Whatever you do in life, humanities and liberal arts are the foundation towards a successful career path. Integral to being a well rounded person include an appreciation for world cultures and language/writing skills.
Take a trip around the world in 9 days in this language and culture sampler course. Students will immerse themselves in the language and culture of 9 different countries. Following a brief introduction to each country, students will engage in language acquisition activities that will give them exposure to basic vocabulary and conversation skills in the language spoken in the country. Students will then "travel" to each country through videos, television programs, films, music, and other media. At the end of their visit, they will have the opportunity to utilize their newly-acquired communicative skills through interactive, Learn-by-Doing activities such as, sampling the country's cuisine, playing a traditional game, learning a local dance, and more. Countries students may explore include: China; France (or Francophone Africa or the Caribbean; Germany; Italy; Japan; Russia; Cuba; Spain; or, Mexico.
College essays are the foundational building blocks that shape the future of a student's life and beyond. Honing the fundamental skills of writing on this course, students will learn how to prepare college applications by hand crafting their own resumes and mastering the intricacies of their college essays. Students will be introduced to specific AP and college-level writing techniques - skills that will set them apart in high school, and bolster their transition to college and beyond.