Why study a Language?
Learning a foreign language is more than just a boost to your CV or handy for travelling. Psychological studies
have found that speaking two or more languages will make you smarter, more decisive and even better at
Some reasons why you should learn a foreign language:
Meet new people and develop lifelong friendships
Discover a new culture
Become more open minded
Improve your employability
Study or live overseas
Increase your brain power
Improve your decision making skills
Develop more confidence
Helps your memory
You build multitasking skills
You improve your English skills
The Universities offer an adjustment factor which boosts University Entrance to any course for
students studying a Senior Language. This gives a competitive edge, especially when applying for
highly competitive courses like medicine, engineering, law and science.
To study French, German or Japanese in Years 11 and 12, the language MUST be studied in Years 9 and 10,
unless you are a native speaker.