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Professional and Part-Time Learning Online Languages Programs

  • American Sign Language (Certificate)
    • Code: ASL

    This certificate provides you with an introduction to American Sign Language (ASL) and deaf culture. Emphasis is on interpersonal communication and the functional use of language. You will learn useful vocabulary and expressions, specific grammatical features of ASL and cultural information. A var...iety of communicative activities such as: videos, role playing, and discussion are designed to provide you with the opportunity to practice what you have learned, as well as teach you appropriate language and cultural behaviours in various situations. This certificate provides you with the necessary skills to communicate and work with the deaf, deafened and hard of hearing. Graduates of the program will have the skills needed to assist those working with children and adults in areas such as Early Childhood Education, Social Services Agencies, Canadian Hearing Society and Durham Deaf Services. This certificate does not qualify you to teach ASL or act as an interpreter. Learn more about American Sign Language (Certificate)...

  • French (Certificate)
    • Code: FRCH

    The French certificate consists of five online courses. It provides students an opportunity to meet French language requirements for various government positions that require level 8 NCLC (Niveaux de compétence Linguistique canadiens) or any other employment opportunities requiring French. Students... will work on authentic assignments, and assessments will provide students with a real-world learning experience. Graduates of this French certificate will have strong communications skills in the four competencies of reading, writing, speaking and listening, and will also develop an appreciation of French culture. Whether you require French skills for your career, enjoy foreign traveling, or are just interested in learning a new language, you will find this certificate very comprehensive and engaging to meet your needs. Learn more about French (Certificate)...

  • French Translation in the Workplace (Certificate)
    • Code: FRTR

    English to French translation is a skill which must be acquired through training. Each course will help you learn necessary translation skills for professional purposes in the workplace. Learn more about French Translation in the Workplace (Certificate)...

  • Spanish (Recognition of Achievement)
    • Code: SPNR

    This program is designed to prepare you to communicate (speaking, reading and writing) effectively and with confidence. The Spanish program will be of particular interest to individuals in business, or in any career dealing with the public, as well as people who enjoy vacationing in Spanish-speaking... countries. Learn more about Spanish (Recognition of Achievement)...