World Languages

  • The World Languages Department of Norman Public Schools believes that all students can learn languages and strives to create life-long learners and communicators by fostering interest and enthusiasm for world languages.  The staff promotes understanding of other cultures and communities.  Students build skills that allow them to communicate appropriately in the target language and with the target culture. 

    Essential Questions:

    • How can I make myself understood with the language skills I have?
    • What can I learn about my own language and culture from the study of others?
    • How does the study of another language and culture make the world smaller?
    • What are the benefits of taking a chance with language?
    • How does language reflect the identity of a people?