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At Palmyra Area High School, languages are taught using TPRS (Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling) and CI (Comprehensible Input) methods. TPRS emphasizes mastery and proficiency in the language rather than short-term memorization of vocabulary and grammar rules. Research has shown that students who acquire language through the TPRS/CI methods score competitively on national assessments and college placement exams. The target language is spoken 90% (or more) of the time as endorsed by ACTFL (the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages).