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Teaching Foreign Languages K–12
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Japanese: Happy New Year!
World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages
The World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages create a roadmap to guide learners to develop competence to communicate effectively and interact with cultural understanding. This lesson correlates to the following Standards:
Communicate effectively in more than one language in order to function in a variety of situations and for multiple purposes
Learners interact and negotiate meaning in spoken, signed, or written conversations to share information, reactions, feelings, and opinions.
Learners understand, interpret, and analyze what is heard, read, or viewed on a variety of topics.
Learners present information, concepts, and ideas to inform, explain, persuade, and narrate on a variety of topics using appropriate media and adapting to various audiences of listeners, readers, or viewers.
Interact with cultural competence and understanding
Relating Cultural Practices to Perspectives
Learners use the language to investigate, explain, and reflect on the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the cultures studied.
Relating Cultural Products to Perspectives
Learners use the language to investigate, explain, and reflect on the relationship between the products and perspectives of the cultures studied.
Develop insight into the nature of language and culture in order to interact with cultural competence
Learners use the language to investigate, explain, and reflect on the concept of culture through comparisons of the cultures studied and their own.
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