Languages

FRENCH

LANGUAGE ACQUISITION YEAR 3-FRENCH 8

(MFR-08-IB)

French 8 is the third year of MYP Acquiring Language. We will be using the MYP model of second language acquisition, which is based upon the European framework. The criteria are based on comprehension and communication in spoken, written and visual form. We will use Discovering French Bleu at the French 8 level. The emphasis will be on communication. Assessment and evaluation will be based on a variety of presentations, activities and tests.

Workbooks will be provided for classroom use only. However, workbooks may be purchased if a student wishes to write in his/her own copy.

LANGUAGE ACQUISITION YEAR 4-FRENCH 9

(MFR-09-IB)

French 9 is the fourth year of MYP Acquiring Language. We will be using the MYP model of second language acquisition, which is based upon the European framework. The criteria are based on comprehension and communication in spoken, written and visual form.  We will be using Discovering French Blanc at the French 9 level. The emphasis will be on communication. Assessment and evaluation will be based on a variety of presentations, activities and tests.

Workbooks will be provided for classroom use only. However, workbooks may be purchased if a student wishes to write in his/her own copy. This workbook will span French 9 and 10.

LANGUAGE ACQUISITION YEAR 5-FRENCH 10

(MFR-10-IB-4 CREDITS)

French 10 is the fifth year of MYP Acquiring Language. We will be using the MYP model of second language acquisition, which is based upon the European framework. The criteria are based on comprehension and communication in spoken, written and visual form. The emphasis will be on communication. We will continue to use Discovering French Blanc at the French 10 level. Assessment and evaluation will be based on a variety of presentations, activities and tests.

Workbooks will be provided for classroom use only. However, workbooks may be purchased if a student wishes to write in his/her own copy.

FRENCH 11

(MFR–11 ~ 4 CREDITS)

French 11 is the continuation of French 10 and will continue to follow the framework of language acquisition as outlined in the BC curriculum. In this course the following learning outcomes are addressed: oral communication, writing, reading, experiencing creative works and understanding cultural influences. The emphasis is on communication, both written and oral. Furthering grammatical accuracy and spontaneous communication are important at this level. More complex facets of language are introduced. Assessment and evaluation will be based on a variety of presentations, activities and tests.

Workbooks will be provided for classroom use only. However, workbooks may be purchased if a student wishes to write in his/her own copy.

FRENCH 12

(MFR–12 ~ 4 CREDITS)

French 12 is the continuation of French 11 and will continue to follow the framework of language acquisition as outlined in the BC curriculum. In this course the following learning outcomes are addressed: oral communication, writing, reading, experiencing creative works and understanding cultural influences. The emphasis is on communication, both written and oral. Furthering grammatical accuracy and spontaneous communication are important at this level. More complex facets of language are introduced. Students will be expected to spontaneously interact with others, synthesize information, analyze and respond in various ways in order to perform a variety of tasks. Assessment and evaluation will be based on a variety of presentations, activities and tests.

Workbooks will be provided for classroom use only. However, workbooks may be purchased if a student wishes to write in his/her own copy.

SPANISH

LANGUAGE ACQUISITION YEAR 3-SPANISH 8

(MSP-08-IB)

Spanish 8 is the third year of MYP Acquiring Language.  We will be using the MYP model of second language acquisition, which is based upon the European framework.  The criteria are based on comprehension and communication in spoken, written and visual form.  We will use Realidades 1 at the Spanish 8 level.  The emphasis will be on communication.  Assessment and evaluation will be based on a variety of presentations, activities and tests.  

Workbooks will be provided for classroom use only. However, workbooks may be purchased if a student wishes to write in his/her own copy.

LANGUAGE ACQUISITION YEAR 4-SPANISH 9

(MSP-09-IB)

Spanish 9 is the fourth year of MYP Acquiring Language. We will be using the MYP model of second language acquisition, which is based upon the European framework. The criteria are based on comprehension and communication in spoken, written and visual form. We will continue using Realidades 1 at the Spanish 9 level. The emphasis will be on communication. Assessment and evaluation will be based on a variety of presentations, activities and tests.

Workbooks will be provided for classroom use only. However, workbooks may be purchased if a student wishes to write in his/her own copy.

LANGUAGE ACQUISITION YEAR 5-SPANISH 10

(MSP-10-IB – 4 CREDITS)

Spanish 10 is the fifth year of MYP Acquiring Language. We will be using the MYP model of second language acquisition, which is based upon the European framework. The criteria are based on comprehension and communication in spoken, written and visual form. We will be using Realidades 2 at the Spanish 10 level. The emphasis will be on communication. Assessment and evaluation will be based on a variety of presentations, activities and tests.

Workbooks will be provided for classroom use only. However, workbooks may be purchased if a student wishes to write in his/her own copy.

 

SPANISH 11

(MSP–11 ~ 4 CREDITS)

Spanish 11 is the continuation of Spanish 10 and will continue to follow the framework of language acquisition as outlined in the BC curriculum.  In this course the following learning outcomes are addressed: oral communication, writing, reading, experiencing creative works and understanding cultural influences.  The emphasis is on communication, both written and oral. Furthering grammatical accuracy and spontaneous communication are important at this level.  More complex facets of language are introduced.  Assessment and evaluation will be based on a variety of presentations, activities and tests.  

Workbooks will be provided for classroom use only. However, workbooks may be purchased if a student wishes to write in his/her own copy.

SPANISH 12

(MSP–12 ~ 4 CREDITS)

Spanish 12 is the continuation of Spanish 11 and will continue to follow the framework of language acquisition as outlined in the BC curriculum.  In this course the following learning outcomes are addressed: oral communication, writing, reading, experiencing creative works and understanding cultural influences.  The emphasis is on communication, both written and oral.  Furthering grammatical accuracy and spontaneous communication are important at this level.  More complex facets of language are introduced.  Students will be expected to spontaneously interact with others, synthesize information, analyze and respond in various ways in order to perform a variety of tasks.  Assessment and evaluation will be based on a variety of presentations, activities and tests.

Workbooks will be provided for classroom use only. However, workbooks may be purchased if a student wishes to write in his/her own copy.

JAPANESE

INTRODUCTORY JAPANESE   

(MBJA~ 4 CREDITS)

In this course the following learning outcomes are addressed: communicating, acquiring information, experiencing creative works and understanding cultural influences. Students will be introduced to linguistic situations through which they will develop the skills necessary to effectively communicate in Japanese. This course emphasizes vocabulary acquisition, listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing. Students will learn to write two Japanese alphabets (hiragana and katakana). Grammar concepts will include describing events in the past or present and using adjectives. Introductory Japanese (11) is the equivalent of Japanese 9 and 10. It is a very rigorous and fast-paced course. Students must make a commitment to review daily. Assessment and evaluation will be based on presentations, activities, tests and exams. This course is open to grade 11 and 12 students only.

JAPANESE 11

(MJA–11 ~ 4 CREDITS)

Japanese 11 is the continuation of Japanese 10 or Introductory Japanese 11 and will continue to follow the framework of language acquisition as outlined in the BC curriculum. In this course the following learning outcomes are addressed: oral communication, writing, reading, experiencing creative works and understanding cultural influences. The emphasis is on communication, both written and oral. Furthering grammatical accuracy and spontaneous communication are important at this level. More complex facets of language are introduced. Assessment and evaluation will be based on a variety of presentations, activities and tests.

This course is open to Grade 11 and 12 students.

JAPANESE 12

(MJA–12 ~ 4 CREDITS)

Japanese 12 is the continuation of Japanese 11 and will continue to follow the framework of language acquisition as outlined in the BC curriculum. In this course the following learning outcomes are addressed: oral communication, writing, reading, experiencing creative works and understanding cultural influences. The emphasis is on communication, both written and oral. Furthering grammatical accuracy and spontaneous communication are important at this level. More complex facets of language are introduced. Students will be expected to spontaneously interact with others, synthesize information, analyze and respond in various ways in order to perform a variety of tasks. Assessment and evaluation will be based on a variety of presentations, activities and tests.

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