week of promoting the importance of learning another language and appreciating
cultural diversity and acceptance, known as Languages Week was coordinated by Ms Margherita De Filippi
and the Languages Learning Area.
variety of events organised were :
Week PCG Quiz
vs Students Indoor Soccer Match (Italian) in the Patricia Rodrigues
Centre. Congratulations to the staff
for winning this match. The final score
was 1-0, the winning goal scored by Mr Fitzpatrick). The game was played in
excellent spirit and it was fun to watch.
Tournament (Chinese) in the under croft area.
Arancini (rice) balls were sold and pop up store of Chinese and Italian food
were on sale.
traditional Languages Week Staff Luncheon, catered by the Year 11 and 12 Hospitality
students and Ms Annie Bui. This year’s menu was a fusion of Chinese and Italian
dishes and drinks.
Italian Gelato Cart was a crowd pleaser with a choice of 3 Italian ice-cream
languages display was also seen in the iCentre.
world is becoming increasingly interconnected and interdependent. Language learning is an essential skill for
life in the 21st century.
Language learning helps us to broaden personal, social, cultural and
employment opportunities. More than 240
languages and dialects are spoken in Western Australia today and Languages Week
provides an opportunity to explore and celebrate language learning”. Department of Local Government Sport and
Cultural Industries Office of Multicultural Interests, Government of Western Australia.