Maschera di Carnevale Yr6 (7)Learning another language is important in an increasingly interconnected world. Some benefits of learning another language such as Italian are:

  • It enables our learners to use their knowledge of the language and to communicate across cultures with other people.
  • It enriches our learners intellectually, educationally and culturally.
  • It allows learners to a better understanding of the culture of another group and therefore, contributes to social cohesiveness through better communication and understanding.
  • It develops an understanding of one’s own language and culture through comparison with another language and culture. It helps our children to develop their first language literacy.
  • It creates and enhances employment and career opportunities for learners of languages.



A language is Literacy which provides numerous cognitive and metalinguistic benefits.  The following directly link what students learn in Italian to NAPLAN:-

NAPLAN Links To Languages Year 3

NAPLAN Links To Languages Year 5

LA18 Pizza day Term 4 2017

SIDE Video recording June 2017 (11)