Why study languages?
- Gain insight into other cultures
- Become more valuable at work
- Keep your mind engaged
- Enhance your travel experiences
|Explore||A 5 week intensive French course for students who have their grade 11 French credit. Offered in different locations across Canada www.myexplore.ca|
|ISE International Student Exchange||3 month reciprocal exchange programs in Germany, Italy, Spain, France, and Switzerland. Individual summer exchanges available. www.iseontario.on.ca|
|CEEF – Canadian Education Exchange Foundation||CEEF offers a school-based exchange program for students ages 14-17. 3 months abroad and 3 months hosting. www.ceef.ca|
|Summer Work Student Exchange||A 6 week program finds jobs for students 16 – 17 in a federal riding in another province. Students live with a host family, share, learn and grow with their local student partner. Organized by the YMCA. http://exchanges.gc.ca; http://www.summer-work.com|
|Sherie Viola (Department Head)||Ext. 466|
|Ms. Carolyn Borges||Ext. 505|
|Mr. Joel Eidt||Ext. 402|
|Ms. Naomi Popoca||Ext. 331|
The Ella Sinclair Memorial Award – Presented to an outstanding language student who is continuing studies in the field at a Canadian University.
The Howard D. Hanson Memorial Scholarship – This scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating student who is conscientious, diligent and gentle of nature. The recipient must have a love of languages and different cultures. Post secondary placement must include language studies.
St. Donat – 4 day ski/snowboard/cultural immersion experience open to all French language students within the UGDSB. For further information, ask your French teacher.
France & Spain – experience the culture of these 2 countries. Offered every second year during March Break. For further information, ask your French or Spanish teacher.