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Foreign Languages (Polish / Spanish):

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The dedication to literacy is supported by the foreign language program. We are proud to be a Tri-Lingual school ! Students in the kindergarten through sixth grade learn conversational Spanish and Polish once a week, while students in grade seven and eight study their Spanish or Polish daily. We have Polish and Spanish language interpreters on site to facilitate communication between parents and school staff.

Polish

DSC08234This course provides an introduction to the Polish language and culture. Emphasis is placed on understanding and speaking elementary phrases and sentences used in everyday conversations. Fundamentals of Polish are learned through speaking, listening, writing and phonetics. Students explore the historical, geographical and cultural aspects of Poland within the family of Slavic languages through class discussions reading and audiovisual materials.

 

 

Spanish

DSC08261This two year course provides an introduction to the Spanish language and culture with little or no listening and/ or speaking ability in Spanish. Emphasis is placed on understanding and speaking elementary phrases and sentences used in everyday conversations. Fundamentals of Polish are learned through speaking, listening, writing and phonetics. Students explore hispanic culture and geography through class discussions, reading and audiovisual materials.