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5440-06 Modern and Classical Languages (Spanish)

By fulfilling the Spanish major requirements of 9 courses at the 300 level or higher (or 4 courses at the 300 level or higher for a minor) students will meet most of the endorsement requirements for the State of Vermont.In addition the following courses are highly recommended.

SPAN 0301

SPAN 0334

SPAN 0304

LING xxxx or MMLA EDUC 8500a

SPAN 0330

Study abroad in a Spanish speaking country

 

These courses may coincide with the fulfillment of major or minor requirements

 

 

Knowledge Standards

Attained through fulfillment of major or minor requirements and selected electives

 

Middlebury Course Offering

Knowledge/skill required

All 300 level courses

Proficiency in speaking, reading, writing, and aural comprehension in the target language(s)

All 300 level courses

The structure, phonetic system, and different socio-linguistic levels of the target language(s)

All 300 level courses

The practices, products, and perspectives of the target culture(s), including a broad general foundation in the arts, history, geography, economics, and literature of the target culture(s)

Study Abroad

The individual and societal advantages of foreign language learning

LING xxxx

MIIS EDUC 8500

The developmental process of second language acquisition at the early childhood/elementary and/or middle/secondary levels

LING xxxx

MIIS EDUC 8500

Research-based instructional methods and strategies that develop foreign language communication skills as a process and articulate continuous sequences of instruction across the early childhood/elementary and/or middle/secondary instructional levels

 

Performance Standards

Attained through Senior work in major and presentations in all German courses, Education Studies courses, including EDST 0410 Student Teaching Seminar, and understanding faculty use of best practice in their own classes

Middlebury Course Offering

Knowledge/skill required

EDST 0318

EDST 0320

EDST 0410

Applies knowledge of research-based methods and strategies for teaching foreign languages and cultures to the design of developmentally-appropriate learning activities for students with diverse learning styles, interests, and linguistic backgrounds

400 level seminar

EDST 0318

EDST 0320

EDST 0410

Uses authentic documents and materials (such as music, art, food, literature, or newspapers) in order to develop students' understanding and appreciation of the target culture's history, geographical regions, values, and customs

 

400 level seminar

EDST 0318

EDST 0320

EDST 0410

Selects and incorporates instructional media appropriate to foreign language learning, including authentic print and electronic materials from the target culture

EDST 0318

EDST 0320

EDST 0410

Focuses teaching on the development of cross-cultural and linguistic competence through critical thinking and communicative activities

EDST 0410

Integrates classroom curricular themes with the foreign language curriculum (early childhood/elementary)

EDST 0410

Advocates for all students to learn a foreign language and culture at the earliest possible age

5440-06 Modern and Classical Languages