(1) In general, a basic program in world languages shall:
(a) meet the following conditions:
(i) consistent and continual experience with the target language and culture;
(ii) access to native speakers or experts, authentic cultural contact, and culturally authentic materials (e.g., print, video, audio, literature, music, art) ; and
(iii) access to technology that provides contact with the target language.
(b) include the following practices:
(i) promote confidence in practicing the language by encouraging risk-taking and minimizing verbal correction;
(ii) maximize use of target language in an authentic manner through student-teacher and student-student interaction; and
(iii) build an authentic cultural ambiance.