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Course Name
# of credits – school – grade
Type of Credit
Prerequisite

Course Description

KEY
C – Computer
E – Elective
ENG – English
HUM – Humanities
M – Mathematics
PE – Physical Education
SCI – Science
SS – Social Studies
DC – Dual Credit
TCC – Technical Competency Credit
NCAA – Core Course

Canyon Ridge High School

Twin Falls High School

French I

2 – CRHS/TFHS – 9/10/11/12
HUM – NCAA
C or higher in English or Instructor Approval

Students will begin to develop skills in all areas of language and culture.

French II

2 – CRHS/TFHS – 10/11/12
HUM – NCAA
C or higher in French I or Instructor Approval

Students will continue a more intensive development of the target language and cultural understanding.

French III

2 – CRHS/TFHS – 10/11/12
HUM – NCAA
C or higher in French II or Instructor Approval

Students will explore advanced levels of the target language and culture. This is a blended learning class and is only offered as Independent Study.

French IV

2 – CRHS/TFHS – 11/12
HUM – NCAA
C or higher in French III or Instructor Approval

Students will explore advanced levels of the target language and culture. This is a blended learning class and is only offered as Independent Study.

Spanish I

2 – CRHS/TFHS – 9/10/11/12
HUM – NCAA
C or higher in English or Instructor Approval

Students will begin to develop skills in all areas of language and culture.

Spanish II

2 – CRHS/TFHS – 9/10/11/12
HUM – NCAA
C or higher in Spanish I or Instructor Approval

Students will continue a more intensive development of the target language and culture.

Dual Credit Spanish 101

1 – CRHS/TFHS – 11/12
HUM – DC (CSI: SPAN 101) – NCAA

This class is designed for students learning beginning Spanish at the college level. Speaking, reading, writing and listening are part of the daily work which is completed both in the traditional classroom setting and online. This class will cover basic material such as numbers, colors, and days of the week along with basic grammar. The class also covers different Cultural aspects and traditions of the Spanish speaking world. This class is recommended for juniors and seniors who are college bound and have not yet taken a foreign language as well as those students wanting to strengthen their Spanish grammar. The class is designed and taught according to CSI’s foreign language department standards.

Dual Credit Spanish 102

1 – CRHS/TFHS – 11/12
HUM – DC (CSI: SPAN 102) – NCAA

Sp. 102 is a continuation of Sp.101. This class is designed for the student to continue learning Spanish vocabulary and grammar. Reading, writing, speaking and listening will still be emphasized in the traditional method as well as online. Spanish traditions and customs in Spanish speaking countries will continue to be taught. In the 102 level, students will be encouraged to orally communicate more in the classroom setting. This class is designed for those college bound students who wish to learn more Spanish grammar and vocabulary that is an everyday necessity, and for juniors and seniors who need another year of Spanish. The class is designed to be taught according to CSI’s foreign language department.

American Sign Language

1 – CRHS/TFHS – 11/12
HUM – DC (CSI: SIGL 101) – NCAA
Instructor Approval

This course creates a visual-gestural environment to introduce American Sign Language. The course will be conducted in the target language to provide students with the basic knowledge about ASL and Deaf Culture. The course will implement visual readiness activities to progress the students into employing correct linguistic features while producing commands, asking questions, and making simple statements. Fingerspelling is another component of the course. Appropriate cultural behaviors critical to conversation skills will be put into practice. Emphasis is on receptive skills, expressive skills, and cultural awareness. Videotaping and constructive feedback are necessary components of instruction. Required for majors. Recommend completion of ENGL 090.

American Sign Language II

1 – CRHS/TFHS – 11/12
HUM – DC (CSI: SIGL 102/102L) – NCAA
Instructor Approval and SIGL 101 with a “C” or higher. Corequisite: SIGL 102L

This course builds off the basic skills developed in ASL 1 and focuses on developing accuracy and fluency in receptive and expressive skills. Additional linguistic features will be taught in order to enhance conversational skills. Spontaneous use of the language will expand the students’ vocabulary through various discussions on daily life and world events. Supplementary information on Deaf Culture (people, history, and various group dynamics) will be discussed. Video tapings and constructive feedback are necessary components of instruction. Required for majors.

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