Welcome to the Department of World Languages!
 
 
Sam Yi  
 
 
 
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Our Department Mission Statement: 
                              
                             "Speaking a second language can open the world for you"
 
We offer three languages in the department of World Languages:  French, Italian and Spanish. Here are a few suggestions we would like to share with you for a successful year:
  • There is homework every night
  • There is extra help before, during  and after school
  • Daily review of notes
  • Do not wait until the night before to study, it should be done on a daily basis!
Textbooks:  In  French Bien Dit - level 1,2,3, $69.00    In Italian Avanti , Ciao,
Prego - levels 1,2,3 $68.00,$78.00, $93.00  In Spanish Descubre level 1,2,3  $72.00

Upcoming Events
:  The Italian Pasta Bash,  2/3  6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
                                 Foreign Language Week, 3/12 - 3/16
                                 National Exams, 3/26 - 3/30
                                 Foreign Language Honor Society Induction Dinner, 4/26 6:30 p.m.
 
What are the benefits of knowing a second language?
  • Students of world languages score statistically higher on standardize tests conducted in English.
  • In most cases, learning another language enhances a child's English ability.
  • Students of world languages have an access to a greater number of career possibilities.
  • Americans fluent in other languages enhance our economic competitiveness abroad, improve our global  communication, and maintain our political and security interests.
  • Knowing a second language ultimately provides a competitive advantage in the workforce by opening up additional job opportunities.