WOW Program Expectations:

Each WOW student will be introduced to either Spanish or French for 8 weeks. It is expected that the student attend all classes.

Each WOW student will be introduced to Spanish or French speaking cultures.

We encourage each WOW student will pursue the study of Spanish or French outside of the WOW Classroom.

To build enthusiasm for language learning through early success which will be transferable to all languages.

To promote learning of Spanish or French, an essential World Language, at a prime language learning time.

To demonstrate speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language at the beginning Intermediate proficiency level (as specified by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.) *This will be after completion of a 1-5 grade sequence of Spanish or French study.

To increase general language awareness, including awareness of the student’s native language.

To enhance knowledge of world history and culture and experience an increased global awareness that will serve students throughout their lives.