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Languages Other Than English (LOTE) Department 

LOTE Department Chairperson
Mrs. Brooke Maudlin, (512) 841-9864
LOTE Dept. Supervising Administrator
Mr. Manuel Garcia, (512) 841-9815


Welcome - Bienvenidos - Bonjour

We proudly offer Spanish, French, American Sign Language, and teach some of our Dual Language classes.
Our LOTE teachers are the proud sponsors of the Akins Ballet Folklorico, Akins Travel Club, Akins Spanish Club, and French Club. Our teachers are very passionate about the languages they teach and have several years of experience using a variety of instructional strategies and language acquisition techniques. 
Students are required to complete 2 years of a foreign language for graduation. Here are some course offerings:
Spanish 1
Spanish 2
Spanish 3 Pre-AP
Spanish 4 AP Language & Culture
Spanish 5 AP Literature
Spanish 2 for Spanish Speakers (year 1 & 2 combined)
French 1
French 2
French 3 Pre-AP
French 4 AP Language & Culture

We invite you to see us in our newly updated LOTE