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International Languages – Elementary/African Heritage Program

2020 Summer Program

This summer, to accommodate the overwhelming response and interest, elementary summer school has moved from hybrid to fully remote. International Languages - Elementary / African Heritage Program will be offering language classes to students (TDSB and non TDSB) Kindergarten to Grade 8. Each day, they will have live face-to-face interactive lessons with their instructor and other students for approximately 30 minutes. Activities will be focused on building student’s abilities in oral communication, reading and writing. Students will be provided with engaging activities on the theme “ Life on Earth: We are all connected”. They will also be encouraged to get up, get outside and do hands-on and research based activities throughout the summer program. Please note that a minimum of 23 students is required to open a language class.

What: International Languages Elementary/African Heritage summer program offers language classes to Kindergarten to Grade 8 students. No language background knowledge is necessary. Please note that a minimum of 23 students is required to open a language class.
When: July 6 to 31, 2020 (Monday to Friday)
Who: Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 students (as of Sept 2019)
Cost Free for July 2020 only
Where: Learning will be remote.
Time: 9:30 -12 pm or 1:30 – 4 pm (see below)
9:30-12 pm African Heritage, Albanian, American Sign Language, Amharic, Aramaic, Armenian, Azerbaijan, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Creole, Dutch, Edo, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Karen, Kurdish, Macedonian, Mongolian, Marathi, Nepalese, Pashtu, Portuguese, Russian, Shona, Sinhalese, Swedish, Tagalog, Telugu, Tibetan, Tigrinya, Turkish, Twi, Vietnamese.
Parents can choose one language only in this session.
1:30-4 pm African Heritage, Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Dari, Farsi/Persian, Korean, Mandarin Simplified, Mandarin Traditional, Punjabi, Romanian, Sanskrit, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Urdu
Parents can choose one language only in this session.

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