We understand how important it is for our international students to learn languages and at CIS we offer students the opportunity to learn multiple languages as option courses. Our Mandarin program is offered regularly for students who wish to improve their oral and written language skills, or for the beginner student to learn to read and write in simplified Chinese. Canada has two official languages, English and French. Students have the option to choose our French course to learn, understand and apply their skills during special events and performances. Our Arabic course is available for those students wishing to nurture their culture at the beginner, intermediate or advanced level. To meet the needs of our Korean families, we offer students the opportunity to take our Korean language course. Italian is one of the most studied languages in the world and students will learn about the language and culture of Italy.