Modern Languages

In this increasingly globalized economy, employers look highly upon candidates who can communicate in more than one language. With the Modern Languages program at ϼ, you can explore a new language and culture, build on your existing knowledge or get started on your way to a language-based career. Douglas offers beginner to advanced courses in six languages. You'll learn in a hands-on environment with experienced and enthusiastic instructors.

Our Motto, Core Purpose, Vision and Values

BE PART OF THE CONVERSATION.

We inspire students to become confident and compassionate contributors in the global community through innovative language and culture instruction. 

To enable students to become resourceful active global citizens through quality language and culture instruction.  

𳾾泦Գ: We show you how languages and cultures can work in authentic situations. We offer a learning experience that inspires you to be part of the conversation wherever you would like to go.  

Diversity and inclusion: Together, we work at creating a safe environment where we respect different traditions and cultures, celebrating every step in your journey towards more fluency in another language and culture. 

Professionalism: We continually upgrade our knowledge and skills to provide the most inspiring language and culture instruction. We treat each other with fairness and respect.  

Innovation: You want to make new languages your own and we show you the most innovative tools to gain fluency. You wish to join the conversation and we help you get there.  

A Unique Approach

  • Direct, communicative teaching style
  • Language labs increase interaction
  • Small classes mean individual attention
  • Involved, enthusiastic teachers
  • Immediate results

Languages

  • ASL
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Program Options

We offer individual courses, a Certificate in Modern Languages and university transfer. 

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For information about admission requirements, courses, intake dates and more, visit the Program and Course Catalogue.
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Note to mature students

If you wish to take only Modern Language courses and do not fulfill ϼ general admission requirements, please contact the instructor of the language of your choice. You may be granted special status to allow you to enrol in the language course.

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