Core Academics | Global Languages | Electives | Graduation Requirements
AESA Prep International nurtures a global perspective among our students. To that end, we offer exciting global language courses that not only provide fundamental language skills but also shed light on other cultures around the world.
All graduating students must complete at least two credits in one language other than English. Currently, we offer Spanish and French courses, but we will add other languages courses, like Mandarin Chinese and Arabic soon.
French I: An introduction to basic grammar, vocabulary, and development of communication skills in French. Students will use a variety of authentic text and media resources to acquire and enhance linguistic skills. The first semester is designed for students with no knowledge of, or with a weak background in French. The second semester is designed for students with limited previous exposure to French.
French II: An accelerated review of basic French grammar through speaking, reading, and writing. The introduction of more advanced grammatical structures and a variety of authentic text and multimedia resources will enhance the students’ linguistic skills and sociocultural awareness of the French speaking world.
Pre-Requisites: French I
Spanish I: This is an introductory Spanish class. Students will learn the basics of speaking and writing in Spanish. Students will also explore the cultures of many Spanish speaking countries.
Spanish II: This course continues to develop the oral skills with added emphasis on reading and writing skills. Students focus on expanding their vocabulary and deepening their understanding of grammatical structures. Students will continue to explore the cultures of Spanish speaking countries around the world.
Pre-Requisites: Spanish I
Spanish III: This course meets the requirements of Spanish collegiate studies. It stresses the development of fluency in oral skills, comprehension of Spanish literature and history, expository composition, and expanded use of grammar. It focuses on the development of accuracy and fluency.Utilizes high-level/critical thinking and focuses on the development of accuracy and fluency.
This course is conducted predominantly in Spanish.
Pre-Requisites: Spanish II
Spanish IV: This course meets the requirements of Spanish collegiate studies. It stresses on sharpening students’ listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through activities that are based on pedagogically proven methods of foreign language instruction. It focuses students on learning to express themselves using a higher vocabulary, verbs varying in tense, articles, and adjectives. Students will continue to expand their knowledge of Spanish speaking cultures and countries.
This course is conducted entirely in Spanish.
Pre-Requisites: Spanish III