MISSION STATEMENT for WORLD LANGUAGES
The mission of the Pittsford Central School District World Languages Program is to develop the global citizen who is linguistically and culturally equipped to communicate and participate successfully in a pluralistic American society and abroad.
As a result of participating in the PCSD World Languages program, students will be able to independently …
- effectively comprehend, communicate and interact with diverse audiences for various purposes while displaying appropriate cultural understanding;
- exercise intercultural awareness to understand and appreciate multiple world views;
- apply the habit of linguistic comparison in order to improve accuracy in comprehension, communication, and interaction in English and other languages.
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World Language Sequences
With Level 1 already completed in the middle school, students who complete 2 more units of language will satisfy the requirements for a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation. Students may successfully complete the level 2 and 3 courses and the Checkpoint B Exam to fulfill the requirement.
A Regents Diploma requires one high school year of World Languages study or equivalent.
Note that more and more colleges are seeking candidates who have continued language study beyond level 3.
SUNY college credit is available for French 5, Spanish 5 and Latin Literature Honors.