The above quotation posted in a homeschool forum is representative of a typical situation regarding education and foreign languages. Most people are not sure about the foreing language requirement that colleges demand for admission, and that is because it depends on the particular school. One thing is certain: the more years of a foreign language, the better the student's application will look. Click HERE for more specifics.
BlueBell Spanish is an online language learning program created for homeschoolers and young independent learners
These online courses are based on:
curriculum provides a three year Spanish study program designed to fulfill the ability level that colleges require from High School graduates. Levels 1 and 2 concentrate on basic two year requirements, and Level 3 is directed to develop the grammar and communicative skills necessary for preparation of an Advanced Placement test.
BlueBell Homeschool Spanish Curriculum is based on The National Standards For Foreign Language established by ACTFL. The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTFL) is an internationally recognized authority on educational approaches to foreign languages. Besides providing a frame for research and methodology, one of their main objectives is to encourage the American government to promote FL programs. FL requirements in the USA are not as much of a priority as in the rest of Western countries, where at least one foreign language is mandatory for about 8-12 years of education.