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Spanish Classes in the East Bay CA area

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Viva el Español, East Bay:
Viva el Español is a non-profit Spanish Language and Culture Center serving children and adults in the East Bay area of California. We are a before and after-school program, and teach a wide range of Spanish language courses to young amigos from ages 1 and up, pre-school through high school. We offer beginner to advanced level classes, quality private lessons, and tutoring. Our main campus is located in Lafayette in Contra Costa County, and we also teach at various pre-schools and elementary schools in Lafayette, Moraga, Walnut Creek, Oakland, Benicia, Pleasanton, San Leandro and San Francisco.

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Give Your Child the Gift of a Foreign Language:

Photo of Spanish Classes in the East Bay CA areaWe believe that learning a foreign language in the pre-school and elementary school years is an essential part of a child's education and development. Today's children need to be prepared to live and work in a global context.

Our Goals:
- To build enthusiasm for language learning through early success which will be transferable to all languages.
- To promote learning of Spanish, an essential World Language, at a prime language learning time.
- To demonstrate specific comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Spanish as defined at each curriculum level.
- To develop a solid base of Spanish pronunciation.
- To provide a firm foundation for the continued study of languages in middle and high school.
- To enhance knowledge of world cultures and increase global awareness which will serve students throughout their lives.
- To have FUN while doing all of this!!

What you can expect to see at Viva el Español!

Image of Spanish Classes in the East Bay CA area- High-quality instruction by native Spanish speakers.
- 98-100% use of the Spanish language.
- Incorporation of learning activities that are culturally based.
- Teaching around a theme or subject area.
- High-quality manipulatives, visuals, music and cultural items from Spanish-speaking countries.
- Activities that encourage learning through active participation, including singing, dancing, movement, role-playing, games, stories, arts and crafts, cooking and food projects.
- Students grouped by level of proficiency rather than strictly by grade level.
- Assessment of students' progress on a regular basis.

Beginner to Advanced Level Spanish Programs for Children & Teens:

- Toddler / Parent and Me Programs (Ages 1-3)
- Preschool & Kindergarten Classes (Ages 3-6)
- Elementary and Middle School Program (1st-8th Grade)
- Saturday Spanish (Ages 4-10)
- Before & After-school Drop-off Programs
- Teen Classes - "Los Chavos"
- Teen Internship Programs
- Private & Semi-Private Lessons (Middle & High School students)
- School-based Spanish Programs
- Spanish Summer / Winter Camps

Activities, Field Trips & Excursions:

Photos of Viva el Español, East BayThroughout the year you and your children will be invited to participate in a variety of activities that expose them to holidays and festivities from Mexico, Chile, Venezuela, Spain and beyond, including:
- Día de la Independencia/Independence Day
- Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead
- Posadas Navideñas/Christmas tradition
- El Día de los Reyes Magos/Three King's Day
- Día del Niño/Day of the Children
- Cinco de Mayo

We will also be inviting your children to participate in some area fieldtrips, including:
- Visit to Spanish supermarket
- Attending events at Latin American Cultural Center
- Visit to local tortilla factory
- Dinner at local authentic restaurants

We plan to expose children in our program to the rich music and dance styles from Spanish-speaking countries, including:
- Mariachi
- Ballet Folklorico
- Flamenco
- Tango
- Salsa
- Andean Dance

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Address: Golden Gate Way , Lafayette, California , USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2019-12-04 were from:

Berkeley;   San Lorenzo ca;   Hayward CA;   Walnut Creek;   Pinole Ca;   San Ramon;   Pleasanton CAT;   Martinez;   Vallejo;   Pleasant hill;   and more.
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Spanish language is introduced to children in a natural way during our interactions in daily routines, learning activities and cultural events.

Our commitment with the families is to make them feel confident that their children are receiving the best care and education.
Spanish Language Immersion Programs:
- For kids ages 1-13

Age Groups:
- 3-4 years old
- 5-6 years old
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- Nurturing relationship with each child
- Safe materials, equipment and environment
- Variety of developmental appropriate learning experiences
- Positive guidance, supporting social and emotional development
Lango Foothills, Los Angeles
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Lango Foothills with several convenient locations in the Greater Los Angeles area, is a language school offering Spanish classes to children. Children's language programs are rapidly gaining in popularity as parents realize that teaching a second language to their kids helps enhance their cognitive development, resulting in better grades and higher test scores later in life. Parents are also drawn to increasing their children's cultural awareness to help them succeed in our multi-cultural society.

Our Spanish language classes are located conveniently throughout the Greater Los Angeles Area in Glendale, La Cañada, La Crescenta, San Marino, Pasadena and South Pasadena, Southern California.
Spanish for children ages 1½ -10 years:

- 45 minute classes
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Yak Academy San Diego
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Children are enrolled in age and developmentally appropriate classes that foster growth and create building blocks for 2nd language comprehension and speech production, a native-like pronunciation and a true love for new cultures and traditions. In addition to our Spanish courses, we also provide Mandarin Chinese and French courses.
Spanish Language Immersion Classes for Children Ages 1-10:

- Taught by native speaking instructors through game, music, song and art.

- "Parent & Me", "Preschool Program" and once-a-week Enrichment Classes (Mandarin Chinese & French classes also available)

- We are confident that you will find a program that meets the developmental needs of your children whether they’re babies, toddlers, preschoolers or elementary school age.
Lango Burbank
Courses / Programs
Lango Burbank is a Spanish language school in Los Angeles County CA with convenient locations in Burbank, Toluca Lake and Studio City. We provide Spanish lessons for toddlers, preschoolers, and elementary school students from ages 18 months - 11 Years (3rd Grade). At Lango, your child will learn a new language, make developmental strides, explore other cultures and make friends. Our highly engaging language classes use music, games, art, and stories to teach kids new languages. We also offer Mandarin Chinese and French language instruction for children.

Language programs are rapidly gaining popularity as parents realize that teaching a 2nd language to their kids helps enhance their cognitive development, resulting in higher test scores later in life. Parents are also increasing their children's cultural awareness to help them succeed in a multi-cultural society.

At Lango, we agree that kids in the US are in severe need of quality language programs. But more important than the developmental edges that kids acquire when learning another language, is the simple value of exposure to other ways of communicating, understanding and living.
Spanish Language Programs for Kids:

- Parent and Tot Spanish Classes (ages 18-months - 3 years)
- Preschooler Spanish Classes (ages 3 - 5 years)
- Spanish classes for elementary school kids (ages 6 - 11 years)
- Spanish language summer camp (ages 5 - 11)
- Private Spanish tutoring

We also offer:
- Mandarin Chinese classes for kids
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Universe of Colors, San Francisco Bay Area
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Universe of Colors provides foreign language immersion programs in Spanish for Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary school children. We are located in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area in downtown San Mateo, and we offer you the world when it comes to teaching your child a foreign language. We also offer full immersion programs in French, Spanish, Italian.

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Spanish Full Immersion Programs for Children:
- In-house Programs in San Mateo
- Programs at your location of choice
- Morning and Afternoon Preschool Program
- Afternoon Kindergarten Program
- Afternoon Elementary Program

School Break Language Camp Programs:
- Fall Camps
- Mid Winter Camp
- Spring Camps
- Summer Camps (weekly)

Our full immersion programs are in French, Spanish and Italian
ABC Languages, Menlo Park & San Francisco Bay Area
Courses / Programs
• Hola! Spanish is a fun language to learn. ABC Languages provides group and private Spanish lessons for children, teenagers and adult learners at our language schools in Menlo Park & downtown San Francisco.

• Private tutoring at home or a location of your choice is also available throughout San Mateo County, Santa Clara County, and the South Bay region of San Francisco Bay Area, including in San Jose, Palo Alto, Sunnyvale, and the Silicon Valley.

• Our experienced teachers make learning Spanish all the more fun. Using a communicative method in the classroom means you learn Spanish through active use in a learner-centered classroom.

• You start speaking Spanish from day one, helping you gain real-life skills that you can take out into the world. Our small groups of no more than 10 students provide the perfect atmosphere for practice and authentic interaction.

• Voted “Best of the Bay Area” by SFGate users, ABC is known as a great place to learn languages. Our experienced teachers are native speakers of the language they teach. Additionally, students are given a university textbook from which to work so everyone is sure to have solid grounding in Spanish.
Spanish Classes for Kids & Teens:
• Enrichment & homework help
• After-School Spanish classes
• Private or at-home Spanish tutoring

Spanish Classes for Adults:
• Group Spanish classes from total beginner to advanced
• Private Spanish lessons
• Spanish conversation classes (for intermediate & advanced levels)
• Corporate Spanish language training offered onsite for business professionals & organizations
• Online Spanish lessons

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