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  • Welcome to the World Languages Department.

    If you love learning another language then you've come the right place! Here, you 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 GuidesThe 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
  • Leonardo Rivera

    World Languages Dept

    Chairperson K-12

    Tel: 516-434-3179

    Email: lrivera@pobschools.org

    Office: JFK HS Room 135


  • Congrats Honor Society Inductees!

    Your accomplishment, being inducted into the ASL, French, Italian and Spanish Honor Society, makes us all proud. Thank you for your hard work and dedication to your studies. I know that we can expect great things from all of you. 

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  • 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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