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Global Languages

Travel around the world without ever leaving the classroom. Ross Sheppard offers five different language courses for you to choose from within the following areas: American Sign Language, Spanish, French and Chinese Mandarin.

IB courses for the group 2 component of the programme are offered in teh following languages:
Chinese (AB initio, Language, BHL, SL), French (Language, B, SL), and Spanish (Ab initio).

Chinese Language and Culture
This course is designed for those with no prior experience with Chinese. The course is spread over 3 years, and trains students to read and speak basic Chinese, as well as providing them with a cursory look at prominent themes in Chinese Culture.

Chinese Language Arts
Designed for those of that have previous experience with the language. It aims to further develop your language abilities and cultural competence through study and use of a variety of language materials.

French
Parlez-vous français? Study French at Ross Sheppard offers you a window to the Edmonton Francophone community as well as all the French-spaking countries of the world. Courses offered for beginners to advanced students.

French Immersion
Parlez-vous déjà français? This program aims to further develop your French language abilities by immersing you in the French culture. You will studying literature, the sciences and the arts all in the language of romance. Courses offered in French include: FLA, Etudes Sociales, les Mathématiques et les Sciences up to the grade 12 level.

Spanish
An introduction to Spanish language and culture. You will develop language competence through listening, speaking, reading and writing. You will also acquire the skills and attitudes to be effective global citizens.  i Excelente!