The Cambridge Public Schools World Language department takes pride in offering a wide range of language learning opportunities to prepare our students to succeed in today’s diverse world. Students at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School may choose to immerse themselves in the study of French, Arabic, Chinese and Spanish, Latin or American Sign Language. High school offerings range from beginner through Advanced Placement for Chinese, French and Spanish. The curriculum for the languages covers speaking, listening, reading, writing as well as study of culture of the countries where each language is studied; the Latin curriculum focuses on reading and translation skills, the study of English word origins and the history and culture of ancient Rome. There are many pportunities exist for students to experience language in authentic settings, including student exchange programs, vacation week trips, and community field trips.