Foreign Language

  • Foreign Language Department Vision Statement:   Every South Allegheny language student will be exposed to the varying cultural, racial, and linguistic viewpoints applicable not only to countries around the world but to communities within our nation and region.

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    TITLE: French I                                                                      Credit: 1

    Course Number: 0512                                                             Grade: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Prerequisite: N/A                                                                    Difficulty Rating: 1     

    Description: French I is designed for students to build a solid foundation in the language.  The emphasis will be on conversational vocabulary and basic grammar structures.  Listening, reading, writing, and speaking will be the skills of focus in the classroom.  Discussions of culture will be used to further students’ understanding of similarities and differences in daily life in the Francophone world.

     

    TITLE: French II                                                                    Credit: 1

    Course Number: 0522                                                             Grade: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Prerequisite: French I                                                              Difficulty Rating: 1      

    Description: French II builds on the language skills gained in previous study.  There will be a greater emphasis on more complex grammatical structures, an improvement of speaking and listening skills, including pronunciation, and a continuation of cultural studies as related to daily life in the Francophone world.

     

    TITLE: French III                                                                   Credit: 1

    Course Number: 0532                                                             Grade: 10, 11, 12

    Prerequisite: French II                                                                        Difficulty Rating: 2    

    Description: French III builds on the language skills gained in previous study.  There will be a greater emphasis on more complex grammatical structures, an improvement of speaking and listening skills, including pronunciation, and a continuation of cultural studies as related to daily life in the Francophone world.

     

    TITLE: French IV                                                                   Credit: 1

    Course Number: 0542                                                            Grade: 11, 12

    Prerequisite: French III                                                           Difficulty Rating: 2     

    Description: French IV builds on the language skills gained in previous study.  More complex expression through the use of higher-level grammatical structures will be expected.  Students will also focus on the development of independent listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills using increased specific vocabulary.  Students will be exposed to many new cultural nuances of life in the Francophone world through a diverse selection of readings in humor, journalism, fiction, and regional literature.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TITLE: French V                                                                    Credit: 1

    Course Number: 0544                                                             Grade: 11, 12

    Prerequisite: French IV                                                           Difficulty Rating: 2     

    Description: French V builds on the language skills gained in previous study.  More complex expression through the use of higher-level grammatical structures will be expected.  Students will also focus on the development of independent listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills using increased specific vocabulary.  Students will be exposed to many new cultural nuances of life in the Francophone world through a diverse selection of readings in humor, journalism, fiction, and regional literature.

     

    TITLE: Spanish I                                                                    Credit: 1

    Course Number: 0513                                                             Grade: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Prerequisite: N/A                                                                    Difficulty Rating: 1     

    Description: Spanish I is designed for students to build a solid foundation in the language.  The emphasis will be on conversational vocabulary and basic grammar structures.  Listening, reading, writing, and speaking will be the skills of focus in the classroom.  Discussions of culture will be used to further students’ understanding of similarities and differences in daily life in the Hispanic world.

     

    TITLE: Spanish II                                                                   Credit: 1

    Course Number: 0523                                                             Grade: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Prerequisite: Spanish I                                                           Difficulty Rating: 1      

    Description: Spanish II builds on the language skills gained in previous study.  There will be a greater emphasis on more complex grammatical structures, an improvement of speaking and listening skills, including pronunciation, and a continuation of cultural studies as related to daily life in the Hispanic world.

     

    TITLE: Spanish III                                                                 Credit: 1

    Course Number: 0533                                                             Grade: 10, 11, 12

    Prerequisite: Spanish II                                                           Difficulty Rating: 2     

    Description: Spanish III builds on the language skills gained in previous study.  There will be a greater emphasis on more complex grammatical structures, an improvement of speaking and listening skills, including pronunciation, and a continuation of cultural studies as related to daily life in the Hispanic world.

     

    TITLE: Spanish IV                                                                 Credit: 1

    Course Number: 0543                                                             Grade: 11, 12

    Prerequisite: Spanish III                                                         Difficulty Rating: 2      

    Description: Spanish IV builds on the language skills gained in previous study.  More complex expression through the use of higher-level grammatical structures will be expected.  Students will also focus on the development of independent listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills using increased specific vocabulary.  Students will be exposed to many new cultural nuances of life in the Hispanic world through a diverse selection of readings in humor, journalism, fiction, and regional literature.

     

     

    TITLE: Spanish V                                                                   Credit: 1

    Course Number: 0545                                                             Grade: 11, 12

    Prerequisite: Spanish IV                                                         Difficulty Rating: 2     

    Description: Spanish V builds on the language skills gained in previous study.  More complex expression through the use of higher-level grammatical structures will be expected.  Students will also focus on the development of independent listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills using increased specific vocabulary.  Students will be exposed to many new cultural nuances of life in the Hispanic world through a diverse selection of readings in humor, journalism, fiction, and regional literature.