International languages

Programs of study under the Provincial curriculum to support study in 9 international languages.


Alberta Education has provincial programs of study in 9 International Languages: Arabic, Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Punjabi, Spanish and Ukrainian.

International Languages programs include:

  • Bilingual programs, where in addition to Languages Arts (Kindergarten to Grade 12), the language is used for instruction in other courses up to a total of 50% of the school day, and
  • Language and Culture courses, where the language is used to develop communication and intercultural and strategic skills, and to build an appreciation for the culture.

The following links contain programs of study and program supports for bilingual programs and language and culture courses:


Connect with International Languages:

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