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Languages

Whether you want to learn a language for business or pleasure, The Chang School makes the experience enjoyable. Our lively classes give you the opportunity to perfect your oral and written skills in a setting that is often supported by multimedia resources – including videos and websites.

Courses

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American Sign Language

Arabic

These courses are designed for non-native speakers and teach reading, writing, speaking, and listening in Modern Arabic. All students must take the Arabic Placement Test on the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures website or attend one of our interview/placement assessment sessions.

Chinese

These courses are designed for non-native speakers and teach reading, writing, speaking, and listening in Mandarin using the standard Hànyu Pinyin phonetic system. All students must take the Chinese Placement Test on the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures website or attend one of our interview/placement assessment sessions. For more information, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/chinese.

French

These courses cover French language, literature, and culture. For French language courses (CFRE), all students must take the French Placement Test on the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures website or attend one of our interview/placement assessment sessions.

French Studies courses (CFRS) are taught in English and cover French literary and cultural topics. For more information, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/french.

Languages and Intercultural Relations

Languages and Intercultural Relations

CLIR 100 — Global Models in Intercultural Relations

Spanish

These courses cover Spanish language and literatures and cultures in Spanish-speaking countries. CSPN 101 to CSPN 601 are language courses designed for non-native speakers. For Spanish language courses (CSPN), all students must take the Spanish Placement Test on the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures website or attend one of our interview/placement assessment sessions.

Spanish Studies courses (CSPS) are taught in English and cover Spanish and Latin American literary and cultural topics. For more information, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/spanish.

Certificate Programs

Course Series

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