The primary aim of this course is to give students the confidence and ability to communicate information, ideas, opinions, preferences and reasons in both spoken and written French. Listening, speaking, reading, writing and project activities are balanced for both individual and cooperative investigation and preparation. French songs and video selections support the acquisition and enjoyment of the language. Students are expected to have a French/English dictionary at home.
Spanish 9 is an introductory course that focuses on effective communication. Through a variety of activities, speaking, listening, reading and writing skills will be developed. Cultural activities will examine life in the countries of the Spanish-speaking world. Note: this course is not intended for native speakers of Spanish.
In this course, students investigate the themes of entertainment, friendship and leisure time. A variety of listening, speaking, reading and writing activities are balanced to increase and refine the communicative abilities of each student. Each unit includes a project and is supplemented by French film and video selections. Students are expected to have a French/English dictionary at home.
Spanish 10 builds on the concepts taught in Spanish 9. The course aims to develop further the student’s ability to communicate in Spanish. This course continues the exploration of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Note: this course is not intended for native speakers of Spanish.
French 11 students will pursue the themes of personality, languages and people of the world, advertising, ways of changing the world and making a difference, and the future. Reading, writing, listening and speaking activities are integrated to extend the communicative abilities of each student. A unit project and French audiovisual selections enrich the programme. Students are expected to have a French/English dictionary at home.
Spanish 11 (Beginner)
Beginner Spanish 11 is open to students in grades 11 and 12 only and is an intensive course that combines in one-semester curricula normally covered in Spanish 9 and Spanish 10. It aims to develop reading, writing, listening and speaking skills at a beginner level.