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Thursday, 13 Mar 2014

Official Notice: Languages Extension and Background Speaker Course Prescriptions Survey

BOSTES 12/14

Who needs to read this notice:

Head Teachers Languages
Languages Teachers


Every five years, BOSTES determines new course prescriptions for each of the nine Extension courses in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Modern Greek and Spanish and the four Background Speaker courses in Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese and Korean.

Texts are drawn from those proposed by languages teachers.

In order to facilitate the selection of texts required for the 2019 HSC, a survey is available on the BOSTES website for the nomination and review of texts.

Teachers are invited to nominate texts and complete a brief survey. The survey is based on the BOSTES selection criteria of appropriateness, suitability and availability. The survey will remain open until May 2015.

For more information, contact:
Howard Jacobs
Inspector, Languages
(02) 9367 8152