Welcome to World Languages
Language and communication are at the heart of the human experience. Learning to communicate in another language is critical to our students' ability to succeed in a global society. The APS Office of ESOL and World Languages envisions a future of biliteracy in which all students will develop and maintain proficiency in at least two languages. Our focus is to:
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What's happening in the World of World Language?
Upcoming Conferences for World Language Teachers:
25 February The Unconference on World Language Education in Atlanta (FREE!!) UnConference
(RSVP by 10 February 2017)
03-04 March Foreign Language Association of Georgia (FLAG) Conference in Atlanta, GA FLAG
(Registration is $125 and ends 17 February 2017)
16-18 March Southern Conference on Language Teaching (SCOLT) Conference in Orlando, FL SCOLT
(Late registration of $175 through 28 January 2017)
23-24 March South East Conference on Language Learning (SECCLL) in Savannah, GA SECCLL
(Registration is $160 through 09 March 2017)
July American Association of Teachers of French in St.
Louis, MO AATF
06-09 July American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese in Chicago, IL AATSP
(Registration is $175 through 01 April 2016)
Nov ACTFL Convention in Nashville,
Upcoming World Language Activities for Students:
February Last day to register for online National French
March French Immersion Camp in Eatonton,
March “Dis-moi dix mots” – Atlanta
March Spanish Immersion Camp in Covington,
April FLAG MS/HS Spoken Language Contests FLAG
April FLAG FLEX/FLEX Spoken Language Contest FLAG
June University of North Georgia Federal Service Language
July University of North Georgia Federal Service Language
Dual Language Immersion
The APS Dual Language Immersion program has expanded! The following schools have DLI programs: Bolton Academy, E Rivers Elementary, Garden Hills Elementary, Morris Brandon Elementary, Perkerson Elementary, Sarah Smith Elementary. Check out the Dual Language Immersion Website for more information.
Middle School Programming
The APS World Languages program has transitioned to a high school credit-bearing program. Middle school students have the opportunity to earn high school credit while still in middle school. Parents should contact their local school for more information about this opportunity.
July 29th: Pre-Planning Training sessions by language and grade level @ North Atlanta High School
October 7th: Training sessions by language and grade level @ North Atlanta High School
January 3rd: Training sessions for Elementary World Language by language @ Campbell Building
February 17th: Training sessions by language and grade level @ Sutton Middle 7/8 Campus. See MYPLC.
March 17th: Training sessions by language and grade level @ Sutton Middle 7/8 Campus.