GRADES 10-12: SPANISH 3116
OFFERED ON 3-YEAR ROTATION: 2016-17, 2019-20 

Course Title: Spanish Pop Culture - (03-07-00-13-065)
HS 1.0 credit
Utah Higher Education: Spanish 3116, 3 credits
Prerequisite: Spanish AP Language and Culture exam score of 3 or higher, AP exam taken in grade 9-11.

Course Description:  This course considers the role that current film, media, and entertainment play in the Spanish-speaking world. Students in this course will be exposed to the historical and cultural perspectives presented through these media. Students will utilize interpretive communication skills (listening and reading) in order to speak and write in detail and in an organized way about events and experiences in various time frames, to confidently handle routine situations with an unexpected complication, and to share their point of view in writing and discussions on some complex cultural and historical issues.

GRADES 10-12: SPANISH 3117
OFFERED ON 3-YEAR ROTATION: 2017-18 , 2019-21

Course Title: Breaking Down Walls, Building Identities - (03-07-00-13-066)
HS 1.0 credit
Utah Higher Education: Spanish 3117, 3 credits
Prerequisite: Spanish AP Language and Culture exam score of 3 or higher, AP exam taken in grade 9-11.

Course Description: This course considers how critical moments of change in the Spanish-speaking world have shaped the present by building new identities. By the end of this course, students will be able to discuss familiar topics as well as some concrete social, academic, and professional topics. Students will utilize interpretive communication skills (listening and reading) in order to speak and write in detail and in an organized way about events and experiences in various time frames, to confidently handle routine situations with an unexpected complication, and to share their point of view in discussions on some complex cultural and historical issues.

GRADES 10-12: SPANISH 3118
OFFERED ON 3-YEAR ROTATION: 2018-19 , 2021-22

Course Title: Literature and Film: Contemporary Issues - (03-07-00-13-067)
HS 1.0 credit
Utah Higher Education: Spanish 3118, 3 credits
Prerequisite: Spanish AP Language and Culture exam score of 3 or higher, AP exam taken in grade 9-11.

Course Description: In this course, students will critically analyze and interpret works of literature and film in Spanish to explore contemporary societal issues.  Students will utilize interpretive communication skills (listening and reading) in order to speak and write in detail and in an organized way about events and experiences in various time frames, to confidently handle routine situations with an unexpected complication, and to share their point of view in writing and discussions on some complex cultural and historical issues. 

GRADES 10-12: FRENCH 3118
OFFERED ON 3-YEAR ROTATION: 2018-19 , 2021-22

Course Title: Paris, Ville des Lumières [Paris, City of Lights] - (03-03-00-13-065) 
HS 1.0 credit
Utah Higher Education: French 3118, 3 credits
Prerequisite: French AP Language and Culture exam score of 3 or higher, AP exam taken in grade 9-11.

Course description: Paris is the center of French and Francophone identity and culture. Students will explore the City of Lights through the prism of important themes including but not limited to the arts, history, commerce, technology, sports, etc. Students will engage these themes through a variety of approaches such as project based instruction, class discussion, and reaction papers.

GRADES 10-12: FRENCH 3116
OFFERED ON 3-YEAR ROTATION: 2019-20 , 2022-23

French Course Title: Adventure and Discovery: Journey in the Francophone Worlds (Aventures et Découvertes: Voyages à travers les mondes français et francophones) - (03-03-00-13-066)
HS 1.0 credit
Utah Higher Education: French 3116, 3 credits
Prerequisite: French AP Language and Culture exam score of 3 or higher, AP exam taken in grade 9-11.

Course description: The themes of discovery and adventure can be found in many cultural artifacts and literature in the French and Francophone worlds. Students will explore themes of discovery, adventure and journey in the French and Francophone worlds through the prism of the fine arts, history, music, texts, film, and other areas. Students will be exposed to a variety of approaches such as project-based instruction, class discussion, and reaction papers. 

GRADES 10-12: FRENCH 3117
OFFERED ON 3-YEAR ROTATION: 2020-21 , 2023-24

Projected French Course Title: Francophonie: Past, Present, & Future - (03-03-00-13-067) 
HS 1.0 credit
Utah Higher Education: French 3117, 3 credits
Prerequisite: French AP Language and Culture exam score of 3 or higher, AP exam taken in grade 9-11.
Course description: 
 The themes of coming of age, rite of passage, and education can be found in all cultural artifacts and literatures in the French and Francophone world. Students will compare and contrast those themes with their own culture, and with French and Francophone cultures. This will be explored through the prism of the fine arts, history, music, texts, film, and other areas. Students will be exposed to a variety of approaches such as project-based instruction, class discussion, and reaction papers. 

GRADES 10-12: CHINESE 3118
OFFERED ON 3-YEAR ROTATION: 2018-19 , 2021-22

Course Title: Chinese Pop Culture - (03-02-00-13-065)
HS 1.0 credit
Utah Higher Education: Chinese 3118, 3 credits
Prerequisite: Chinese AP Language and Culture exam score of 3 or higher, AP exam taken in grade 9-11. Enrollment cap: 30.

Course description: This course considers the role that current media and entertainment play in the Chinese-speaking world. Students in this course will be exposed to the historical and cultural perspectives presented through these media. By the end of this course, students will be able to listen to, read, and discuss familiar topics as well as some concrete social, academic, and professional topics. Students will utilize interpretive communication skills (listening and reading) in order to converse freely about themselves, speak with some detail and in an organized way about events and experiences, and share their point of view in discussions on some complex cultural and historical issues. Student will be able to write to convey personal meaning and have partial ability to write narrative descriptions and summaries.

GRADES 10-12: CHINESE 3116
OFFERED ON 3-YEAR ROTATION: 2019-20 , 2022-23

Course Title: Exploring China: Past, Present, and YOU - (03-02-00-13-066)
HS 1.0 credit
Utah Higher Education: Chinese 3116, 3 credits
Prerequisite: Chinese AP Language and Culture exam score of 3 or higher, AP exam taken in grade 9-11. Enrollment cap: 30.

Course description: This course explores Chinese history and traditional cultural values, and connects their influences on the modern Chinese-speaking world. Students will utilize knowledge and language skills learned from the class to understand and discuss both ancient and modern Chinese culture and society. The language proficiency goals for this course are: use interpretive communication skills (listening and reading) to discuss familiar topics as well as some concrete social, academic, and professional topics; speak and write with some detail and in an organized way about events and experiences; and share their points of view in discussions on some complex cultural and historical issues.  

GRADES 10-12: CHINESE 3117
OFFERED ON 3-YEAR ROTATION: 2020-21, 2023-24

Course Title:  Chinese Legacies: Tradition & Modernity - (03-02-00-13-067) 
HS 1.0 credit
Utah Higher Education: Chinese 3117, 3 credits
Prerequisite: Chinese AP Language and Culture exam score of 3 or higher, AP exam taken in grade 9-11. Enrollment cap: 30.

Course description: This course explores the impact of traditional Chinese legacy on the formation and transformation of modern Chinese cultural identity. Students will have opportunities to use the knowledge learned in the course to interpret and negotiate various challenges and issues that they confront in their interaction with the Chinese language and culture.  

 

Last Updated: 12/9/19