Program Information

German Language and Culture Program

Studying the German language opens the door to understanding and participating in an influential world culture with close relationships to both the English language and our contemporary way of life.

Communication with people living in much of northern and central Europe is possible for those who know the German language. German is spoken by approximately 120 million people worldwide; it is the official language of Austria and Germany, and it is one of several official languages in Liechtenstein, Luxembourg and Switzerland. In Belgium, Denmark and northern Italy, German is a language with special status.

  • Students entering Kindergarten to Grade 6 have the opportunity to take the German Language and Culture Program.  This program is 160 minutes of German instruction per week.