Elective Classes

Foreign Languages

Foreign Languages Courses:

French I

Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: A beginning course designed to give students the experience of learning a second language and gaining an appreciation of the cultures and places in which French is spoken. Major emphasis is on the conversational skills of listening and speaking.


French II

Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: A continuation of French I with greatest emphasis on conversation skills and reading. Upon completion of this course, the student will have a basic command of elementary sentence patterns and grammatical structures.

Prerequisites: French I.


French III – Honors

Grade: 11th, 12th

Description: This course continues to develop the student’s knowledge of grammar and sentence patterns in French as it is spoken. Reading and writing skills are developed through the use of cultural material.

Prerequisites: French I and II, Teacher Recommendation


French IV – Honors

Grade: 11th, 12th

Description: This course will continue to develop student fluency in the French language through exploration of written and
spoken elements of the French culture.

Prerequisites: French I, II, and III; Teacher Recommendation.


Fren 101 Elementary French I & Fren 102 Elementary French II Dual Enrollment

Grade: 12th

Description: FREN 101: Elementary French I is a beginner course for students with little to no knowledge of French. All appropriate elements of basic language learning are utilized for the purpose of providing a foundation in the language and culture of the countries where French is spoken. Class work supplemented by oral drill using language-learning software. FREN 102: Elementary French II is a continuation of Elementary French I. Note: Students will earn both university and high school credit at the same time for each course.

Prerequisites: University Admissions Standards – Minimum ACT Composite Score of 19 AND either a minimum ACT English Score of 18 or minimum ACT Math Score of 19; 2.5 GPA and Teacher Recommendation required.

Spanish I

Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: Beginning Spanish, instruction in the basics of grammar and vocabulary with emphasis on listening and reading comprehension and speaking.


Spanish II

Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: This course provides continued instruction in basics of grammar and vocabulary, with continued emphasis on
listening and reading comprehension, oral and written communication.

Prerequisites: Spanish I.


Spanish III – Honors

Grade: 11th, 12th

Description: This course will focus on advanced grammar, conversation, and composition. Emphasis will be on written
communication and reading of some short works by Spanish authors.

Prerequisites: Spanish I and II; Teacher Recommendation.


Spanish IV – Honors

Grade: 11th, 12th

Description: This course will continue to develop student fluency in the Spanish language through exploration of written and
spoken elements of the Spanish culture.

Prerequisites: Spanish I, II, and III; Teacher Recommendation.


Span 101 Elementary Spanish I & Span 102 Elementary Spanish II Dual Enrollment

Grade: 12th

Description: SPAN 101: Elementary Spanish I is a beginner course for students with little to no knowledge of Spanish. All appropriate elements of basic language learning are utilized for the purpose of providing a foundation in the language and culture of the countries where Spanish is spoken. Class work supplemented by oral drill using language-learning software. SPAN 102: Elementary Spanish II is a continuation of Elementary Spanish I. Note: Students will earn both university and high school credit at the same time for each course.

Prerequisites: University Admissions Standards – Minimum ACT Composite Score of 19 AND either a minimum ACT English Score of 18 or minimum ACT Math Score of 19; 2.5 GPA and Teacher Recommendation required.

Foreign Languages Faculty:

Nelson Malpica
nmalpica@ebrschools.org

Elective Classes

Foreign Languages

Foreign Languages Courses:

French I

Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: A beginning course designed to give students the experience of learning a second language and gaining an appreciation of the cultures and places in which French is spoken. Major emphasis is on the conversational skills of listening and speaking.


French II

Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: A continuation of French I with greatest emphasis on conversation skills and reading. Upon completion of this course, the student will have a basic command of elementary sentence patterns and grammatical structures.

Prerequisites: French I.


French III – Honors

Grade: 11th, 12th

Description: This course continues to develop the student’s knowledge of grammar and sentence patterns in French as it is spoken. Reading and writing skills are developed through the use of cultural material.

Prerequisites: French I and II, Teacher Recommendation


French IV – Honors

Grade: 11th, 12th

Description: This course will continue to develop student fluency in the French language through exploration of written and
spoken elements of the French culture.

Prerequisites: French I, II, and III; Teacher Recommendation.


Fren 101 Elementary French I & Fren 102 Elementary French II Dual Enrollment

Grade: 12th

Description: FREN 101: Elementary French I is a beginner course for students with little to no knowledge of French. All appropriate elements of basic language learning are utilized for the purpose of providing a foundation in the language and culture of the countries where French is spoken. Class work supplemented by oral drill using language-learning software. FREN 102: Elementary French II is a continuation of Elementary French I. Note: Students will earn both university and high school credit at the same time for each course.

Prerequisites: University Admissions Standards – Minimum ACT Composite Score of 19 AND either a minimum ACT English Score of 18 or minimum ACT Math Score of 19; 2.5 GPA and Teacher Recommendation required.

Spanish I

Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: Beginning Spanish, instruction in the basics of grammar and vocabulary with emphasis on listening and reading comprehension and speaking.


Spanish II

Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: This course provides continued instruction in basics of grammar and vocabulary, with continued emphasis on
listening and reading comprehension, oral and written communication.

Prerequisites: Spanish I.


Spanish III – Honors

Grade: 11th, 12th

Description: This course will focus on advanced grammar, conversation, and composition. Emphasis will be on written
communication and reading of some short works by Spanish authors.

Prerequisites: Spanish I and II; Teacher Recommendation.


Spanish IV – Honors

Grade: 11th, 12th

Description: This course will continue to develop student fluency in the Spanish language through exploration of written and
spoken elements of the Spanish culture.

Prerequisites: Spanish I, II, and III; Teacher Recommendation.


Span 101 Elementary Spanish I & Span 102 Elementary Spanish II Dual Enrollment

Grade: 12th

Description: SPAN 101: Elementary Spanish I is a beginner course for students with little to no knowledge of Spanish. All appropriate elements of basic language learning are utilized for the purpose of providing a foundation in the language and culture of the countries where Spanish is spoken. Class work supplemented by oral drill using language-learning software. SPAN 102: Elementary Spanish II is a continuation of Elementary Spanish I. Note: Students will earn both university and high school credit at the same time for each course.

Prerequisites: University Admissions Standards – Minimum ACT Composite Score of 19 AND either a minimum ACT English Score of 18 or minimum ACT Math Score of 19; 2.5 GPA and Teacher Recommendation required.

Foreign Languages Faculty: