Languages are a compulsory full year subject in Year 10.
The Italian language program focuses on developing student’s capability to communicate effectively in Italian and to reflect and explore cultural perspectives. Students further develop their intercultural understanding by making connections between Australian and Italian culture. Students also may participate in study tours/exchange programs which further expands their communication and intercultural experiences.
Students also broaden their skills in using digital technologies as they understand and create a range of visual, spoken and written texts. Students continue to improve their ICT skills through word processing in Italian, creating multimedia presentations and searching for information in a language other than English. Topics covered include: Self, Italian music and film, Italian cuisine, Migration and Italian Community.
Bonus points are awarded for language study at Stage 2 as part of the SA Language, Literacy and Mathematics Bonus Scheme for entry into Flinders University, The University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia.
Students may participate in two excursions at an approximate cost of $30.00 per excursion and Italian Dictionary – approximately $20.00.