2) Interpret what is heard, read, or viewed on familiar topics using the present tense.
a. Identify main characters, themes, and ideas from narrative text.
b. Recognize words, phrases and simple sentences in an informational text.
c. Interpret visual and auditory cues.
8) Identify characteristics of the target language and the native language.
a. Observe formal and informal forms of language.
b. Identify word order for dates and placement of descriptors.
c. Identify high-frequency idiomatic expressions.
d. Identify cognates.