Rosetta Stone Foundations, 5 - 9

Available Languages:

  • French
  • German
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Spanish

Rosetta Stone Foundations courses are comprised of five components:

  • Language Lessons - Teaches by pairing words to images using rich visual imagery and interactive software to help learners think in a new language and to perfect pronunciation
  • Games & Activities - Allows learners to play games online, connect with language learners around the world and practice the new language learned in their lessons with other learners at a similar level
  • Live Tutoring Sessions - Allows learners to practice and refine conversational skills with native-speaking tutors building on and reinforcing what has been learned in Rosetta Lessons.
  • Projects.
  • Live meetings with the course teacher.

Students are expected to complete three 30 minute sessions per week, alternating time spent between Language Lessons (20 minutes) and Games & Activities (10 minutes) each session. Student will attend Live Tutoring sessions every four weeks. In addition to the Rosetta Stone content, students will be required to submit 3 term projects to their teacher.


  • Rosetta Stone Totale
  • Basic headset with a microphone is required.
Enrollment Information

Enrollment Options

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  • An enrolled HCOS student

    If your child is already an enrolled HCOS student, you can add a new online course in your parent Encom account. Here are the steps to do this:

    1. Sign into Encom: encom.onlineschool.ca
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    2. In Encom, click on the Course Selection button. 
    3. This will show you all of the courses that are available. If you do not see a specific course that you were looking for, please contact your individual teacher (grades 5-9) or regional grad advisor (grades 10-12).
  • A new student wishing to enroll with HCOS

    To enroll your child with HCOS, go to onlineschool.ca/enrollment-options/enroll-or-register-now/. Read the information and requirements, then click the Proceed with DL Enrollment button, and complete the enrollment form.

    Once you have completed this process, you will receive an email with your username and password for Encom. Then follow the steps for an enrolled HCOS student to add new courses.

  • Attending another school, but wishes to take an HCOS course

    If you attend another school but wish to take just one, or a few courses with HCOS, please go to bconlineschool.ca for more information about how to cross-enroll. Click the Sign Up! button, near the top right corner, to get started: