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As part of the curriculum, South Australian government schools offer a language learning option.
The following languages are offered across South Australian government schools:
- Aboriginal languages (PDF 115KB)
- Auslan (PDF 86KB)
- Chinese (PDF 92KB)
- French (PDF 109KB)
- German (PDF 111KB)
- Indonesian (PDF 99KB)
- Italian (PDF 107KB)
- Japanese (PDF 103KB)
- Korean (PDF 82KB)
- Modern Greek (PDF 85KB)
- Spanish (PDF 92KB)
- Vietnamese (PDF 81KB).
Lists of schools offering specific language programs are updated in March, July and November each year.
Adelaide High School is the state's only Special Interest Language School. It enables students to enrol to study 2 of the 7 languages on offer.
Open Access College offers distance education programs for some languages and digital resource development to support languages education.
The School of Languages offers a wide range of language learning options in after-hours classes and can offer specialist support in developing new languages programs and resources.
Languages – Learning Improvement division
Phone: 8226 5625
Email: decd.languages [at] sa.gov.au