The mission of the World Language Department of Sandburg is to prepare students to communicate effectively in an increasingly global community.
The Spanish and French Departments focus on the three modes of communication: Interpretive, Presentational, and Interpersonal.
Interpretive: Reading and comprehending authentic texts (made for native speakers), Listening and understanding native speakers in audio and in video forms.
Presentational: Expressing yourself effectively and correctly in the target language in written form.
Interpersonal: Communicating effectively with native speakers in oral fashion.
WL Retake/Relearning Policies:
Students may retake any assessment if they meet these requirements:
1. Have no missing assignments.
2. Have not turned in 2 or more late assignments in the last two school weeks.
3. Have not had any unexcused absences during the time in which the material assessed was taught.