World Languages

Thomas Jefferson students have the choice to take French, Japanese, German, and Spanish throughout their high school careers.  Consult the course catalog for a complete listing of language course offerings.


Language learning resources

  • Need an electronic dictionary?  Try  Stay away from translation programs, whose use qualifies as plagiarism in most circumstances.
  • Do you need to brush up on your knowledge of geography of Spanish-speaking countries?  Here is a great online activity to help you!
  • Need help with Spanish pronunciation and want to learn some vocabulary?  Or try Que Onda Spanish
  • Paso a Paso book series has great online companion activities for students of Spanish!
  • Want to know “cool” Spanish?  Check out the BBC’s guide to Spanish idioms and slang
  • Wanto to know some “cool” German?  Check out the BBC’s guide to German idioms and slang
  • How about some “cool” French?  Check out BBC guide to French idioms and slang
  • Check a Spanish verb conjugation here