ACT Community Language School Day 2014

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CLS Day poster 2014 

CLSA Day Parking and access

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT BILINGUALISM

Q. What is bilingualism? 

Bilingualism is the ability to speak two languages.  A bilingual person may be stronger in one language than the other and prefer to use one of them in certain situations, but feels confident speaking in both languages.

Q. Why should I encourage my children to become bilingual?
Learning another language:

  • Enhances creative and flexible thinking.  Children can ‘think outside the square’ because they are accustomed to using different ways to think about the same idea or problem.
  • Promotes awareness of the structure of language.  This helps general language development including listening, speaking, and literacy in English.  It also makes children more effective learners of subsequent languages.
  • Contributes to social harmony and cohesiveness through better communication and understanding.
  • Further develops the existing linguistic and cultural resources in our community.
  • Prepares children to live and work in an increasingly globalised world, which is multilingual. English alone is no longer enough.
  • Contributes to Australia’s strategic, economic and international development.
  • Enhances employment and career prospects for the individual. Continue reading
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Enrolment for Term 1, 2014

Term 1

 

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Why should you send your children to learn Khmer?

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Research findings showed that second language study:

  1. promotes cultural awareness and competency especially to preserve Khmer language and culture
  2. benefits academic progress in other subjects
  3. narrows achievement gaps
  4. benefits basic skills development
  5. benefits higher order, abstract and creative thinking
  6. (early) enriches and enhances cognitive development
  7. enhances a student’s sense of achievement
  8. helps students score higher on standardized tests
  9. enhances career opportunities

10. benefits understanding and security in community and society

11. improves chances of college acceptance, achievement and attainment

12. fulfills the second language study requirement in Australian school

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Term 4/2013: On Going Khmer Class

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 Pre-Intermediate Khmer 

Time: 3:00 p.m – 4:30 p.m.

Date: Every Sunday (Sunday 13 October- Sunday 15 December 2013)

For more information, please contact:

Canberra Cambodian School
(Wat Khemararangsi Buddhist Temple)
3 Arkell Place, Charnwood, ACT 2615
See Map: Google Maps
 
Darin Men
M: 0430 522 026
E: darin.men{@}gmail.com
 
Chanroeun Pa
M: 0423 633 720
E: chanroeunkh{@}gmail.com
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Term 2: On Going Khmer Classes

Easy Steps to Learn Khmer Language Online

1. Pre-Intermediate Khmer (Children Class)

Time: 2:00 p.m – 3:30 p.m.

Date: Every Sunday (Sunday 28 April – Sunday 30 June 2012)

2. Conversation Class (Adult class) 

Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Date: Every Sunday (Sunday 28 April – Sunday 30 June 2012)

For more information, please contact:

Canberra Cambodian School
(Wat Khemararangsi Buddhist Temple)
3 Arkell Place, Charnwood, ACT 2615
See Map: Google Maps
 
Darin Men
M: 0430 522 026
E: darin.men{@}gmail.com
 
Chanroeun Pa
M: 0423 633 720
E: chanroeunkh{@}gmail.com

 

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