Broadening Perspectives, Reducing Cultural Gaps
RLA provides students with a high command of foreign languages. Language acquisition research shows that second language acquisition helps improve students’ cognitive skills, broaden their perspectives, and bridge the cultural gaps between students, parents, and teachers. According to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, “language and communication are at the heart of the human experience”.
Rising Leaders Academy currently teaches 3 out of the 6 official U.N. languages. The 6 official languages of the United Nations, used in intergovernmental meetings and documents, are English, French, Russian, Arabic, Chinese, and Spanish.
The core subjects are taught in English. Rising Leaders Academy also offers Arabic and Spanish.