The primary aim of Language B (English, French, Spanish and Chinese) in the MYP is to encourage students to gain competence in a modern language other than their mother tongue, with the long-term goal of balanced bilingualism. Students will develop their use of language(s) as a means of practical communication, providing a sound base of communication skills necessary for future study, work and leisure. Language B involves the integration of linguistic, cultural and social components to enable the student to develop an appreciation of a variety of literary and non-literary texts and offer insight into the cultural characteristics of the communities where the language is spoken.
In MYP Language B the students are assessed in five areas:
Chinese Language B course overviews can be accessed from these links:
English Language B course overviews can be accessed from these links:
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