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Section 16 Foreign Languages

CSSC Code Title Alternate Titles Description
Main Category Sub-Category Course
16     FOREIGN LANGUAGES   A summary of groups of instructional programs that describe the structure and use of language common or indigenous to people of the same community or nation, the same geographical area, or cultural traditions; including such features as sounds, literature, syntax, phonology, morphology, semantics, sentences, prose and verse, as well as development of skills and attitudes used in communicating and evaluating thoughts and feelings through oral and written language.
  01   FOREIGN LANGUAGES, MULTIPLE EMPHASIS   A group of instructional programs that describe the language, literature, and culture of more than one specific group of people.
    11 Foreign Language, Exploratory   language; culture; multiple groups
    21 English as a Second Language 1 TESOL, Beginning basic English structure; limited vocabulary; English sounds; oral expression; American student life
    22 English as a Second Language 2 TESOL, Intermediate study of English language skills; increase language control; cultural information; composition skills
    23 English as a Second Language 3 TESOL, Advanced greater English language ability; reading; composition; vocabulary building; role playing; American culture
    24 English as a Second Language, Skills Lab   individualized instruction; non-native English speakers; skill building
    25 Transitional English   brush-up instruction to enable student to make the transition to regular English classes
    00 Foreign Languages, Multiple Emphasis, Other    
  02   AFRICAN (NON-SEMITIC) LANGUAGES   A group of instructional programs that describe the language, literature, and culture of non-Semitic African people; languages such as Ibo, Swahili, and Yoruba are included in this category.
    11 Swahili 1   language, culture; vocabulary building; grammar and pronunciation
    12 Swahili 2   language, culture; readings and conversational practice
    21 Amharic 1 (Ethiopian)    
    22 Amharic 2 (Ethiopian)    
    00 African (Non-Semitic) Languages, Other    
  03   ASIATIC LANGUAGES   A group of instructional programs that describe the language, literature, and culture of Asiatic peoples; languages such as Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean, Malay, and Japanese are included in this category.
    11 Cantonese 1   language, culture; vocabulary building; grammar and pronunciation
    12 Cantonese 2   language, culture; readings and conversational practice
    13 Cantonese 3   oral practice; conversational Cantonese; written reports
    14 Cantonese 4    
    21 Mandarin 1   language, culture; vocabulary building; grammar and pronunciation
    22 Mandarin 2   language, literature and culture; readings and conversational practice
    23 Mandarin 3   oral practice; conversational Mandarin; written reports
    24 Mandarin 4   language, literature and culture
    25 Mandarin 5   language, literature and culture
    31 Japanese 1   language, culture, vocabulary building; grammar and pronunciation
    32 Japanese 2   language, literature and culture; reading and conversational practice
    33 Japanese 3   oral practice; conversational Japanese; written reports
    34 Japanese 4   language, literature and culture
    35 Japanese 5   language, literature and culture
    36 Foreign Language Contract, Japanese   Independent Study
    41 Hawaiian 1   listening and pronunciation; vocabulary; simple writing exercises
    42 Hawaiian 2   oral drills; sentence construction; immersion approach; memorization
    43 Hawaiian 3   skill development; popular Hawaiian legends; cultural study
    44 Hawaiian 4   class conducted in Hawaiian; complex conversations
    45 Hawaiian Language and Culture   familiarization with Hawaiian language; nonrigorous approach; conversational emphasis; cultural studies
    54 Korean 1   language, culture, vocabulary building; grammar and pronunciation
    52 Korean 2   language, literature and culture; reading and conversational practice
    53 Korean 3   oral practice; conversational Korean; written reports
    54 Korean 4   language, literature and culture
           
    55 Korean 5   language, literature and culture
    00 Asiatic Languages, Other    
  04   BALTO-SLAVIC LANGUAGES   A group of instructional programs that describe the language, literature and culture of Baltic and Slavic people; languages such as Latvian, Lithuanian, Russian, Polish, Byelorussian, Czech, Serbo-Croatian, and Ukrainian are included in this category.
    11 Ukrainian 1   language, culture; vocabulary building; grammar and pronunciation
    21 Russian 1   study of Russian alphabet and pronunciation system; vocabulary; grammar; culture; reading
    22 Russian 2   oral and written practice; readings and conversational practice; business and trade journals
    23 Russian 3   famous Russian authors; discussions in Russian; letter writing to Soviet businesses; reports written in Russian
    24 Russian 4   reading and discussion of historical events; letters to businesses in the USSR
    25 Russian 5   reading and discussion; advanced Russian
    26 Russian 6   reading and discussion; advanced Russian
    27 Foreign Language Contract, Russian   Independent Study
    31 Czech 1   language, culture; vocabulary building; grammar and pronunciation
    32 Czech 2   language, literature and culture; readings and conversational practice
    33 Czech 3   oral practice; conversational Czech; written reports
    41 Polish 1   language, culture; vocabulary building; grammar and pronunciation
    42 Polish 2   language, literature and culture; readings and conversational practice
    43 Polish 3   oral practice; conversational Polish; written reports
    44 Polish 4   language, literature and culture
    51 Finnish 1    
    52 Finnish 2    
    53 Finnish 3    
    54 Finnish 4    
    00 Balto-Slavic Languages, Other    
  05   GERMANIC LANGUAGES   A group of instructional programs that describe the language, literature, and culture of people whose native language belongs to the Germanic branch of Indo-European languages; languages such as German, Norwegian Swedish, Danish, and Yiddish are included in this category.
    01 Dutch 1    
    02 Dutch 2    
    03 Dutch 3    
    11 German 7 German for Survival vocabulary; grammar; culture study; dialogues
    12 German 8   vocabulary; grammar; culture study; composition; dialogues
    13 German 1 German 9 vocabulary; grammar; culture study; dialogues
    14 German 2 German 10; German 11 vocabulary; grammar; culture study; composition and literature
    15 German 3 German 11 vocabulary; grammar; culture study, composition and literature; comparison of German and American life styles; current affairs discussion
    16 German 4 German 12 literature, essays, conversation; culture study; vocabulary
    17 German 5   study for C.E.E.B. test; advanced composition; scientific German; grammar review
    18 German Field-Based Experience German, Reading and Conference field-based experience
    19 Foreign Language Contract, German Independent Study contract for independent study
    21 Norwegian 1 Norse 1 language, culture; vocabulary building; grammar and pronunciation
    22 Norwegian 2 Norse 2 language, literature and culture; readings and conversational practice
    31 Swedish 1   language, culture; vocabulary building; grammar, and punctuation
    32 Swedish 2   language, literature and culture; reading and conversational practice
    33 Swedish 3   oral practice; conversational Swedish; written reports
    41 Yiddish 1    
    42 Yiddish 2   language, literature and culture; reading and conversational practice
    43 Yiddish 3   oral practice; conversational Yiddish; written reports
    44 IB German 4    
    45 IB German 5    
    46 AP German Language    
    00 Germanic Languages, Other    
  06   GREEK   A group of instructional programs that describe the language, literature, and culture of Greek-speaking peoples.
    11 Modern Greek for Survival   recognition of Greek alphabet; travel information, money exchange; phrase books
    21 Modern Greek   listening; speaking; reading; writing Greek
    21 Modern Greek 2    
    23 Modern Greek 3    
    24 Modern Greek 4    
    31 Classical Greek 1    
    32 Classical Greek 2    
    33 Classical Greek 3    
    34 Classical Greek 4    
    00 Greek, Other    
  07   INDIC LANGUAGES   A group of instructional programs that describe the language, literature, and culture of people whose native language belongs to the Indic branch of Indo-European languages; languages such as Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu, Bengali, and Panjabi are included in this category.
    00 Indic Languages, Other    
  08   IRANIAN LANGUAGES   A group of instructional programs that describe the language, literature, and culture of Iranian peoples; languages such as Persian and Pashto are included in this category.
    00 Iranian Languages, Other    
  09   ITALIC LANGUAGES   A group of instructional programs that describe the language, literature, and culture of people whose native language belongs to the Italic branch of Indo-European languages; languages such as French, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, and Spanish are included in this category
    01 French 7   basic vocabulary, grammar; culture study; reading; audio lingual approach
    02 French 8   vocabulary; grammar; culture study; drill
    03 French 1 French 9 vocabulary; grammar; culture study; dialogues
    04 French 2 French 10 vocabulary; grammar; culture study; French family life and customs
    05 French 3 French 11 vocabulary; grammar; culture study; composition and literature; conversations
    06 French 4 French 12 literature; written essays; conversation; culture, geography study; listening and speaking; reading and writing dialogues
    07 French 5   study for C.E.E.B. test; reading of the classics
    08 French Field-Based Experience French Seminar; French Reading and Conference; French for Travelers field-based experience; French for use in travel
    09 Foreign Language Contract, French   Independent Study
    10 French, Conversational   practical speaking of French
    11 Italian 7   basic vocabulary; grammar; culture study
    12 Italian 8   vocabulary; grammar; culture study
    13 Italian 1 Italian 9 vocabulary; grammar; culture study; dialogues; conversation
    14 Italian 2 Italian 10 vocabulary; grammar; culture study; composition and literature; Italian and American cultural differences
    15 Italian 3 Italian 11 vocabulary; grammar; culture study; composition and literature; Italian opera; conversations
    16 Italian 4 Italian 12 literature; essays; conversation
    17 Italian, Advanced Placement Italian 5 study for C.E.E.B. test
    18 Italian Field-Based Experience   field-based experience
    19 Foreign Language Contract, Italian   Independent Study
    20 Latin 1 Latin 9; Latin Graffiti for Anybody classical Latin structure; prefixes, suffixes, root words; Virgil and Livy; legendary Rome; comparison of Roman and American life; Greek and Roman culture
    21 Latin 2   grammar and syntax; Caesar; culture; classics in the original; comparison of Roman and American institutions
    22 Latin 3   study of Pliny, Cicero; Latin constructions and form; political, economic, social activities; Greek and Roman life
    23 Latin 4   literature; culture; Ovid, Catullus, Horace; Virgil's Aeneid
    24 Latin 5   biographies; discussion; written and oral reports
    25 Foreign Language Contract, Latin   Independent Study
    26 Portuguese 1   oral and written skills; culture; history
    27 Portuguese 2   grammar study, vocabulary, oral and written skills
    28 Portuguese 3   language practice; vocabulary; composition; literature
    29 Portuguese 4   literature; essays; conversation
    30 Portuguese 5   language, literature and culture
    31 Spanish 7 Spanish for Survival basic vocabulary; grammar; culture study; travel information, money exchange; phrase books; oral skills
    32 Spanish 8   vocabulary; grammar; culture study; time, weather, greetings
    33 Spanish 1 Spanish 9; Spanish, Beginning vocabulary; grammar; culture study; dialogues
    34 Spanish 2 Spanish 10 vocabulary; grammar; culture study; composition and literature; Mexico and Spain; history and customs
    35 Spanish 3 Spanish 11; Spanish, Intermediate vocabulary; grammar; culture study; composition and literature; South American and Spanish cultures; Cervantes
    36 Spanish 4   literature; essays; conversation; verb system review; listening, reading, writing skills
    37 Spanish 5   study for C.E.E.B. test; in-depth study of 19th and 20th century authors; grammar; composition; term paper
    38 Spanish Field-Based Experience Spanish Seminar   field-based experience
    39 Foreign Language Contract, Spanish   Independent Study
    40 Unused Code    
    41 Spanish for Travelers   information and conversation for a tourist of Spain or South America
    42 Spanish, Commercial Spanish, Job Related   business and social letters in Spanish; banking forms
    43 IB French Language    
    44 IB French Literature    
    45 IB Spanish 4    
    46 IB Spanish 5    
    47 AP Latin    
    49 AP French Language    
    50 AP French Literature    
    51 AP Spanish Language    
    52 AP Spanish Literature    
    00 Italic Languages, Other    
  10   NATIVE AMERICAN LANGUAGES   A group of instructional program that describe the language, literature, and culture of Native American peoples.
    00 Native American Languages, Other    
  11   SEMITIC LANGUAGES   A group of instructional programs that describe the language, literature, and culture of Semitic peoples; languages such as Arabic and Hebrew are included in this category.
    11 Hebrew 1   conversational skills; art projects on Hebrew lettering
    12 Hebrew 2   conversation and culture
    13 Hebrew 3   study of Hebrew literature
    14 Hebrew 4   study of themes such as politics, sports, women in Israel
    15 Arabic 1    
    16 Arabic 2    
    17 Arabic 3    
    18 Arabic 4    
    19 Foreign Language Contract - Arabic Independent Study    
    00 Semitic Languages, Other    
  12   INDO-EUROPEAN LANGUAGES, OTHER    
    11 Turkish 1    
    12 Turkish 2    
    00 Indo-European Languages, Other    
  13   NON-ENGLISH LANGUAGES FOR NATIVE SPEAKERS    
    11 Spanish for Native Speakers 1   reading and writing of Spanish skills for Spanish speaking people; culture study
    12 Spanish for Native Speakers 2    
    13 Spanish for Native Speakers 3    
    14 Spanish for Native Speakers 4    
    15 Spanish for Native Speakers 5/Advanced Placement    
    21 Portuguese for Native Speakers 1    
    22 Portuguese for Native Speakers 2    
    23 Portuguese for Native Speakers 3    
    24 Portuguese for Native Speakers 4    
    31 Italian for Native Speakers 1    
    32 Italian for Native Speakers 2    
    33 Italian for Native Speakers 3    
    41 Japanese for Native Speakers 1    
    42 Japanese for Native Speakers 2    
    43 Japanese for Native Speakers 3    
    44 Japanese for Native Speakers 4    
    51 Chinese for Native Speakers 1    
    52 Chinese for Native Speakers 2    
    53 Chinese for Native Speakers 3    
    54 Chinese for Native Speakers 4    
    61 French for Native Speakers 1    
    62 French for Native Speakers 2    
    63 French for Native Speakers 3    
    64 French for Native Speakers 4    
    00 Non-English Languages for Native Speaker, Other    
  99   FOREIGN LANGUAGES, OTHER   A group of instructional programs in foreign languages not described above.
    00 Foreign Languages, Other    

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