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International Languages

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Please remember that not all courses are offered at every OCSB high school. Consult your myBlueprint account for the courses offerings at your school.

CodeCourse NameLevelTypePrerequisite
LWIBOItalianLevel 1OpenNone
LWSBOSpanishLevel 1OpenNone
LWSCOSpanishLevel 2OpenLevel 1 International Languages, Open or Academic

Course descriptions

The following International Languages credit courses are offered at some of our high schools. Please consult Student Services at your school for other language offerings.

Please refer to the Continuing and Communication Education Department website for additional course offerings. Please note that these Continuing and Communication Education courses are taught on Saturday only.

LWIBO – Italian

1 credit. Open, Prerequisite: None

This course provides opportunities for students to begin to develop and apply fundamental skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the language of study. Students will communicate and interact in structured activities and practical situations, with a focus on matters of personal interest and familiar topics, and will read and write simple texts in the language. Throughout the course, students will acquire a general understanding and appreciation of diverse communities in regions of the world where the language is spoken. They will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.

 

LWSBO – Spanish

1 credit, Open, Prerequisite: None

This course provides opportunities for students to begin to develop and apply fundamental skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the language of study. Students will communicate and interact in structured activities and practical situations, with a focus on matters of personal interest and familiar topics, and will read and write simple texts in the language. Throughout the course, students will acquire a general understanding and appreciation of diverse communities in regions of the world where the language is spoken. They will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.

LWSCO – Spanish

1 credit, Open, Prerequisite: International Languages, Level 1, Academic or Open

This course provides opportunities for students to develop competence and confidence in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the language of study. Students will communicate about matters of personal interest and everyday topics in interactive settings that emphasize real-life applications, and will read and write a variety of texts of increasing complexity in the language. Students will continue to develop their understanding and appreciation of diverse communities in regions of the world where the language is spoken. They will also explore personal and professional contexts in which knowledge of the language is required, and develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.