Foreign Language

French I

French I introduces the French language and the cultures in which French is spoken. Students develop a basic ability to communicate in the language by listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Additionally, students acquire a familiarity with French-speaking cultures and their relationship to our own. Students also learn to use accurate and culturally appropriate vocabulary and structures through their exposure to a variety of resources, including culturally authentic materials.

Spanish 1

Spanish I is an introduction to the basic elements of spoken and written Spanish and to the cultures in which Spanish is spoken. Basic structures and vocabulary are developed through practice with the interactive processes of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the target language. Students are encouraged to use Spanish as much as possible by communicating in real-life contexts about topics that are meaningful to them. Students develop a familiarity with the cultures of Spanish-speaking countries and their relationship to our own.