In both written and spoken target language, communicate accurately with well educated members of the target-culture about real-world activities.
Understand detailed written and verbal instructions. Comprehend historical passages, newspaper and magazine articles, and broadcast news reports well educated native speakers encounter routinely in their daily life.
Acquire background knowledge of important achievements related to the target culture (historical figures and events, major literary and artistic movements, government and religious institutions, etc.). Discuss in the target language cultural practices related to major life events in the target culture (birth, marriage, death, etc.).
General Education Requirements
Complete language and cultural aspects of General Education "Languages of Learning" and "Global & Cultural Awarness" requirements.