Mission Statement

MISSION STATEMENT

The World Language Department seeks to promote a supportive environment which enables the student to attain sufficient learning in a language other than English in order to prepare the student for a productive role in our global community.

STUDENT OUTCOMES

The students in our language classes will:

  • Develop proficiency in a World Language.
  • Attain and demonstrate the ability to use more than one language in culturally authentic situations for personal and/or professional purposes.
  • Develop cross-cultural understandings and an appreciation for cultural diversity.
  • Develop the ability to examine and think about situations and problems from different perspectives.
  • Develop the critical thinking skills and creative habits essential to the learning process.
  • Develop the skills, through individual and cooperative efforts, needed to work with a diverse population.
  • Develop lifelong language skills and demonstrate the ability to apply them to their own language and to the study of additional languages.
  • Develop the technological skills necessary to access information which will enhance their linguistic and cultural awareness of the language which they study