Literature and Cultural History
Students will be able to identify and define key characteristics of the important moments in Swedish cultural history and place significant works in a meaningful cultural and historical context using the basic tools of literary analysis.
Students will be able to comprehend Swedish as they hear and read authentic language relating to familiar and less familiar topics.
Speaking and Writing
Students will improve their reading and writing skills in Swedish by beginning to communicate in connected and extended discourse, expressing and supporting opinion, and navigating less-familiar topics and situations.
Students will display an informed awareness of contemporary and historical culture in Sweden and reflect thoughtfully upon their own native culture. They will use their cultural knowledge to use appropriate linguistic choices in their communication in Swedish.
Students will broaden and deepen their perception and appreciation of /Swedish culture.