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Online High School World Language Courses

Middle and High School Online World Language Courses

Idioma Education & Consulting offers practical, affordable and engaging online language experiences for middle and high school students in Spanish, French, Latin and Arabic. Our courses are designed and taught by licensed practicing teachers so that our students have a high-quality and applicable experience. Using the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) standards and the Advanced Placement (AP) world language themes, our courses cover the most relevant concepts using authentic resources and proficiency at the core of our practice. Our students have the opportunity to explore the target culture through authentic texts, videos, dialogue and stories while building their language and culture proficiency to become more responsible global citizens. 

Based on the ACTFL proficiency model, our courses are broken into four different levels:

  • Novice 1: Novice Low - Novice Mid (Level 1)
  • At the beginning novice level, students are being introduced to the target language and culture. By the end of the semester they will be able to use some words, phrases, and occasional sentences for common objects and actions with repetition. They will also be able to recognize some cultural places, products and practices. They will be able to understand some simple questions and statements, often needing to hear things again. 

  • Novice 2: Novice Mid - Novice High (Level 2)
  • At the middle novice level, students are exploring the target language and culture in terms of everyday life. By the end of the semester they will be able to use familiar words and phrases and even begin to elaborate on familiar tasks, topics and activities. They will also be able to put together short, simple original sentences in the present tense and begin to give their opinion about some cultural products and practices. 

  • Intermediate 1: Intermediate Low - Intermediate Mid (Level 3 - 4)
  • At the intermediate level, students are creating with the target language and are able to understand questions and statements from real life situations. By the end of the semester, they will be able to use words and expressions from a wide range of topics and begin to expand and give details on familiar topics. They will be able to use strings of simple sentences and connect ideas to describe and explain, and they will begin to use different tenses. They will also be able to compare cultural products, practices and perspectives of the target culture with their own. 

  • Intermediate 2: Intermediate High - Advanced Low (Level 4 - AP Prep)
  • At the intermediate high to advanced low level, students are telling stories, debating opinions and ideas, and experiencing the target language and culture with deep understanding and connection. By the end of the semester, students will be able to communicate ideas on a wide range of topics and use culturally appropriate idiomatic expressions. They will be able to communicate in clear and organized paragraph length to narrate in all major time frames. They will also be able to compare their own community with the target culture that includes supporting details and relevant examples.  

    These courses are taught by practicing language teachers certified in grades 5-12 and can follow traditional school semesters, trimesters, or even taken as independent units for language and culture enrichment:

    Students can choose:

    This means:

    Tuition:

    1 or 2 semesters 

    18 weeks per semester

    3 hrs of asynchronous work per week

    $550 per student per semester

    1, 2 or 3 trimesters

    12 weeks per trimester

    3 hrs of asynchronous work per week

    $370 per student per trimester

    1, 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6 units

    6 weeks per unit

    3 hrs of asynchronous work per week

    $190 per student per unit

    Tutoring (individual or small group sessions) 

    30 minutes of synchronous tutoring

    $30 per student per 30 min session

     

    For school districts interested in enrolling multiple students or classes, we are happy to offer special district and cohort pricing. Please reach out to Elisa Kirschhoffer at k12programs@idiomaconsulting.com for more information. 

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