Speak! Stories: Building Bridges with Patrizia

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Building Bridges/Costruire Ponti Reflections on Language Teaching and Learning by Patrizia Prevosto Johnson A few days ago in class, David, one of my adored students, said “Learning a language is an adventure.” And, I would add, a marvelous adventure. An adventure not only for the student, but also for the teacher. Each of us is…

Announcing new Professional Editing Services!

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Academic, Medical and Professional Editing Whether you need help correcting and perfecting an academic article or crafting an eye-catching CV and cover letter, our team of skilled English style and grammar experts is ready to work with you. Since Speak! editors are also English language instructors, we can not only suggest and make corrections, but…

Summer Semi-Private Immersion Courses

Friends who learn language - and travel - together, stay together!

Want to take a linguistic “staycation” with a family member, co-worker or friend? Work with a talented Speak! instructor to customize a course that will help you and your partner achieve your personal and/or professional goals, at your pace and at a time that works for you – mornings, afternoons, evenings. Pick from one of…

Language Programs – Made to Measure!

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Let us design a language course – in any of our 12 languages – expressly for you! Our  individual and custom courses can be created to fit your goals and schedule, like a bespoke suit, or a couture dress! Our individual /one-on-one courses are available in any of our 12 languages, and can be completely…

Make new Friends in our Group Classes!

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Group Language Classes at Speak! Make new friends and new sounds and learn to laugh in another language at our dynamic group lessons, offered throughout the year in Spanish, Italian and French. We have courses for all levels, beginners to advanced, for travelers or anyone seeking a fun, enriching dose of their favorite foreign language…

French Pastry Event at MarieBette!

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Join us on Monday, June 1st as we team with the Alliance Française and MarieBette Cafe’ to welcome Paris-based chef Allison Zinder for a delicious and informative special event: “L’Histoire de la Pâtisserie Française” Talk (in French) and Pastry Tasting Monday, June 1st 5:30-6:30pm Free!!  RSVP (to: director@afcville.org) requested. Who doesn’t dream of biting into…