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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.

Language Pre-requisites

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.