The World Language program offers a five-year sequence in French and Spanish. A minimum three-year sequence is recommended for four-year college admission. Please visit the Program of Studies to view all courses. World Language courses support the Watertown High School Mission Statement. Throughout all levels of language learning, students are given opportunities to explore, develop, and use communication strategies for a variety of purposes.
Technology available in the multimedia language laboratory and classrooms provide access to authentic sources of language. Students utilize the skills necessary for acquiring, processing, and imparting information regarding the elements of the language system and culture. Language courses weave rich cultural knowledge and experience to provide the student with knowledge of world civilizations. As a result, students examine their own cultural heritage and the role of the United States in the world community.