World Language

LEVEL l - WORLD LANGUAGE – NCAA-approved 1 Unit 
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FRENCH Semester 1: 0616001 Semester 2: 0616002 
GERMAN Semester 1: 0616251 Semester 2: 0616252 
SPANISH Semester 1: 0616501 Semester 2: 0616502 

Prerequisite: "C" average or above in other coursework is recommended 

This course is not designed for native speakers of the language. 
World Language Level I is designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of the target language. Emphasis will be placed on the acquisition of vocabulary and basic grammar through reading, writing, speaking, and listening. The study of people, culture, customs, and geography of the target-language countries will be integrated throughout the course. This course is a prerequisite for the AP World Language class. 


LEVEL lI - WORLD LANGUAGE – NCAA-approved 1 Unit 
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FRENCH Semester 1: 0616051 Semester 2: 0616052 
GERMAN Semester 1: 0616301 Semester 2: 0616302 
SPANISH Semester 1: 0616551 Semester 2: 0616552 

Prerequisite: "C" average or above in Level I, or equivalent, is recommended 

This course is not designed for native speakers of the language. This course is designed for students who have already completed Level I, or equivalent, in middle school or high school. In this course, students will increase their knowledge of target-language vocabulary and grammar. Emphasis will continue to be placed on the development of reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. Students will apply these concepts in original verbal and written communication. This course is a prerequisite for the AP World Language class.
PRE-AP WORLD LANGUAGE III – NCAA-approved 1 Unit 
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FRENCH Semester 1: 0616101 Semester 2: 0616102 
GERMAN Semester 1: 0616351 Semester 2: 0616352 
SPANISH Semester 1: 0616601 Semester 2: 0616602 
Qualifies for the honors program 

Prerequisite: "C" average or above in Level II, or equivalent, is required 

It is recommended that native speakers of the language begin at this level. 
In this honors class, students will continue to develop mastery of grammar, vocabulary, listening, reading skills, creative writing, and spontaneous speaking. Students will be provided with opportunities to explore the cultures and geography of the various target-language speaking regions. Students may elect to receive 5 credit hours through the Advanced Credit program at the University of Missouri - St. Louis, when available. This course is a prerequisite for the AP World Language class. 
PRE-AP WORLD LANGUAGE IV – NCAA-approved 1 Unit 
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FRENCH Semester 1: 0616151 Semester 2: 0616152 
GERMAN Semester 1: 0616401 Semester 2: 0616402 
SPANISH Semester 1: 0616651 Semester 2: 0616652
 
Qualifies for the honors program 
Prerequisite: "C" average or above in Level III is required

In this honors class, students will continue to develop and perfect their ability to express themselves in original oral and written communication. Listening and reading selections will be implemented to enhance understanding, appreciation and respect for target language speaking people and their cultures. Students may elect to receive 5 credit hours through the Advanced Credit program at the University of Missouri - St. Louis, when available. This course is a prerequisite for the AP World Language class. 
AP WORLD LANGUAGE & CULTURE – NCAA-approved 1 Unit 
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FRENCH Semester 1: 0616751 Semester 2: 0616752 
GERMAN Semester 1: 0616801 Semester 2: 0616802 
SPANISH Semester 1: 0616851 Semester 2: 0616852 

Qualifies for the honors program Prerequisite: "C" average or above in Level IV is required

In this Advanced Placement class, students will continue to develop and perfect listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills as well as continue acquisition of cultural awareness and appreciation. Previous and new grammar concepts will be presented through units of study, which may include immersion activities, readings in contemporary and classical literature, history, art, music, geography, and essay writing. Focus will be placed on preparing students to take the Advanced Placement exam in the Spring if they choose to do so. Students may also elect to receive 3 credit hours through the Advanced Credit program at the University of Missouri - St. Louis, when available. 

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