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International Languages (Elementary Level) - Program Overview

 Program Information

An International Language is defined as any language other than English and French. The classes are offered outside regular school hours. Students will receive a maximum of 2-1/2 hours of instruction per week during the school year. The program is offered by the Durham District School Board in co-operation with various ethnic groups, parent associations and language schools.  These courses are open only to children eligible to be registered in junior kindergarten to grade 8.  This program is free to qualified registrants and children are limited to access only one language class each week.  A child must be four years old by December to be eligible.  No language experience is required.

Program Location:

Anderson CVI, Whitby ON  Map to Anderson CVI

Durham Continuing Education, E. A. Lovell ACEC, Oshawa  Map to E. A. Lovell

Program Dates:

 Monday ClassesWednesday Classes
Start DateMon. Oct 2, 2017Wed. Oct 11, 2017
Mid-term progress reportsMon. Jan 25, 2018Wed. Jan 24, 2018
Last day to registerMon. Feb 5, 2018 (9:00 am)Wed. Feb. 7, 2018 (9:00 am)
Final classMon. June 4, 2018Wed. May 16, 2018


No classes (Mon):      Oct 9 & Dec 25, 2017 and Jan 1, Feb 9, Mar 12, Apr 2 & May 21, 2018

No classes (Wed):      Dec 27, 2017 and Jan 3 & Mar 14, 2018

Registration Documents and Information

Languages Available Language Benchmarks
Registration ProcessRegistration Form


Registration Opens Mon. Aug 21, 2017 12:00 pm

Registration Deadline: September 28, 2017

Courses with insufficient enrollment at this time will be cancelled.  Remaining course registration will reopen on Friday Sept. 29, 2017.

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