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World Languages Course Descriptions
Spanish 1
07083400
1 year, Grades 9-12
Introduces students to the target language and its culture and develops communicative skills and cross-cultural understanding. Includes be-ginning skills in listening and speaking with special attention to pronunciation, an introduction to reading and writing, and the funda-mentals of grammar and culture. This course is not for native speakers of Spanish.

Spanish 2
07083500
1 year, Grades 9-12
Reinforces the skills previously acquired and develops increased listening, speaking read-ing and writing skills, and cultural awareness. Reading and writing receives emphasis, and oral communication remains the primary ob-jective.

Spanish 3 Honors
07083605
1 year, Grades 10-12
Prerequisite: Spanish 2
Students master and expand the skills pre-viously acquired. The content includes ex-pansions of vocabulary and conversational skills through discussions based on selected readings. Students’ acquisition of grammati-cal concepts will stress activities that are im-portant to everyday life of Spanish-speaking people.

Advanced Placement Spanish Language
1 year, Grades 11-12
Prerequisite: Spanish III or Native Speak-ers III
AP Spanish Language is intended for stu-dents who wish to develop proficiency in all four language skills: listening, speak-ing, reading and writing. The main objec-tive of this course is to develop student’s three communicative modes (interpersonal, interpretive and presentational) and the five goal areas outlined in the Standards for For-eign Language Learning in the 21st Centu-ry (communication, cultures, connections, comparisons and communities). Students who enroll should already have a basic knowledge of the language and culture of Spanish-speaking peoples and should have attained a reasonable proficiency in listen-ing comprehension, speaking, reading and writing. This course is equivalent to a 3rd year college Spanish course and will be conducted entirely in Spanish. AP exam is required.

American Sign Language 1
07073000
1 year, Grades 10-11
ASL is a unique language used by the deaf community in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of ASL, including basic vocabulary, syntax, classifiers, finger spell-ing and grammatical non-manual behaviors. Introduces cultural knowledge including deaf history, deaf education and laws.

American Sign Language 2
07173100
1 year, Grades 10-12
Prerequisite: American Sign I
Reinforces the skills previously acquired. Students will continue to develop vocabulary, conversational competence and grammatical knowledge with a total immersion approach. Introduces increasingly complex grammatical aspects unique to ASL.

American Sign Language 3 Honors
07173125
1 year, Grades 11-12
Prerequisite: ASL 1 and 2
In this course, students will further develop their skills between English and ASL. Stu-dents will continue to learn linguistic compo-nents and processes of English and ASL struc-ture. If you have decided on a professional (interpreter, deaf education, and counselor) that may involve the use of ASL, this class is recommended.

French I
07013200
1 year, Grades 9-12
Prerequisites FCAT Level 3 or higher
Meets requirements College Prep require-ments for Foreign Languages
The purpose of this course is to introduce stu-dents to the target language and its culture and to develop communicative skills and cross-cultural understanding. The content should in-clude, but not be limited to, beginning skills in listening and speaking with special attention to pronunciation, introduction to reading and writing, fundamentals of grammar and funda-mentals of culture. This course is designed for non-native speakers of French.