Aims of the LOTE program at the Australian International Academy

  • To provide instruction in LOTE to develop broad communication skills of listening speaking reading and writing
  • To develop cognitive skills and literacy skills in LOTE.
  • To promote intercultural awareness and understanding of different cultures.

The L.O.T.E (Arabic/Turkish) program aims to develop an awareness and appreciation of another culture through dramatisation, story-telling, dance, songs and cultural activities.

L.O.T.E lessons follow closely the PYP and VELS, with focus on improving the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing through an inquiry approach.

Students from P-5work through progression points of VELS to reach level 4 by the end of Grade 5.