3rd Year Classes End of Year Survey 2007-2008

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I'm in:
Spanish 3
French 3


I plan on going on with the next year of this foreign language.
Yes
No


Next year I plan on taking the other foreign language.
Yes
No


In this class, I view myself as:


a brand new Jaguar, eager to go as fast as we can and ready for the challenge.
a new Saturn, ready to go as long as we don't go too fast.
a slightly used Pontiac Sunfire, dependable most of the time, but not up to anything too strenous.
a ten-year old Geo Metro that takes a while to get going, and sometimes works, but sometimes doesn't.
an old Nova that is never prepared for the task ahead and falls apart if asked to do much.


I think the teacher sees me as:


a brand new Jaguar, eager to go as fast as we can and ready for the challenge.
a new Saturn, ready to go as long as we don't go too fast.
a slightly used Pontiac Sunfire, dependable most of the time, but not up to anything too strenous.
a ten-year old Geo Metro car that takes a while to get going, and sometimes works, but sometimes doesn't.
an old Nova that is never prepared for the task ahead and falls apart if asked to do much.


In regards to this class,


I always enjoy this class.
I usually enjoy this class.
I sometimes enjoy this class.
I rarely enjoy this class.
I never enjoy this class.


Which of the four basic skills of learning a language do you feel you are the STRONGEST in?


Reading in the language.
Writing in the language.
Speaking in the language.
Listening in the language.


Which of the four basic skills of learning a language do you feel you are the WEAKEST in?


Reading in the language.
Writing in the language.
Speaking in the language.
Listening in the language.


Rank the following from (1) what you liked the most to what you liked the least about this class.
    1 2 3 4 5 6
Songs  
Skits  
Conversation Questions  
Video Activities  
Projects  
Practice on Quia  


I would give myself this grade for my READING skills in the foreign language.
A B C D F


I would give myself this grade for my WRITING skills in the foreign language.
A B C D F


I would give myself this grade for my SPEAKING skills in the foreign language.
A B C D F


I would give myself this grade for my LISTENING skills in the foreign language.
A B C D F


Overall for the class, considering the amount of work I put into it, I would give myself this grade.
A B C D F


I can interact in the foreign language in a variety of social situations beyond the classroom (such as giving basic instructions to a foreign visitor, taking basic directions to various places, order in a restaurant, etc.).
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this very well  I can't do this at all


I can provide and exchange detailed information in the foreign language on familiar topics (such as favorite foods, leisure time preferences, price, size of clothing, color preference).
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can describe and explain my state of being and feelings (tell how I'm doing and how I'm feeling) in the foreign language.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can express my agreement and disagreement and support my opinion with simple reasoning in the foreign language.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can identify main ideas and topics in a variety of authentic written materials (articles, ads, short stories, etc.) in the foreign language.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can understand short literary selections in the foreign language.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can comprehend and respond to main ideas in the language when spoken by native speakers on familiar/simple topics.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can read aloud in the foreign language with appropriate intonation and pronunciation.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can recite proverbs, short anecdotes, or poetry in the foreign language.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can relate a simple story about a personal experience or event.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can write paraphrases, summaries, and brief compositions in the foreign language.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can give commands, directions, and instructions in the foreign language in a variety of situations.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can describe cultural practices and behaviors of everyday life in the foreign culture.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can employ appropriate non-verbal communication in a variety of social contexts.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can demonstrate knowledge of the geographical features, historical events, and political structures of identified countries where the language is spoken.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can identify some major contributions that the foreign language and culture make and have made to American society and the world.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can transfer my knowledge and understanding of history to the study of the foreign language and its culture.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can transfer and apply process-writing and reading strategies to the foreign language classroom.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can transfer knowledge and understanding of the basic elements of art to the study of the foreign culture.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can transfer electronic research skills to the foreign language class.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can apply the grammatical knowledge acquired in the foreign language to achieve a better understanding of English grammatical structures.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can apply the information gathered through foreign language resources to other subjects.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can read and interpret simple prose and poetry of the foreign culture.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can read selected magazines, newspapers, and electronic media for information about the foreign culture.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can demonstrate my understanding that vocabulary in each language conveys a different range of meaning and cannot be translated directly from one language to another.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can integrate use of idiomatic expressions (expressions that do not translate word for word, like "I have hunger").
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can demonstrate my understanding that vocabulary conveys different meanings in various contexts.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can contrast identified structural patterns of the foreign language to my own language.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can use the foreign language in a manner suitable to the etiquette of native speakers.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can explain similarities and differences in verbal and non-verbal behavior between cultures.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I can explain the impact of the foreign culture on my own culture.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I'm sure I can do this well  I can't do this at all


I have established contact with a native speaker through Internet, e-mail, personal travel, etc.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I've done this several times  I've never done this


I have exchanged information with others who speak the language.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I've done this many times  I've never done this


I have interacted with members of the local community who are involved in a variety of professions that use the foreign language.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I've done this many times  I've never done this


I've used community resources to research a topic related to culture and/or language study.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I've done this a lot  I've never done this


I've independently accessed a variety of foreign language sources for entertainment or personal growth.
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
Yes, very much so  No, not at all


How much do you feel you learned this year in this language?
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
more than I expected  less than I expected


What do you wish you would have learned better this year?


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North Hardin High School
Radcliff, KY