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LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH (LOTE) AT HOLROYD HIGH SCHOOL. What is a language?. A language is a mean of communication. Human , animals and others (computers, mobile phones..) Use languages to express their thoughts and feelings. THE BENEFITS OF LEARNING ANOTHER LANGUAGE AT SCHOOL? .

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Languages other than english lote at holroyd high school

LANGUAGESOTHERTHANENGLISH(LOTE) AT HOLROYD HIGH SCHOOL


What is a language
What is a language?

A language is a mean of communication.

Human , animals and others (computers, mobile phones..)

Use languages to express their thoughts and feelings


The benefits of learning another language at school
THE BENEFITS OF LEARNING ANOTHER LANGUAGE AT SCHOOL?

  • Record of School Achievement (RoSA); Previously called School Certificate.

  • Must complete the 100 hours mandatory to receive RoSA.

  • Higher School Certificate (HSC)

  • All Languages units are counted towards ATAR (previously UAI)

  • The knowledge of another language

  • Travel related benefits

  • Self-confidence and self-esteem.

  • Better employment opportunities for the multilingual people.

  • Maintaining a rewarding relationships with grandparents and relatives in Australia and abroad and with other community members.

  • Understanding other cultures and Promotion of a sense of cultural identity.


For 2013 HHS provides

(Students’ Choice)

Arabic and French (Elective)for

Years 9,10 and 11,12

(Mandatory)

French (Compulsory) : Years 7 and 8

(BOS syllabus requirements for RoSA)


Why french
Why French?

  • French is spoken officially in 33 countries where it is the official language, or one of the official languages in these countries (in addition to 14 other countries). This number is second only to English, which is spoken officially in 45 countries.

  • French and English are the only languages spoken as a native language on 5 continents and the only languages taught in almost every country in the world.



French Speaking Countries (official)

Although French is spoken in many countries around the world,

French is an official language in the following countries.

1. Belgium 16. Guinea

2. Benin 17. Haiti

3. Burkina 18. Luxembourg

4. Burundi 19. Madagascar

5. Cameroon 20. Mali

6. Canada 21. Monaco

7. Central African Republic 22. Niger

8. Chad 23. Rwanda

9. Comoros 24. Senegal

10. Congo 25. Seychelles

11. Congo, Democratic Republic of 26. Switzerland

12. Cote d'Ivoire 27. Togo

13. Djibouti 28. Vanuatu

14. France 29. Vietnam

15. Gabon


Why arabic
Why Arabic?

  • Arabic is spoken by nearly 250 million people in the world.

  • It is the official language of 26 countries.

  • 287,000 Australians speak Arabic at home.


Arabic speaking countries
Arabic Speaking Countries

  • CountryPopulationNote

  • Algeria34,895,000

  • Bahrain 807,000

  • Chad 10,329,208 Co-official language, along with French

  • Comoros 691,000 Co-official language, along with French and Comorian

  • Djibouti 864,000 Co-official language, along with French

  • Egypt 79,089,650

  • Eritrea 5,224,000 Co-official language, along with English and Tigrinya

  • Iraq 31,234,000 Co-official language, along with Kurdish

  • Palestine 4,293,313 Claiming sovereignty over the West Bank, , Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem as the independent state of Palestine

  • Israel 7,653,600 Co-official language, along with Hebrew

  • Jordan 6,407,085

  • Kuwait 3,566,437

  • Lebanon4,224,000

  • CountryPopulationNote

  • Libya 6,420,000

  • Mauritania 3,291,000

  • Morocco 32,200,000 Co-official language, along with Berber

  • Oman 2,845,000

  • Qatar 1,696,563

  • Saudi Arabia 25,731,776

  • Somalia 9,359,000 Co-official language, along with Somali

  • Sudan 43,939,598 Co-official language, along with English

  • Syria 22,505,000

  • Tunisia 10,432,500

  • United Arab Emirates4,975,593

  • Yemen23,580,000


Skills learnt in the junior languages classes
Skills Learnt in the Junior Languages Classes

  • Reading & Responding:

  • Writing/spelling

  • Listening & Responding:

  • Speaking


Main topics in junior classes
MAIN TOPICS IN Junior classes

  • France’s Geography, The country, the people and the land.

  • French Around the World

  • Greeting, Introductions

  • Colours and numbers,

  • Days of the week ,Months of the Year and the seasons

  • Celebrations

  • The Family

  • Animals

  • School

  • Accommodations

  • MY room

  • Transport

  • Food

  • Parts of the body

  • Sport

  • Cultural Events

  • ICT projects


Stage 6 topics
STAGE 6 TOPICS

FRENCH BEGINNERS

The Personal

World

The French-speaking Communities

• Family life, home and neighbourhood

• People, places and communities

• Education and work

• Friends, recreation and pastimes

• Holidays, travel and tourism

• Future plans and aspirations


Themes and Topics for Arabic Continuers

Theme: the individual Theme: the Arabic-speaking communities Theme: the changing world

Topics:

• personal identity,

– eg:

– – interests

– – hobbies

– – travelling

– – education and

– – aspirations

• family and friends,

– eg:

– – role

– – relationships

• health,

– eg:

– – food and nutrition

– – diseases

– – hygiene

Topics:

• lifestyles,

– eg:

– – in Australia and abroad

• culture and traditions,

– eg:

– – festivals

– – celebrations

• modern Arabic literature,

– eg:

– – the Arab world through

– – contemporary writers †

– – life in contemporary Arab

– – society †

– – personalities †

Topics:

• media,

– eg:

– – current issues

– – youth issues

– – travelling

• environment,

– eg:

– – nature

– – pollution †

• the world of work,

– eg:

– – job applications

– – professions


Other languages schools
OTHER LANGUAGES SCHOOLS

  • The Saturday School of Community Languages

  • The Open High School

  • Private and Community schools

  • TAFE


The student needs
The Student needs

  • A Presentation Folder

  • A 4 Book of 96 pages or more with margins.

  • A pencil Case: Coloured pencils, Black, blue and red pens, pencil, sharpener, rubber, ruler, glue, scissors, highlighter..

  • A USB


Where to from here
Where to from here?

  • Students in Stage 4 may continue to Stage 5 and when numbers permitted a formation of a class.

  • Students may continue private studies at other schools or institutions.

  • For more information, please see Ms Safi in the ESL/Languages staffroom.

  • Some useful Websites:

  • www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/‎

  • https://www.det.nsw.edu.au/‎

  • www.sscl.schools.nsw.edu.au/‎

    La fin.


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