World Languages

Lower School French teacher Harriet Castille

We begin by helping students to develop a foundation for listening well and being fearless speakers.  We teach children to speak about where they are in their daily life - clothing, family, school, food. It's about volume and exposure, not perfection. As they speak more, they reach a closer and closer approximation to the language skills of native speakers.

Department Chair Anita Huval

Middle School is where passion for a subject really begins. As a middle school French teacher, I want to help my students fall in love with the language. If they fall in love with it, it will be easier to take on the challenges of subjunctive and 17th century literature later in their studies.

Spanish teacher Yoly Mayeux, a native of Colombia

We don’t just study the language. We live our culture, and we want to develop the same passion in our students that we have as teachers. The culture is very rich in Latin America, and we continually compare how the students live here with the cultures and customs of other countries. We hope they can travel and experience the world, get involved in the culture and understand other people.

Isabelle Berthelot, '20, ExLabs

World Languages Department


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