Latin I - Grades 6, 7, and 8

Course No. F570 Year - 1 Credit

This is an introductory course Into the Latin language. Primary emphasis is given to grammar, vocabulary, derivative study, reading, culture, and mythology. The overall objectives address the development of a working knowledge of the language and an appreciation for Roman culture upon the modern world. The legendary history and monarchy of Rome are historical periods studied at this level.

Latin II - Grades 7 and 8

Course No. F571 Year - 1 Credit

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Latin I

This course continues to build on the skills that students developed in Latin I. More emphasis is given to reading and comprehension of the written language than in the first year. The study of grammar is expanded and Republican history is covered.

Latin III - Grade 8

Course No. F572 Year - 1 Credit

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Latin II

Students begin the course with an intensive review of grammar studied during the first two years. Most of the remaining grammatical and syntactical topics are introduced throughout the year, as are vocabulary, derivative studies and cultural topics associated with the readings used at this level. The period of the empire is emphasized as the study of Roman history continues.

Spanish I - Grades 6, 7, and 8

Course No. F590 Year - 1 Credit

This is an introductory course into the Spanish language and culture. Primary emphasis is given to development of basic skills in listening and speaking. Students are given reading, speaking, and writing practice in controlled situations.

Spanish II - Grades 7 and 8

Course No. F591 Year - 1 Credit

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Spanish I

This course continues to build on the skills that students developed in Spanish I. More emphasis is given to reading and writing than in the first year. The study of grammar is expanded, and increased communication in Spanish is required in the classroom.

Spanish III - Grade 8

Course No. F592 Year - 1 Credit

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Spanish II

Students continue to refine the skills learned in the first two years. More complex aspects of grammar and syntax are introduced. Increased emphasis will be placed on oral and written communication skills. Spanish is predominantly used in class discussions, activities, daily participation, etc. throughout the year and used exclusively by the end of the year.

French I - Grades 6, 7, and 8

Course No. F550 Year - 1 Credit

This is the introductory course to the French language and culture. Primary emphasis is given to the development of basic skills in listening and speaking. Students are given reading, speaking, and writing practice in controlled situations.

French II - Grades 7 and 8

Course No. F551 Year - 1 Credit

Prerequisite: Successful completion of French I

This course continues to build on the skills that students developed in French I. More emphasis is given to reading and writing than in the first year. The study of grammar is expanded and more communication in French is encouraged in the classroom.

French III - Grade 8

Course No. F552 Year - 1 Credit

Prerequisite: Successful completion of French II

Students continue to refine the skills learned in the first two years. More complex aspects of grammar and syntax are introduced. Discussions of supplementary materials encourage use of the language. Increased emphasis will be placed on oral communication skills. French is used exclusively by the end of the year.

German I - Grades 6, 7, and 8

Course No. F560 Year - 1 Credit

This is an introductory course into  the German language and culture. Emphasis is given to development of basic skills in listening and speaking. Students are given reading, speaking, and writing practice in controlled situations.

German II - Grades 7 and 8

Course No. F561 Year - 1 Credit

Prerequisite: Successful completion of German I

This course continues to build on the skills that students developed in German I. More emphasis is given to reading and writing than in the first year. The study of grammar is expanded and increased communication in German is encouraged in the classroom.

German III - Grade 8

Course No. F562 Year - 1 Credit

Prerequisite: Successful completion of German II

Students continue to refine the skills learned in the first two years. More complex aspects of grammar and syntax are introduced. Discussions of supplementary materials facilitate use of the language. Increased emphasis is placed on oral communication skills. German is used exclusively by the end of the year.

Japanese I - Grades 6, 7, and 8

Course No. F567D (Electronic Classroom) Year - 1 Credit

Students interested in beginning study of the Japanese language will receive instruction through regularly scheduled electronic classroom television broadcasts. Students will be required to apply for acceptance into the course.

Japanese II - Grades 7 and 8

Course No. F568D (Electronic Classroom) Year - 1 Credit

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Japanese I

Students will continue the study of the Japanese language through  regularly scheduled electronic classroom television broadcasts.

Japanese III - Grade 8

Course No. F569D (Electronic Classroom) Year - 1 Credit

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Japanese II

Students will continue the study of the Japanese language through regularly scheduled electronic classroom television broadcasts.

Note: Classes offered through Electronic Classroom meet every day rather than on alternate block schedule. Delivery of the classes depends upon availability of a telecommunications provider of the course.