About our world languages programs
The World Languages Program prepares students linguistically and culturally to live and work harmoniously in multilingual communities at home and around the world. Research shows that language learning supports academic achievement and provide cognitive benefits to students.
Please contact your school if you have questions about the curriculum or your child’s progress. There are many opportunities for parent involvement.
Types of world languages programs
Partial immersion language programs provide a total language experience in a multicultural setting for students whose parents would like them to have the advantage of becoming proficient in two languages – English and a second language – by the time they complete the kindergarten through grade six sequence of the program.
- Spanish/English 2-Way
In a traditional Foreign Language in the Elementary School model, the focus is on language and culture, unlike immersion where the focus is content (i.e. science) taught through the language. Students receive lessons in language and culture one to two times per week.