World Languages

  • French 1A 05010A
    French 1A introduces students to the French language through topics such as introductions, descriptions, activities and school life. This course uses a task-based curriculum through which students progress in their ability to communicate in real-life situations. Students will be exposed to hearing French spoken in the classroom, as well as to using authentic resources in the areas of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students will grow in their ability to communicate with each other at a basic level. Outside practice of material is expected regularly to reinforce the concepts taught in class.  **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05010B - French 1B

    French 1B 05010B
    French 1B introduces students to the language and culture of the French-speaking world, including topics such as family, places, food, clothes and weather. This course continues use of a task-based curriculum through which students progress in their ability to communicate in real-life situations. Students will be exposed to hearing French spoken in the classroom, as well as to using authentic resources in the areas of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students will grow in their ability to communicate with each other at a basic level. Outside practice of material is expected regularly to reinforce the concepts taught in class. Upon successful completion of French 1, students may progress to the second year of world language study. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05010A - French 1A

    French 2A 05020A
    French 2A is a continuation of French 1 with a task-based curriculum through which students progress in their ability to communicate in real-life situations. This course includes topics such as daily routine, household chores, navigating a new city, and traveling. Students are exposed to the spoken language and use of authentic materials in the development of the four essential skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Themes are studied within a broader context and with an expanded vocabulary, and include an increased knowledge of grammatical structures, especially the ability to express oneself in the past tense. Outside practice of material is expected regularly to reinforce the concepts taught in class.  **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    PREREQUISITE: 05010A/B - French 1
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05020B - French 2B

    French 2B 05020B
    French 2B is a continuation of a task-based curriculum through which students progress in their ability to communicate in real-life situations. This course includes topics such as attending events, going to the doctor and learning about French celebrations. Students are exposed to the spoken language and use of authentic materials in the development of the four essential skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Themes are studied within a broader context and with an expanded vocabulary, and include an increased knowledge of grammatical structures, especially the ability to express oneself in the past tense. Outside practice of material is expected regularly to reinforce the concepts taught in class. Upon successful completion of French 2, students may progress to the third year of world language study.  **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05020A - French 2A

    French 3A 05030A
    This course stresses application of the vocabulary and grammar learned in previous levels of French as well as refines the four skills of listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing. Dialogues, discussion, films, magazines, media, etc. will be used as a vehicle to learn the spoken, as well as the written, language. Special emphasis will be given to learning culture -- specifically music, art, cuisine, sport & leisure, geography and social customs. Short works of literature, such as poetry, plays and short stories will be read.  **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    PREREQUISITE: 05020A/B - French 2
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05030B - French 3B

    French 3B 05030B
    This course stresses application of the vocabulary and grammar learned in previous levels of French as well as refines the four skills of listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing. Dialogues, discussion, films, magazines, media, etc. will be used as a vehicle to learn the spoken, as well as the written, language. Special emphasis will be given to learning culture -- specifically music, art, cuisine, sport & leisure, geography and social customs. Short works of literature, such as poetry, plays and short stories will be read.  **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05030A - French 3A

    French 4A 05040A
    French 4 is a further development of French 3, with continued practice in speaking and reading. Written compositions over a variety of topics will be assigned. Grammar will be reviewed, and additional new grammar will be introduced. Novels, short stories and drama will be studied thoroughly in terms of grammatical structures and theme. Additional vocabulary skills and oral fluency will be developed. Further study of culture is provided through movies, magazines, and oral presentations. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    PREREQUISITE: 05030A/B - French 3
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05040B - French 4B

    French 4B 05040B
    French 4 is a further development of French 3, with continued practice in speaking and reading. Written compositions over a variety of topics will be assigned. Grammar will be reviewed, and additional new grammar will be introduced. Novels, short stories and drama will be studied thoroughly in terms of grammatical structures and theme. Additional vocabulary skills and oral fluency will be developed. Further study of culture is provided through movies, magazines, and oral presentations. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05040A - French 4A

    Spanish 1A 05110A
    Spanish 1 introduces students to the language and culture of the Spanish-speaking world. Students will be exposed to hearing Spanish spoken in the classroom, as well as to using authentic resources. This course has a practical approach with a task-based curriculum where students learn to communicate in real-life situations. The focus will be on equipping students with the essential skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in order to grow in their ability to communicate with each other at a basic level. Outside practice of material is expected regularly to reinforce the concepts taught in class. Upon successful completion of Spanish 1, students may progress to the second year of world language study.
    **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05110B - Spanish 1B

    Spanish 1B 05110B
    Spanish 1 introduces students to the language and culture of the Spanish-speaking world. Students will be exposed to hearing Spanish spoken in the classroom, as well as to using authentic resources. This course has a practical approach with a task-based curriculum where students learn to communicate in real-life situations. The focus will be on equipping students with the essential skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in order to grow in their ability to communicate with each other at a basic level. Outside practice of material is expected regularly to reinforce the concepts taught in class. Upon successful completion of Spanish 1, students may progress to the second year of world language study.  **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05110A - Spanish 1A

    Spanish 2A 05120A
    Spanish 2 is a continuation of Spanish 1 with a task-based curriculum where students progress in their ability to communicate in real-life situations. Students are exposed to the spoken language and use of authentic materials in the development of the 4 essential skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Themes are studied within a broader context and with an expanded vocabulary, and include an increased knowledge of grammatical structures, especially the ability to express oneself in the past tense. Outside practice of material is expected regularly to reinforce the concepts taught in class. Upon successful completion of Spanish 2, students may progress to the third year of world language study.  **Pathway: Arts & Communications
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    PREREQUISITE: 05110A/B - Spanish 1
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05120B - Spanish 2B

    Spanish 2B 05120B
    Spanish 2 is a continuation of Spanish 1 with a task-based curriculum where students progress in their ability to communicate in real-life situations. Students are exposed to the spoken language and use of authentic materials in the development of the 4 essential skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Themes are studied within a broader context and with an expanded vocabulary, and include an increased knowledge of grammatical structures, especially the ability to express oneself in the past tense. Outside practice of material is expected regularly to reinforce the concepts taught in class. Upon successful completion of Spanish 2, students may progress to the third year of world language study.  **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05120A - Spanish 2A

    Spanish 3A 05130A
    The emphasis of this course shifts from learning the fundamentals to developing fluency. Students will continue to build their vocabulary and learn to use the more complex verb tenses. Understanding grammar concepts is emphasized. Speaking and listening skills are refined through dialogues and skits that will require them to think in Spanish. Reading and writing skills are improved through Spanish literature and frequent writing. Upon successful completion of this course, students may advance to the fourth year of study. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    PREREQUISITE: 05120A/B - Spanish 2
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05130B - Spanish 3B

    Spanish 3B 05130B
    The emphasis of this course shifts from learning the fundamentals to developing fluency. Students will continue to build their vocabulary and learn to use the more complex verb tenses. Understanding grammar concepts is emphasized. Speaking and listening skills are refined through dialogues and skits that will require them to think in Spanish. Reading and writing skills are improved through Spanish literature and frequent writing. Upon successful completion of this course, students may advance to the fourth year of study. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05130A - Spanish 3A

    Spanish 4A 05140A
    Students will work on building a more advanced vocabulary, and learn to use the more complex verb tenses. This course emphasizes the development of fluent speaking and writing skills. Interpretation of higher level reading selections and comprehension of varied listening activities are practiced. Upon successful completion of this course, students may advance to the fifth year of study. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    PREREQUISITE: 05130A/B - Spanish 3
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05140B - Spanish 4B

    Spanish 4B 05140B
    Students will work on building a more advanced vocabulary, and learn to use the more complex verb tenses. This course emphasizes the development of fluent speaking and writing skills. Interpretation of higher level reading selections and comprehension of varied listening activities are practiced. Upon successful completion of this course, students may advance to the fifth year of study. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05140A - Spanish 4A

    Japanese 1A 05410A
    Japanese 1 introduces students to the language and culture of Japan. Students will be exposed to Japanese in the classroom from the very beginning, as well as experiencing authentic resources. This course has a practical approach with a task-based curriculum where students learn to communicate in real-life situations. The focus will be on equipping students with the essential skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in order to grow in their ability to communicate with each other at a basic level. Upon successful completion of Japanese 1, students will be able to write in both hiragana and katakana with beginning usage of kanji.  **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05410B - Japanese 1B

    Japanese 1B 05410B
    Japanese 1 introduces students to the language and culture of Japan. Students will be exposed to Japanese in the classroom from the very beginning, as well as experiencing authentic resources. This course has a practical approach with a task-based curriculum where students learn to communicate in real-life situations. The focus will be on equipping students with the essential skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in order to grow in their ability to communicate with each other at a basic level. Upon successful completion of Japanese 1, students will be able to write in both hiragana and katakana with beginning usage of kanji.  **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05410A - Japanese 1A

    Japanese 2A 05420A
    Japanese 2 is a continuation of Japanese 1 with a task-based curriculum where students progress in their ability to communicate in real-life situations. Students are exposed to the spoken language and use of authentic materials in the development of the 4 essential skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Themes are studied within a broader context and with an expanded vocabulary, and include an increased knowledge of grammatical structures. Upon successful completion of Japanese 2, students will have expanded their knowledge of kanji to approximately 100 kanji.  **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    PREREQUISITE: 05410A/B - Japanese 1
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05420B - Japanese 2B

    Japanese 2B 05420B
    Japanese 2 is a continuation of Japanese 1 with a task-based curriculum where students progress in their ability to communicate in real-life situations. Students are exposed to the spoken language and use of authentic materials in the development of the 4 essential skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Themes are studied within a broader context and with an expanded vocabulary, and include an increased knowledge of grammatical structures. Upon successful completion of Japanese 2, students will have expanded their knowledge of kanji to approximately 100 kanji.  **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05420A - Japanese 2A
    Japanese 3A 05430A
    This course concentrates upon complex grammar structures and additional verb forms. Listening and speaking skills will be enhanced through the application of "honorific" styles of speech, as well as the introduction to new vocabulary. Reading and writing skills continue to expand with additional kanji and using the written language for purposeful communication. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    PREREQUISITE: 05420A/B - Japanese 2
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05430B - Japanese 3B

    Japanese 3B 05430B
    This course concentrates upon complex grammar structures and additional verb forms. Listening and speaking skills will be enhanced through the application of "honorific" styles of speech, as well as the introduction to new vocabulary. Reading and writing skills continue to expand with additional kanji and using the written language for purposeful communication. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05430A - Japanese 3A

    Japanese 4A 05440A
    This course concentrates upon complex grammar structures and additional verb forms. Listening and speaking skills will be enhanced through the application of "honorific" styles of speech, as well as the introduction to new vocabulary. Reading and writing skills continue to expand with additional kanji and using the written language for purposeful communication. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    PREREQUISITE: 05430A/B - Japanese 3
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05440B - Japanese 4B

    Japanese 4B 05440B
    This course concentrates upon complex grammar structures and additional verb forms. Listening and speaking skills will be enhanced through the application of "honorific" styles of speech, as well as the introduction to new vocabulary. Reading and writing skills continue to expand with additional kanji and using the written language for purposeful communication. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05440A - Japanese 4A

    Arabic 1A 05510A
    This course is for the absolute beginner. You will learn how to pronounce and write the alphabet, and learn some simple phrases such as greetings, introducing yourself, making orders, asking questions and getting involved in a very basic conversation using Modern Standard Arabic aligned with ACTFL 5cs Standards. By the end of the course, students should be able to: First, understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Second, introduce themselves and others, ask, and answer questions about personal details such as where they live, people they know and things they have. Finally, interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help. Because Arabic can look and sound challenging, we will take our time throughout this session to familiarize ourselves with it at a pace that should suit all levels and abilities.**Pathway: Arts & Communication
    COURSE NOTE: This course is available only at FHS.  Transportation will be provided for NFHS students.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05510B - Arabic 1B

    Arabic 1B 05510B
    This course is for the absolute beginner. You will learn how to pronounce and write the alphabet, and learn some simple phrases such as greetings, introducing yourself, making orders, asking questions and getting involved in a very basic conversation using Modern Standard Arabic aligned with ACTFL 5cs Standards. By the end of this course, students will be able to read and write a full sentence. By the end of the course, students should be able to: First, understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Second, introduce themselves and others, ask, and answer questions about personal details such as where they live, people they know and things they have. Finally, interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help. Because Arabic can look and sound challenging, we will take our time throughout this session to familiarize ourselves with it at a pace that should suit all levels and abilities. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    COURSE NOTE: This course is available only at FHS.  Transportation will be provided for NFHS students.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05510A - Arabic 1A

    Arabic 2A 05520A
    Arabic 2 is a continuation of Arabic 1 with an emphasis on vocabulary expansion and grammar constructions. Students will demonstrate comprehension of new concepts through more advanced reading and writing of Modern Standard Arabic (MSA). Students work to improve their listening and speaking skills through more frequent and extended use of Arabic conversation. Cultural focus remains an integral part of the course. **Pathway: Arts & Communications
    COURSE NOTE: This course is available only at FHS. Transportation in NOT provided.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    PREREQUISITE: 05510B - Arabic 1B
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05520B - Arabic 2B

    Arabic 2B 05520B
    Arabic 2 is a continuation of Arabic 1 with an emphasis on vocabulary expansion and grammar constructions. Students will demonstrate comprehension of new concepts through more advanced reading and writing of Modern Standard Arabic (MSA). Students work to improve their listening and speaking skills through more frequent and extended use of Arabic conversation. Cultural focus remains an integral part of the course. **Pathway: Arts & Communications
    COURSE NOTE: This course is available only at FHS. Transportation in NOT provided.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05520A - Arabic 2A

    Arabic 3A 05530A
    Students at this level have a broader range of vocabulary, more fluency in speaking, and more advanced skills in Arabic than students at the regular Intermediate Arabic level. The main objective of this course is to prepare students to IB testing and move students in a short period across the threshold of the high intermediate level of proficiency and provide opportunities and learning strategies towards the advanced level of proficiency. This level is characterized by extensive readings and discussions on a multitude of social, cultural, and literary topics. Writing assignments are geared toward stylistic and aesthetic aspects of the Arabic language. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    COURSE NOTE: This course is available only at FHS.  Transportation in NOT provided.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    PREREQUISITE: 05520B - Arabic 2B
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05530B - Arabic 3B

    Arabic 3B 05530B
    Students at this level have a broader range of vocabulary, more fluency in speaking, and more advanced skills in Arabic than students at the regular Intermediate Arabic level. The main objective of this course is to prepare students to IB testing and move students in a short period across the threshold of the high intermediate level of proficiency and provide opportunities and learning strategies towards the advanced level of proficiency. This level is characterized by extensive readings and discussions on a multitude of social, cultural, and literary topics. Writing assignments are geared toward stylistic and aesthetic aspects of the Arabic language. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    COURSE NOTE: This course is available only at FHS.  Transportation in NOT provided.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05530A - Arabic 3A

    Advanced Placement French 5A 05050A
    The objective of French 5 is to emphasize the application of learning acquired at previous levels. Therefore, a review and refinement of the five language skills-speaking, listening comprehension, reading, writing and viewing will be learned through student-oriented activities. Additionally, the knowledge of culture and civilization will be through current events, music, special videos and guest speakers. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    COURSE NOTES:  Students will be encouraged to take the AP Exam in May, from which they may earn college credit and/or advanced standing.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
    PREREQUISITE: 05040A/B - French 4
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05050B - Advanced Placement French 5B

    Advanced Placement French 5B 05050B
    The objective of French 5 is to emphasize the application of learning acquired at previous levels. Therefore, a review and refinement of the five language skills-speaking, listening comprehension, reading, writing and viewing will be learned through student-oriented activities. Additionally, the knowledge of culture and civilization will be through current events, music, special videos and guest speakers. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    COURSE NOTES:  Students will be encouraged to take the AP Exam in May, from which they may earn college credit and/or advanced standing.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05050A - Advanced Placement French 5A

    Advanced Placement Spanish 5A 05150A
    Conversation, composition, and grammar review remain an important part of this course. Instruction will help prepare interested students for the AP exam as well as college level courses. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    COURSE NOTES:  Students will be encouraged to take the AP Exam in May, from which they may earn college credit and/or advanced standing.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
    PREREQUISITE: 05140A/B - Spanish 4
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05150B - Advanced Placement Spanish 5B

    Advanced Placement Spanish 5B 05150B
    Conversation, composition, and grammar review remain an important part of this course. Instruction will help prepare interested students for the AP exam as well as college level courses. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
    COURSE NOTES:  Students will be encouraged to take the AP Exam in May, from which they may earn college credit and/or advanced standing.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 05150A - Advanced Placement Spanish 5A

    IBDP Spanish A/B/C/D 19510A/B/C/D-IB

    This class is a two-year college-level course (four semesters), started in 11th grade.  This course can be taken as part of the IB Diploma Programme OR as an individual course separate from the Diploma Programme.

    The aims of the language B course are that students can communicate clearly and effectively in a range of situations, demonstrating linguistic competence and intercultural understanding. Students will use language appropriate to a range of interpersonal and/or cultural contexts to communicate. Students will learn to understand and use language to express and respond to a range of ideas with accuracy and fluency. Students will be able to organize ideas on a range of topics, in a clear, coherent and convincing manner. Students will understand, analyze and respond to a range of written and spoken contexts. HL students will also understand and analyze works of literature written in the target language of study.

    IB Language B (Arabic, French, Japanese, Spanish) Curriculum

    COURSE NOTE: Students who take Levels 1 and 2 during their Freshman and Sophomore years in high school can take level SL. Students who take Levels 2 and 3 (or 4) during their Freshman and Sophomore years in high school can take level SL or HL, based on proficiency and teacher recommendation. The IBDP SL/HL classes resemble advanced Level 4 and 5 classes. Level 3 is a required prerequisite for HL students, in addition to teacher recommendation.

    This class is a two-year college-level course (four semesters), started in 11th grade. Each semester builds upon the previous semester in content and skills. This course can be taken as part of the IB Diploma Programme OR as an individual course separate from the Diploma Programme. 

    Assessment is an integral part of teaching and learning. The most important aims of assessment in the Diploma Programme are that it should support curricular goals and encourage appropriate student learning. Both external and internal assessments are used in the Diploma Programme. IB examiners mark work produced for external assessment, while work produced for internal assessment is marked by teachers and externally moderated by the IB.  An optional final exam is available for college credit in the spring of senior year.

    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: International Baccalaureate GRADE: 11-12
    PREREQUISITE: 05120A/B - Spanish 2 or 05130A/B - Spanish 3
    COREQUISITES: Grade 11 takes 19510A/B - IBDP Spanish A/B.  Garde 12 takes 19510B/C - IBDP Spanish C/D.

    IBDP Arabic A/B/C/D 19521A/B/C/D-IB

    This class is a two-year college-level course (four semesters), started in 11th grade.  This course can be taken as part of the IB Diploma Programme OR as an individual course separate from the Diploma Programme.

    The aims of the language B course are that students can communicate clearly and effectively in a range of situations, demonstrating linguistic competence and intercultural understanding. Students will use language appropriate to a range of interpersonal and/or cultural contexts to communicate. Students will learn to understand and use language to express and respond to a range of ideas with accuracy and fluency. Students will be able to organize ideas on a range of topics, in a clear, coherent and convincing manner. Students will understand, analyze and respond to a range of written and spoken contexts. HL students will also understand and analyze works of literature written in the target language of study.

    IB Language B (Arabic, French, Japanese, Spanish) Curriculum

    COURSE NOTE: Students who take Levels 1 and 2 during their Freshman and Sophomore years in high school can take level SL. Students who take Levels 2 and 3 (or 4) during their Freshman and Sophomore years in high school can take level SL or HL, based on proficiency and teacher recommendation. The IBDP SL/HL classes resemble advanced Level 4 and 5 classes. Level 3 is a required prerequisite for HL students, in addition to teacher recommendation.

    This class is a two-year college-level course (four semesters), started in 11th grade. Each semester builds upon the previous semester in content and skills. This course can be taken as part of the IB Diploma Programme OR as an individual course separate from the Diploma Programme. 

    Assessment is an integral part of teaching and learning. The most important aims of assessment in the Diploma Programme are that it should support curricular goals and encourage appropriate student learning. Both external and internal assessments are used in the Diploma Programme. IB examiners mark work produced for external assessment, while work produced for internal assessment is marked by teachers and externally moderated by the IB.  An optional final exam is available for college credit in the spring of senior year.

    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: International Baccalaureate GRADE: 11
    PREREQUISITE: 05520A/B - Arabic 2 or 05530A/B - Arabic 3
    COREQUISITES: Grade 11 takes 19521A/B - IBDP Arabic.  Grade 12 takes 19521B/C.

    IBDP French A/B/C/D 19531A/B/C/D-IB

    This class is a two-year college-level course (four semesters), started in 11th grade.  This course can be taken as part of the IB Diploma Programme OR as an individual course separate from the Diploma Programme.

    The aims of the language B course are that students can communicate clearly and effectively in a range of situations, demonstrating linguistic competence and intercultural understanding. Students will use language appropriate to a range of interpersonal and/or cultural contexts to communicate. Students will learn to understand and use language to express and respond to a range of ideas with accuracy and fluency. Students will be able to organize ideas on a range of topics, in a clear, coherent and convincing manner. Students will understand, analyze and respond to a range of written and spoken contexts. HL students will also understand and analyze works of literature written in the target language of study.

    IB Language B (Arabic, French, Japanese, Spanish) Curriculum

    COURSE NOTE: Students who take Levels 1 and 2 during their Freshman and Sophomore years in high school can take level SL.  Students who take Levels 2 and 3 (or 4) during their Freshman and Sophomore years in high school can take level SL or HL, based on proficiency and teacher recommendation. The IBDP SL/HL classes resemble advanced Level 4 and 5 classes. Level 3 is a required prerequisite for HL students, in addition to teacher recommendation

    This class is a two-year college-level course (four semesters), started in 11th grade. Each semester builds upon the previous semester in content and skills. This course can be taken as part of the IB Diploma Programme OR as an individual course separate from the Diploma Programme. 

    Assessment is an integral part of teaching and learning. The most important aims of assessment in the Diploma Programme are that it should support curricular goals and encourage appropriate student learning. Both external and internal assessments are used in the Diploma Programme. IB examiners mark work produced for external assessment, while work produced for internal assessment is marked by teachers and externally moderated by the IB.  An optional final exam is available for college credit in the spring of senior year.

    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: International Baccalaureate GRADE: 11-12
    PREREQUISITE: 05020A/B - French 2 or 05030A/B - French 3
    COREQUISITES: Grade 11 takes 19531A/B - IBDP French A/B.  Grade 12 takes 19531C/D - IBDP French C/D.

    IBDP Japanese A/B/C/D 19551A/B/C/D-IB

    This class is a two-year college-level course (four semesters), started in 11th grade.  This course can be taken as part of the IB Diploma Programme OR as an individual course separate from the Diploma Programme.

    The aims of the language B course are that students can communicate clearly and effectively in a range of situations, demonstrating linguistic competence and intercultural understanding. Students will use language appropriate to a range of interpersonal and/or cultural contexts to communicate. Students will learn to understand and use language to express and respond to a range of ideas with accuracy and fluency. Students will be able to organize ideas on a range of topics, in a clear, coherent and convincing manner. Students will understand, analyze and respond to a range of written and spoken contexts. HL students will also understand and analyze works of literature written in the target language of study.

    IB Language B (Arabic, French, Japanese, Spanish) Curriculum

    COURSE NOTE: Students who take Levels 1 and 2 during their Freshman and Sophomore years in high school can take level SL. Students who take Levels 2 and 3 (or 4) during their Freshman and Sophomore years in high school can take level SL or HL, based on proficiency and teacher recommendation. The IBDP SL/HL classes resemble advanced Level 4 and 5 classes. Level 3 is a required prerequisite for HL students, in addition to teacher recommendation.

    This class is a two-year college-level course (four semesters), started in 11th grade. Each semester builds upon the previous semester in content and skills. This course can be taken as part of the IB Diploma Programme OR as an individual course separate from the Diploma Programme. 

    Assessment is an integral part of teaching and learning. The most important aims of assessment in the Diploma Programme are that it should support curricular goals and encourage appropriate student learning. Both external and internal assessments are used in the Diploma Programme. IB examiners mark work produced for external assessment, while work produced for internal assessment is marked by teachers and externally moderated by the IB.  An optional final exam is available for college credit in the spring of senior year.

    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: International Baccalaureate GRADE: 11-12
    PREREQUISITE: 05420A/B - Japanese 2 or 05430A/B - Japanese 3
    COREQUISITES: Grade 11 takes 19551A/B - IBDP Japanese A/B.  Grade 12 takes 19551C/D - IBDP Japanese C/D.