World Languages Team

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World

Welcome to the LSHS World Language page.

The study of another language and culture gives students a powerful key to successful communication: knowing how, when, and why to say what to whom. These ten words encompass all the linguistic and social knowledge required for effective communication.

The study of another language and culture enhances ones personal education in many ways. When students learn a foreign language, they gain new respect for and understanding of their own language, as well as appreciation of other languages.

The study of another language and culture greatly increases ones ability to see connections across the curriculum. Since the content of a foreign language course includes history, geography, social studies, science, math, and the fine arts, it is easy for students to develop an interdisciplinary perspective while gaining intercultural understanding.

Faculty

Louise Boucicaut                French 

Susan Edwards- Vargas      Spanish

Rosangela Hernandez         Spanish

Tammy Hines                      French 

Alex Ledo                             Spanish

Irma Parajon                       Spanish

Lynette Rodriguez              Spanish

Courses/Descriptions

French 1 introduces students to the target language and its culture. The student will develop communicative skills in all 3 modes of communication and cross-cultural understanding. Emphasis is placed on proficient communication in the language. An introduction to reading and writing is also included as well as culture, connections, comparisons, and communities.

 

French 2 reinforces the fundamental skills acquired by the students in French 1. The course develops increased listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills as well as cultural awareness. Specific content to be covered is a continuation of listening and oral skills acquired in French 1. Reading and writing receive more emphasis, while oral communication remains the primary objective. The cultural survey of the target language-speaking people is continued.

 

French 3 Honors provides mastery and expansion of skills acquired by the students in French 2. Specific content includes, but is not limited to, expansions of vocabulary and conversational skills through discussions of selected readings. Contemporary vocabulary stresses activities which are important to the everyday life of the target language-speaking people.

 

Pre-AICE French I, II, III

AICE French Language, AICE French Literature

Refer to Cambridge AICE page or Teacher’s page

Spanish 1 introduces students to the target language and its culture. The student will develop communicative skills in all 3 modes of communication and cross-cultural understanding. Emphasis is placed on proficient communication in the language. An introduction to reading and writing is also included as well as culture, connections, comparisons, and communities.

 

Spanish 2 reinforces the fundamental skills acquired by the students in Spanish 1. The course develops increased listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills as well as cultural awareness. Specific content to be covered is a continuation of listening and oral skills acquired in Spanish 1. Reading and writing receive more emphasis, while oral communication remains the primary objective. The cultural survey of the target language-speaking people is continued.

 

Spanish 3 Honors provides mastery and expansion of skills acquired by the students in Spanish 2. Specific content includes, but is not limited to, expansions of vocabulary and conversational skills through discussions of selected readings. Contemporary vocabulary stresses activities which are important to the everyday life of the target language-speaking people.

 

 

Pre-AICE Spanish I, II, III

AICE Spanish Language, AICE Spanish Literature

Refer to Cambridge AICE page or Teacher’s page

 

AP Spanish

Refer to AP page