Foreign Language Department

Spanish I - 411

Develops reading, writing, listening and speaking in real-world situations. Homework focuses on grammar and vocabulary. Classroom activities are interactive and communicative. Emphasizes awareness of Hispanic culture in Latin America and the U.S.

Teachers:

Mr. Grady T. Harbor

Mr. Grady T. Harbor

Mrs. Mary C. Delgado

Mrs. Mary C. Delgado

Mr. William M. Rolfe

Mr. William M. Rolfe

Mr. Eugene Tarjan

Mr. Eugene Tarjan


French I - 412

Develops reading, writing, listening and speaking in real-world situations. Homework focuses on grammar and vocabulary. Classroom activities are interactive and communicative. Emphasizes Francophone culture in Quebec, French Africa and the U.S.

Teachers:

Mrs. Elizabeth G. Boone

Mrs. Elizabeth G. Boone


Latin I - 413

In Latin I students acquire basic translation and grammatical skills, as well as an overview of daily Roman life, through reading passages of increasing complexity. Inflections, vocabulary, and English derivatives are memorized out of class.

Teachers:

Mr. Richard H. Branyan

Mr. Richard H. Branyan

Mr. Dennis C. Dickerson

Mr. Dennis C. Dickerson


Spanish II - 421

Designed for students who plan to take Spanish III and IV, this course stresses a broad range of vocabulary and advanced grammatical constructions. Students should expect longer reading assignments with a focus on strategies for comprehension.

Teachers:

Mr. Grady T. Harbor

Mr. Grady T. Harbor

Mr. William M. Rolfe

Mr. William M. Rolfe

Br. Matthew G. Kotek

Br. Matthew G. Kotek


French II - 422

French II is a continuation of the French I course with emphasis on more complex vocabulary and practice in reading and writing skills. Speaking French and culture study are also stressed. This course is a pre-requisite for entry into Fr. III & IV.

Teachers:

Mrs. Elizabeth G. Boone

Mrs. Elizabeth G. Boone


Latin II - 423

Latin II is a continuation of Latin I with increased emphasis on a student’s ability to translate Latin into English through intensive word analysis. Inflections, vocabulary, and English derivatives are memorized out of class.

Teachers:

Mr. Richard H. Branyan

Mr. Richard H. Branyan


Spanish II - 427

This course is designed for those students who will take only two years of Spanish. Classroom activities continue to focus on communicative activities. Reading and writing activities focus on real-world situations and cultural topics.

Teachers:

Mr. Grady T. Harbor

Mr. Grady T. Harbor

Mr. Eugene Tarjan

Mr. Eugene Tarjan


Latin II - 428

Latin II is a continuation of Latin I with increased emphasis on a student’s ability to translate Latin into English through intensive word analysis. Inflections, vocabulary, and English derivatives are memorized out of class.

Teachers:

Mr. Richard H. Branyan

Mr. Richard H. Branyan


French II - 429

This class focuses on communicative activities. Students continue their study of French through the use of vocabulary study and story telling. This is designed for students who will terminate their study of French after completing this course.

Teachers:

Mrs. Elizabeth G. Boone

Mrs. Elizabeth G. Boone


Honors Spanish III - 431

Students use more complex grammar and vocabulary in oral production. Accuracy in written work is emphasized. College text focuses on history and culture of Spanish speaking countries. Class discussions are in Spanish. Dual enrollment at CBU is optional.

Teachers:

Mrs. Mary C. Delgado

Mrs. Mary C. Delgado


DE Honors Spanish III*** - 4311


Teachers:

Mrs. Mary C. Delgado

Mrs. Mary C. Delgado


Honors French III - 432

This Honors course delves into more complex French grammar, study of current events in francophone societies, and conversation in French. Students study some history and geography of France and begin to read actual stories and novels in French.

Teachers:

Mrs. Elizabeth G. Boone

Mrs. Elizabeth G. Boone


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Post-Classical Latin Literature - 434

The prime goal is to hone the reading skills acquired in Latin I & II. Students will use St.Jerome's Latin Vulgate as well as writings from secular philosophers. Daily quizzes will usually emphasize memorization: vocabulary and grammar review.

Teachers:

Mr. Richard H. Branyan

Mr. Richard H. Branyan


Honors Latin III - 435

Latin III Honors focuses on the translation and interpretation of Classical Latin texts. The nature of this course assumes a mastery of basic Latin grammar and syntax.

Teachers:

Mr. Dennis C. Dickerson

Mr. Dennis C. Dickerson


Spanish I for Juniors - 439

Develops reading, writing, listening and speaking in real-world situations. Homework focuses on grammar and vocabulary. Classroom activities are interactive and communicative. Emphasizes awareness of Hispanic culture in Latin America and the U.S.

Teachers:

Br. Matthew G. Kotek

Br. Matthew G. Kotek


Honors Spanish IV - 441

College text has literary selections and short films in Spanish. Writing assignments are more frequent. Students present reports on topics they have researched. Some preparation for college placement tests. Dual enrollment at CBU is optional.

Teachers:

Mr. Grady T. Harbor

Mr. Grady T. Harbor


DE Honors Spanish IV*** - 4411


Teachers:

Mr. Grady T. Harbor

Mr. Grady T. Harbor


Honors French IV - 442

Students begin the study of French history, reading samples of classic literature and studying film from/about those periods. They continue in-depth grammar study, discuss current events in francophone cultures and continue writing in French.

Teachers:

Mrs. Elizabeth G. Boone

Mrs. Elizabeth G. Boone


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AP Latin - 444

AP Latin focuses on the poetry of Vergil's Aeneid and the prose of Caesar's Gallic War. Students will write numerous critical analyses of the Latin texts, explore cultural and historical topics that shed light on the authors' point of view.

Teachers:

Mr. Dennis C. Dickerson

Mr. Dennis C. Dickerson


AP Spanish - 445


Teachers:

Mr. Grady T. Harbor

Mr. Grady T. Harbor


Spanish II for Seniors - 449

This course is designed for those students who will take only two years of Spanish. Classroom activities continue to focus on communicative activities. Reading and writing activities focus on real-world situations and cultural topics.

Teachers:

Mr. William M. Rolfe

Mr. William M. Rolfe