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  • Welcome to the World Languages Department. We offer our community a robust, challenging, and rewarding K-12 language program. If you love learning an other language then you've come the right place! Our students have FIVE languages to choose from: American Sign Language, French, Italian, Mandarin, and Spanish. In fact, our high school students may study more than one language. 


    Highlights of our program include …

    • the study of Mandarin Chinese from grades 1 through 12
    • exploratory language classes in French, Mandarin Chinese, and Spanish through Curriculum Enrichment Units for 5th graders
    • Advanced Placement and honor courses in Spanish, Italian and French
    • the study of American Sign Language in Kindergarten


    Curriculum Support Guides
    The following links have been prepared for students that are self-selecting to enroll in an Honors course for the 2016-2017 school year.  The files contain links to youtube videos and powerpoints that review important grammatical and vocabulary concepts. 
    Resources for Listening Comprehension:
    French - Click HERE and HERE
    Italian - Click HERE
    Spanish - Click HERE
    L. Eifert
    K. Falbo
    B. O'Sullivan
    S. Pizzo
    N. Pupillo
    G. Ramírez
    M. Schaefer
    T. Schmeltz
    L. Steinberg
    S. Sumod
    C. Visbal
    K. Yanch


    T. Clausi
    R. Firestein
    A. Huang
    H. Jung
    I. C. Wong
    American Sign Language
    D. Goldmeier
    B. Yannotta
    M. DeSalvo
     S. Roehrig
    J. Williams
    T. Clausi





  • Leonardo Rivera

    World Languages Dept

    Chairperson K-12

    Tel: 516-434-3179


    Office: JFK HS Room 135

  • Thursday, Oct. 17 at 3PM: Please join us for our annual World Language Honor Society induction ceremony held at JFK High School's LGI. 

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