Discovery Language Programs offer 12 to 22 week sessions in Spanish, French, German, Italian, Polish, and Mandarin Chinese to students in grades K – 8th. Class sizes range from 8-14 students that are grouped by age and level of foreign language knowledge. Students usually meet once a week, before or after school or at lunchtime. Twice weekly classes are also available. To determine the interest level at your school, an eight-week pilot program can be offered at any time during the school year.
Discovery Language Programs offer the following languages:
……….More levels will be added next fall……….
What do students learn at Discovery Language Programs?
The following are some of the subjects covered during the first year:
- Numbers and Colors
- Days of the Week
- Months of the Year
- Descriptive Adjectives
- Pets and Farm Animals
- Cultural aspects of Mexico, France, Germany, Italy or Poland, Food, Clothing, Marketplace, Shopping, School
- Parts of the Body
- Sports and Leisure Activities and Auxiliary Verbs (Older students only).
Students advancing further in the program will learn about:
Rules of grammar such as:
Advanced Levels 4 & 5 are designed for students who have completed three or four years of the Discovery Language Programs. Levels 4 & 5 offer much more reading and writing than the previous workbooks. This level is excellent preparation for further language learning either in Junior High School or in High School.