AACPS Approach to Language Learning

  • Beliefs and Values Around Language Learning

    • Language learning is engaging and student centered with real-world applications.
    • Language learners are diverse and develop their world language abilities at varying rates.
    • Language learning aligns with 21st-century skills and contributes to college and career readiness.
    • The language learning approach is focused on communication and proficiency.
    • Language learning promotes cultural understanding through the development of skills including reading, writing, listening, and speaking in the language of study.

Why Learn a Foreign Language