Course Outline & FL Standards Level I
|Foreign Language Standards Level I.pdf|
Upon completion of Year I course, the student should be able to: Express greeting and make introductions, build a speaking vocabulary, use correct pronunciation in speech and in reading alourd, engage in simple conversations, identify basic sounds in listening discrimination exercises, demonstrate increasing awareness of Italian culture.
|Course Outline & FL Standards Level II||Foreign Language Standards Level II.pdf|
Upon completion of Year II course, the student should be able to: Improve mastery of functions described in Year I, expand speaking vocabulary, speak and understand Italian in familiar situations, create simple dialogues, provide language with increased accuracy, begin to produce authentic pronunciation to include improvement of intonation, stress, rhythm and linking, demonstrate reading comprehension skills in the written language, demonstrate a basic knowledge, demonstrate a basic knowledge of Italian geographical areas, history, and customs.
|Course Outline & FL Standards Level III||Foreign Language Standards Level III.pdf|
Upon completion of Year III course, the student should be able to: Initiate questions and responses, demonstrate comprehension of short conversations and narrative passages, discuss simple topics, read aloud with accuracy, use idiomatic expressions, experiment with complex sentence patterns, write variations of patterns previously learned, express opinions in a specific topic.
|Course Outline & FL Standards Level IV||Foreign Language Standards Level IV.pdf|
Upon completion of Italian IV course, the student should be ab to: Form and use a variety of questioning techniques, comprehend spoken Italian at normal speed, create meaningful conversations in a variety of situations, compare concepts, narrate and describe in major tenses, demonstrate oral proficiency in using proper grammar and syntax, express viewpoints on unfamiliar topics, write short compositions, demonstrate knowledge of linguistic and social values through behavior and speech, e.g. gestures and dress.
|Course Outline & FL Standards Level V||Foreign Language Standards Level V.pdf|
Upon completion of Year V course, the student should be able to: Speak in Italian with increased ease, fluency, and accuracy; analyze and report on media presentations, social and political issues, and literary selections, respond coherently and spontaneously to prompts and unexpected situations, discuss solutions to a variety of situations.
|Course Outline & FL Standards Level VI||Foreign Language Standards Level VI.pdf|
Upon completion of Year VI course, the student should be able to: Create stories orally from pictorial cues, interpret the content of an oral presentation of an unfamiliar topic, understand native speakers in various situations, interpret media presentations, discuss and interpret a variety of literary works, support and defend opinions, apply grammatical conventions in complex exercises, write detailed compositions based on a given topic, analyze poetry and literary selections, write reports and creative selections in the target language.