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1 Communication in Languages Other Than English

2 Knowledge and Understanding of Other Cultures

  • 2.1 Examine common practices and perspectives within the cultures studied

    • 2.1.a Use appropriate, gestures, and social courtesies in a variety of structured, everyday situations

    • 2.1.b Investigate common social practices in relevant situations

    • 2.1.c Examine major traditions and celebrations and the practices associated with them

  • 2.2 Examine familiar products of the cultures studied

    • 2.2.a Examine how the contributions of people from the target culture have impacted such areas as advanced science, technology, and the arts

3 Connections with Other Disciplines and Information Acquisition

  • 3.1 Examine information gathered from target language resources connected to other content areas

    • 3.1.a Evaluate resources connected to other content areas in the target languages (such as fine arts, music, and media)

    • 3.1.b Apply the concepts, information, and vocabulary in target-language resources that are connected to knowledge in other content areas

  • 3.2 Relate information acquired from authentic resources to individual perspectives and experiences

    • 3.2.a Extract and decipher meaning from authentic resources

    • 3.2.b Compare and contrast new information with previous knowledge

4 Comparisons to Develop Insight into the Nature of Language and Culture

  • 4.1 Describe the similarities and differences between structural patterns of the target language through comparisons of the student's own language and the language studied

    • 4.1.a Demonstrate their understanding of and apply structural patterns in both the native language and their own language to make comparisons

    • 4.1.b Demonstrate their understanding of the relationship between languages based on grammatical structures

    • 4.1.c Recognize that pronunciation and intonation may vary according to region or country

    • 4.1.d Describe features of their native and target language such as prefixes, suffixes, word roots, idioms, and sentence structure

  • 4.2 Describe the nature of culture through comparisons of the target culture(s) and the student's own culture and how the two cultures interact

    • 4.2.a Strengthen knowledge of the relationship between cultural perspectives and expressive products (music, visual arts, age-level forms of literature) of the target cultures and their own

    • 4.2.b Demonstrate an understanding of the form, meaning, and importance of certain practices in different cultures and their own

    • 4.2.c Differentiate and compare tangible products (toys, sports equipment, food) as well as simple intangible products of the target culture (concept of time, daily routine, peer relationships, holidays, traditions) from those of their own

    • 4.2.d Describe the contributions of the target cultures to the student's culture and vice versa