Content Standards and Model Curriculum Guide Documents


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Accreditation Rules


(1) In general, a basic program in world languages shall:

(a) meet the following conditions:

(i) consistent and continual experience with the target language and culture;

(ii) access to native speakers or experts, authentic cultural contact, and culturally authentic materials (e.g., print, video, audio, literature, music, art) ; and

(iii) access to technology that provides contact with the target language.

(b) include the following practices:

(i) promote confidence in practicing the language by encouraging risk-taking and minimizing verbal correction;

(ii) maximize use of target language in an authentic manner through student-teacher and student-student interaction; and

(iii) build an authentic cultural ambiance.

History: Sec. 20-2-114, MCA; IMP, Sec. 20-2-12120-3-10620-7-101, MCA; NEW, 2001 MAR p. 953, Eff. 6/8/01.