Foreign Language

red arrow FRENCH 1 121

French 1 is an introductory course offered to students to enrich their cultural, professional, and personal life through the learning of a foreign language and civilization.  Students will communicate in French through listening, writing, speaking and reading.  Basic vocabulary concerning numbers, food, sports, seasons, dates, colors, school, activities, weather, family, and telling time will be covered.  Basic grammatical structures including the present tense of regular and irregular verbs, adjectives, negatives, questions, commands, articles, and object pronouns will be introduced.

Prerequisite: Dept. approval

Length of course: One year (5 of 6)

Credit: 1.0


red arrow FRENCH 2 122

This course is offered to students to build on French 1 skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking in the foreign language as well as increase the student's awareness of French culture.  Through daily communicative activities in the target language, students will increase their vocabulary concerning clothing, furniture, rooms, directions, food, weather, activities, questions, illnesses, suggestions, apologizing, and giving advice.  Students will also build on grammar structures learning the past tense, imperfect tense, and near future tense of regular and irregular verbs.

Prerequisite: Minimum of C average in French 1 and/or dept. approval

Length of course: One year (5 of 6)

Credit: 1.0


red arrow HN FRENCH 3 & 4 123

This is a conversation-based course which includes both level 3 & 4 students.  Students will increase their language proficiency and build fluency through daily communicative activities and in-class writing.  Listening exercises will include hearing native speakers in a variety of typical, daily situations.  Grammar skills will be expanded to include the future tense, the conditional tense, idiomatic expressions, negative constructions, object pronouns, the subjunctive tense, compound perfect tenses, relative pronouns, prepositions, and possessives.. Students will expand their knowledge of the culture through independent projects on various francophone countries.

Prerequisite: Minimum of B in French 2 and/or dept. approval

Length of course: One year (5 of 6)

Credit: 1.0


red arrow ADV SPANISH I 130

Honors Spanish I will move at a more rapid pace than Spanish I.  It is for those students with high scores in Mathematics and Language on the placement exam, or simply have a natural ability for language study, as evidenced by performance in Spanish at the elementary school level.

Prerequisite: Department approval or recommendation by grade school teacher of Spanish

Length of course: One year (5 of 6)

Credit: 1.0


red arrow SPANISH 1 131

Spanish 1 is an introductory course offered to students to enrich their cultural, professional and personal life through the learning of the second most commonly used language in our country. Students will learn basic listening, writing, reading and speaking skills in the target language, as well as becoming familiar with the cultures where it is used.

Prerequisite: Department approval

Length of course: One year (5 of 6)

Credit: 1.0


red arrow SPANISH 2 132

Spanish II will build on the communication skills learned in Spanish I to increase the student’s ability to use the language. Cultural awareness is continued with new themes.

Prerequisite: A minimum of C average in Spanish 1 and/or departmental approval

Length of course: One year (5 of 6)

Credit: 1.0


red arrow CO SPANISH 3 - Semester 1 - SLU Course: SPX110 133

Students will increase their language proficiency, build their fluency, consolidate their foundation and expand their knowledge. Students will focus on all four­ language skills: listening, writing, reading, and speaking in addition to cultural awareness. Students with a GPA of 3.0 or above may enroll in the St. Louis U. 1-8-1-8 program and earn three college credits second semester (SLU Sp 110). Cost in 2013-14 is $65.00 per credit paid directly to the University. Note: second semester course is HN Span 3 (137) if not taken for college credit from SLU.

Prerequisite: Dept. approval and minimum of B in Spanish 2 or special department approval

Length of course: One year (5 of 6)

Credit: 1.0


red arrow CO SPANISH 3 - Semester 2 - SLU Course: SPX110 135

Students will increase their language proficiency, build their fluency, consolidate their foundation and expand their knowledge. Students will focus on all four language skills: listening, writing, reading, and speaking in addition to cultural awareness. Students with a GPA of 3.0 or above may enroll in the St. Louis U. 1-8-1-8 program and earn three college credits second semester (SLU Sp 110). Cost in 2013-14 is $65.00 per credit paid directly to the University.  Note: second semester course is HN Span 3 (137) if not taken for college credit from SLU.

Prerequisite: Dept. approval and minimum of B in Spanish 2 or special department approval

Length of course: One year (5 of 6)

Credit: 1.0


red arrow CO SPANISH 4 – SLU Courses: SPX 115 (Sem. 1) / SPX210 (Sem. 2) 136

Spanish 4 is an intense language course. All four skills are practiced: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Emphasis is on composition and conversation. Students learn to read foreign newspapers in Spanish and come to an awareness of what is happening in the Spanish-speaking world today. They will become acquainted with literature of Spain and Latin America. *Students with a GPA of 3.0 or above who have completed SLU Span.110 may enroll in the St. Louis U 1-8-1-8 program and earn three college credits PER SEMESTER: (SLU Spx115 sem 1) (SLU Spx210, sem. 2) Cost in 2013 –14 is $65.00 per credit. Note: HN SPAN 4 (134) is course name/number if Spanish 4 is not taken for college credit.

Prerequisite: Dept. approval and successful completion of HN/CO Spanish 3

Length of course: One year (5 of 6)

Credit: 1.0


red arrow ADV SPANISH 2 138

Advanced Spanish 2 will build on the communication skills learned in Spanish 1 to increase the student's ability to use the language. Cultural awareness is continued with new themes. Students will move at a more rapid pace than Spanish 2.

Prerequisite: A minimum of B average in Spanish 1 and departmental approval

Length of course: One year (5 of 6)

Credit: 1.0