World Language

Core Beliefs:

Students learn best when there is:

  • Maximum exposure to the target language

    • By means of comprehensible input

    • Through use of authentic material

    • Ample opportunity for practice

    • A low affective filter

    • Personalization and real-world connections

    • Allow processing time

  • Students learn best when teachers:

    • Provide feedback

    • Model

    • Create a safe and supportive learning environment

    • Maintain high expectations

    • Practice

  • Students learn best when they (students):

    • PracticeTake risks and learn from their mistakes

    • Engage the material

    • Invest in their own language learning

Why Study a Second Language?


Colleges and Universities with Strong World Language Programs

Middlebury College (Middlebury, Vermont)

Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, Maryland)