“The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.”
~Ludwig Wittgenstein

Languages Department Members

  • V. Amorim (French) — Department Head of Languages
  • A. Barr (French)
  • D. Berry (French)
  • E. Dupuis (French)
  • L. Galian (Spanish and French)
  • M. Parker (French)
  • M. Schroeder (French)

Junior French Courses:

FSF 1OI (French Open) – This is an introductory course for students with little knowledge of French.

FSF1PI (French Applied) – This introductory French course is a continuation of grade 8 studies in French.

FSF1DI (French Academic) – This introductory French course is a continuation of grade 8 studies in French.

*Click here to see the grade 9 course descriptions*

FSF2PI (French Applied) – This is a continuation of FSF1PI

FSF2DI (French Academic) – This is a continuation of FSF1DI

*Click here to see the grade 10 course descriptions*

*Supporting French Transitions from Grade 8 to Grade 9: A message from the WRDSB

Senior French Courses:

FSF3OI (French Senior Open) – This course is a continuation of FSF2PI or FSF2DI

FSF3UI (French University Prep) – This course is a continuation of FSF2DI

*Click here to see the grade 11 course descriptions*

FSF4OI (French Senior Open) – This course is a continuation of FSF3OI or FSF3UI

FSF4UI (French University Prep) – This course is a continuation of FSF3UI

*Click here to see the grade 12 course descriptions*

French Prerequisite Pathway for grades 9-12. Click on the image below for more information:

Junior Spanish Course:

LWSBDI (Introductory Spanish) – This course is for students with little to no knowledge of Spanish.

Senior Spanish Courses:

LWSCUI (Grade 11 University Prep Spanish) – This course is a continuation of LWSBDI

LWSDUI (Grade 12 University Prep Spanish) – This course is a continuation of LWSCUI

*Click here to see all of the Spanish course descriptions*

Spanish Prerequisite Pathway for Grades 9-12. Click on the image below for more information:

 

Have you taken French Immersion? Review the Resources below for more information about options for Students. 

What if a student is enrolled in French Immersion? Which options are available? 
Making a decision about whether to continue in French Immersion or continuing in the Core French program can be difficult. Students with a French immersion background are encouraged to enroll directly into the Grade 10 Academic FSF2DI course at HHSS.
To support you in making the decision, please review the following resources to learn more about pathway planning towards learning French as well as the French Immersion Program offered by schools on the Board.

French Immersion in WRDSB.

Learn more about specific schools in WRDSB offering Extended and Immersion French Language Programming. 

Core French Programming in WRDSB.

Extended French Program at FHCI.

French Immersion at KCI.

French Immersion at GCI.

 

Click on the image below for information about the DELF Certification Exam for grade 12 students:

Click on the image below to view a Sample Itinerary for our Quebec Trips!

Click on the image below to have a quick tour of a language classroom:

 

Additional Information: 

Click on the image to learn more about the French as a Second Language Curriculum published by the Ministry of Education in Ontario.

 

Click on the image to learn more about the Classical Students and International Languages Curriculum published by the Ministry of Education in Ontario.

We are looking forward to helping you achieve your language goals!