In modern languages at TGS, students not only gain confidence in producing and understanding French and Spanish, two of the world’s most widely-spoken languages, but also in their comprehension of the world and our place in it.
Languages are the lens through which we can understand what unites (and sometimes sadly divides) us and that is what being an IB learner is about. Modern languages are the best way to understand our world and how to speak to other people in a way they understand.
In TGS languages lessons, students learn about the places where French and Spanish are spoken; what they are like; what makes life different and exciting in these fascinating places; and, importantly, how to communicate with French and Spanish-speakers all across the world!
In years 7-9, the ‘four Cs’ of the IB Middle Years Programme, which languages are particularly well-suited to study, drive our investigation: