District 219 World Languages Department


 District 219 World Languages Department



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Seal of Biliteracy



  • We believe the study of language and other cultures enhances the lives of our students.
  • Language learning opens the doors to cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  • Language learning provides students with increased economic and personal opportunities.
  • Language learning leads to a better global understanding.
  • Language learning helps students understand their own culture better.
  • Language learning helps students develop higher-order thinking skills.
  • Language learning expands communication in the local and world communities.
  • The world is a dynamic place and language facilitates adaptation.
  • We believe it is imperative to modify curriculum based on students’ and society’s needs