Welcome to American High School World Languages
French, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish
...American HS & Thornton JHS in collaboration. We encourage students to start learning a new language in junior high school. Students may also start in high school.
Registration takes place in early March!
...Highly-qualified teachers who actively participate in their students’ whole academic experience.
· Offered Languages:
French: Level 1 through 4 Honors & 5/6AP
Spanish: Level 1 through 4/5AP
Mandarin: Level 1 through 4
· Teachers find opportunities for students to practice their language skills in the community.
· Students go on field trips, such as to the
· Defense Language Institute in Monterey, museums (SF MOMA/Oakland/SJ), cafés, taquerias & restaurants.
· Students participate in cultural activities on a regular basis.
· Students have the opportunity to participate in contests (French National Contest, consulate, professional) and other events to demonstrate their language proficiency.
· Students use “realia” or authentic materials, newspaper articles, pictures, movies, short video & music clips, literature & technology
in the classroom for student to learn & to demonstrate acquisition of language
· Teachers facilitate peer tutoring and other intervention activities, such as one-on-one assistance, group tutoring, parent-teacher conferences.
Bonne Année !
American High School
33600 Fremont Boulevard
Fremont, California 94536
Phone: 510.796.1776 http://www.fremont.k12.ca.us/american/site/default.asp
1. Make new friends and expand your mind.
2. Become a more globally-viable businessperson.
3. Understand the world and your own language better.
4. Study, travel, & work abroad.
5. Give yourself a competitive edge &
6. Have the job advantage in a global economy.
7. Discover other cultures beyond your world.
8. Improve your skills in your own language & other subjects.
9. Increase your results in standardized tests.
10. Meet college recommendations & become proficient (at least 3 years of the same language for limited proficiency; 4 years preferred, including Honors/AP.)
¡ Feliz año Nuevo !
Last Modified on September 21, 2011