Spanish

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The syllabus emphasises the development of the four language skills (listening, reading, speaking and writing) and the acquisition of knowledge of Hispanic culture through the study of selected topics and contemporary writings of relevance to Caribbean society. Students develop multiple literacies and independent and critical thinking in the context of foreign language learning and in keeping with the UNESCO Pillars of Learning. While the topics have been selected to provide knowledge and understanding of issues pertinent to Caribbean people in a global context, emphasis will be on language competence rather than on detailed technical knowledge.

In developing this syllabus, care has been taken to ensure that it meets the knowledge, understanding and skill requirements common to post-secondary syllabuses in Modern Languages. Completion of this syllabusprovides a foundation for further studies and development for the world of work. This approach reflects an awareness of our regional context and is geared specifically to students learning Modern Languages in the Caribbean as part of the international community.

The syllabus consists of two Units each containing three Modules.

UNIT 1: LA FAMILIA, LA SOCIEDAD Y EL MEDIO AMBIENTE

Module 1 El individuo, la familia y la vida diaria
Module 2 La sociedad y los asuntos sociales
Module 3 El medio ambiente

UNIT 2: LAS ACTUALIDADES, LA TECNOLOGÍA Y LA ECONOMÍA

Module 1 Las actualidades
Module 2 La ciencia y la tecnología
Module 3 La industria y los asuntos económicos

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The French syllabus emphasises the development of the four language skills (listening, reading, speaking and writing) and the acquisition of knowledge of Francophone culture through the study of selected topics and contemporary writings of relevance to Caribbean society. While the topics have been selected to provide knowledge and understanding of issues pertinent to Caribbean people in a global context, emphasis will be on language competence rather than on detailed technical knowledge.

In developing this syllabus, care has been taken to ensure that it meets the knowledge, understanding and skill requirements common to post-secondary syllabuses in Modern Languages. Completion of this syllabus provides a foundation for further studies and development for the world of work. This approach reflects an awareness of our regional context and is geared specifically to students learning Modern Languages in the Caribbean as part of the international community.

The syllabus consists of two Units each containing three Modules.

UNIT 1: LA FAMILLE, LA SOCIÉTÉ ET L’ENVIRONNEMENT

Module 1: L’individu, la famille et la vie journalière

Module 2: La société et les affaires sociales

Module 3: L’environnement

UNIT 2: L’ACTUALITÉ, LA TECHNOLOGIE ET L’ÉCONOMIE

Module 1: L’actualité

Module 2: La science et la technologie

Module 3: L’industrie et l’économie

French Unit 1 and Unit 2

 

Spanish Unit 1 and Unit 2