Catholic High School
4810 Bradford Drive, Huntsville, Alabama 35805 (256) 430-1760

 
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Foreign Language
Catholic High School offers four languages: French, Spanish, German and Latin. Latin will place emphasis on primary source translation instead of conversational skills.  Additional language classes may be available through our Dual Enrollment program with UAH.
 
Foreign Language Faculty
Name Email Course
Anne Bishop abishop@chsfalcons.org Latin
Ludwig Gustafson lgustafson@chsfalcons.org German
Ligia Christl lchristl@chsfalcons.org Spanish
Catharine Scull cscull@chsfalcons.org French

Level One
The language is introduced through a proficiency-based program that helps the student to develop the skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Cultural themes and basic conversational patterns are taught.

One credit

Level Two
Material from the first level is reviewed and a more detailed study of vocabulary and grammar is included. More complex structures of the language along with the intermediate conversational skills are presented and cultural themes of the first level are expanded.
Prerequisite: C average in Level One or Placement Test

One credit

Level Three
More advanced conversational skills are emphasized. The finer points of grammar are given due attention. Translation skills are developed. Significant historical figures, authors and the literature of the target language are studied.
Prerequisite: C average in Level Two.

                                                                                                                                  One credit


Level Four
Continuance of skills emphasized in level three with emphasis on history, music, art, literature and refinement of grammatical structures.
Prerequisite: C average in Level Three

One credit