Global Language Team News

Welcome Back!   08/21/2016
8th Grade Global Language Field Trips   04/29/2016
The 8th grade student body will have the fabulous opportunity to experience the cultures of Spain and France on field trips May 25 and May 26.  

The 8th grade Spanish students will be visiting Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba on May 26th, 2016.  They will explore authentic Spanish flavors through a select menu of tapas, pinxtos and paella. After, we will visit select bakeries. The cost of the field trip is 18$ and does not include money to purchase bakery items.  Please send your student with cash if they wish to buy a tasty treat (recommended to bring 5$ or less). Please click the link for a copy of the field trip form.

cafebabateeba2016.pdf

The 8th grade French students will visit The Alliance Française on May 25th (Patriots) and May 26th (Jigsaw). The students will be making easy but delicious recipes in French!
National Spanish and French Exams   02/17/2016
Congratulations to our students for qualifying for the National Spanish and French Exams!
 

  
What is the purpose of the National Spanish and French Examinations?
 
The purpose of the National Spanish and French Examinations are:
  1. To recognize achievement in the study of the Spanish/French language.
  2. To promote proficiency in interpretive communication in the Spanish/French language.
  3. To assess the national standards as they pertain to learning Spanish/French.
  4. To stimulate further interest in the teaching and learning of Spanish/French.
Starting next week, February 23rd, 2016 study sessions will be available before and after school. These are not mandatory but please see your Global Language Teacher to obtain the dates. If you are not available to come into school to practice, you can follow these steps and practice at home:
 
1) Spanish: Go to http://www.nationalspanishexam.org/index.php (French please join the Schoology course)
2) Click exam preparation tab
3) Click online past examinations level 1.
4) Or click online practice exercises (level 1)
 
The projected dates of the tests will be: French AND Spanish on Thursday, March 10th to 3-4:30; Spanish will also be held during the week of March 14-17th from 3:00pm to 4:30PM.  All sessions are at Attea Middle School.
 
Again, we would like to congratulate your student for achieving this wonderful opportunity!
 
Sincerely,
 
Global Language Team