The World Language Department will expand the student’s awareness and respect for himself and others through the teaching of World Languages. Instruction will be provided in the four linguistic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing to enable students to communicate in everyday situations. Study of the culture of the target language will broaden the student’s intercultural perceptions and sense of global responsibility. Through its curriculum, the World Language Department will foster a sense of integrity and commitment to excellence in its students. Students should elect two to five years of one foreign language if planning to further their education.