Category Archives: World Language

2017-18 Back to School Check-In

Click Here for more information: Beginning July 17th, all PGMS incoming freshmen, and returning Grades 10-12 families will need to complete their online enrollment on SchoolMint (pgusd.schoolmint.net) no later than August 1st. You can do this at home, on your … Continue reading

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Cinco De Mayo 2017: A Multilingual Celebration

French and Spanish classes Celebrate “Ocho De Mayo” in the Library this year. Each year the French and Spanish classes join together for a cultural exchange of language, food and fun. Follow the link below for images! Happy Cinco De … Continue reading

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ISS Astronauts Speak In A “Space Creole” Called Runglish

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “When English-speaking American and European astronauts work alongside Russian cosmonauts, how do they communicate? Creatively, it turns out. On the International Space Station (ISS), crewmembers often communicate in an English-Russian hybrid dubbed “Runglish.” It just goes to … Continue reading

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How Speaking Another Language Can Change Your Personality

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “More and more, research is showing that language goes a lot deeper than communication. The way you speak impacts the way you think, changing everything from how you make decisions to how you perceive color. Or, according … Continue reading

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40 idioms that can’t be translated literally

From Blog.Ted.com: “It’s a piece of cake. You can’t put lipstick on a pig. Why add fuel to the fire? Idioms are those phrases that mean more than the sum of their words. As our Open Translation Project volunteers translate TED … Continue reading

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Newsbreaker News: You Too Can Go To Peru! Informational Meeting in January

What is the Peru Trip, you ask? Well the trip to Peru which is joined with Carmel High School’s language department. This joint tour includes a trip to principal cities, Machu Picchu, and Lake Titicaca. Students who take part can … Continue reading

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Newsbreaker News: Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is a celebration of all realms of Hispanic culture present today and historically in Pacific Grove and California. As usual, this year, we have the annual Spanish Art competition, where students from Spanish and Art classes alike … Continue reading

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