World Language Courses

American Sign Lang. I

Course Number: 

WRL100

This entry-level class develops the basics of American Sign Language. Students learn vocabulary, grammatical features, and an introduction to Deaf culture. Classes include practice dialogues, presentations, and a variety of activities. Classes are taught without voice and students are expected to turn their voices off during class.

Term(s): 

Full-Year

Grade Level: 

Varies (8-12)

Credits: 

10.00

Blocks Offered: 

G-Block
H-Block

American Sign Lang. II

Course Number: 

WRL101

This intermediate class in American Sign Language continues the development of ASL communication and the understanding of Deaf culture. Students expand vocabulary and grammatical knowledge. Classes include practice dialogues, presentations, conversations, storytelling, and a variety of activities. Classes are taught without voice and students are expected to turn their voices off during class.

Term(s): 

Full-Year

Grade Level: 

Varies (9-12)

Credits: 

10.00

Blocks Offered: 

D-Block
F-Block

Pre-requisite: 

Must have passed ASL I

French I

Course Number: 

WRL103

This course serves as an introduction to the basic sounds, patterns, vocabulary and grammar of the French language. Students develop the four basic language skills of speaking, reading, writing and listening. Upon completing this course, students will be able to converse in French at a basic level to provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions on a wide variety of topics.

Term(s): 

Full-Year

Grade Level: 

Varies (8-12)

Credits: 

10.00

Blocks Offered: 

E-Block
F-Block

French II

Course Number: 

WRL104

This course continues to introduce students to the foundations of French language structure and vocabulary. The emphasis on fundamentals continues in this course by helping students deepen their skills of speaking, reading, writing and listening. Upon completing this course, students will be able to converse in French at a high basic level to provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions in a wide variety of topics.

Term(s): 

Full-Year

Grade Level: 

Varies (9-12)

Credits: 

10.00

Blocks Offered: 

B-Block
D-Block

Pre-requisite: 

Must have passed French I

French III

Course Number: 

WRL105

Students continue to develop the four basic language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking by working entirely in French during class time. Students will be able to converse in French at an intermediate level to provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions on topics ranging from their own daily routines to culturally significant issues in the United States and those of French speakers in other parts of the world.

Term(s): 

Full-Year

Grade Level: 

Varies (9-12)

Credits: 

10.00

Blocks Offered: 

C-Block

Pre-requisite: 

Must have passed French II

French Intensive Pop Culture

Course Number: 

WRL116

Students continue to develop the four basic language skills and are expected to work entirely in French during class time. The course is taught as a cultural survey rotation in which one year focuses on conversation and the next year on the same within the context of Francophone pop culture, thereby enabling students to take an advanced language course over two consecutive years. Students will be able to converse in French at a high level to provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions and exchange opinions on topics ranging from their own daily routines to culturally significant issues.

Term(s): 

Full-Year

Grade Level: 

Varies (9-12)

Credits: 

10.00

Blocks Offered: 

A-Block
E-Block

Spanish I

Course Number: 

WRL107

This course serves as an introduction to the basic sounds, patterns, vocabulary and grammar of the Spanish language. Students develop the four basic language skills of speaking, reading, writing and listening. Upon completing this course, students will be able to converse in Spanish at a basic level to provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions on a wide variety of topics.

Term(s): 

Full-Year

Grade Level: 

Varies (8-12)

Credits: 

10.00

Blocks Offered: 

D-Block
G-Block
H-Block

Spanish II

Course Number: 

WRL108

This course adds to the foundations of Spanish language structure and also increases vocabulary. The emphasis on fundamentals continues by helping students deepen their skills of speaking, reading, writing and listening. Upon completing this course, students will be able to converse in Spanish at a high basic level to provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions and exchange opinions in a wide variety of topics.

Term(s): 

Full-Year

Grade Level: 

Varies (9-12)

Credits: 

10.00

Blocks Offered: 

C-Block
D-Block

Pre-requisite: 

Must have passed Spanish I

Spanish III

Course Number: 

WRL109

Students continue to develop the four basic language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking by working entirely in Spanish during class time. Students will be able to converse in Spanish at an intermediate level to provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions on topics ranging from their own daily routines to culturally significant issues in the United States and those of Spanish speakers in other parts of the world.

Term(s): 

Full-Year

Grade Level: 

Varies (9-12)

Credits: 

10.00

Blocks Offered: 

B-Block
E-Block

Pre-requisite: 

Must have passed Spanish II

Spanish Intensive

Course Number: 

WRL112

Students continue to develop the four basic language skills and are expected to work entirely in Spanish during class time. The course is taught as a cultural survey rotation in which language and culture skills are taught within the context of different Spanish-speaking countries, thereby enabling students to take an advanced language course over two consecutive years. Students will be able to converse in Spanish at a high level to provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions and exchange opinions on topics ranging from their own daily routines to culturally significant issues.

Term(s): 

Full-Year

Grade Level: 

Varies (9-12)

Credits: 

10.00

Blocks Offered: 

A-Block

Pre-requisite: 

Must have passed Spanish III