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The Islip Union Free School District offers the ENL Program in grades K-12. The World Languages Program offers courses in Spanish and Italian starting at the Middle School and continuing through the High School.

 

ENGLISH AS A NEW LANGUAGE (ENL) DEPARTMENT


ENL Program
The ENL Program offers English Language Learners the opportunity to learn English while continuing to learn academic content. This is accomplished through the program’s established goals.

Goals
  • Provide English instruction in listening, speaking, reading and writing
  • Provide access to the district’s curriculum for language arts and content area instruction
  • Support the social and cultural development of students

 

WORLD LANGUAGES DEPARTMENT


World Language Program
The World Language program offers a variety of courses in Spanish and Italian for students interesting in learning a second language or maintaining their home language.
 
Goals

  • Develop students’ oral fluency in communication
  • Develop high levels of proficiency in the second language
  • Students will demonstrate positive cross-cultural attitudes and behaviors
  • Develop an appreciation for and an understanding of diverse cultures