Languages at Friars
- The language the children learn at Friars is Mandarin.
- Every class from YR to Y6 have a weekly lesson taught by a specialist teacher.
- All children learn by having a weekly theme which is supported by learning vocabulary, language forms, cultural understanding and songs. For example in February the children learn about the spring festival, they will learn vocabulary such as “dumpling” and “lantern”; language forms such as “may you be happy and prosperous”; cultural development around Chinese new year and happy new year songs.