Has anyone here ever skipped a level of a foreign language? I was given the option to do that and I decided not to. Now I'm wondering if I should have done it.
This is kind of a long story. In 7th and 8th grade, all students take level 1 of a foreign language, and most students do level 2 in 9th grade (some students repeat level 1 if they struggled in 7th and 8th grade). I didn't realize it was even an option to skip level 2 and do level 3 in 9th grade until I found out that my teacher gave this one student the option to do that. I knew that I was capable of doing that, too (I had straight-A's in the class), and I really wanted to do it, so I asked my teacher if I could, and she didnt really give me a definite answer. When it was time to pick classes for 9th grade, my teacher basically made me take level 2 without giving me a reason why I couldn't do level 3 (which made me really upset).
So in 9th grade, I took level 2, which was too easy, and got straight-A's in that class. My teacher told me that I could skip level 3 and do level 4 in 10th grade. I decided not to do that, though, and now I don't know if I made the right choice (I'll be starting 10th grade in the fall). I think that level 3 will be really easy, level 4 is an Honors class (worth more for weighted GPA), and taking level 4 in 10th grade would allow me to do AP in 11th grade. Would it have been a good idea to skip level 3? I was afraid that it would be really difficult...
Thanks for reading all of this- I didn't mean for it to get so long