Native languages on offer at ISB

ISB offers Native Language classes during the school day in Thai in all divisions (Elementary School/Middle School/High School), and in French, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, and Spanish in the secondary divisions (Middle School/High School). To learn more, please see Elementary School Student Handbook  (page 28), the Middle School Program of Studies (pages 31-33), and High School Academic Courses.

ISB also offers Native Language classes after school in a number of languages. The after-school classes are held once or twice a week for an hour to 80 minutes. They help our children to feel both culturally and linguistically at home. Morning literacy enrichment workshops are offered in the Elementary School to complement several language classes. The languages currently offered after school are:

  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • French
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • Thai (Pre-K)


Parent workshops and resources

Every school year, ISB faculty give informative and practical workshops for parents on how to help their children become functionally multilingual here at ISB. To inquire about native language support for your children, in any of these languages or a language not yet listed, please email nativelamguage@isb.ac.th.

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