The Yellow Jacket, Yearbook of Thomas Jefferson High School, 1964 Page: 22
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Languages: Key to Understanding
MANY AND VARIED are the new books used in teaching foreign languages. Examining some of them are Mrs. Judy Heard, Latin;
Miss Margaret _McGinty, Spanish; Miss Pegg, Bruce, French; Miss Sandra Cole, French; Mr. Ernesto Guzman, Spanish; and Mr.
\Iichael .Johnson, German. New at TJ this year are Mrs. Heard, -Miss Bruce, and Mr. Johnson.
PLANNING LESSONS FOR her Latin classes is just one part of the job
for Mrs. Geraldine Johnson. chairman of the Forein l.aniuages D)epartment.
Since a changing world demands in-
creased proficiency in linguistic skills and
since language is a tool for better under-
standing. the different courses-French,
Spanish. German, and Latin-are designed
to meet these needs. The modern languages
are taught by the audio-lingual method and
stress skill in speech and comprehension,
while Latin offers a general cultural back-
ground and a wide historical perspective.
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