatical concepts may include nouns, adjectives, forms of questioning, present tense of common regular verbs and present tense of common irregular verbs. Activities may include dialogues, readings, questions, exercises, projects, tests and oral presentations.

French II
Students will continue to explore the French language as they deepen their focus in listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing. Students will continue to learn grammar through supplemental texts, while themes include: greetings, self, weekend activities, meals, shopping, past tenses, idiomatic expressions, near future, negative constructions and direct and indirect object pronouns. Activities may include dialogues, readings, questions, exercises, projects, tests and oral presentations.