Curriculum --- Second and
Foreign Language Instruction
• Communicative Language
Teaching approach
• The four skills
– Reading, writing, listening, speaking
• The 5 Cs
– Communication, cultures, connections,
comparisons, communities
Academic Curriculum - Languages
Amanda Henninger and Rachel Wilson
• Introduction and testing: Intensive
language immersion (6 weeks)
• Semester 1 (14 weeks)
• Intercession - Catalan (6 weeks)
• Semester 2
----Primary language tracks - Spanish and
English
----Secondary language - Catalan
Academic Curriculum - Math
and Science - Joe Apel
• Basic courses:
– Basic Accounting, Fundamentals of
Earth Studies, Principles of Basic
Mathematics, The Essentials of Life
• Advanced Courses:
– Algebra and Geometry, Linguistic
Analysis of Modern Spanish, Anatomy
and Physiology, Physical Sciences
Vocational Training and Life Skills
- Tim Edwards
• Three main components
– Life skills training
• Sample topics: “Navigating Spanish Public
Services,” “Renting and Leasing in
Barcelona,” “Obtaining proper
identification”
– Career Tracks
• Retail sales, office management, food
service/hospitality
– Internship/job placement
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