Knowing more than one language is an increasingly vital skill in today’s global world. Studying foreign languages and cultures expands students’ thinking and worldview, as well as opens up more opportunities for post-secondary education, employment and travel.
Learning a language is also proven to enhance cognitive and analytical abilities. It is great mental exercise and can increase a student’s confidence and sense of self worth.
Students learn all four language skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) through the study of thematic units. Grammar, culture and language acquisition skills are developed to provide the student with a solid foundation in French.
Students develop the building blocks of the German language including grammar, vocabulary, listening, reading and writing. Course workbooks cover various themes such as daily life, school, family and free time, as well as German culture.
Students build language skills by thematic units and learn how to communicate in Spanish on various topics from greetings and school life to politics and history. In all levels, students explore the culture of Spanish-speaking countries including regional cuisine, dance, music, film and literature.