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Language Challenge Exam Information


  • French 11 or 12
  • German 11 or 12
  • Japanese 11 or 12
  • Korean 11 or 12
  • Mandarin 11 or 12
  • Punjabi 11 or 12
  • Spanish 11 or 12

The purpose of these exams are to allow students who have already acquired the appropriate learning elsewhere to get credit for a Grade 11 or 12 course. Exams will take place on Saturday, January 28th and Sunday, January 29th, 2023.

If you would like to complete a Language Challenge Exam, you MUST complete the following by October 28th :

  1. Download the Student Application Package and fill it out completely
  • You need to complete pages 9 & 10 online before you print out the application
  1.  Attach a cheque for $50 (which will be refunded once you complete the Challenge exam) made out to: Delta School District
    • You must also print your full name, school and course you are challenging on the back of the cheque
  2. Attach a recent, original photo of you (can be passport type or school photo)
    • It CANNOT be a photocopy of a picture
    • It CANNOT include anybody else in the picture (ie; friends, family, pets)
  3. Submit the COMPLETED Application Package to your counsellor in Student Services

For further information, please see the following link:

  NOTE: Challenge exam marks can no longer be used as part of your GPA calculation for admission to UBC…it will meet the Language Requirement, but not the GPA calculation

Please reach out to your counsellor if you have further questions regarding the language challenge exam.