Shelton High School

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World Languages Courses 2015-16

Spanish 4A and 4B
Grades: 9-12; full-year course; 1.0 credit(s)
Fulfills:  Elective  Meets Requirement  Occupational Ed
Course Description:
This advanced course is an expansion and continuation of Spanish 3. It will focus on spoken Spanish on a more intense and complex level and include the study and exploration of Spanish and Latin American literature.
Prerequisite: Spanish 3A and 3B.


American Sign Language 3A and 3B

Grades: 11-12; full-year course; 1.0 credit(s)
Fulfills:  Elective  Meets Requirement  Occupational Ed
Course Added Value:  College Credit (available)  Industry Certification Cross-Credits with: World Language or Occupational Ed
Course Description:
This course expands ASL vocabulary with more emphasis on developing speed and comprehension of longer signed communications and detailed story telling. Also introduction to the interpreting process, working on sign-to-voice interpreting and exposure to voice-to-sign interpreting.
Prerequisite: ASL2A and 2B.


French 3A and 3B

Grades: 11-12; full-year course; 1.0 credit(s)
Fulfills:  Elective  Meets Requirement  Occupational Ed
Course Added Value:  College Credit (available)  Industry Certification
Course Description:
This advanced course will refine and expand speaking, comprehension, reading and writing skills, as well as enriching cultural knowledge.
Prerequisite: French 2A and 2B.


German 3A and 3B

Grades: 11-12; full-year course; 1.0 credit(s)
Fulfills:  Elective  Meets Requirement  Occupational Ed
Course Added Value:  College Credit (available)  Industry Certification
Course Description:
This advanced course will refine and expand speaking, comprehension, reading and writing skills as well as enriching cultural knowledge. Real life use of the language will demand considerable time and work. The emphasis is on PROFICIENCY IN SPEAKING THE LANGUAGE.
Prerequisite: German 2A and 2B.


Spanish 3A and 3B

Grades: 11-12; full-year course; 1.0 credit(s)
Fulfills:  Elective  Meets Requirement  Occupational Ed
Course Description:
This advanced course will expand your Spanish speaking, reading and writing skills as well as enrich your knowledge of Spanish speaking cultures. The course will teach real life use of Spanish and demand considerable time and work. This course may satisfy the language requirement for many colleges and universities.
Prerequisite: Spanish 2A and 2B.


Spanish 2A and 2B

Grades: 10-12; full-year course; 1.0 credit(s)
Fulfills:  Elective  Meets Requirement  Occupational Ed
Course Description:
Improve your language skills in second year Spanish where students get to listen, speak, read, and write the new language. The study of culture is continued and there is a somewhat greater emphasis on grammar.
Prerequisite: Spanish 1A and 1B.


German 2A and 2B

Grades: 10-12; full-year course; 1.0 credit(s)
Fulfills:  Elective  Meets Requirement  Occupational Ed
Course Description:
Students continue to build on the skills from first year with a more thorough and comprehensive emphasis given to grammatical concepts and vocabulary emphasis. Language competency will increase through extensive communicative activities as well as more exposure to authentic readings, culture and current events.
Prerequisite: German 1A and 1B.


French 2A and 2B

Grades: 10-12; full-year course; 1.0 credit(s)
Fulfills:  Elective  Meets Requirement  Occupational Ed
Course Description:
Improve your language skills in second year French where students get to speak, read, write and continue their study of culture and grammar. This is an important course for students planning to go on to college and university.
Prerequisite: French 1A and 1B.


American Sign Language 2A and 2B

Grades: 10-12; full-year course; 1.0 credit(s)
Fulfills:  Elective  Meets Requirement  Occupational Ed
Course Added Value:  College Credit (available)  Industry Certification Cross-Credits with: World Language or Occupational Ed
Course Description:
This course continues the study of vocabulary, communicating with ASL and comprehending sign. There is more emphasis on the study of ASL grammar, Deaf culture and occupational options.
Prerequisite: ASL 1A and 1B.


Spanish 1A and 1B

Grades: 10-12; full-year course; 1.0 credit(s)
Fulfills:  Elective  Meets Requirement  Occupational Ed
Course Description:
Have you always wanted to learn a new language? Challenge yourself and have fun at the same time by learning Spanish--the second most spoken language in the United States. In first year Spanish you'll learn pronunciation, vocabulary, basic grammar and "un poco de" culture.
Prerequisite: None.


German 1A and 1B

Grades: 10-12; full-year course; 1.0 credit(s)
Fulfills:  Elective  Meets Requirement  Occupational Ed
Course Description:
German is an international language and important for business in Europe and the world. The course develops the basic language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. This course also introduces cultural traditions, festivities and media to build an awareness and understanding of the German-speaking world.
Prerequisite: None.


French 1A and 1B

Grades: 10-12; full-year course; 1.0 credit(s)
Fulfills:  Elective  Meets Requirement  Occupational Ed
Course Description:
French is an important world language useful for careers in science and telecommunications, fashion, art and architecture, cuisine and diplomacy. It is an official language of more than 40 countries as well as the U.N. and the Olympic Games. Enjoy learning to speak and understand the French language and its many cultures.
Prerequisite: None.


American Sign Language 1A and 1B

Grades: 10-12; full-year course; 1.0 credit(s)
Fulfills:  Elective  Meets Requirement  Occupational Ed
Course Added Value:  College Credit (available)  Industry Certification Cross-Credits with: World Language or Occupational Ed
Course Description:
This course includes a definition of American Sign Language, vocabulary building, basic grammar, conversation, the manual alphabet and an introduction to Deaf culture.
Prerequisite: None.

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