Modern Foreign Languages

 SPANISH

To develop the ability to understand and use Spanish effectively for purposes of practical communication:

  • To form a basis in skills, language and attitude required for further study.
  • To offer insight into the culture and civilization of Spain and Spanish-speaking countries.
  • To encourage positive attitudes towards foreign language learning.
  • To promote respect for other cultures and civilizations.

Students learn language skills required to communicate in real life situations. Spanish prepares students for a possible future career where the ability to speak Spanish may be useful or essential.

FRENCH

To develop the ability to understand and use French effectively for purposes of practical communication.

  • To form a basis in skills, language and attitude required for further study.
  • To offer insight into the culture and civilization of France and French speaking countries.
  • To encourage positive attitudes towards foreign language learning.
  • To promote respect for other cultures and civilizations.