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Thursday, 28 Jul 2016

Languages: Consultation on proposed prescriptions for extension and background speakers

Teachers are invited to provide feedback on the proposed prescribed texts and issues for the following courses:

  • Background Speakers
    Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese and Korean
  • Extension
    Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Modern Greek and Spanish.

The proposed prescriptions for 2019-2023 and an online survey are available on the BOSTES website until Sunday 11 September.

BOSTES will hold screenings of two films which are more difficult for teachers to access at its 117 Clarence St, Sydney office. Please contact Jill Longhurst, Senior Project Officer, for more details. The screening dates and times are:

  • Thursday 18 August at 4pm - Auf das Leben (To Life!)
  • Thursday 25 August at 4pm - Akadimia Platonos(Plato‚Äôs Academy)

In addition, there will be a screening of Monooki no Piano (The Piano in the Shed) for the Japanese Extension course on Friday 19 August at 4pm at Rydges World Square, following a Department of Education and Training conference for Japanese teachers.

BOSTES determines new course prescriptions and issues for Extension and Background Speaker modern language courses every five years.

For more information, contact:
Jill Longhurst
Senior Project Officer
(02) 9367 8389