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The Glendale Unified Foreign Language Academies of Glendale (FLAG) program offers dual language immersion in seven languages including ITALIAN beginning in kindergarten. In the Italian dual-immersion program at Franklin Elementary in Glendale, the target language is taught through content, not as a separate course of study. Dual immersion classes are taught by fully credentialed, bilingual teachers who have additional preparation and expertise teaching in both English and their target language.
- Develop high levels of language proficiency and literacy in both English and the target language
- Demonstrate high levels of academic achievement
- Develop an appreciation for and an understanding of diverse cultures