Welcome to the World Language Department! We are a comprehensive language department offering seven languages.
All languages offer a minimum of four years. Honors and Advanced Placement courses currently are offered in Spanish, French, Italian, German and Chinese.
Our curriculum is aligned to the National State Standards, ACTFL standards and CTCore.
Below you will find the complete list of languages and some frequently asked questions.
Please see the GHS Course of Study Guide and the World Language Course Sequencing Guide for additional information.
Program Contact Information:
Ms. Christina Shaw
GHS World Language Administrator
Ms. Elizabeth Fancher
The best way to contact a teacher is via email. Please see the Staff Directory for email addresses.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Is it possible for my child to enroll in more than one world language in 9th grade?
- Is a world language required for graduation from Greenwich High School?
- Can my child switch languages if he does not want to continue with the language he/she began in middle school?
Is it possible for my child to enroll in more than one world language in 9th grade?
Is a world language required for graduation from Greenwich High School?
Can my child switch languages if he does not want to continue with the language he/she began in middle school?
Each year, the GHS World Language department hosts an award night to honor students for Academic Excellence, Communication, Effort, Participation, Realization of Potential and Commitment to the Study for Foreign Languages. In 2020, the World Language department celebrated students through a virtual presentation.
2020 World Language Award Recipients