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Lovejoy High students engage in discussions in a host of languages other than English to include:
 
American Sign Language
Chinese
French
Spanish
 
These courses develop the basic-to-intermediate skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, and emphasize the “5 C's” of communication, culture, community, comparisons, and connections. Instruction is based on Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) standards, and the standards and best practices promulgated by:
 
Learning another language requires students to develop critical thinking skills and English language skills, and fosters the skills necessary to become effective American citizens in the 21st Century.
 
Students are assessed in a variety of means that may include: observations of conversations carried out in the target language, pencil-and-paper tests, or presentations created in the target language. 
 
Students must earn two credits in the same world language to meet LHS graduation requirements, or three years of the same language to meet the LHS Distinguished Achievement Program (DAP) graduation requirements. LISD strongly encourages students seeking admission to four-year universities to complete at least three years of world language study.
 
 
Proficiency Sequence: (basic is also known as novice)
 
World Language Course Sequence available at Lovejoy:

World Language Dept.
 at a glance
 
American Sign Language
Edward Bart
(Department Chair)
 
Chinese
TBD 
 
French
Lisa Diena
 
Spanish
(listed alphabetically)
Michael Allred
Alex Duran
Laura Moore
Annastacia Daugherty
Jose Madrid
Olivia Trentine
 
(Teacher Contact Information)