Over 2Thousand grade school students across Toronto are investing their summer time signed up for worldwide language and culture classes.
The Toronto District School Board offers classes in 17 different languages at 12 different sites over the city to assist children expand their understanding of language and culture.
The amount of summer time school students signed up for the worldwide language programs in the TDSB has bending during the last 2 yrs, coordinators say.
These courses are funded through the Secretary of state for Education and there's cost-free for college students to sign up.
Coordinators from the summer time program say students spend the morning focusing on reading through and writing in a variety of languages after which change gears within the mid-day to pay attention to cultural activities.
“It’s not just first generation beginners but it’s second and third generation youthful parents who would like their kids to know their cultural and linguistic background, ” states Karen Falconer, the manager Superintendent of Worldwide Education.