Recommendation: Strongly recommended for college preparatory students.
Designed for students who desire to learn to communicate in the target language with a greater degree of fluency and accuracy. The major emphasis of these courses is placed on oral and written communication in the target language. The curriculum includes: class discussions, interviews, short essays, authentic literature and reading materials from the cultures where the languages are spoken, and more advanced cultural readings. Also included is the application of expanded thematic vocabulary (including idiomatic expressions), practical use of various verb tenses and moods, as well as complex grammar structures as they relate to the topics studied.