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Credit Language Courses (International Languages)

Credit International Languages Information

An International Language is defined as any language other than English and French. Credit language courses adhere to the Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum expectations and are taught by accredited teachers.  The courses are design to develop knowledge and skills for those new to a language or to extend and perfect skills for those with previous knowledge.  Each course has 90 hours of instruction with an additional 20 hours of consultation time available to students.  Programs run from 6:00 pm – 9:15 pm.  Classes are held one night per week from October to May.


Program Dates:

 Monday ClassesWednesday Classes
Start DateMon. Oct 1, 2018Wed. Oct 3, 2018
Last day to registerMon. Nov 4, 2018 (9:00 am)Wed. Oct 24, 2018 (9:00 am)
Mid-term marksMon. Jan 28, 2019Wed. Jan 26, 2019
Full-disclosure dateMon. Mar 18, 2019Wed. Feb 20, 2019
ExamMon. May 13, 2019Wed. Apr 25, 2019
Final classMon. May 27, 2019Wed. May 1, 2019

No classes (Mon):   Oct 8, Dec 24 & Dec. 31, 2018 or 
Feb 18, Mar 11, Apr 22 & May 20, 2019

No classes (Wed):      Dec 26, 2018 or Jan 2 & Mar 13, 2019

Registration Documents and Information

Courses Available Course Descriptions
Registration (for students attending a Durham DSB secondary school)Registration (for all other students)


Registration Opens Aug 20, 2018 12:00 pm

Registration Deadline: Sep. 27, 2018

Students may still register for open courses after this date, however, selection may be limited.

Durham Continuing Education reserves the right to cancel classes if there is insufficient enrolment by the registration deadline.  Register early to avoid disappointment.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Students attending a secondary school MUST have permission from their day school to take a night school course as the Ontario Ministry of Education has a limit on the number of courses a student may take concurrently.  You must speak to your guidance counsellor and receive permission prior to registering.

Have more questions?  Check out our FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions).