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K–10Modern Languages K–10 Syllabus

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Implementation from 2024
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The aim of Modern Languages K–10 is to empower students to become effective communicators in the target language by developing linguistic competence and intercultural capability.


  • learn to interact, understand and create texts in the target language
  • reflect on and understand their own and others’ languages, cultures and identity
  • develop an interest in and enjoyment of language learning.