The World Languages Department is dedicated to motivating and expanding students’ ability to speak a language in addition to English. To achieve this, the department offers a complete language immersion experience. In order to build fluency, audio-lingual, student-oriented activities are used in every course. The department aims to prepare qualified students for the Advanced Placement class, which is offered in every language. Teacher and peer tutoring are available in all languages. Regents examinations are given after Level 6 classes (third year). All students must complete one year of a World Languages to graduate. Additional levels are offered for advanced students who demonstrate proficiency in the language.