Foreign Languages

Madison Highland Prep offers students linguistic courses in Spanish, Mandarin, Latin, and French using curriculum focused on high levels of fluency and comprehension.

Spanish 1 : Prerequisites: None
This course will emphasize conversational Spanish skills and provide students with the linguistic and cultural foundation.

Spanish 2: Prerequisites: Spanish 1
This course will be in-depth study of Spanish, requiring the student to think in the language. The course will utilize periodicals and other materials to help students become more fluent in the language with an emphasis on grammar and conversation.

Spanish 3: Prerequisites: Spanish 2

AP Spanish Literature: Prerequisite: Spanish 1 & Spanish 2
This AP course is designed to refine linguistic skills integrated with a focus on Spanish literature and literary analysis.

Middlebury Interactive Language Courses:
Mandarin 1: Prerequisite: None
This course will cover the fundamentals of Mandarin Chinese, with a focus on communication. Emphasis will be placed upon learning tones, Romanization, and character formation to facilitate study. Students will also acquire a general knowledge of Chinese culture, geography, and history.

Mandarin 2: Prerequisite: Mandarin 1
This course will provide the opportunity for students to expand their capabilities in speaking, listening, reading, and writing in Mandarin Chinese. A continuation of cultural topics, geography, and history will also be covered.

Mandarin 3: Prerequisite: Mandarin 2

German 1: (1.00 Credit) Prerequisites: None
This course will emphasize conversational German skills and provide students with the linguistic and cultural foundation.

German 2: (1.00 Credit) Prerequisites: German 1
This course will be in-depth study of German, requiring the student to think in the language. The course will utilize periodicals and other materials to help students become more fluent in the language with an emphasis on grammar and conversation.

German 3: (1.00 Credit) Prerequisites: German 2

French 1: Prerequisites: None
This course will emphasize conversational French skills and provide students with the linguistic and cultural foundation.

French 2: Prerequisites: French 1
This course will be in-depth study of French, requiring the student to think in the language. The course will utilize periodicals and other materials to help students become more fluent in the language with an emphasis on grammar and conversation.

French 3: Prerequisites: French 2

Additional Interactive Language Courses:

Latin 1: Prerequisites: None
This course will emphasize reading and comprehension skills with a focus on translating Latin for conceptual understanding as well as provide students with the linguistic foundation.

Latin 2: Prerequisites: Latin 1
This course will be in-depth study of Latin, focusing on contextualization and analysis of Latin texts. The course will emphasize literacy in the language.