Calgary Board of Education students have equitable access to quality, sustainable language learning programs and courses. We are proud to offer our students a range of Immersion and Bilingual programs as well as a variety of Language and Culture programs.
Immersion and Bilingual Language Programs
Students enrolled in a language program or course may be eligible to take a language credentialing exam.
Our schools may also offer students the opportunity to take international language and culture courses in Grades 4-7.
Language and Culture Programs
Our Language and Culture Programs provide students with the opportunity to learn another language if they have not been in an Immersion or Bilingual program.
The courses are offered at different levels:
3-year language instruction starts in Grade 10
6-year language instruction started in Grade 7
9-year language instruction started in Grade 4
Language and Culture Courses include:
American Sign Language and Deaf Culture
Arabic Language and Culture
Chinese Language and Culture
French as a Second Language
German Language and Culture
Italian Language and Culture
Punjabi Language and Culture
Spanish Language and Culture
Contact your school to find out which Language and Culture Courses are offered.