Department Vision and Mission

The World Languages Department at George Westinghouse High School prepares students to utilize languages to enhance and internationalize their career pathways. We encourage a well-rounded understanding of a globalized society. Students bcome more marketable for post-secondary college and career opportunities.

Disciplinary Skills

Successful World Language students are able to:

  • Become more engaged as global citizens.
  • Communicate effectively through the four communicative modalities: listening, reading, speaking and writing.
  • Comprehend the benefits of understanding other cultures and their effects on the students’ own cultures and on life in the United States.
  • Accept the diversity in our society and tolerate the differences that make us unique.
  • Respect the talents and contributions of others.
  • Learn the essential skills needed to succeed in today’s technologically based world, such as critical thinking, problem solving, digital citizenship, digital communication and collaboration.
  • Understand financial currencies and banking in a global economy.