Foreign Language at Benedictine
empowers students to effectively engage in and contribute to our globalized
society. Students develop and appreciate an understanding for other
cultures and traditions while building an understanding of grammar and
vocabulary in the target language.
offers five levels of Spanish and five levels of Latin , including an Advanced
Placement Latin course. The Spanish curriculum stresses oral and written
communication. Courses in Latin acquaint students with Roman history,
literature and laws as they help build vocabulary and translation skills.
Students implement this knowledge to gain an unparalleled understanding of
history, literature, and culture in the United States and the world over.
communication are at the heart of the human experience. Foreign language
learning correlates with higher academic achievement in all areas, but with
particular respect to reading, scientific hypothesis, cognitive abilities, and
problem solving. An emphasis on Foreign Language is just one of the many ways
in which we at Benedictine form men of conscience, discipline, and achievement.