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AP Summer Assignments
AP Spanish: Mrs. Cox will post the assignment on Google Classroom, the join code is 8i8yv14

WL511 FRENCH 1 One Credit
The four linguistic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, as well as cultural and grammatical concepts are practiced in real-life situations. The goal for students is to communicate in the language at the survival level in such basic language functions as ordering food; making purchases; getting around in foreign cities; and talking about self, family, and leisure activities. Many opportunities for oral and written communications are expanded through the use and application of technology. Upon completion of the BEGINNING STAGE, students are able to effectively handle basic task-oriented and social situations. They can ask and answer questions, initiate and respond to simple statements, and maintain a conversation in a restricted manner. Their vocabulary is adequate to express elementary needs. The speaker can generally be understood by a sympathetic audience. As much as possible, the class is conducted in French.
 
WL512 FRENCH 2 One Credit
FOREIGN LANGUAGES The four linguistic skills, culture, and grammatical concepts continue to be emphasized and practiced in additional real-life situations. The goal for students is to communicate with increasing proficiency by discussing weather, lodging, daily routines, health and fitness, and the regions of the French speaking world. Many opportunities for oral and written communication are expanded through the use of technology. Upon completion of the BEGINNING STAGE, students are able to effectively handle basic task-oriented and social situations. They can ask and answer questions, initiate and respond to simple statements, and maintain a conversation in a restricted manner. Their vocabulary is adequate to express elementary needs. The speaker can generally be understood by a sympathetic audience. As much as possible, the class is conducted in French. Pre-requisite: WL511 French 1
 
WL512 FRENCH 2 HONORS One Credit
The content of French 2 Honors expands and enriches the curriculum for French 2. Students develop in greater depth the linguistic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. They are expected to express themselves beyond simple mechanical responses, demonstrating the ability to manipulate and create in the language. They demonstrate increased proficiency in manipulating the language in a culturally appropriate manner. The course also includes a practicum, an opportunity to put into practice what already has been learned and to combine linguistic skills with other talents. Pre-requisite: WL511 French 1
 
WL513 FRENCH 3 One Credit
Linguistic skills and grammatical concepts are strengthened, while cultural concepts are expanded to enable students to understand cultural differences. The goal is for students to communicate with increasing proficiency by discussing the world or work, travel in France, the Francophone world and the French cuisine. Many opportunities for oral and written communications are expanded through the use and application of technology. Upon completion of the DEVELOPING STAGE, students are able to handle effectively basic task-oriented and social situations. They can ask and answer questions, initiate and respond to simple statements, and maintain a conversation in a restricted manner. Their vocabulary is adequate to express elementary needs. The speaker can generally be understood by a sympathetic audience. French 3 classes are conducted almost entirely in French. Pre-requisite: WL512 French 2
 
WL513 FRENCH 3 HONORS One Credit
The content of French 3 Honors expands and enriches the curriculum for French 3. Students develop in greater depth the linguistic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. They are expected to express themselves beyond simple mechanical responses, demonstrating the ability to manipulate and create in the language--expressing opinions, negotiating, persuading, and advising. They demonstrate increased proficiency in manipulating the language in a culturally appropriate manner. The course also includes a practicum, an opportunity to put into practice what already has been learned and to combine linguistic skills with other talents. Pre-requisite: WL512 French 2
 
WL514 FRENCH 4 One Credit
Linguistic skills continue to be polished and strengthened, enabling the student to communicate with increasing precision and accuracy. The goal is for students to develop their understanding of French in contemporary, literary, historical, and cultural contexts. Many opportunities for oral and written communications are expanded through the use of technology. Upon completion of the DEVELOPING STAGE, students are able to handle effectively basic task-oriented and social situations. They can ask and answer questions, initiate and respond to simple statements, and maintain a conversation in a restricted manner. Their vocabulary is adequate to express elementary needs. The speaker can generally be understood by a sympathetic audience. French 4 classes are conducted almost entirely in French. Pre-requisite: WL513 French 3
 
WL514 FRENCH 4 HONORS One Credit
The content of French 4 Honors expands and enriches the curriculum for French 4. Students develop in greater depth the linguistic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. They are expected to express themselves beyond simple mechanical responses, demonstrating the ability to manipulate and create in the language--expressing opinions, negotiating, persuading, and advising. They demonstrate increased proficiency in manipulating the language in a culturally appropriate manner. The course also includes a practicum, an opportunity to put into practice what already has been learned and to combine linguistic skills with other talents. Pre-requisite: WL513 French 3
 
WL516 FRENCH 6 HONORS One Credit
Students develop in greater depth the linguistic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. They are expected to express themselves beyond simple mechanical responses, demonstrating the ability to manipulate and create in the language--expressing opinions, negotiating, persuading, and advising. They demonstrate increased proficiency in manipulating the language in a culturally appropriate manner. The course also includes a practicum, an opportunity to put into practice what already has been learned and to combine linguistic skills with other talents. Pre-requisites: WL515 French 5
 
WL517 AP FRENCH LANGUAGE One Credit
The goal of this course is to achieve a high level of proficiency in the four linguistic skills, listening, speaking, reading and writing, as prescribed by the College Board. The classes are conducted in French. Pre-requisites: WL514 French 4
 
WL531 LATIN 1 One Credit
The first level of Latin offers the basic vocabulary and grammar system for all future study of Latin. Roman culture and life are introduced through the readings. Mythology, history, and geography are incorporated. The use of technology is encouraged to implement and enhance the students' studies. Upon completion of the BEGINNING STAGE, students are able to read and understand simple passages and their cultural context. They can ask and answer questions, as well as initiate and respond to simple statements and commands. Their vocabulary is adequate to understand elementary Latin passages. The students' compositions can generally be understood by a sympathetic reader.
 
WL532 LATIN 2 One Credit
The second level of Latin offers a continuing study and review of grammar previously introduced. Most of the formal grammar necessary for the reading of Latin literature will be presented. Readings continue to focus on daily life. Legendary history and mythology complement the integrated language approach to translation. The use of technology is encouraged to implement and enhance the students’ studies. Upon completion of the BEGINNING STAGE, students are able to read and understand simple passages and their cultural context. They can ask and answer questions, as well as initiate and respond to simple statements and commands. Their vocabulary is adequate to understand elementary Latin passages. The students' composition can generally be understood by a sympathetic reader. Pre-requisites: WL531 Latin 1
 
WL532 LATIN 2 HONORS One Credit
The content of Latin 2 Honors expands and enriches the curriculum for Latin 2. Students develop in greater depth the linguistic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. They are expected to express themselves beyond simple mechanical responses, demonstrating the ability to manipulate and create in the language. They demonstrate increased proficiency in manipulating the language in a culturally appropriate manner. The course also includes a practicum, an opportunity to put into practice what already has been learned and to combine linguistic skills with other talents. Pre-requisites: WL531 Latin 1
 
WL533 LATIN 3 One Credit
(May be taken in 3rd, 4th, or 5th year) The third level reviews and completes the study of grammar. Additional vocabulary is introduced through the readings. Latin prose reading selections, featuring the Republic and the Empire, include such authors as Cicero, Caesar, Entropies, Augustus, and Petronius. The use of technology is encouraged to implement and enhance the students' studies. Upon completion of the DEVELOPING STAGE, students are able to recognize and understand most grammatical structures found in Latin prose. With enhanced vocabulary, students are able to read passages from the works of selected authors. Pre-requisites: WL532 Latin 2
 
WL533 LATIN 3 HONORS One Credit
The content of Latin 3 Honors expands and enriches the curriculum for Latin 3. Students develop in greater depth the linguistic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. They are expected to express themselves beyond simple mechanical responses, demonstrating the ability to manipulate and create in the language. They demonstrate increased proficiency in manipulating the language in a culturally appropriate manner. The course also includes a practicum, an opportunity to put into practice what already has been learned and to combine linguistic skills with other talents. Pre-requisites: WL532 Latin 2
 
WL534 LATIN 4 One Credit
(May be taken in 3rd, 4th, or 5th year) This level features Virgil's Aeneid and the Augustan Age. The politics, history, and mythology emphasized in the Aeneid enhance the understanding of the Augustan Age and its influence. There will be a study of grammar and vocabulary peculiar to the Aeneid. The study of literary devices and meter strengthen the students' appreciation of epic poetry. The use of technology is encouraged to implement and enhance the students' studies. Upon completion of the DEVELOPING STAGE, students are able to recognize and understand most grammatical structures found in Latin poetry. With enhanced vocabulary, students are able to read passages from the works of selected authors. Pre-requisites: WL533 Latin 3
 
WL534 LATIN 4 HONORS One Credit
The content of Latin 4 Honors expands and enriches the curriculum for Latin 4. Students develop in greater depth the linguistic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. They are expected to express themselves beyond simple mechanical responses, demonstrating the ability to manipulate and create in the language. They demonstrate increased proficiency in manipulating the language in a culturally appropriate manner. The course also includes a practicum, an opportunity to put into practice what already has been learned and to combine linguistic skills with other talents. Pre-requisites: WL533 Latin 3
 
WL538 AP LATIN: VIRGIL One Credit
Students may opt for an Advanced Placement prescription at Level 4 or 5. The designated author is Virgil. Through these readings and independent work, a study of Roman history and culture is continued. A review of grammar and writing is instituted when necessary. The use of technology is encouraged to implement and enhance the student's study. Pre-requisites: WL534Latin 4 (Advanced placement
prescription may start as early as Latin 4; in such cases, WL533 Latin 3 will be the prerequisite.)"
 
WL541 SPANISH 1 One Credit
The four linguistic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, as well as cultural and grammatical concepts are practiced in real-life situations. The goal is for students to communicate in the language at the survival level in such basic language functions as ordering food; making purchases; getting around in foreign cities; and talking about self, family, and leisure activities. Many opportunities for oral and written communications are expanded through the use and application of technology. Upon completion of the BEGINNING STAGE, students are able to effectively handle basic task-oriented and social situations. They can ask and answer questions, initiate and respond to simple statements, and maintain a conversation in a restricted manner. Their vocabulary is adequate to express elementary needs. As much as possible, the class is conducted in Spanish.
 
WL542 SPANISH 2 One Credit
The four linguistic skills, culture, and grammatical concepts continue to be emphasized and practiced in additional real-life situations. The goal for students is to communicate with increasing proficiency by discussing weather, lodging, daily routines, health and fitness, and the regions of the Spanish-speaking world. Students will learn to describe past, present, and future events. Many opportunities for oral and written communication are expanded through the use of technology. Upon completion of the BEGINNING STAGE, students are able to effectively handle basic task-oriented and social situations. They can ask and answer questions, initiate and respond to simple statements, and maintain a conversation in a restricted manner. Their vocabulary is adequate to express elementary needs. The speaker can generally be understood by a sympathetic audience. As much as possible, the class is conducted in Spanish. Pre-requisites: WL541 Spanish 1
 
WL542 SPANISH 2 HONORS One Credit
The content of Spanish 2 Honors expands and enriches the curriculum for Spanish 2. Students develop in greater depth the linguistic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. They are expected to express themselves beyond simple mechanical responses, demonstrating the ability to manipulate and create in the language. They demonstrate increased proficiency in manipulating the language in a culturally appropriate manner. The course also includes a practicum, an opportunity to put into practice what already has been learned and to combine linguistic skills with other talents. Pre-requisites: WL541 Spanish 1
 
WL543 SPANISH 3 One Credit
The foreign language program enables the student to develop proficiency in a language in addition to English. Proficiency is the learner's ability to understand, speak, read, and write the language within an authentic cultural setting. Upon completion of the DEVELOPING STAGE, students are able to handle effectively basic task-oriented and social situations. They can ask and answer questions, initiate and respond to simple statements, and maintain a conversation in a restricted manner. Their vocabulary is adequate to express elementary needs. The speaker can generally be understood by a sympathetic audience. Spanish 3 classes are conducted almost entirely in Spanish. Pre-requisites: WL542 Spanish 291
 
WL543 SPANISH 3 HONORS One Credit
The content of Spanish 3 Honors expands and enriches the curriculum for Spanish 3. Students develop in greater depth the linguistic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. They are expected to express themselves beyond simple mechanical responses, demonstrating the ability to manipulate and create in the language. They demonstrate increased proficiency in manipulating the language in a culturally appropriate manner. The course also includes a practicum, an opportunity to put into practice what already has been learned and to combine linguistic skills with other talents. Pre-requisites: WL542 Spanish 2
 
WL544 SPANISH 4 One Credit
The foreign language program enables the student to develop proficiency in a language in addition to English. Proficiency is the learner's ability to understand, speak, read, and write the language within an authentic cultural setting. Upon completion of the DEVELOPING STAGE, students are able to handle effectively basic task-oriented and social situations. They can ask and answer questions, initiate and respond to simple statements, and maintain a conversation in a restricted manner. Their vocabulary is adequate to express elementary needs. The speaker can generally be understood by a sympathetic audience. These classes are conducted in Spanish. Pre-requisites:WL543 Spanish 3
 
WL544 SPANISH 4 HONORS One Credit
The content of Spanish 4 Honors expands and enriches the curriculum for Spanish 4. Students develop in greater depth the linguistic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. They are expected to express themselves beyond simple mechanical responses, demonstrating the ability to manipulate and create in the language. They demonstrate increased proficiency in manipulating the language in a culturally appropriate manner. The course also includes a practicum, an opportunity to put into practice what already has been learned and to combine linguistic skills with other talents. Pre-requisites: WL543 Spanish 3
 
WL546 SPANISH 6 HONORS One Credit
Students develop in greater depth the linguistic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. They are expected to express themselves beyond simple mechanical responses, demonstrating the ability to manipulate and create in the language. They demonstrate increased proficiency in manipulating the language in a culturally appropriate manner. The course also includes a practicum, an opportunity to put into practice what already has been learned and to combine linguistic skills with other talents. Pre-requisites:WL545 Spanish 5
 
WL547 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE One Credit
The goal of this course is to achieve a high level of proficiency in the four linguistic skills, listening, speaking, reading, and writing, as prescribed by the College Board. The classes are conducted in Spanish.
Pre-requisite WL544 Spanish 4
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