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Tamanawis Secondary

Caring Community, Engaged Learners, Inspired Citizens



Bonjour!  ¡Hola!  Sat Sri Akal!

Welcome to Tamanawis' vibrant Modern Languages Department!

We are proud to offer courses in three languages: French, Punjabi & Spanish. In our programs, students engage in a variety of experiential activites with the goal to enhance their skills in oral & written communication & comprehension of the second language. As well, students learn to appreciate & value other cultures through the exploration and study of languages, their literatures & history.

Why learn another language?

*  Being bilingual or plurilingual will increase your employment opportunities

*  Studying a second language increases your problem solving and hypothesis testing skills

*  Second language learning enhances creative thinking

*  Learning a second languages teaches you to appreciate & participate in other cultures

*  Improved literacy skills in first language

*  Enhanced self-esteem & pride

*  University entrance:  a second language at the Grade 11 level is the minumum requirement for entrance to all programs to almost all universities. Many university Bachelor of Arts programs require a second language at the Grade 12 level.

Ms. A.barron_a@surreyschools.caTeacherFrench
Ms. B.ceccon_b@surreyschools.caTeacherFrench & Department Head
Mr. M.dhaliwal_mandee@surreyschools.caTeacherPunjabi
Ms. L.dicurzio_l@surreyschools.caTeacherFrench
Ms. S.sandvoss_s@surreyschools.caTeacherFrench & Department Head
Mr. C.stolz_c@surreyschools.caTeacherSpanish
Ms. H.toor_h@surreyschools.caTeacherPunjabi
Ms. D.yakubowski_d@surreyschools.caTeacherFrench
DELF exam - November 19, 2014 
by Brenda Ceccon
 10/30/2014 9:46 AM
SEVEC exchange 2015 
by Brenda Ceccon
 10/30/2014 9:44 AM
Crêperie la bohème 
by Brenda Ceccon
 5/14/2014 8:32 AM
Canadian Parents For French - Bursary for French 12 students 
by Brenda Ceccon
 1/30/2014 12:20 PM
"Explore" Program registration deadline is February 28th 
by Brenda Ceccon
 1/30/2014 12:17 PM
(More Announcements...)
 Explore Language Bursary Program
 YMCA Youth Summer Work Program
 Teens Only - French Language at UBC
 Homework Help Toolkit for French 8 -12!
Language Courses.doc
course outline French 8.doc
COURSE OUTLINE for Spanish, Señor Stolz.doc
SEVEC Newsletter AD 2014.doc
SEVEC Newsletter AD 2015.doc
Session info
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