Standards for Foreign Language Learning
CommunicationCommunicate in Languages Other Than English
Standard 1.1:Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions.
Standard 1.2:Students understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics.
Standard 1.3:Students present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics.
CulturesGain Knowledge and Understanding of Other Cultures
Standard 2.1:Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the culture studied.
Standard 2.2: Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the products and perspectives of the culture studied.
ConnectionsConnect with Other Disciplines and Acquire Information
Standard 3.1:Students reinforce and further their knowledge of other disciplines through the foreign language.
Standard 3.2:Students acquire information and recognize the distinctive viewpoints that are only available through the foreign language and its cultures.
ComparisonsDevelop Insight into the Nature of Language and Culture
Standard 4.1:Students demonstrate understanding of the nature of language through omparisons of the language studied and their own.
Standard 4.2:Students demonstrate understanding of the concept of culture through comparisons of the cultures studied and their own.
CommunitiesParticipate in Multilingual Communities at Home & Around the World
Standard 5.1:Students use the language both within and beyond the school setting.
Standard 5.2:Students show evidence of becoming life-long learners by using the language for personal enjoyment and enrichment.