MPS World Language Review

Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) parents and students, welcome to Vista Higher Learning—your partner in language learning. Explore below to access the highest-quality integrated print and digital solutions for all language learners—from those learning a new language, to those improving a second language or perfecting their native language. We hope you enjoy our language programs, designed to meet the specific needs of all MPS students. 

Spanish

Senderos, 4 Levels with A/B Split

Senderos is a fully integrated and scaffolded Spanish program with a variety of print offerings and superior technology. With powerful and easy-to-use course management tools, you can shape the program to fit your instructional goals and teaching style—all while delivering an engaging, personalized learning experience to each and every student.

Encuentros, 3 Levels with A/B Split

Middle and high school students join the adventure and learn Spanish as they travel to fascinating places in the Spanish-speaking world. Encuentros builds intercultural communicative proficiency through an integrated storyline; motivating, communicative, skill-oriented instruction and practice; and robust print and digital components.

Descubre, 3 Levels with A/B Split

Descubre is a comprehensive Spanish-as-a-world-language curriculum designed to get students ready for AP® Spanish in four years. Built to address today’s dynamic learning environment, the program immerses students in authentic Spanish language and culture experiences through text, video, audio, and online learning.

Imagina

Designed to strengthen students’ intermediate Spanish language skills and develop cultural competency, Imagina features a fresh, magazine-like design with authentic short films and readings, and weaves thematic, cultural, and grammatical concepts throughout each of its lessons.

Perspectivas

This new program invites students on a cultural journey through the diverse practices, products, and perspectives of all Spanish-speaking countries or regions. The goal: Develop communicative competence while challenging each student to think critically through personalized, real-world tasks focused on building intercultural competence.

Temas, 2nd Edition

Temas prepares students for success in class, on the AP® Spanish Language and Culture exam, and in the pursuit of lifelong language learning. The second edition of this best-selling program continues a tradition that users have come to expect, while introducing new language learning tools and a wealth of updated authentic selections in a range of formats.

AP® Spanish Language and Culture Exam Preparation, 2nd Edition

With complete coverage of each testing format, this is the perfect test prep complement to any AP® Spanish program. Includes high-quality, accessible, and authentic print and audio resources; explicit skill-building test-taking strategies for each activity type; a robust online learning environment; and a full-length online practice exam.

Revista, 6th Edition

Featuring award-winning films, engaging literature, and clever comics, Revista is designed to focus on all modes of communication, and to support students as they become more comfortable with speaking Spanish.

French

Chemins, 4 Levels with A/B Split

Chemins is a fully integrated and scaffolded French-language program that builds intercultural communicative proficiency through a cohesive cultural approach within each unit. You can shape the program to fit your instructional goals and teaching style—all while delivering an engaging, personalized learning experience to each and every student.

D’accord!, 3 Levels with A/B Split

D’accord! is a fully integrated and scaffolded French-language program with a variety of print offerings and superior technology. With powerful and easy-to-use course management tools, you can shape the program to fit your instructional goals and teaching style—all while delivering an engaging, personalized learning experience to every student.

Perspectives

Perspectives invites students to make meaningful connections with diverse cultural practices, products, and perspectives. Students continue to develop the sociolinguistic skills essential to lifelong learning while fostering the intercultural understanding indispensable to today’s increasingly interconnected global citizen.

Imaginez, 4th Edition

Designed to strengthen students’ French language skills and develop cultural competency, Imaginez features a fresh, magazine-like design with authentic short films and readings, and weaves thematic, cultural, and grammatical concepts throughout each of its lessons.

Thémes, 2nd Edition

Thèmes is built from the ground up to support the AP® French Language and Culture curriculum. The content aligns perfectly with the new AP®® themes and contexts, ensuring that students have the extensive interpretive, interpersonal, and presentational communication skills they need to succeed in class and on the exam.

AP® French Language and Culture Exam Preparation

With complete coverage of each testing format, this is the perfect test prep complement to any AP® French program. Includes high-quality, accessible, and authentic print and audio resources; explicit skill-building test-taking strategies for each activity type; a robust online learning environment; and a full-length online practice exam.

Face-à-face, 3rd Edition

Face-à-Face offers a magazine-like format that integrates a variety of media and activities designed to engage advanced French students. High-interest themes and innovative communication tools will get your students talking.

German

Mosaik ©2021, 3 Levels

This multi-level German program presents vocabulary and grammar as tools for effective communication, while emphasizing contemporary culture as integral to successful language acquisition.

Denk mal!, 3rd Edition

Designed to strengthen students’ language skills and develop cultural competency, Denk mal! provides advanced-level students with an active and rewarding learning experience. User-friendly design and short films by award-winning German-speaking filmmakers serve as springboards for exploring the themes and concepts in each of its ten lessons.

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