Little Linguists Academy: Based in Chicago IL, Little Linguists Academy provides beginner to advanced level Mandarin Chinese language classes to kids ages 6-12+. Classes take place at our Chicago locations, at local public and private schools, and online. Each class is held once per week and is one hour in duration. There are a maximum of eight students in each class.
Mandarin Chinese Language Classes: - Designed for children ages 6-12+
Online Mandarin Chinese Children can learn Chinese through live interactive, face-to-face video conferencing from the comfort of their own home. Each class is taught by native speaking instructors.
Each month, Little Linguists Academy will send your child a package of interactive materials to utilize during each class. It is essential for students to have these materials available at the beginning of each class. Materials may include toys, art projects, flash cards and other items. In-person Mandarin Chinese Class at our center or your school. Little Linguists' innovative methodology is focused initially on ensuring that each child becomes familiar and comfortable with the unique sounds of the specific language.
Once this is accomplished, Little Linguists begins the process of building each child's confidence in order to set a solid foundation for learning Chinese in the future.
The first 50 minutes of each class will be conducted 100% in Chinese. During the last 10 minutes, simple Chinese characters are taught and explained in English.
Within a matter of weeks, your child will be able speak simple Chinese phrases and write many Chinese characters.
We also provide courses in Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, and Hindi. Email us via our Contact Page for more information.
Note to parents & guardians: Unfortunately, the language program provider that previously was listed here has closed their language training business. This listing is now void, and program inquiries cannot be processed.
Note to Spanish language class providers - Contact us if you provide Mandarin Chinese programs in or around the following areas: Hyde Park, Lincoln Park, Barrington, Arlington Heights, Deerfield / Lake Forest, Park Ridge, Geneva / St. Charles, Naperville, Wilmette / Evanston, Hinsdale / Oakbrook, and Glen Ellyn / Wheaton IL.
Mandarin Chinese Immersion Programs: • Parents and Tots programs for kids ages 1-3
• Mandarin for kids ages 3-12 (Kids Only)
• Private / One-on-one Mandarin Chinese classes
• Mandarin immersion summer camps
Located in Winnetka in the heart of Chicago’s North Shore, The French School is a total French immersion preschool/kindergarten. We welcome children when they are at the optimal age to learn French, giving them the opportunity to develop a high level of language proficiency and fluency.
The French School’s comprehensive curriculum is based on France’s internationally-renowned 'école maternelle'. Set forth by the French Ministry of Education, this program is revered as one of the world’s best and gives your child a solid academic foundation while providing a warm, nurturing environment where learning is fun and age appropriate.
Not only is French the subject of instruction, but it is also the medium by which all subjects are taught. All communication, from teachers to children is conducted exclusively in French. Through traditional songs and stories, children learn about French culture and history.
Instituto Cervantes is a non-profit organization created by the Spanish government, and is the largest organization in the world concerned with the teaching of Spanish. Cervantes Kids in Illinois is located in downtown Chicago and provide before, in and after school Spanish language programs for children of all levels from age 6-16. We offer 4 levels of instruction: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced and High Advanced.
Cervantes Kids will help your child learn Spanish in rich and varied language programs complemented with an extensive library and fun cultural activities. Our highly qualified native teachers from Spain and Latin America hold advanced degrees in Spanish (Masters or Ph.D.) and are experienced professionals in child education.
Our internationally recognized curriculum will enhance your child’s ability to communicate in both Spanish and English. As well as our programs run from our state of the art downtown facility, we offer an in-school program where Cervantes Kids comes to your school and implements our world renowned program. We also offer an online program where kids can learn at their own pace.
Spanish Language lessons for kids including:
- Spanish In-School
- Spanish Before & After School
- Spanish classes at our Downtown Center
- Spanish for all levels
- Private classes
- Classes for Home-schooled kids
- Camps and Workshops
- Online Spanish classes for children
Programs for kids ages 6-16 at all levels:
- High Advanced
Located in central Chicagoland, Illinois, Little Linguists Academy’s Spanish classes are taught by native speakers who have many years of experience teaching children in private classes as well as at public and private schools.
Children will learn in a fun, interactive and enjoyable environment by discovering Spanish through songs, arts and crafts, games and body movement.
As of today, Little Linguists Academy offers ‘in school’ full and partial day programs for children as well as before and/or after school enrichment programs.
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