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International Languages - Secondary Students
International Languages - Secondary Students

Secondary students can enrol in language classes and receive credits towards graduation. Students do not have to be native speakers to enrol in a language class. Information on languages, times and locations can be found below.

International Language Credit Courses

Duration

September to June

Eligibility

Open to students, grades 9 to 12, who are not native and native speakers.

Course Material

$10.00 non-refundable consumable fee. Any additional book fees will be collected during class hours. Students are responsible for purchasing the course textbook/course packs which will be sold in September. Visa students are required to pay an additional fee of $1,437.50.

Prerequisites

Students must have the required prerequisite course in order to enroll in a grade 11 (level 2/C) or grade 12 (level 3/D) International Languages course regardless of fluency (i.e. students may not skip levels/grades).
Advance standing is only granted to students who have recently arrived (6-12 months) in Ontario and have an equivalent course prerequisite from the home province/country.

How to register

Pre-registered YRDSB student (registered student from previous school year):

  • attend the first class according to the schedule below

New YRDSB student:

  • From May until September 12, register online with Career Cruising. See the instruction tip sheet for more information.
  • A​fter September 12, download the registration form​ and submit it to your school guidance counsellor. Take a copy of the approved registration form to your first class.
  • Registrations will not be accepted after the third class.

Non-YRDSB student:

  • ​Download the registration form or pick up a copy at the language school site at the date and times listed below.Complete the form and have it signed and sealed by your day school principal.
  • When attending registration bring with you:
    • Completed and signed registration form
    • Credit Counselling Summary
    • Proof of status in Can​ada (Canadian citizens require one original Citizenship/immigration document; other citizenship require two Citizenship/immigration documents)
    • Completed Proof of Pupil Eligibility Form​
  • Registrations will not be accepted after the third class.

Please note that non-YRDSB students will be enrolled only after all YRDSB students are placed.​​

Registration Dates & Locations

​Location​

​Registration Drop-off Date
(non YRDSB Student)
​First Day of Class
​Middlefield C.I.
525 Highglen Ave., Markham
​September 8, 2018
10:00AM - 12:00PM
​September 15, 2018
8:45AM - 12:30PM
​Richmond Hill HS
201 Yorkland St., Richmond Hill
​September 8, 2018
10:00AM - 12:00PM
​September 15, 2018
8:45AM - 12:30PM
​Thornlea SS
8075 Bayview Ave., Thornhill
​September 8, 2018
10:00AM - 12:00PM
​September 15, 2018
8:45AM - 12:30PM
​Unionville HS
201 Town Centre Blvd., Markham
​September 11, 2018
6:00PM - 8:00PM
​September 18, 2018
5:45PM - 9:30PM​
 

 Course List

 
  • Arabic
    • Level 1Level 2Level 3Middlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSUnionville HS
      Grade 9/10Grade 11Grade 12
      LYA BDLYA CULYA DUSaturday

  • Cantonese
    • Level 1Level 2Level 3Middlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSUnionville HS
      Grade 9/10Grade 11Grade 12
      LKC BDLKC CULKC DUSaturdaySaturdayTuesday

  • Farsi
    • Level 1Level 2Level 3Middlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSUnionville HS
      Grade 9/10Grade 11Grade 12
      LYF BDLYF CULYF DUSaturday

  • German
    • Level 1Level 2Level 3Middlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSUnionville HS
      Grade 9/10Grade 11Grade 12
      LWG BDLWG CULWG DUSaturday

  • Greek
    • Level 1Level 2Level 3Middlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSUnionville HS
      Grade 9/10Grade 11Grade 12
      LBG BDLBG CULBG DUSaturday

  • Gujarati
    • Level 1Level 2Level 3Middlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSUnionville HS
      Grade 9/10Grade 11Grade 12
      LIG BDLIG CULIG DUSaturday

  • Japanese
    • Level 1Level 2Level 3Middlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSUnionville HS
      Grade 9/10Grade 11Grade 12
      LKJ BDLKJ CULKJ DUSaturdayTuesday

  • Korean
    • Level 1Level 2Level 3Middlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSUnionville HS
      Grade 9/10Grade 11Grade 12
      LKK BDLKK CULKK DUSaturday

  • Manadarin Simplified
    • Level 1Level 2Level 3Middlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSUnionville HS
      Grade 9/10Grade 11Grade 12
      LKB BDLKB CULKB DUSaturdaySaturdayTuesday

  • Mandarin Simplified - Advanced Placement
    • Level 1Level 2Level 3Middlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSUnionville HS
      Grade 9/10Grade 11Grade 12
      LKB DUESaturday

  • Mandarin Traditional
    • Level 1Level 2Level 3Middlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSUnionville HS
      Grade 9/10Grade 11Grade 12
      LKM BDLKM CULKM DUSaturdaySaturday

  • Punjabi
    • Level 1Level 2Level 3Middlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSUnionville HS
      Grade 9/10Grade 11Grade 12
      LIP BDLIP CULIP DUSaturday

  • Russian
    • Level 1Level 2Level 3Middlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSUnionville HS
      Grade 9/10Grade 11Grade 12
      LRR BDLRR CULRR DUSaturday

  • Spanish
    • Level 1Level 2Level 3Middlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSUnionville HS
      Grade 9/10Grade 11Grade 12
      LWS BDLWS CULWS DUSaturday

  • Tamil
    • Level 1Level 2Level 3Middlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSUnionville HS
      Grade 9/10Grade 11Grade 12
      LIT BD LIT CULIT DUSaturday

  • Urdu
    • Level 1Level 2Level 3Middlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSUnionville HS
      Grade 9/10Grade 11Grade 12
      LIU BDLIU CULIU DUSaturday

You can also download a printable version of the international languages classes​.

Contact Us

Have questions? Check out the list of frequently asked questions​ or contact us at international.languages@yrdsb.ca.

 
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