Chinese I

 

Come and join various native speakers of Mandarin Chinese as they give you a lively introduction to the language and its rich culture. Join them in their everyday environment as they take you through different daily scenarios and give you the necessary skills to read, write and speak Chinese. In this course you will learn the basic Chinese language. After one semester, you will be able to engage in conversation in Chinese including greeting people, introducing yourself to others, and exchanging basic information with others. You will be able to count from 1 to 1000, and make simple sentences in both spoken and written Chinese. You will also learn 160 “magical” Chinese characters, and use them on a variety of topics. As you walk through the units with us step by step, you will get to know not only the language itself, but also the culture where the language takes place and keeps developing. At the very beginning, we will start by introducing you to a general knowledge of Pinyin, Mandarin Chinese, Chinese dialects, and Chinese characters.

Enrollment Type: Traditional, On Demand
Credit: 0.5/Segment 1, 0.5/Segment 2

Chinese II

 

Chinese 2 enables the students to further develop the communicative skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing of Mandarin Chinese at a more advanced level. Students are immersed in Chinese culture as virtual exchange students in China. Virtual excursions from one Chinese city to another expand their vocabulary helping them learn to interact with others and use appropriate terms to communicate in various everyday situations.

Enrollment Type: Traditional, On Demand
Credit: 0.5/Segment 1, 0.5/Segment 2

French I

 

Bienvenue! Welcome! Come and join various native French speakers as they give students a lively introduction to the language and its rich culture. Join them in their everyday environment as they take students through different daily scenarios and give them the necessary skills to read, write, and speak French. In this course, students learn the basic French language. After one semester, students will be able to engage in conversation in French including greeting people, introducing themselves, and exchanging basic information with others. Students learn to count from one to 1,000 and make simple sentences in both spoken and written French. Students continue to develop their French skills in semester two.

New words and phrases are introduced with pictures, audio clips, and examples. Students learn basic French grammar to help them build fluency and understand the structure of the French language. Students have many opportunities to practice what they learn through interactive practice activities in the form of games, written practice, and listening and speaking exercises. Students also explore the cultures of France, Canada, and other French-speaking regions by learning about geography, foods, celebrations, and traditions from each place. Bon Voyage! Enjoy the trip!

Enrollment Type: On Demand
Credit: 0.5/Segment 1, 0.5/Segment 2

French II

 

Salut! Get set for some more adventure! In French 2, students are immersed in the French language and culture. This course is full of engaging and interactive videos, dialogues, presentations, self-checks, and much more! The purpose of this course is to further develop the French communicative skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. In French 2, students will broaden their French vocabulary and knowledge of grammar. Students will also experience the beauty and expressiveness of a language that is shared by different people and cultures throughout the world.

Enrollment Type: On Demand
Credit: 0.5/Segment 1, 0.5/Segment 2

German I

 

German is spoken by over 100 million people worldwide. It was the language of the first printed book as well as the language of such famous people as Mozart, Beethoven, Freud and Einstein. Following the American War of Independence, German was nearly chosen as the official language of the United States, but it lost by just one vote.

Enrollment Type: On Demand
Credit: 0.5/Segment 1, 0.5/Segment 2

GermanII

 

As you look at these sentences, you can see where you are in your language learning, and where you are heading. There is a present tense sentence: Wilkommen zu Deutsch 2 ñ Welcome to German 2; a past tense sentence: Wir haben viel in Deutsch 1 gelernt ñ We learned a lot in German 1; and a future sentence: Jetzt werden wir viel mehr Deutsch lernen ñNow we will learn a lot more German. You have built a solid foundation for learning the German language. Now you can add to that base with lots of vocabulary and idioms, adjectives, adverbs, comparisons, verb tenses, active and passive structures, conditional and subjunctive sentences.

Your simple sentences of German 1 will quickly become the compound and complex sentences which characterize the German language. We will also continue our comparison of German and American culture. There are many aspects of daily life for us to explore. Pictures, videos, and short readings will provide us with authentic material to view German life.

Enrollment Type: On Demand
Credit: 0.5/Segment 1, 0.5/Segment 2

Introduction to Japanese

 

This online course is designed to provide support for students who would like to improve their Japanese communication skills and understanding of Japanese cultural aspects.  In addition to basic Japanese reading/writing skills in using hiragana, katakana, and kanji, this course will provide practice in using sentence structures in real life communication.  Understanding those structures and the writing/sound systems of Japanese are necessary to communicate in Japanese.  Learning all four skills listening, speaking, reading, and writing and understanding the differences between Asian social and cultural values and your own will be essential for successful communication in Japanese.  Some assignments include oral recording of students own dialogue readings and creating videos to develop communication skills.

Enrollment Type: Traditional
Credit: 0.5 credit

Latin I

 

There is a reason “all roads lead to Rome.” Maybe it is because Romans built much of the ancient world’s highway system. Maybe it is also because the Roman culture and Latin language laid the foundation for much of Western culture. In this course, students find out for themselves as they take their first steps on a lifelong journey of discovery.

Students improve their command of the English language by studying Latin. Students also gain a better understanding of today’s laws and culture by getting into the Roman mind. Latin I is the most comprehensive way to begin.

The purpose of this course is to give students a foundation in Latin grammar and vocabulary. This course also acquaints students with Olympic gods and with the everyday life of the typical Roman. The course sets the students’ feet on a journey as big as their imagination, with a passport to some of the world’s most exciting places.

Enrollment Type: Traditional
Credit: 0.5 credit or 1 credit (Accelerated Pace)

Spanish I

 

Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Spanish language and the richness of its diverse cultures. In the Spanish I course, you will learn basic grammar and vocabulary skills to help build your fluency and language proficiency. You will explore the culture of Spanish-speaking countries through engaging interactive games, videos, and audio recordings and apply what you learn through written practice, listening, and speaking exercises.

The Spanish 1 course stresses the three modes of communication (Interpretive, Presentational, and Interpersonal) with activities that increase
conversational skills using a variety of vocabulary related to cultural experiences. The development of formal writing structures is presented through authentic tasks. The focus of the course is on becoming a global citizen through real world application of the language and culture.

Enrollment Type: Traditional, On Demand
Credit: 0.5/Segment 1, 0.5/Segment 2

Spanish II

 

In Spanish II, students travel virtually through Central America and the Caribbean, spending time in museums, traffic jams, and even the hospital. In this course, students broaden their Spanish vocabulary and their knowledge of grammar. They meet people from many different countries and cultures. While waiting for the plane ride home, students also meet some Spanish-speaking people from different parts of the United States.

The purpose of this course is to strengthen Spanish listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Students also experience the beauty and expressiveness of a language that is shared by different people and cultures throughout the world.

Enrollment Type: Traditional
Credit: 0.5/Segment 1, 0.5/Segment 2

Spanish III

 

Dive into the rich diversity of Hispanic culture across the globe by exploring the tastes, sights, and sounds of this dynamic language that reflects triumph, struggle, celebration, and so much more. During this cultural journey, you’ll improve conversational, vocabulary, and writing skills through authentic tasks. Short of obtaining a passport, there is no better way to discover new lands, peoples, or experiences. Take your Spanish language abilities to the next level!

Enrollment Type: On Demand
Credit: 0.5/Segment 1, 0.5/Segment 2

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