Saturday Language School to learn Spanish or French

Winter Session: Saturdays, January 14 - March 4, 2017

Spring Session: Saturdays, April 8 - May 27, 2017


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 April 2017 is now open.

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Dates: Saturdays April 8 - May 27, 2017

Time: 9:30-11 am

Where: Illinois Wesleyan University, Buck Memorial Hall Room 107 


$200 Early Registration (by March 3)

$230 Regular Registration (by March 24)

$250 Late Registration (after March 24)

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. Classes are held 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.  


Online Registration or Paper Registration


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