Languages

Languages in our school

LANGUAGE I

Host language sections:

German, Spanish, French and English.

Language I: All EU languages.(only for pupils of Cat. I and Cat. II).

LANGUAGE II

The study of a first vehicular language is compulsory in all European Schools. It starts in year I of Primary education and goes until year 7 of Secondary education.

Vehicular languages:

German, English or French.

LANGUAGE III

The study of a second foreign language is compulsory from year 1 to year 5 in Secondary and optional in years 6 and 7.

The School offers the following options for language III:

German, English, French, Spanish, Dutch, Italian and Portuguese (the organization of these courses is subject to the minimum number of pupils). 

LANGUAGE IV

The study of a third foreign language is OPTIONAL from year 4 in Secondary.

The School offers the following options for language IV:

German, English, French, Spanish, Dutch, Italian and Portuguese (the organization of these courses is subject to the minimum number of pupils).

LANGUAGE V

The study of a fourth foreign language is OPTIONAL as a complementary subject in years 6 and 7 in Secondary.

The School offers the following options for language V:

Italian, Portuguese y Dutch (the organization of these courses is subject to the minimum number of pupils) 

Total numbers of periods taught per week for the foreign languages:

  LANGUAGE II LANGUAGE III LANGUAGE IV LANGUAGE V
Primary 1st & 2nd 5x30 min per week      
Primary 3rd, 4th & 5th 5x45 min per week      
Secondary 1st 5x45 min per week 2x45 min per  week    
Secondary 2nd & 3rd 4x45 min per week 3x45 min per week    
Secondary 4th & 5th 3x45 min per week 3x45 min per week 4x45 min per week
(optional)
 
Secondary 6th & 7th 3x45 min per week 4x45 min per week 4x45 min per week
(optional)
2x45 min per week
(comlementary subject)