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Draft of Proposed Revisions to the World Language (LOTE) Standards

Anchor Standard 1: Communication - Learners communicate effectively in the target language in order to function in a variety of contexts and for multiple purposes.

Standard 1.1: Interpretive Communication - Learners understand, interpret, and analyze what is heard, read, received, or viewed on a variety of topics, drawing on a range of diverse texts, including authentic resources.

Standard 1.2: Interpersonal Communication - Learners interact and negotiate meaning in spoken, visual, or written conversations to exchange information and express feelings, preferences, and opinions.

Standard 1.3: Presentational Communication - Learners present information and ideas on a variety of topics adapted to various audiences to describe, inform, narrate, explain, or persuade.

Anchor Standard 2: Cultures - Learners use the target language to identify, describe, compare, and explain the practices, products, and perspectives of the cultures studied.

Standard 2.1: Relating Cultural Practices and Products to Perspectives - Learners use the target language to identify, describe, and explain the practices and products of the cultures studied as well as the cultural perspectives they reveal.

Standard 2.2: Cultural Comparisons - Learners use the target language to reveal and compare the products and practices of the cultures studied and their own.

Link to public comment survey for World Languages Standards

The Public Comment Period will be open from November 15, 2019 through 11:59 p.m. on December 31, 2019.