Group 2

French SL

This course is taught in a 2 year cycle and meets the IB requirements of a Standard Level course. 

 World Language B:  FrenchS1S/S2S is a world language course for students with 2-4 years of previous experience in learning the target language.  The main focus of the course is to introduce students to a variety of literatures appropriate to the native speakers of the target language, French. Students will practice the language through a range of classroom activities, and individual projects.  Students will be encouraged to keep a personal dossier that can consist of a collection of materials related to the target language, such as articles, advertisements, etc. Students will be encouraged to become independent learners and to practice the language in and outside the classroom.

Spanish SL

This course is taught in a 2 year cycle and meets the IB requirements of a Standard Level course. 

World Language B – Spanish S1SP/S2SP is a world language course for students with two to four years previous experience in learning the target language.  It prepares students to be successful on the International Baccalaureate exam in Spanish.

It is based on the curriculum published by the International Baccalaureate Organization and follows a text that is written at the university level.  This course prepares students to use the target language in a range of situations and contexts that deal with three core topics: communication and media, global issues, and social relationships.  The course also focuses on language acquisition and development in the four primary language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.  Language skills are developed through the study and daily usage of a range of written and spoken material, which extends to everyday class discussions and exchanges to literary texts related to the target cultures.  The course is further designed to promote an awareness of, and sensitivity to, the cultures related to the Spanish-speaking areas of the world.