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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 229KB)
- Auslan (PDF 203KB)
- Chinese (PDF 222KB)
- French (PDF 230KB)
- German (PDF 238KB)
- Indonesian (PDF 289KB)
- Italian (PDF 217KB)
- Japanese (PDF 305KB)
- Korean (PDF 250KB)
- Modern Greek (PDF 224KB)
- Spanish (PDF 224KB)
- Vietnamese (PDF 252KB).
There are also multiple Anangu schools that teach English (PDF 205KB).
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 5397
Email: decd.languages [at] sa.gov.au