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Unit 20: My future world

Study habits, college preparation, careers, salaries; describing future events orally and in writing; giving advice; roll playing, interviews, surveys. The unit lasts for 7 days.


Students will be able to:
  • Discuss professions and other positions of gainful employment
  • Discuss future events
  • Make plans for preparing for future employment
  • Work collaboratively
  • Communicate in paragraphs and series of paragraphs


Meeting the ACTFL national standards

  1. Communication
    • 1.1: Students engage in conversation, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions.
    • 1.2: Students understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics.
    • 1.3: Students present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics.
  2. Connections
    • 3.1: Students reinforce and further their knowledge of other disciplines through the foreign language.
  3. Communities
    • 5.1: Students use the language both within and beyond the school setting.

Meeting the World Language Content Standards for California Public Schools

  1. Content Stage III:
    • 3.1 Students address concrete and factual topics related to the immediate and external environment, including: social norms, historical and cultural figures, careers and future plans.
  2. Communication Stage III:
    • 3.0 Students use planned language (paragraphs and strings of paragraphs.)
    • 3.2 Students interpret written, spoken or signed language.
    • 3.3 Students present to an audience of listeners and readers.
  3. Structures Stage III:
    • 3.1 Students use paragraph-level discourse to produce formal communications.
  4. Settings Stage III:
    • 3.0 Students use language in informal and some formal settings.
    • 3.1 Students initiate language use opportunities outside the classroom.

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