Standards for Foreign Language Learning: Executive Summary -the 5C's



Executive Summary of the National Standards:



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National Standards-the 5 C's

Goal 1: Communication
  • 1.1 Students engage in conversation, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions. (interpersonal)
  • 2.1 Students understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics. (interpretive)
  • 3.1 Students present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics. (presentational)

Goal 2: Cultures
  • 2.1 Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the cultures.
  • 2.2 Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the products and perspectives of the cultures.

Goal 3: Connections
  • 3.1 Students reinforce and further their knowledge of other disciplines.
  • 3.2 Students acquire information and recognize the distinctive viewpoints that are only available through the language and its cultures.

Goal 4: Comparisons
  • 4.1 Students demonstrate understanding of the nature of language through comparisons of the target language and their own.
  • 4.2 Students demonstrate understanding of the concept of culture through comparisons of the target culture and their own.

Goal 5: Communities
  • 5.1 Students use the language both within and beyond the school setting.
  • 5.2 Students show evidence of becoming life-long learners by using the language for personal enjoyment and enrichment.


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