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Advanced Placement French Language and Culture: Equivalent to a 3rd-year college French course in grammar, reading, composition, and conversation. Stresses speaking and listening skills, composition, and grammar. This course provides extensive preparation for the spring administration of the AP exam. This course is conducted in French.
 
Advanced Placement Spanish Language: This course is equivalent to a 3rd year college course in Spanish composition and conversation, taught exclusively in the target language with no English. The course also stresses oral skills, composition, and grammar. Students are trained in organizing and writing compositions. The reading of a variety of Spanish literature is required. A College Board Examination that measures achievement in this course is administered in the spring by which a student may receive college credit, depending upon college entrance policies.
 
French 1: French 1 develops the four skills of communication: listening, speaking, reading and writing, and explores cultures of the French-speaking world. Students are provided language-use activities that enable them to function in common daily setting for which they have rehearsed; understand learned words and phrases in unfamiliar texts (oral/written) and produce learned words and phrases; deal with discrete elements of life, comprehend and produce memorized material orally and in writing; and comprehend and be understood by sympathetic French speakers. 
 
French 2: French 2 continues to develop the four skills of communication: listening, speaking, reading and writing, and to deepen knowledge of cultures of the French­speaking world. Students are provided language-use activities that enable them to function in common daily settings for wllich they have rehearsed; understand learned words and phrases in unfamiliar texts 
(oral/written) and produce learned words and phrases; deal with discrete elements of life, comprehend and be understood by sympathetic French speakers. 
 
French 3: French 3 continues to develop the four skills of communication; listening, speaking, reading, and writing, and to deepen student knowledge of cultures of French-speaking world. French is the primary language of classroom communication and instruction. Students are provided language-use activities that enable them to function in most informal and some formal settings; understand the main ideas and most supporting details in concrete and factual texts (oral/writing), and produce paragraph­level discourse, simple narration, description, and explanation; deal with topics related to the external environment; comprehend and produce oral/written paragraphs; and comprehend and be understood by sympathetic French speakers.
 
French 4: French 4 continues to develop the four skills of communication: listening, speaking, reading and writing, and further deepens student knowledge of cultures of the French-speaking world. Grammar from level 1 to 3 are reviewed. French is the primary language of classroom communication and instruction. Students are provided language-use activities that enable them to function in informal and most formal settings; understand the main ideas and supporting details in concrete, factual and some abstract texts (oral/written), and produce language beyond the paragraph, simple narration, description, and explanation; deal with topics related to the external environment; comprehend and produce oral/written paragraphs and essays; and comprehend and be understood by sympathetic French speakers. 
 
Italian 1: This course offers an introduction to Italian language, which includes grammatical structures and development of all four skills of communication: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This class will use oral/aural approach to practice structural material. Students must actively participate at all times and complete daily study/review homework assignments. 
 
Italian 2: This course offers a continuation of Italian I in both format and content. It involves a more advanced study of conversational material, grammar rules, their application to oral skills and proficiency, further study of customs and culture of Italy. Students are required to write sentences and paragraphs in increasing complexity. 
 
Italian 3: Students will use Italian themes and issues to continue learning language usage, grammar, and structure. This course includes a review of previously learned Italian language grammar and in-depth instruction of verb tenses and complicated verb conjugations. This class further develops listening and speaking skills through oral improvisations and prepared speeches, as well as Italian reading and writing skills. 
 
Italian 4: This course continues to develop the four skills of communication (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) and to deepen knowledge of cultures of the Italian­speaking world. Grammar from level 1 to 3 is reviewed. Italian is the primary language of classroom communication and instruction. Students are provided language-use activities that enable them to (1) function in an informal and most formal settings; (2) understand the main ideas and supporting details in concrete, factual, and some abstract texts (oral/written); produce language beyond the paragraph, simple narration, description and explanation;(3) deal with topics related to the external environment; (4) comprehend and produce oral/written paragraphs and essays; and (5) comprehend and be understood by non­sympathetic natives.
 
Japanese 1: Japanese 1 develops the four skills of communication: listening, speaking, reading and writing, and explores cultures of the Japanese-speaking world. Students are provided language-use activities that enable them to function in common daily settings for which they have rehearsed; understand learned words and phrases in unfamiliar texts (oral/written) and produce learned words and phrases; deal with discrete elements of life; comprehend and produce memorized material orally and in writing; and comprehend and be understood by sympathetic Japanese speakers. 
 
Japanese 2: Japanese 2 continues to develop the four skills of communication (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and further deepens student knowledge of the Japanese­speaking world. Students are provided language-use activities that enable them to function in common daily settings for which they have rehearsed; understand learned words and phrases in unfamiliar texts (oral/written) and produce learned words and phrases; deal with discrete elements of life; comprehend and produce memorized material orally and in writing; and comprehend and be understood by sympathetic Japenese speakers. 
 
Japanese 3: Japanese 3 continues to develop the four skills of communication (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and further deepens student knowledge of the Japanese­speaking world. Japanese is the primary language of classroom communication and instruction. Students are provided language-use activities that enable them to function in most informal and some formal settings; understand the main ideas and most supporting details in concrete and factual texts (oral/written), and produce paragraph-level discourse, simple narration, description, and explanation; deal with topics related to the external environment; comprehend and produce oral/written paragraphs; and comprehend and be understood by sympathetic Japanese speakers. 
 
Japanese 4: Japanese 4 continues to develop the four skills of communication (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and further deepens student knowledge of cultures of the Japanese-speaking world. Grammar from levels 1 to 3 is reviewed. Japanese is the primary language of classroom communication and instruction. Students are provided language-use activities that enable them to function in informal and most formal settings; understand the main ideas and supporting details in concrete, factual, and some abstract texts (oral/written), and produce language beyond the paragraph, simple narration, description, and explanation; deal with topics related to the external environment; comprehend and produce oral/written paragraphs and essays; and comprehend and be understood by sympathetic Japanese speakers. 
 
Spanish 1: Spanish 1 develops the four skills of communication: listening, speaking, reading and writing, and explores cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Students are provided language-use activities that enable them to function in common daily settings for which they have rehearsed; understand learned words and phrases in unfamiliar texts (oral/written) and produce learned words and phrases; deal with discrete elements of life, comprehend and produce memorized material orally and in writing; and comprehend and be understood by sympathetic Spanish speakers. 
 
Spanish 2: Spanish 2 continues to develop the four skills of communication: listening, speaking, reading and writing, and to deepen student knowledge of cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Students are provided language-use activities that enable them to function in common daily settings for which they have rehearsed; understand learned words and phrases in unfamiliar texts (oral/written) and produce learned words and phrases; deal with discrete elements of life, comprehend and produce memorized materials orally and in writing; and comprehend and be understood by sympathetic Spanish speakers. 
 
Spanish 3: Spanish 3 continues to develop the four skills of communication: listening, speaking, reading, and writing, and to deepen student knowledge of cultures of the Spanish speaking world. Spanish is the primary language of classroom communication and instruction. Students are provided language-use activities that enable them to function in most information and some formal settings; understand the main ideas and most supporting details in concrete and factual texts (oral/written), and produce paragraph-level discourse, simple narration, description, and explanation; deal with topics related to the external environment; comprehend and produce oral/written paragraphs; and comprehend and be understood by sympathetic Spanish speakers. 
 
Spanish 4: Spanish 4 continues to develop the four skills of communication: listening, speaking, reading, and writing, and further deepens student knowledge of cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Grammar from levels 1 to 3 is reviewed. Spanish is the primary language of classroom communication and instruction. Students are provided language-use activities that enable them to function in informal and most formal settings; understand the main ideas and supporting details in concrete, factual, and some abstract texts (oral/written), and produce language beyond the paragraph, simple narration, description, and explanation; deal with topics related to the external environment; comprehend and produce oral/written paragraphs and essays; and comprehend and be understood by sympathetic Spanish speakers. 

K. Argueta

Kristina Argueta

Courses Taught: French 2, French 3, French 4, Advanced Placement French Language and Culture
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I. Arostegui

Ivana Arostegui

Courses Taught: Italian 1, Italian 2, Italian 3, Italian 4
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S. Barron

Silvia Barron

Courses Taught: Spanish 1
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J. Duran

Jeanne Duran

Courses Taught: French 1
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J. Lampenfeld

Jordan Lampenfeld

Courses Taught: Spanish 1, Spanish 2
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J. Madsen

Julia Madsen

Courses Taught: Japenese 1, Japenese 2, Japenese 3, Japanese 4
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J. Moraga

Julie Moraga

Courses Taught: Advanced Placement Spanish Language, Spanish 3
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L. Rodriguez De La Rosa

Lola Rodriguez De La Rosa

Courses Taught: Spanish 2, Spanish 3
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Jason Stevens

Courses Taught: Spanish 1, Spanish 2
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Melinda Velasco

Courses Taught: Spanish 2, Spanish 3
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Brad Webster

Courses Taught: Spanish 2, Spanish 4
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