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World Language Spanish 1
Spanish 1 AB is an introduction to the language. Vocabulary and grammatical structures will be presented through thematic units with an emphasis on oral, listening, reading and writing expressions. Students will develop an appreciation for the Hispanic culture and its influence throughout the world.

Spanish 2
Spanish 2 AB continues to expand the students’ knowledge of the language through additional and extended thematic units. Extensive oral communication and grammatical development will be obtained through projects, literature, written expression and cultural activities.

Spanish 3
Spanish 3AB is designed to expand and strengthen oral, reading and written communication with an emphasis on literature, composition and conversation.

Spanish 4
Spanish 4AB is designed for students to develop and strengthen their language skills at an advanced level. Students will read, write, listen, and speak at this level. There will be an emphasis on literature, culture, and conversation.

AP Spanish
AP Spanish Language AB (HP) covers the curriculum necessary for students to successfully pass the College Board exam in May for college placement and/ or credit.

AP Spanish Literature AB (HP) covers selected works from the literature of Spain and Latin America. Students read and analyze literature orally and in writing in Spanish, at a level designed to successfully pass the College Board exam in May for college placement credit.

French 1
French 1 AB is an introduction to the language. Vocabulary and grammatical structures will be presented through thematic units with an emphasis on oral, listening, reading and writing expressions. Students will develop an appreciation for the French culture and its influence throughout the world

French 2
French 2 AB continues to expand the students’ knowledge of the language through additional and extended thematic units. Extensive oral communication and grammatical development will be obtained through projects, literature, written expression and cultural activities.

French 3
French 3AB is designed to expand and strengthen oral, reading and written communication with an emphasis on literature, composition and conversation.

German 1
German 1 AB is an introduction to the language. Vocabulary and grammatical structures will be presented through thematic units with an emphasis on oral, listening, reading and writing expressions. Students will develop an appreciation for the German culture and its influence throughout the world.

German 2
German 2 AB continues to expand the students’ knowledge of the language through additional and extended thematic units. Extensive oral communication and grammatical development will be obtained through projects, literature, written expression and cultural activities.

German 3
German 3AB is designed to expand and strengthen oral, reading and written communication with an emphasis on literature, composition and conversation.

Chinese 1
Chinese 1AB is an introduction to Mandarin Chinese. Vocabulary and grammatical structure of everyday situations are covered with emphasis on oral communication. Students gain comprehension in character writing of basic sentence structures. They will also develop an appreciation for the Chinese culture, both ancient and modern

Chinese 2
Chinese 2AB extends the student’s ability in aural comprehension and speaking for direct comprehension without translation. Practice is given in using language structures, writing adapted dialogues, and writing from dictation. Outstanding figures in Chinese history, art, literature, music, and science are introduced.

Chinese 3
Chinese 3AB enhances the student’s ability to think critically in the Chinese language through the study of literature. Appreciation of art and literature will be the main focus.

AP Chinese
AP Chinese Language AB (HP) covers the curriculum necessary for students to successfully pass the national exam in May for college placement and/or credit.

Hmong 1AB
Hmong 1 AB is an introduction to the language. Vocabulary and grammatical structures will be presented through thematic units with an emphasis on oral, listening, reading and writing expressions. Students will develop an appreciation for the Hmong culture and its influence throughout the world.

World Language Teachers

Babcock, Sally French
Carlock, Susan German
Gonzalez, Nicolas Spanish
Manjarrez, Yazmin Spanish
Rodriguez, Angel Spanish
Trotter, Mark Spanish
Tsai-Wong, Lili Chinese
Waters, Gabrielle Spanish
Xiong, Vicky Hmong
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