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World Languages Department

Assistant Director of World Languages:  Cynthia Piantedosi

Telephone: 781-314-5663


Welcome to the World Languages page for the Waltham Public Schools!


World Languages Department Goals:


World Languages Expressions of the Month:

French:

Un tiens vaut mieux que deux tu l'auras.
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
"One that you hold is better than two that you will have."

Source: French Proverbs

 

Italian:

In bocca al lupo!

(Into the mouth of the wolf!) is an informal way to say Good luck!

It probably has its origins in a hunting expression.

You don't reply with thank you but rather Crepi il lupo! (May the wolf croak!)

source: 10 Common Italian Idioms

 

Latin:

Dum satur est venter, gaudet caput inde libenter.

Translation: When the belly is full, the head is pleased.

English equivalent: Full stomach, contented heart.

Source: Latin Proverbs

 

Spanish:

No se ganó Zamora en una hora.

(Zamora was not won in an hour)

English equivalent = Rome was not built in a day

source: wikibooks


World Languages Dream Vacations:

France  

  


Current Events in World Language Classes:

  • The 2nd Annual International Fair - World Language classrooms become host countries, displaying history, culture, foods, and realia created by WHS students.

  • Italian Night - a celebration of Italian culture with food, music, dancing, raffles, and socializing

  • Sabor Latino - a celebration of Hispanic culture with food, music, dancing, and socializing

National Standards for Foreign Language Education - American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages


 

World Languages 

Staff Directory:

Barsamian, Jennifer

Italian

Carolan, John

Spanish

Cerrato, Christina

Spanish

Geaney, Lisa

Spanish

Girard, Katherine

Spanish

Gomez, Arianna

Spanish

Hart, Sandy Camilleri

Italian

Marini, Elpidio

Spanish & Italian

Mower, Karen

Latin

Piantedosi, Cynthia

Italian

Rudnansky, Vanessa

French

Vicenzi, Sara

Spanish


 

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