When we introduced our languages program, we knew it was going to be fun, but we had no idea just how good the program was going to be! We use Rosetta Stone to deliver part of the program. This is an online program that builds skills through-
- Interactive speaking activities.
- Milestones at the end of each unit which simulate real-life conversations.
- Interactive grammar and spelling activities that reinforce lessons.
Our students, with the support of their families, get to choose the language they would like to study. This helps to create a more pesonalised approach to language learning that also connects with their community language. The three languages are –
We also offer English for our new arrivals.
Another part of our program is the Oral Conversation times. Our whole school splits into language focus groups with mixed year levels. We have community volunteers who are native speakers or accomplished speakers in the language, coming in to engage in some fun conversations.
Each week we have more and more community volunteers offering their help. If you would like to help too you can contact the school.