Primary Objective: The student engages in spoken interpersonal communications.

The student engages in the oral exchange of information, opinions, and ideas in a variety of time frames in formal situations.
The student engages in the oral exchange of information, opinions, and ideas in a variety of time frames in informal situations.
The student elicits information and clarifies meaning by using a variety of strategies.
The student states and supports opinions in oral interactions.
The student initiates and sustains interaction through the use of various verbal and nonverbal strategies.
The student understands a variety of vocabulary, including idiomatic and culturally appropriate expressions.
The student uses a variety of vocabulary, including idiomatic and culturally appropriate expressions on a variety of topics.
The student self-monitors and adjusts language production.
The student demonstrates an understanding of the features of target culture communities (e.g., geographic, historical, artistic, social, or political).
The student demonstrates knowledge and understanding of content across disciplines.

Practice Samples

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Scenario One

Tema curricular: Friends

Introducción: You have just ran into a friend that you have not seen for a while and he/she makes plans with you

Amigo: Greets you and asks you how you are doing.

Tú: You answer back and ask how he is doing. (20 seconds)

Amigo: Answers your question and asks you if you want to go to the movie theater on Friday.

Tú: Answer his question negatively and tell him what you are going to do on Friday night. (20 seconds)

Amigo: Response to you and asks you if you want to do something on Saturday night.

Tú: Tell him that it is your best friend birthday and invite him to come to his party. (20 seconds)

Amigo: Answers your question and asks you at what time the party is.

Tú: Respond appropriately and tell him goodbye (20 seconds)