Foreign Language Course Offerings by Grade Level

Freshman (9th)

Sophomore (10th)

Junior (11th)

Senior (12th)

Spanish I

Spanish I

Spanish I

Spanish I

Spanish 2

Spanish 2

Spanish 2

Spanish 3

Spanish 3

American Sign Language  I

American Sign Language  I

American Sign Language  I

American Sign Language  I

American Sign Language 2  

American Sign Language  2

American Sign Language  2

American Sign Language 3

American Sign Language 3

 FOREIGN LANGUAGE

SPANISH 1 A – B

Course numbers 0900 and 0901

Year – 2 credits

Grade Level – 9, 10, 11, 1                 

Prerequisite – None 

Student must be able to take notes, organize and retrieve information quickly.  She/he will learn basic vocabulary and sentence structure through the use of short stories, participation in small skits, class work, pictures and films.  Active acquisition and use of target language is encouraged. Dual credit may be taken through College of Western Idaho dependent upon age/grade            

SPANISH 2 A – B

Course numbers 0902 and 0903

Year – 2 credits

 Grade Level – 9, 10, 11, 12               

Prerequisite – Spanish 1A-B

                          Spanish spoken in home or pass placement test.

Student will enlarge vocabulary and will be exposed to past and future tenses of Spanish through the continuation of previous format, skits, class work, stories, pictures and films.  Improve ability to discuss with instructor or native speaker any commonplace school, family or community event.  Be able to converse with hesitation and develop spontaneity.  Dual credit may be taken through College of Western Idaho dependent upon age/grade            

SPANISH 3 A – B

Course numbers 0904 and 0905

Year – 2 credits

Grade Level – 10, 11, 12                     

Prerequisite – Spanish 2A-B completed, Heritage or Native Speaker of Spanish.

Student will be exposed to Spanish of all types.  Students will learn new concepts, topics, and other possibilities in Spanish. Conversational skills become more spontaneous.  Minimum English will be used in class after first, mid-term. Dual credit may be taken through College of Western Idaho dependent upon age/grade         

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE 1 A – B

Course numbers 0920 and 0921

Year – 2 credits

Grade Level – 9, 10, 11, 12                 

Prerequisite – none

This full year course introduces the student to basic American Sign Language conversation, vocabulary, and grammar and is offered for dual credit through the College of Western Idaho.  Students are introduced to the history and culture of American Sign Language.  The course will be taught through a bilingual-bicultural method using American Sign Language as the target language. Conversation in American Sign Language is encouraged and expected.  .   Dual credit may be an option through CWI.

                                                

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE 2 A – B

Course numbers 0922 and 0923

Year – 2 credits

Grade Level - 10, 11, 12                   

Prerequisite – American Sign Language 1 A – B and Instructor’s signature

This full year course will continue to introduce new vocabulary, ASL grammar, and sentence structure building on year one skills and concepts and is offered for dual credit through the College of Western Idaho .  Students will also be introduced to Deaf history and culture. Students will begin study and integration of the linguistics of ASL. Semester projects will focus on topics pertinent to Deaf culture, Deaf history, and Deaf education. Conversation in American Sign Language is strongly encouraged and expected.   Dual credit may be an option through CWI .              

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AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE 3 A – B

Course numbers 0924 and 0925

Year – 2 credits

Grade Level  -   11, 12                   

Prerequisite – American Sign Language 2 A – B and Instructor’s signature

This full year course will continue to introduce and build vocabulary from the foundation of ASL I and II focusing on mastering ASL grammar, and sentence structure and may be offered for dual credit through the College of Western Idaho . Students will continue with an integrated study of the linguistics of ASL using curriculum from CSUN professor Dr. Bill Vicars. Student projects will include creative pieces of storytelling and poetry. The focus of instruction will strive toward immersion of ASL as the main mode of conversation. Dual credit may be an option through CWI .