Language is the instrument which links individuals to the world. Being able to communicate in a second, third or even a fourth language provides inestimable opportunities. It allows us to discover other peoples, other cultures and moreover, to understand our own identity. It is important that each individual acquire communication skills and develop cross-cultural understandings of the economic, political and social cooperation in an increasingly interdependent world.
The Baton Rouge International School emphasizes "multilingualism" and will build the foundations for learning oriental languages.
The acquisition of foreign languages occurs naturally through a variety of subject-area activities. This is the optimal setting for learning a foreign language. The acquisition of foreign languages through a structured and challenging curriculum prepares the child to play an important role in the 21st Century.