Italian ii

Italian 2 is a continuation of the study of both the Italian language and culture. Level 2 focuses on a deeper understanding of various verb tenses and a wider range of vocabulary. Students enhance their linguistic skills through speaking, listening, reading and writing in Italian every day. Students engage in a variety of activities, which include writing and performing dialogues, carrying out interviews, creating advertisements, and comprehending native speakers through the viewing of short video clips and movies. This is a two semester course, which leads students to take the next level of Italian during their senior year.

Italian iii

Italian 3 is the final level of Italian that culminates in the city-wide Italian Regent. It is a two semester course, conducted entirely in Italian. Students continue to develop their linguistic skills through the use of various realia, such as online Italian newspapers and magazines. Students are expected to converse, make presentations, create lessons and teach each other in order to deepen their understanding of both the language and culture.

Spanish I

Spanish 1 is a two-semester first level course that focuses on authentic culture

and real life communication in Spanish. This course introduces students to the

language and culture of Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula. Students

practice their linguistic skills through reading, writing, listening, conversation and

viewing scenarios of everyday life in the Spanish-speaking world. They use

critical thinking skills through completion of activities such as creating dialogues,

interviewing, role-play, presentations, and the writing of letters, emails, and text

messages. Successful completion of this course prepares students to take

Spanish 2.

sPANISH II

Spanish 2 is a second level two-semester course that continues the study of the

language and culture of Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula. This course

focuses on an in depth study of grammar and vocabulary topics to develop

interpersonal, interpretational, and presentation communication skills. Students

investigate the practices, products, and perspectives of the Spanish-speaking

world to make connections to other academic subjects, their community, and to

build upon prior knowledge. They engage in reading, writing, speaking, and

listening to the target language on a daily basis. Students practice their linguistic

skills through activities such as writing dialogues, poems, songs, short stories,

news reporting, interviewing, and role-playing. Successful completion of this

course prepares students to take Spanish 3, which culminates with Regent

exam.

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