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Upper School Curriculum (9-12 & PG)

World Language

9th - 12th Grades

Spanish I, II, III, IV and V
  • Acquire and refine listening, speaking, reading and writing abilities through reading and storytelling of the Spanish language
  • Connection between Hispanic cultures and communities through videos, computer research and other cultural experiences
  • Study the history and development of Spanish-speaking people in Spain and Latin America
  • Integrate various pieces of literature, drama and film

AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • Focus on the mastery of communicative language skills rather than on the content of specific texts
  • Develop the ability to understand spoken Spanish in various contexts
  • Master a Spanish vocabulary sufficient for reading articles, literary texts and other non-technical writings without dependence on a dictionary
  • Ability to express oneself in Spanish

Mandarin I, II, III, IV and V
  • Focus on the construction of commonly used Chinese language structures
  • Understand the use of essential vocabulary with the phonetic system in reading and writing
  • Learn the aspects of Chinese culture and society related to the course materials
  • Further develop proficiency in speaking and writing
  • Discussion of socio-cultural topics relevant to today's China
  • Focus on improving reading comprehension and writing skills

Mandarin V Honors
  • Express oneself in Mandarin through conversation
  • Exhibit a high level of master of Chinese characters
  • Respond appropriately to class discussions in Madarin

Andrews Osborne Academy

Grades PK - 12, PG
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Located In Willoughby, OH, Andrews Osborne Academy is a Private Co-ed Day & Boarding College Preparatory School For Grades PK - 12, PG. Students benefit from a challenging academic program, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.