Languages Other Than English
Languages at Chatswood High School
The LOTE faculty is committed to LOTE education and support of EAL/D students at school. Teachers are dedicated to providing a quality learning environment which is conducive to students’ language acquisition and intercultural understanding attained through a range of engaging lessons and activities.
LOTE teachers have high expectations of their students and encourage all students to strive for their personal best. They are highly qualified to teach languages to students both in terms of content and current relevant language teaching pedagogy.
All teachers in the LOTE faculty have an understanding of diversity across various social and cultural groups and understand the relationship between language and culture. They all have at least two teaching languages. This is a faculty team which has developed a collegial rapport, manifesting in the ability to work together to solve problems and assist each other when needed.
The LOTE courses offered at Chatswood High School are Chinese, French and Japanese.
All LOTE students have opportunities to enhance their learning while experiencing food, entertainment, music, cinema and cultural events. There is also a possibility of travelling overseas to experience the language and culture.