World Languages

  • The goal of the World Language department is to develop communication skills while promoting cultural understanding of our global community.

    Advantages of studying languages other than English:

    • Inspires interest in and respect for other cultures
    • Improves understanding of English
    • Expands world views by acquiring various perspectives
    • Incorporates use of innovative technologies
    • Promotes cross-curricular connections
    • Increase in career opportunites


    New York State World Language Standards