Languages Other Than English
The mission of the Foreign Languages Department (LOTE) is to encourage students to adopt the study of one non-English language as a lifelong learning task. The MISD LOTE staff seeks to promote tolerance, understanding of other cultures and acceptance of personal and cultural diversity through the study of language other than English.
Second Language Goal
The MISD LOTE curriculum will provide instructional opportunities that enable all students to achieve the following goals:
- Students will use their second language in authentic, practical, second language contexts.
- Students will develop the basic skills of listening/speaking and reading/writing.
- Students will recognize, accept, and respect cultural differences.
- Students will develop interpersonal skills such as: listening, conversation, and cooperation.
*The information below reflects the 2015-16 school year. Updates will be each year in the fall.