• *Standards for Learning World Languages

     Communication

    Communicate in Languages

    Other Than English

    Standard 1.1:

    Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information,

    express feelings and emotions, and exchange

    opinions.

    Standard 1.2:

    Students understand and

    interpret written and spoken language on

    a variety of topics.

    Standard 1.3:

    Students present informa-

    tion, concepts, and ideas to an audience of

    listeners or readers on a variety of topics.

    Cultures

    Gain Knowledge and

    Understanding of Other Cultures

    Standard 2.1:

    Students demonstrate an

    understanding of the relationship between

    the practices and perspectives of the cul-

    ture studied.

    Standard 2.2

    : Students demonstrate an

    understanding of the relationship between

    the products and perspectives of the cul-

    ture studied.

    Connections

    Connect with Other Disciplines and

    Acquire Information

    Standard 3.1:

    Students reinforce and fur-

    ther their knowledge of other disciplines

    through the foreign language.

    Standard 3.2:

    Students acquire information

    and recognize the distinctive viewpoints

    that are only available through the foreign

    language and its cultures.

    Comparisons

    Develop Insight into the Nature of

    Language and Culture

    Standard 4.1:

    Students demonstrate under-

    standing of the nature of language through com-

    parisons of the language studied and their own.

    Standard 4.2:

    Students demonstrate under-

    standing of the concept of culture through com-

    parisons of the cultures studied and their own.

    Communities

    Participate in Multilingual Communities

    at Home & Around the World

    Standard 5.1:

    Students use the language

    both within and beyond the school setting.

    Standard 5.2:

    Students show evidence of

    becoming life-long learners by using the

    language for personal enjoyment and

    enrichment

     

    *Source - ACTFL.org