In our increasingly interconnected and interdependent world, individuals with a proficiency in languages are consistently leaders in their chosen fields. The bilingual advantage sets SFX students apart in post-school opportunities and tertiary entry requirements. Globally, employability is amplified with languages.
At SFX, our Language programs nurture a love of learning. SFX Language students gain increased confidence in their own language, or languages, and develop metalanguage and learning strategies that are transferable across subjects. Learning a language produces cognitive benefits including improved memory and decision-making, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and notably, greater concentration, creativity and flexibility. Language studies foster a deep appreciation and engagement with diverse perspectives through art, culture and media in its original form.
Our Language teachers are passionate about teaching students to challenge and transform how they interpret the world and their place in it. Through linguistic and intercultural exploration, students learn how to decentre and connect effectively and respectfully with diversity.