World Languages


Trinity offers a four-year program in French, Italian, Mandarin and Spanish. Freshmen entering Trinity with experience in these languages can be tested in order to determine best placement within the language. Students enrolled in the IB program are required to attend an intensive summer school program in either French I, Italian I, Mandarin I, or Spanish I. They are also required to complete the entire four-year program listed below.  Trinity requires 2 credits in a world language for graduation. Students may earn up to 4.75 credits in IB French, IB Italian, IB Mandarin or IB Spanish and 4 credits for College Prep.

Year
Course Title
Duration/Credit
Freshman
Trinity’s Pre-IB French, Italian, Spanish 6 weeks / .5 credit
French I, Italian I, Spanish I 2 blocks / 1 credit
Trinity’s Pre-IB French I, Italian I, Spanish I 2 blocks / 1 credit
Sophomore 
French II, Italian II, Spanish II 2 blocks / 1 credit
Trinity’s Pre-IB  French II, Italian II, Spanish II 2 blocks / 1 credit
Junior
French III, Italian III, Spanish III 2 blocks / 1 credit
IB French III, Italian III, Spanish III 2 blocks / 1 credit
Senior
French IV, Italian IV, Spanish IV 2 blocks / 1 credit
IB French IV, Italian IV, Spanish IV 2 blocks / 1 credit
IB French IV, Italian IV, Spanish IV Seminar  1 block /.25 credit