Saturday Language School to learn Spanish or French

Winter Session: January 14 - March 4, 2017

Spring Session: April 8 - May 27, 2017

Summer mini-camp: TBD  

We promote early second language acquisition for children who want to learn a second (or third!) language. Children Pre-K (3 years old/potty trained) to 5th grade will have the opportunity to learn and gain knowledge of the rich cultural traditions of the target cultures. Playgroup classes are available for the younger children focusing only on culture and minimal language.

Registration for the January 2017 session opens December 1.

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Dates: January 14-March 4, 2017

Time: 9:30-11 am

Where: Illinois Wesleyan University, Buck Memorial Hall Room107 


$280 Early Registration (by December 16)

$290 Regular Registration (by January 4)

$300 Late Registration (after January 4)

Beginning classes are divided by age group and previous enrollment: Pre-K (3 years old/potty trained) through 5th grade. Five students minimum and 10 maximum. Students with previous language experience will be placed in classes based on proficiency. Bilingual and heritage speakers are welcome.

Classes are taught by an experienced language instructor and assisted by a university student with an educational background. We also have staff that helps with bathroom breaks, crafts, and classes in a beautiful, university building (easy and free parking). 

All classes follow a similar curriculum that is aligned with State standards for bilingual/dual language education and modified for the age group. 

Multiple-sibling discounts are available (10% for the second+ sibling) as well IWU a faculty/staff discount. A limited number of scholarships are available thanks to the  Cuca Avila Scholarship  via Conexiones Latinas.  Application form.  


Online Registration or Paper Registration


Questions: Dr. Christina Isabelli -  | 309-556-3174