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OUR PROGRAM

All CdM high school students can enroll in a language course beginning freshman year. No prerequisites required for entry into a level 1 high school language course.

 

CdM offers a full course of study for the following languages:

  • Spanish
  • French
  • American Sign Language
  • Mandarin
High School Languages

INCOMING PLACEMENT TESTING

New to CdMHS and want to take a World Language above Level 1?

INCOMING students (students NEW to CdM) World Languages Placement Testing will be given on Tuesday, May 24th (room 233) and Wednesday, May 25th (room 233) from 2-4 p.m. Students attend one session only, and must arrive by 1:45 and check in at the front office. Please bring a #2 pencil. (NO TEST NECESSARY FOR LEVEL 1.)  Please contact Mrs. Ramirez:  earamirez@nmusd.us to let us know you will be attending or if you have any questions!

4 YEAR PROGRAM

 For students starting their Language in 9th Grade

   

Year

Spanish

French

ASL

Mandarin

9th

Spanish 1

French 1

ASL 1

Mandarin 1

10th

Spanish 2

French 2

ASL 3

Mandarin 2

11th

Spanish 3

French 3

ASL 3

Mandarin 3

12th

Spanish 4 or AP

French AP

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5 YEAR PROGRAM

For students starting their Language in Middle School

   

Year

Spanish

French

 ASL 

Mandarin

9th

Spanish 2

French 2

 ASL 2 

Mandarin 2

10th

Spanish 3

French 3

 ASL 3

Mandarin 3

11th

Spanish 4 or AP 

French AP 

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Mandarin AP

12th

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UC & CSU REQUIREMENT

  • C or better to count
  • “Consecutive” language. Highest level completed in High school counts.
  • 2 years required
  • (3 years recommended)
  • On-line courses NOT recommended, provide no verbal practice (required for upper levels, and AP test)

  All languages and courses meet the UC/CSU entrance requirements.