Languages

Learning a language empowers you to think, act and speak in diverse cultural settings and to move from one cultural setting to another with confidence. 

Second Languages

Recommended Course Sequence in Languages

Note | Any student with prior language experience will need to meet with
the Language teacher to get a recommendation for placement.

French as a Second Language

French 10 (1093) - 5 credits

This entry-level course provides a practical learning experience using a theme-based approach. Students do not need previous language experience. 

French 20 (2093) - 5 credits 

Students who have successfully completed up to grade 9 French are recommended to register for the French 20 Level. Prerequisite: French 10 or Grade 9 French.

French 30 (3093) - 5 credits 

Students who have successfully completed an immersion program are recommended to register for the French 30 Level or discuss a challenge with the teacher. Prerequisite: French 20.

Spanish Language and Culture

Note any student with prior Spanish language skill or courses will need to meet with the Spanish teacher to get a recommendation for placement. 

Spanish 10 (1345) - 5 credits

Spanish 10 is a beginner’s course designed to equip students with a practical knowledge of Spanish, no previous Spanish required.

Spanish 20 (2345) - 5 credits

Students must have Spanish 10 as a prerequisite for this course or have had equivalent experience in the Spanish language. Please discuss placement with the Spanish teacher.

Spanish 30 (3345) - 5 credits

Students must have Spanish 20 as a prerequisite for this course or have had equivalent experience in the Spanish language. Please discuss placement with the Spanish teacher.

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