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World Languages

Program Overview:

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.

Language Overview:

Program Contact Information:

Ms. Christina Shaw
GHS World Language Administrator

Ms. Elizabeth Fancher
Program Associate

For information on World Language course overrides, please contact:
Mr. Geoffrey Schenker 
Program Coordinator


The best way to contact a teacher is via email. Please see the Staff Directory for email addresses.

Frequently Asked Questions


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.