We believe all students benefit from learning a second language. Learning a foreign language demands flexibility in thinking and fosters an ability to think cross-culturally. These skills are in high demand, especially in the world beyond Concordia. Students are required to complete two credits of Mandarin, Spanish or Latin.
World language teachers take full advantage of the school's culinary arts space, sharing with students the alimentary delights of the countries whose languages they teach.
A student's language ability is assessed at the beginning and end of each school year, allowing teachers to make the best decisions regarding their placement level.
Mandarin students use China as their classroom, sharing experiencing firsthand the country's unique beliefs and customs.