What will we be doing 2nd quarter?
Beginning French: Students will learn how to talk about their likes and dislikes, school schedules and school subjects. Students will learn about the differences between French and American schools. Vocabulary includes foods, activities, school subjects, days of the week, numbers to 59, and ways to give an opinion.
Continuing French: Students will learn to talk about sports and activities that they participate in, when and in what weather various activities are done, and how often. Grammatical constructions include the differences between expressions with faire and jouer, the forms of the verb faire, and adverbs of frequency. Vocabulary includes sports and activities, seasons, months, weather, and expressions for making suggestions. Also, students will begin the unit on French restaurants.
French 1 High School Credit: Students will continue to learn how to talk about family and friends, including describing their appearance and personality. In addition, students will learn how to ask for, give, and refuse permission. Grammatical constructions include possessive adjectives, noun-adjective agreement, and the verb etre. Vocabulary includes family, adjectives describing appearance and personality, and chores.
Exploratory Languages: Students will finish exploring German and will explore Japanese and Chinese. Students will learn some vocabulary and phrases in these languages, as well as how to write some of the Japanese and Chinese characters. Also, students will learn about the customs, holidays, and other activities of Japan and China.