Foreign Language Curriculum

Students who plan to attend a college or university are strongly encouraged to continue World Language study beyond Level II of a single language. Latin students will be able to independently use their learning to improve their understanding of Roman influence on other languages and cultures and to enhance their professional vocabulary for specific fields.

Graduation Requirements

Click hyperlinks below for summaries of each course and its requisites.

This course provides an introduction to the basic grammar, syntax, and vocabulary of Latin. A survey of Roman culture is included for understanding of Latin idiomatic expressions and appreciation of the ancient world. Commonly noted Latin expressions, as well as Latin-derived vocabulary, are emphasized to increase English oral proficiency.

Prerequisites: Latin I

This intermediate course expands on the basic grammatical studies of Latin I with an introduction of more complex constructions as students continue to increase their knowledge of Latin syntax and vocabulary. Commonly noted Latin expressions, as well as Latin derived-vocabulary, are emphasized to increase English oral proficiency. This course also provides opportunities to translate longer, more challenging passages. Additionally, the course emphasizes the influence of ancient Roman language and civilization on Western language and civilization.

Prerequisites: Latin I & II

This advanced course continues the study of complex grammatical constructions found in the texts of Livy and Vergil. This course focuses on the historical background of the Roman Monarchy through the establishment of the Empire during the reign of Augustus. Students will read Latin selections that describe the accomplishments of such famous figures as Caesar, Cicero, Pompey and Augustus. The course explores the political, economic, and social characteristics represented in the works studied and examines the various writing styles of the authors.

Introduces the Spanish language; emphasizes all skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in an integrated way. Includes how to greet and take leave of someone, to ask and respond to basic questions, to speak and read within a range of carefully selected topics and to develop an understanding of Spanish-speaking cultures.

Prerequisites: Spanish I

Enhances Level One skills in Spanish and provides opportunities to develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in an integrated way. Provides continued practice in how to greet and take leave of someone, to ask and respond to basic questions, to speak and read within a range of carefully selected topics and to increase understanding of Spanish-speaking cultures.

Prerequisites: Spanish I & II

Enhances Level Two skills in Spanish and provides further opportunities to increase listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in an integrated way. Provides continued practice in previous topics and introduces new topics; offers further opportunities to increase understanding of Spanish-speaking cultures.

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Smith, Natalia
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Shank, Lori
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Avila, Katie
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