Online Campus Catalog: World Languages

Korean 1

Title: Korean 1

Course Code: 587099

Credit: 1.0

Tuition: Free for Fairfax County Public School students taking this course as a part of their regular school course schedule. If a student is already taking 7 courses and decides to add an online course, a fee of $340 per semester course, or, $680 per year-long course will be applied. For out of county students, a tuition fee of $390 per semester course, or, $780 per year-long course must be paid at registration.

Required Course Material: The material necessary for this online course is contained within the course or issued to the student at the orientation meeting.

Class Begins: September 2015

Class Orientation Session: September 2015

Class Ends: June 13, 2016

Registration Begins: March 2015

Registration Ends: September 18, 2015. After this date, call or email the Online Campus for course availability, 703-503-7781.

Description:  Students develop the ability to communicate about themselves and their immediate environment using simple sentences containing basic language structures.  This communication is evidenced in all four language skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing - with emphasis on the ability to communicate orally and in writing.  Students begin to explore and study the POS themes of Personal and Family Life, School Life, Social Life, and Community Life.  For middle school students, this credit becomes a part of the high school transcript, is included in the determination of the high school grade point average (GPA), and counts toward fulfilling the world languages requirements of the high school Advanced Studies diploma.  It also counts toward the total number of credits required for graduation.

 

Korean 2

Title: Korean 2

Course Code: 587599

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite:  Level 1 or equivalency test

Tuition: Free for Fairfax County Public School students taking this course as a part of their regular school course schedule. If a student is already taking 7 courses and decides to add an online course, a fee of $340 per semester course, or, $680 per year-long course will be applied. For out of county students, a tuition fee of $390 per semester course, or, $780 per year-long course must be paid at registration.

Required Course Material: The material necessary for this online course is contained within the course or issued to the student at the orientation meeting.

Class Begins: September 2015

Class Orientation Session: September 2015

Class Ends: June 13, 2016

Registration Begins: March 2015

Registration Ends: September 18, 2015. After this date, call or email the Online Campus for course availability, 703-503-7781.

Description:  Students continue to develop proficiency in all four language skills - listening, speaking, reading, and writing - with emphasis on the ability to communicate orally and in writing.  They learn to function in real-life situations using more complex sentences and language structures.  They read material on familiar topics and produce short writing samples.  Students continue to explore as they study the POS themes of Home Life, Student Life, Leisure Time, and Vacation and Travel.

 

Korean 3

Title: Korean 3

Course Code: 588099

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite:  Level 2 or equivalency test

Tuition: Free for Fairfax County Public School students taking this course as a part of their regular school course schedule. If a student is already taking 7 courses and decides to add an online course, a fee of $340 per semester course, or, $680 per year-long course will be applied. For out of county students, a tuition fee of $390 per semester course, or, $780 per year-long course must be paid at registration.

Required Course Material: The material necessary for this online course is contained within the course or issued to the student at the orientation meeting.

Class Begins: September 2015

Class Orientation Session: September 2015

Class Ends: June 13, 2016

Registration Begins: March 2015

Registration Ends: September 18, 2015. After this date, call or email the Online Campus for course availability, 703-503-7781.

Description:  Students continue to develop and refine their proficiency in all four language skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing - with emphasis on the ability to interact orally and in writing.  They communicate using more complex language structures on a variety of topics, moving from concrete to more abstract concepts.  At this level, students comprehend the main ideas of the authentic materials that they read and hear and are able to identify significant details when the topics are familiar.  Students gain a deeper understanding of the world around them while studying the POS themes of Rights and Responsibilities, Future Plans and Choices, Teen Culture, Environment, and Humanities.

 

Spanish 1

Title: Spanish 1 

Course Code: 551099

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite:

Tuition: Free for Fairfax County Public School students taking this course as a part of their regular school course schedule. If a student is already taking 7 courses and decides to add an online course, a fee of $680 per year-long course will be applied. For out of county students, a tuition fee of $780 per year-long course must be paid at registration

Required Course Material: The material necessary for this online course is contained within the course or issued to the student at the orientation meeting.

Class Begins: September 2015

Class Orientation Session: September 2015

Class Ends: June 13, 2016

Registration Begins: March 2015

Registration Ends: September 18, 2015. After this date, call or email the Online Campus for course availability, 703-503-7781.

Description: Students learn to understand and produce the sounds, stress patterns, and intonation of the language. Through basic vocabulary and structure, they learn to initiate and sustain short conversations on familiar topics, read short passages, and write short/paragraphs. They listen to native speakers on tapes, and learn about family structure, school life, holidays, and geography of the country. Students will be assessed frequently on their spontaneous speaking proficiency.

 

Spanish 2

Title: Spanish 2

Course Code: 552099

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: Level 1 or equivalency test

Tuition: Free for Fairfax County Public School students taking this course as a part of their regular school course schedule. If a student is already taking 7 courses and decides to add an online course, a fee of $680 per year-long course will be applied. For out of county students, a tuition fee of $780 per year-long course must be paid at registration.

Required Course Material: The material necessary for this online course is contained within the course or issued to the student at the orientation meeting.

Class Begins: September 2015

Class Orientation Session: September 2015

Class Ends: June 13, 2016

Registration Begins: March 2015

Registration Ends: September 18, 2015. After this date, call or email the Online Campus for course availability, 703-503-7781.

Description: Students continue to develop proficiency in all four language skills – listening, speaking, reading, and writing – with emphasis on the ability to communicate orally and in writing.  They learn to function in real-life situations using more complex sentences and language structures.  They read material on familiar topics and produce short writing samples.  Students continue to explore as they study the POS themes of Home Life, Student Life, Leisure Time, and Vacation and Travel.

 

Spanish 3

Title: Spanish 3

Course Code: 553099

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: Spanish 2 or equivalency test

Tuition: Free for Fairfax County Public School students taking this course as a part of their regular school course schedule. If a student is already taking 7 courses and decides to add an online course, a fee of $680 per year-long course will be applied. For out of county students, a tuition fee of $780 per year-long course must be paid at registration.

Required Course Material: The material necessary for this online course is contained within the course or issued to the student at the orientation meeting.

Class Begins: September 2015

Class Orientation Session: September 2015

Class Ends: June 13, 2016

Registration Begins: March 2015

Registration Ends: September 18, 2015. After this date, call or email the Online Campus for course availability, 703-503-7781.

Description: Students continue to develop proficiency in all four language skills – listening, speaking, reading, and writing – with emphasis on the ability to communicate orally and in writing.  They communicate using more complex language structures on a variety of topics, moving from concrete to more abstract concepts. At this level, students comprehend the main ideas of the authentic materials that they read and hear and are able to identify significant details when the topics are familiar. Students gain a deeper understanding of the world around them while studying the POS themes of Rights and Responsibilities, Future Plans and Choices, Teen Culture, Environment, and Humanities. This course is designed for students who are unable to take Spanish 3 in their school.

 

AP Spanish Language

Title: AP Spanish Language

Course Code: 557093

Credit: 1.0/weighted +1.0

Prerequisite: Level 4 or equivalency test

Tuition: Free for Fairfax County Public School students taking this course as a part of their regular school course schedule. If a student is already taking 7 courses and decides to add an online course, a fee of $680 per year-long course will be applied. For out of county students, a tuition fee of $780 per year-long course must be paid at registration

Site Coordinator: Elizabeth Edwards, 703-503-7586; Robert Griese, 703-503-7589

Required Course Material: The material necessary for this online course is contained within the course or issued to the student at the orientation meeting.

Class Begins: September 2015

Class Orientation Session: September 2015

Class Ends: June 3, 2016

Registration Begins: March 2015

Registration Ends: September 11, 2015. After this date, call or email the Online Campus for course availability, 703-503-7781.

Description: The purpose of this course is to prepare students to take the Advanced Placement Language examination given each spring, for which placement and/or credit may be awarded at the college level if a qualifying score is obtained. Students study the use of language for active communication. Specifically, they understand the spoken target language in both formal and conversational situations. They express ideas accurately and resourcefully, both orally and in writing, with reasonable fluency, and they develop a vocabulary sufficiently ample for reading newspaper and magazine articles, contemporary literature, and other nontechnical writings. They receive extensive training in the organization and writing of compositions, review syntax, and study selected works by contemporary authors.

All students are required to take the Advanced Placement Spanish Language exam.

 

AP Spanish Literature

Title: AP Spanish Literature/Composition

Course Code: 558093

Credit: 1.0/weighted +1.0

Prerequisite: Level 4, or Advanced Placement Language, or equivalency test

Tuition: Free for Fairfax County Public School students taking this course as a part of their regular school course schedule. If a student is already taking 7 courses and decides to add an online course, a fee of $680 per year-long course will be applied. For out of county students, a tuition fee of $780 per year-long course must be paid at registration.

Required Course Material: The material necessary for this online course is contained within the course or issued to the student at the orientation meeting.

Class Begins: September 2015

Class Orientation Session: September 2015

Class Ends: June 3, 2016

Registration Begins: March 2015

Registration Ends: September 11, 2015. After this date, call or email the Online Campus for course availability, 703-503-7781.

Description: The purpose of this course is to prepare students to take the Advanced Placement examination in Spanish Literature and Composition, for which college credit and/or placement is given if a qualifying score is achieved. Students study composition and literary analysis at a level equivalent to that of a full-year introductory college course. Through in-depth studies of literary works, students sharpen their awareness of language and their understanding of the writer's craft. They establish critical standards for appreciating and evaluating literature. All students are required to take the Advanced Placement Spanish exam.

All students are required to take the Advanced Placement Spanish exam. See your counselor for details.

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