Introduction to Wisconsin Standards
for Learning World Languages
Can you answer the following questions?
are the 3 Communication Modes?
is the key shift resulting from the use of standards to
guide your language program?
- What are the four language levels? What do they indicate?
If you are unable to answer the above questions, please return to the Introduction.
Unique to the world language classroom is the focus on communication in another language. This is not talking about the second language or another culture in English; rather, it is using the second language to learn, to communicate, and to enter another culture.
Personal Reflection: Please
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- In your own words, define communication.
- Keeping your definition in mind, describe a classroom activity in which students communicate in the target language.