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In NSW high schools, languages is a key learning area.
Language study allows students to develop communication skills, learn about languages as systems and explore the relationship between language and culture. Students engage with the linguistic and cultural diversity of societies and reflect on their understanding of social interactions.
The study of a language is compulsory for 100 hours in one continuous school year from Year 7 to Year 10, but preferably in Years 7 or 8.
In Years 11 and 12, NSW schools offer a wide variety of languages, catering for beginning students to background speakers.
At SDEHS when a student selects a language course the student needs to be enrolled with NSW School of Languages (NSL). NSL is a distance education school specialising in languages.
Please refer to NSW School of Languages website https://nswschoollang.schools.nsw.gov.au/ for an up to date list of courses available.
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