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ILE/AH 2020-2021 Program Information

The International Languages – Elementary / African Heritage Program is now offering language classes to students (TDSB and non TDSB) Kindergarten to Grade 8. One day each week, 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. 

Please note that a minimum of 23 students is required to open a language class.

Program Information

Program Information

International Languages Program

African Heritage Program

*Please note no language background knowledge is necessary.


African Heritage, Albanian, American Sign Language, Amharic, Arabic, Aramaic, Armenian, Azerbaijan, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Creole, Dari, Edo, Farsi/Persian, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Karen, Korean, Kurdish, Macedonian, Mandarin Simplified, Mandarin Traditional, Mongolian, Marathi, Nepalese, Pashtu, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Sanskrit, Serbian, Shona, Sinhalese, Somali, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tamil, Telugu, Tibetan, Tigrinya, Turkish, Twi, Urdu and Vietnamese.


Please note that additional languages may be offered. Please contact 416 338-4100 for more information.


Free while program is delivered remotely/from home.


Language classes will run remotely/from home.  There is a possibility that classes may transition to a physical classroom during this school year.


Classes run for 2.5 hours. Language classes are offered various times of the week. Click here for days and times available.

Students will receive approximately 30 minutes face to face time through Google Meet. Remaining 2 hours will be spent on independent work.

Registration Information

Registration Information

Online registration is now closed. To register your child, please call 416-338-4100.

In order to complete onilne registration, you must have your child's Ontario Education Number (OEN). The Ontario Education Number can be found in your child's report card.

Parent/Guardian may choose only the same language once. Parents may choose up to 5 different languages. Please ensure that class times do not overlap with each other. For example, you cannot register for Arabic on Mondays and Arabic on Tuesdays. You can register for Arabic on Monday and Vietnamese on Tuesday.

The classes for the following languages are full and no longer available for registration:

  • Hebrew
  • Japanese
  • Marathi
  • American Sign Language


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