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WorldLanguageStandards

Communication:CommunicateinLanguagesOtherThanEnglish
Standard1.1:Studentsengageinconversations,provideandobtaininformation,expressfeelingsand
emotions,andexchangeopinions.
Standard1.2:Studentsunderstandandinterpretwrittenandspokenlanguageonavarietyoftopics.
Standard1.3:Studentspresentinformation,concepts,andideastoanaudienceoflistenersorreaders
onavarietyoftopics.

Cultures:GainKnowledgeandUnderstandingofOtherCultures
Standard2.1:Studentsdemonstrateanunderstandingoftherelationshipbetweenthepracticesand
perspectivesoftheculturestudied.
Standard2.2:Studentsdemonstrateanunderstandingoftherelationshipbetweentheproductsand
perspectivesoftheculturestudied.

Connections:ConnectwithOtherDisciplinesandAcquireInformation
Standard3.1:Studentsreinforceandfurthertheirknowledgeofotherdisciplinesthroughtheworld
language.
Standard3.2:Studentsacquireinformationandrecognizethedistinctiveviewpointsthatareonly
availablethroughtheworldlanguageanditscultures.

Comparisons:DevelopInsightintotheNatureofLanguageandCulture
Standard4.1:Studentsdemonstrateunderstandingofthenatureoflanguagethroughcomparisonsof
thelanguagestudiedandtheirown.
Standard4.2:Studentsdemonstrateunderstandingoftheconceptofculturethroughcomparisonsof
theculturesstudiedandtheirown.

Communities:ParticipateinMultilingualCommunitiesatHome&AroundtheWorld
Standard5.1:Studentsusethelanguagebothwithinandbeyondtheschoolsetting.
Standard5.2:Studentsshowevidenceofbecominglifelonglearnersbyusingthelanguageforpersonal
enjoymentandenrichment.

Note:TheNationalStandardsforForeignLanguageEducationaresponsoredbytheAmericanCouncilof
TeachingForeignLanguage,Inc.anddevelopedbyacoalitionoffournationalforeignlanguage
organizations.SDadoptedthestandardswiththeexceptionofchangingthewordForeignchangedto
WorldtomeettheneedsofSD.

AdoptedbySDStateBoardofEducationJuly2011