World Languages Department Overview

  • German Students

    The World Languages Department offers 4 languages: French, German, Latin, and Spanish.
     
    The goal of the World Languages department is to develop the reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills of students. These skills are developed to help students have efficient communication in an Interpretive, Interpersonal and Presentational modes, using the standards of communication, culture, comparison, communities and connections. The World Languages Department also promotes awareness, curiosity and respect for other countries and their people, based on the Catholic Social Teachings. 
  • National German Exam - Annalise Wolf and Meredith LeTourneau Awarded Gold Medal

    For Immediate Release

    February 23, 2018

    CCHS World Languages Department

    Linda Horvath, German Instructor:  lrhorvath@charlottecatholic.com    

     

    Advancement Office: 

    Sally McArdle:  ssmcardle@charlottecatholic.com

    Carolyn Tillman:  cktillman@charlottecatholic.com

     

     

    CCHS Students Earn Recognition

    on AATG Presidential Honor Roll

    Annalise Wolf and Meredith LeTourneau Awarded Gold Medal 

    Charlotte, NC – Charlotte Catholic High School is proud to announce that juniors Meredith LeTourneau and Annalise Wolf have been awarded the Gold Medal and special recognition on the Presidential Honor Roll for outstanding performance on the 2018 National German Exam for High School Students.  The exam is sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG). 

    In addition, junior Sarah Gerlach scored in the 97th percentile on the National German Exam, placing 7th in the state of North Carolina.  Sarah spent last summer in Germany. 

    Annalise scored in the 92nd percentile on the Level 2 2018 National German Exam.  Meredith also scored in the 92nd percentile on the Level 3 Exam.  Annalise and Meredith now have the chance to win an all-expense paid trip to Germany this summer. 

    More than 26,000 students participated in the National German Exam this year. The exam, now in its 58th year, rewards students through an extensive prize program and provides a means of comparing students in all regions of the United States.  AATG President Hal Boland said, “The outstanding performance of these German students in our national competition brings honor to their schools, their districts, and their German programs. The AATG salutes their tremendous accomplishment and the great work their teachers do.”

    Annalise, Meredith, and Sarah are students of Linda Horvath, German instructor at Charlotte Catholic High School. 

    “Sarah, Meredith and Annalise are more than just excellent students,” said Mrs. Horvath.  “They are true learners with a desire to become fluent.  All three young ladies are strong role models, taking the lead in the classroom.

    They also are very active in the German Club.  Sarah and Meredith are members of the National German Honor Society and Annalise will be inducted this spring.  I am blessed to have these wonderful students – they brighten my day!”

    Founded in 1926, the AATG represents German teachers at all levels of instruction. The AATG is dedicated to the advancement and improvement of the teaching of the language, literature, and culture of the Germanā€speaking countries. 

    The goal of the World Languages Department at CCHS is to develop the reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills of students.  These skills are developed to help students have efficient communication in interpretive, interpersonal, and presentation modes, using the standards of communication, culture, comparison, communities, and connections.  The World Languages Department also promotes awareness, curiosity, and respect for other countries and their people, based on Catholic Social Teachings. 

     

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    Carolyn Tillman

    Assistant Director, Advancement Office

    Charlotte Catholic High School

    704.716.2405 direct

    cktillman@charlottecatholic.com