World Languages

MS Spanish 1

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Middle school students begin their introduction to Spanish with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of foreign language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Each unit consists of an ongoing adventure story, a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and multimedia cultural presentations covering major Spanish-speaking areas in Europe and the Americas.

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  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

MS Spanish 2

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Students in middle school continue their introduction to Spanish with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of foreign language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Each unit consists of an ongoing adventure story, a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and multimedia cultural presentations covering major Spanish-speaking areas in Europe and the Americas.

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  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

MS French 1

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Students in middle school begin their introduction to French with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of foreign language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Each unit consists of an ongoing adventure story, a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and multimedia cultural presentations covering major French-speaking areas in Europe and across the globe.

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  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

MS French 2

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Middle school students continue their introduction to French with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of foreign language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Each unit consists of an ongoing adventure story, a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and multimedia cultural presentations covering major French-speaking areas in Europe and across the globe.

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  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

MS German 1

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Middle school students begin their introduction to German with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of foreign language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Each unit consists of an ongoing adventure story, a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and multimedia cultural presentations covering major German-speaking areas in Europe.

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  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

MS German 2

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Students continue their introduction to middle school German with this second-year course by covering fundamental building blocks in four key areas of foreign language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Each unit consists of an ongoing adventure story, a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and multimedia cultural presentations covering major German-speaking areas in Europe.

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  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

MS Chinese 1

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In this middle school course, students begin their introduction to Chinese with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of foreign language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Each unit consists of an ongoing adventure story, a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and multimedia cultural presentations covering major Chinese-speaking countries.

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  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

MS Chinese 2

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Middle school students continue their introduction to Chinese with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of foreign language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Each unit consists of an ongoing adventure story, a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and multimedia cultural presentations covering major Chinese-speaking countries.

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  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

MS Latin 1

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Students in middle school begin their introduction to Latin with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of foreign language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Each unit consists of a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and cultural presentations covering significant aspects of Roman culture or their modern-day manifestations, and assessments.

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  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

MS Latin 2

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Middle school students continue their introduction to Latin with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of foreign language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Each unit consists of a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and cultural presentations covering significant aspects of Roman culture or their modern-day manifestations, and assessments.

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  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

Spanish I

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Students begin their introduction to high school Spanish with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of foreign language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Each unit consists of an ongoing adventure story, a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and multimedia cultural presentations covering major Spanish-speaking areas in Europe and the Americas.

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  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

Spanish II

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High school students continue their introduction to Spanish with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of foreign language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Each unit consists of an ongoing adventure story, a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, cultural presentations covering major Spanish-speaking areas in Europe and the Americas, and assessments.

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  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

Spanish III

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In this expanding engagement with Spanish, high school students deepen their focus on four key skills in foreign language acquisition: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. In addition, students read significant works of literature in Spanish, and respond orally or in writing to these works. Continuing the pattern, and building on what students encountered in the first two years, each unit consists of a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and multimedia cultural presentations covering major Spanish-speaking areas in Europe and the Americas.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

French I

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Students in high school begin their introduction to French with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of foreign language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Each unit consists of an ongoing adventure story, a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and multimedia cultural presentations covering major French-speaking areas in Europe and across the globe.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

French II

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Students continue their introduction to French in this second-year, high school language course with review of fundamental building blocks in four key areas of foreign language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Each unit consists of an ongoing adventure story, a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and cultural presentations covering major French-speaking areas across the globe, and assessments.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

French III

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In this expanding engagement with French, high school students deepen their focus on four key skills in foreign language acquisition: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. In addition, students read significant works of literature in French, and respond orally or in writing to these works. Continuing the pattern, and building on what students encountered in the first two years, each unit consists of a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and multimedia cultural presentations covering major French-speaking areas in Europe and the Americas.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

German I

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High school students begin their introduction to German with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of foreign language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Each unit consists of an ongoing adventure story, a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and cultural presentations covering major German-speaking areas in Europe.

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  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

German II

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Students continue their introduction to high school German in this second-year course with review of fundamental building blocks in four key areas of foreign language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Each unit consists of an ongoing adventure story, a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and cultural presentations covering major German-speaking areas in Europe.

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  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

Chinese I

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High school students begin their introduction to Chinese with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of foreign language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Each unit consists of an ongoing adventure story, a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and multimedia cultural presentations covering major Chinese-speaking countries.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

Chinese II

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Students in high school continue their introduction to Chinese in this second-year course with review of fundamental building blocks in four key areas of foreign language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Each unit consists of an ongoing adventure story, a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and multimedia cultural presentations covering major Chinese-speaking countries.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

Latin I

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High school students begin their introduction to Latin with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of foreign language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Each unit consists of a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and cultural presentations covering significant aspects of Roman culture or their modern-day manifestations, and assessments.

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  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

Latin II

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Students continue their introduction to high school Latin by continuing to cover the fundamental building blocks in four key areas of foreign language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Each unit consists of a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, a notable ancient myth in Latin, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and cultural presentations covering significant aspects of Roman culture or their modern-day manifestations, and assessments.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

ASL 041/043: First-Year American Sign Language

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ASL 041: In this American Sign Language course, students will learn the basics of language, be taught simple conversations; and cover topics such as numbers, feelings, yes and no questions, facial expressions, cultural aspects, and more. This course features new interactive elements: live one-on-one signing appointments, a student discussion board, and an instructor-hosted wiki. This course features new interactive elements: live instructor-led orientations and weekly lesson review activities, live one-on-one signing appointments, a student discussion board, and an instructor-hosted wiki. There is a strong emphasis on learning to sign more fluently. ASL 043: Students will learn how to create ASL sentence structures that can be used to form conversational sentences, over 200 new signs, and cultural insights into into the Deaf community. This course features interactive elements: live weekly review activities, live one-on-one signing appointments, a student discussion board, and an instructor-hosted wiki. 

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Required Materials: Students will need access to a computer with high speed Internet access, a microphone, speakers (or headphones), and a webcam. 

ASL 051/053: Second-Year American Sign Language

ASL 051: This American Sign Language course introduces over 200 new signs, with dialogs in each unit touching upon the motivation for learning ASL, occupations, ordering food in a restaurant, and shopping. It illustrates more ways in which a variety of ASL sentence structures can be used to form conversational sentences. It also includes cultural insights into the lives of people in the Deaf community, including topics such as the different meanings of ASL signs, facial expressions, and body movement. ASL 053: This American Sign Language course introduces over 200 new signs, with topics including conversations that take place around the house and school, discussions about the weather and sports, and linguistic features such as classifiers. Further Deaf cultural insights are presented in each unit, including various use of the directional verb-signs and the importance of eye movement. 

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Pre-requisites: 2 semesters of ASL
  • Required materials: Students will need access to a computer with high speed Internet access, a microphone, speakers (or headphones), and a webcam.

FREN 041/043: First-Year French

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FREN 041: Students will work towards proficiency at a Novice-Low ACTFL level in the following topics: greeting others, introducing themselves, saying the alphabet, answering basic questions, telling time, talking about destinations and where they are going. Additionally, they will be able to briefly talk about friends, family, pets, home, important dates, seasons, toys, games, food, and colors. This course features interactive elements: live one-on-one speaking appointments, a student discussion board, and an instructor-hosted wiki. There is a strong emphasis on learning to speak the language, as well as read and write it. Additionally, there is an emphasis on gaining cultural understanding. FREN 043: You will learn basic conversation skills for greeting others and talking about the place(s) you live in, as well as for talking about celebrations and holidays, weather, hobbies, travel, cuisine, and clothing. You will learn about the cultures of several different French-speaking countries. There is specific emphasis on speaking and comprehension, as well as reading and writing. This course is highly interactive, giving you the chance to not only read French, but also to listen to native French speakers and to practice speaking. One of the exciting interactive elements in the course is voice recognition, which listens to you pronounce French words and then gives you feedback. The course also features live one-on-one speaking appointments.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Required Materials: Students will need access to a computer with high speed Internet, a microphone, speakers (or headphones), and a webcam. Access to a cell phone is recommended for some assignments, but alternative forms of submission are available.

FREN 051/053: Second-Year French

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FREN 051: This course will help students improve proficiency in French by increasing their ability to introduce themselves, ask for and give directions, describe technology, and talk about a variety of other topics. FREN 053: Students will review and enlarge their vocabularies; study holidays, professions, history, and literature; and practice grammar and writing. There is specific emphasis on speaking and comprehension, as well as reading and writing.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: 2 semesters of French
  • Required Materials: Students will need access to a computer with high speed Internet, a microphone, speakers (or headphones), and a webcam. Access to a cell phone is recommended for some assignments, but alternative forms of submission are available.

GERM 041/043: First-Year German

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GERM 041: In this course students will learn to speak, read, write, understand German, and learn to focus on how they personally learn. Students will also learn about cultural elements pertaining to German speaking countries such as culture, history, geography, and lifestyle. This course includes authentic teaching materials such as popular YouTube videos, pop music, and texts. This course feature interactive elements such as: live one-on-one speaking appointments with TAs and instructor, an instructor-hosted wiki, and writing to a fictitious German pen pal. GERM 043: In this course students will learn to speak, read, write, understand German while diving into the cultural elements pertaining to German speaking countries.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Required Materials: Students will need access to a computer with high speed Internet access, a microphone, speakers (or headphones), and a webcam. 

GERM 051/053: Second-Year German

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GERM 051: Students will expand their vocabularies and study more advanced grammatical structures that will lead to effective handling of social situations. Students will continue to gain familiarity with German life and customs. This course features new interactive elements: live one-on-one speaking appointments, a student discussion board, and an instructor-hosted wiki. There is strong emphasis on learning to speak the language, as well as read and write it. GERM 053: This course offers students the opportunity to continue to develop their emerging German fluency and to improve their mastery of important German structures and vocabulary. As they work their way through the course, students will explore many topics and practice reflexive verbs, relative pronouns, the perfect and preterit tenses, and case endings.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: 2 semesters of German
  • Required Materials: Students will need access to a computer with high speed Internet access, a microphone, speakers (or headphones), and a webcam. 

JAPAN 041/043: First-Year Japanese

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JAPAN 041: This course is an introduction to Japanese language, culture, history, and vocabulary; it includes a strong emphasis on learning to speak, write, and read Japanese. This course also features interactive elements: live one-on-one speaking appointments, a student discussion board, and an instructor-hosted wiki. JAPAN 043: This course concentrates on building vocabulary and grammar for conversation and listening comprehension. It increases translation skills for writing using hiragana and expands reading comprehension through the use of mini-stories as well as variations on traditional fairy tales. This course also takes a look into the culture and history of the people, giving the student an increased knowledge of how culture and language correlate.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Required Materials: Students will need access to a computer with high speed Internet access, a microphone, speakers (or headphones), and a webcam. 

JAPAN 051/053: Second-Year Japanese

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JAPAN 051: This course enables students to obtain a greater oral proficiency while increasing their ability to read and write katakana words. Special attention is given to identifying and conjugating verb tenses and situational vocabulary. This course also features new interactive elements: live one-on-one speaking appointments, a student discussion board, and an instructor-hosted wiki. There is strong emphasis on speaking, as well as reading and writing, in this course. JAPAN 053: This course helps students develop and expand their knowledge base in Japanese by covering aspects of daily life, Japanese culture, and more advanced vocabulary and grammar concepts. Students will discover an increased ability to communicate as vocabulary and grammar knowledge increase.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: 2 semesters of Japanese
  • Required Materials: Students will need access to a computer with high speed Internet access, a microphone, speakers (or headphones), and a webcam. 

LATIN 041/043: First-Year Latin

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LATIN 041: First-Year Latin, Part 1 teaches basic grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, and reading skills as well as Latin influences on the English language. It also includes translations that focus on the mythology, culture, and history of Rome. LATIN 043: In this course, students will learn III, III-io, and IV conjugations; third declension and relative pronouns; and Latin vocabulary. Through translation, they will learn the stories of Aeneas and Odysseus (Ulysses). These stories are taken from Virgil’s Aeneid and Homer’s Odyssey. The study of Latin will also improve English vocabulary.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Required Materials:
    • Ullman et al. , Latin for Americans, Book 1, Edition: 8th( 1997, 0-02-640912-7 ) $ 69.70

LATIN 051/053: Second-Year Latin

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LATIN 051: As students continue to expand their Latin vocabulary, they will learn to use the fourth and fifth declensions, compare adjectives and adverbs, and apply infinitives. They will also receive an introduction to the subjunctive mood. Through translation, students will learn about the Roman gods and the legendary and real heroes of the Roman Empire. The study of Latin will also improve English vocabulary. LATIN 053: As students continue to expand their Latin vocabulary, they will study the subjunctive verb, irregular verbs, gerunds and gerundives, and the many uses of the ablative and dative cases. The study of Latin will also improve English vocabulary. Through translation, students will travel with two fictional young Roman boys to Greece. This course also allows students to explore Roman history. When they complete this course, students should be ready to begin studying the writings of ancient Romans. 

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: 2 semesters of Latin
  • Required Materials:
    • Ullman et al. , Latin for Americans, Book 1, Edition: 8th( 1997, 0-02-640912-7 ) $ 69.70
    • Ullman et al. , Latin for Americans, Book 2, Edition: 8th( 1997, 9780026409131 ) $ 62.40

RUSS 041/043: First-Year Russian

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RUSS 041: In this introduction to Russian language, culture, and history, students will develop basic skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing. They will be introduced to basic grammar concepts and vocabulary. Cultural highlights will introduce students to Russia and the Russian people. This course also features live one-on-one speaking appointments, a student discussion board, and an instructor-hosted wiki. There is a strong emphasis on learning to speak the language, as well as read and write it. RUSS 043: Students will expand their vocabulary, continue mastering grammar, and improve their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Students will also extend their knowledge of Russian culture.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Required Materials: Students will need access to a computer with high speed Internet access, a microphone, speakers (or headphones), and a webcam. 

RUSS 051/053: Second-Year Russian

RUSS 051: This course will help students become conversational in the most common topics—expressing opinions, going places, means of transportation, discussing sports, and describing location. In this course, students will be introduced to the dative case, which can be used to ask permission. Students will also begin using the instrumental case; this will enable them to talk about doing activities with others or going places with people. Other topics include telling time, using the word “whose,” and a review of the nominative, accusative, and genitive cases. There are also cultural highlights; as a result, students will learn more about Russia and the Russian people. RUSS 053: This course will help students become conversational in the most common topics—discussing the weather and different seasons in the year, telling age, and sharing what each student wants to be when he or she grows up. In this course, students will continue using the dative case, which is used to talk about age. Students will also see the instrumental case again; this will aid them as they talk about what occupies their time and what they want to become. Lastly, students will learn how to use every child’s favorite two words, “why” and “because.” 

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Required Materials: Students will need access to a computer with high speed Internet access, a microphone, speakers (or headphones), and a webcam.

SPAN 041/043: First-Year Spanish

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SPAN 041: This introductory Spanish course focuses on the Latin culture—the Latin world in general as well as the culture of Spain—and is structured to help students begin conversing almost immediately in Spanish. Students will practice pronunciation, patterns, basic grammar, reading, and writing about familiar topics. Conversation practice and weekly Today’s Specials (grammar, culture and vocabulary lessons) happen in the Conversation Café where students will interact with other students and course TAs. This Spanish course includes many interactive activities and live one-on-one speaking appointments. SPAN 043: This course introduces the Spanish language and culture (focusing on Peru, Bolivia, and Paraguay). It is structured to help students practice speaking using the vocabulary, grammar, and cultural information that they learn. Conversation practice and weekly Today’s Specials (grammar, culture and vocabulary lessons) happen in the Conversation Café where students will interact with other students and course TAs. This Spanish course includes many interactive activities and live one-on-one speaking appointments.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Required Materials: Students will need access to a computer with high speed Internet access, a microphone, speakers (or headphones), and a webcam. 

SPAN 051/053: Second-Year Spanish

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SPAN 051: Building on the skills that students developed during their first year of Spanish, students will focus on speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills, with appropriate grammatical principles as well as additional insights into culture (focusing on Colombia, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Honduras). Conversation practice and happens in the Conversation Café where students will interact with other students and course TAs. This Spanish course includes many interactive activities and also includes an instructor-hosted wiki and live one-on-one speaking appointments. SPAN 053: Students will focus on developing speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills, with appropriate grammatical principles as well as additional insights into culture (focusing on Venezuela, Argentina, Uruguay, and Chile). Conversation practice happens in the Conversation Café where students will interact with other students and course TAs.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: 2 semesters of Spanish
  • Required Materials: Students will need access to a computer with high speed Internet access, a microphone, speakers (or headphones), and a webcam. 

SPAN 061/063: Third-Year Spanish

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SPAN 061: Students will focus on developing speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills, with appropriate grammatical principles as well as additional insights into culture (focusing on Mexico and Guatemala). Conversation practice happens in the Conversation Café where students will interact with other students and course TAs. This new Spanish course includes many interactive activities and also includes an instructor-hosted wiki and live one-on-one speaking appointments. SPAN 063: Students will focus on developing speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills, with appropriate grammatical principles as well as additional insights into culture (focusing on Ecuador, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Panama, and Costa Rica).

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters 
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: 4 semesters of Spanish
  • Required Materials: Students will need access to a computer with high speed Internet access, a microphone, speakers (or headphones), and a webcam. 

ARAB 041/043: First-Year Arabic

ARAB 041: This Arabic course covers the basics of both spoken and written Arabic and enables students to acquire real-world communication skills, learning to use Arabic as Arabs do. For day-to-day survival and social needs, students can choose to learn either Egyptian or Jordanian Arabic. Students learn how to read and write the Arabic alphabet, read street signs and ads, and write basic information about themselves and others. Students are also introduced to key aspects of the culture and geography of the Arab world. Participation in Adobe® Connect™ with one of our Arabic-speaking mentors is required. Beyond traditional course material, this course makes use of a Conversation Café that gives students the opportunity to speak with other students, teaching assistants, and the instructor to practice what they are learning. ARAB 043: This course covers the basics of spoken and written Arabic, including the Arabic alphabet and basic sentence construction. Cultural activities are also included.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider:  BYU IS  
  • Required Materials: This course has live speaking appointments with an Arabic-speaking mentor; a webcam, microphone, and speakers are necessary to conduct these appointments.
    • Alif Baa: Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds (3rd edition) By Kristen Brustad, Mahmoud Al-Batal, and Abbas Al-Tonsi. ISBN: 9781589016323
    • Optional: Answer Key for Alif Baa, Third Edition: Answer Key for Alif Baa: Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds (Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program) (Arabic Edition). ISBN: 1589016343
    • Al-Kitaab Fii Tacallum Al-Carabiyya: A Textbook for Beginning Arabic, Part One (3rd edition) By Kristen Brustad, Mahmoud Al-Batal, and Abbas Al-Tonsi. ISBN: 9781589017368
    • Optional: Answer Key for Al-Kitaab Fii Tacallum Al-Carabiyya: A Textbook for Beginning Arabic, Part One (3rd edition) By Kristen Brustad, Mahmoud Al-Batal, and Abbas Al-Tonsi. ISBN: 9781589017382
    • Please note, in addition to the textbook there is a $25.00 subscription fee for the Al-Kitaab companion Website for each book (one $25.00 subscription for Alif Baa and one $25.00 subscription for Al-Kitaab Part 1 3E).

ARAB 051/053:  Second-Year Arabic

ARAB 051: This course covers beginning to intermediate skills in spoken and written Arabic, including basic grammar structures, reading strategies, and speaking about familiar subjects such as family and personal life. Cultural activities are an important part of this course. ARAB 053: This course covers beginning to intermediate skills in spoken and written Arabic, including basic grammar structures, reading strategies, and speaking about familiar subjects such as family and personal life. Cultural activities are an important part of this course. Using the most widely used textbooks and engaging online activities built by BYU, students will learn to communicate in both spoken and formal Arabic.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU IS
  • Prerequisites: 2 semesters of Arabic
  • Required Materials: Al-Kitaab Fii Tacallum Al-Carabiyya: A Textbook for Beginning Arabic, Part One (3rd edition) By Kristen Brustad, Mahmoud Al-Batal, and Abbas Al-Tonsi. ISBN: 9781589017368

    • Please note, in addition to the textbook there is a $25.00 subscription fee for the Al-Kitaab companion website.

KOREA 041/043: First-Year Korean

KOREA 041: This course is an introduction to Korean. You will gain familiarity with Han’gul, the phonetic system, basic grammar, foundational vocabulary, discourse, reading, and culture. Also, this beginning course will help you build language skills – speaking, hearing, reading, and writing – at a basic level and broaden your understanding of Korean culture. You will learn to understand and communicate simple ideas in the Korean language. By the end of the course you will be able to introduce yourself, talk about life at school, the classroom, and home life. This course features the Conversation Café, a live virtual classroom where students may practice their language skills, and one-on-one speaking appointments. KOREA 043: In this continuation of first-year Korean, you will continue to learn Han’gul, the phonetic system, basic grammar, foundational vocabulary, discourse, reading, and culture. This course will help you build language skills – speaking, hearing, reading, and writing – at a basic level and broaden your understanding of Korean culture. You will learn to understand and communicate simple ideas in the Korean language. By the end of the course you will be able talk about shopping, your typical day, what you do on a weekend, and the culture and lifestyle of Seoul, Korea.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU IS
  • Require Materials: Students are required to have a webcam, microphone, and speakers to complete speaking appointments. Access to a printer/scanner is also necessary for written assignments. For optimal connection speeds during appointments, it is recommended to use a hard-wired, high-speed Internet connection during the appointment.
  • Note: This course cannot be completed in fewer than two months.

KOREA 051/053: Second-Year Korean

KOREA 051: This course will help you build language skills—speaking, hearing, reading, and writing—at a basic level and broaden your understanding of Korean culture. You will learn to understand and communicate simple ideas in the Korean language. By the end of the course you will be able to talk about parties, conversations with professors, living in a dormitory, family relationships, and conversations on the telephone. KOREA 053: This course will help you build language skills—speaking, hearing, reading, and writing—at a basic level and broaden your understanding of Korean culture. You will learn to understand and communicate simple ideas in the Korean language. By the end of the course, you will be able to converse at airports, shops, or restaurants. You will also be able to talk about hobbies.

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  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU IS    
  • Prerequisites: 2 semesters of Korean
  • Required Materials: Students will need access to a computer with high speed Internet access, a microphone, speakers (or headphones), and a webcam.