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International Languages - Secondary Students
International Languages - Secondary Students

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

Did you know there are many benefits to taking credit language courses?
 
Students can take one International Languages Course as a Group 1- Compulsory or as an Elective Credit towards their Ontario Secondary Diploma.
 
Students in the Secondary International Languages program can earn up to three credits towards graduation.
 
If students successfully complete the Level D - University course, it can be used as one of their top six marks for post-secondary entry. For example, if a student takes Spanish Level B, C and D, the student can submit their Level D mark as one of the top six marks for post-secondary applications.

 


 

International Languages Credit Courses (2020-2021)

A printable version of the list of Secondary Credit Courses is available.

Please note: Courses offered are subject to enrolment and teacher availability. Stacked classes may be created based on registration numbers. Additional fees are required for international fee-paying visa students.

Duration

September to June

Eligibility

Open to students, grades 9 to 12, non-native and native speakers.

Course Materials & Fees

Please note: consumable fees will be collected when schools re-open and normal in class language instruction resumes.

Materials and text books will be distributed when schools re-open and normal in class language instruction resumes.

  • $20.00 non-refundable consumable fee is required when schools re-open and normal in class language instruction resumes
  • Any additional book fees will be collected during class hours
  • Students are responsible for purchasing the course textbook/course packs which will be sold when normal in class language instruction resumes
  • International fee-paying visa students are required to pay an additional fee. Please contact us for fee information at international.languages@yrdsb.ca

 Refund Procedure

  • No refund will be issued after the start of the program
  • A full refund, less a $5 administration fee, will be applied if a refund is requested before the start of the program

 Prerequisites

  • Students must have the required prerequisite course in order to enrol in a Level C or Level D course regardless of fluency
  • 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

Advanced Placement (AP) Simplified Mandarin Course

The Advanced Placement (AP) Simplified Mandarin course is available to high school students who have successfully completed the Level C, Simplified Mandarin course. The AP exam is typically at the difficulty level of first year university courses, and; therefore, most Ontario universities often award university level credit for earning high scores on these exams. Also, the Advanced Placement Program enables and academically prepares students to pursue university level studies. Since only one AP course is offered, registration is first come, first served. Additional fees apply. If you are interested, please contact our main office: international.languages@yrdsb.ca

How to Register

YRDSB Student

  • From May 4 until September 11, register online with myPathway Planner. For assistance, view the My Pathway Planner tip sheet.
  • After September 12, download the Registration Form​ and submit it to your school guidance counsellor. Take acopy of the approved registration form to your first class.
  • Registrations will not be accepted after the third class.

Non-YRDSB Student

  • ​Download and complete the Registration Form.
  • Completed Proof of Pupil Eligibility form.
  • Scan the following documents below and email them to: international.languages@yrdsb.ca:
    1. Registration Form
    2. proof of Proof of Pupil Eligibility
    3. report card to confirm completion of prerequisite International Language credit course
  • Prior to September, our office staff will contact you to confirm your enrolment in the credit International Languages course. At that time you will be required to provide proof of status in Canada:
    • Canadian citizens require one original citizenship/immigration document
    • other citizenships require two citizenship/immigration documents
  • 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.​​

Program Locations & Start Dates
 

There will be no in-person registration. Please see 'How to Register' for instructions.

Location​
​First Day of Class
​Huron Heights S.S.
40 Huron Heights Dr., Newmarket
September 23, 2020
5:45PM - 9:25PM​
​Middlefield C.I.
525 Highglen Ave., Markham
​September 19, 2020
8:45AM - 12:25PM
​Richmond Hill HS
201 Yorkland St., Richmond Hill
​September 19, 2020
8:45AM - 12:25PM
​Thornlea SS
8075 Bayview Ave., Thornhill
​September 19, 2020
8:45AM - 12:25PM
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 Course List

 
  • Arabic
    • Level BLevel CLevel DMiddlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSHuron Heights SS
         
      LYA BDLYA CULYA DUSaturday

  • Cantonese
    • Level BLevel CLevel DMiddlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSHuron Heights SS
         
      LKC BDLKC CULKC DUSaturday

  • Farsi
    • Level BLevel CLevel DMiddlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSHuron Heights SS
         
      LYF BDLYF CULYF DUSaturday

  • German
    • Level BLevel CLevel DMiddlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSHuron Heights SS
         
      LWG BDLWG CULWG DUSaturday

  • Greek
    • Level BLevel CLevel DMiddlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSHuron Heights SS
         
      LBG BDLBG CULBG DUSaturday

  • Gujarati
    • Level BLevel CLevel DMiddlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSHuron Heights SS
         
      LIG BDLIG CULIG DUSaturday

  • Japanese
    • Level BLevel CLevel DMiddlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSHuron Heights SS
         
      LKJ BDLKJ CULKJ DUSaturdayWednesday

  • Korean
    • Level BLevel CLevel DMiddlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSHuron Heights SS
         
      LKK BDLKK CULKK DUSaturday

  • Mandarin Simplified
    • Level BLevel CLevel DMiddlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSHuron Heights SS
         
      LKB BDLKB CULKB DUSaturdaySaturdayWednesday

  • Mandarin Simplified - Advanced Placement
    • Level BLevel CLevel DMiddlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSHuron Heights SS
         
      LKB DUESaturday

  • Mandarin Traditional
    • Level BLevel CLevel DMiddlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSHuron Heights SS
         
      LKM BDLKM CULKM DUSaturdaySaturday

  • Russian
    • Level BLevel CLevel DMiddlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSHuron Heights SS
         
      LRR BDLRR CULRR DUSaturday

  • Spanish
    • Level BLevel CLevel DMiddlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSHuron Heights SS
         
      LWS BDLWS CULWS DUSaturdayWednesday

  • Tamil
    • Level BLevel CLevel DMiddlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSHuron Heights SS
         
      LIT BD LIT CULIT DUSaturday

  • Urdu
    • Level BLevel CLevel DMiddlefield CIRichmond Hill HSThornlea SSHuron Heights SS
         
      LIU BDLIU CULIU DUSaturday

 

Contact Us

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

 
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