Speak! Kids

Language and Culture Programs

for Kids 4-14

At Speak! kids make new friends while learning about other cultures.

At Speak! kids make new friends while learning about other cultures.

Speak! Kids programs:

  • Language and Culture Camps (Summer and other holiday/school breaks)
  • After-school programs
  • High School Spanish 1 Intensives and Spanish Tutoring
  • Speak! at School after-school enrichment programs at your kids’ school
  • Travel program planning and language programs for school trips around the globe
  • One-on-one and small group lessons in most of our languages
  • Pre-travel language-culture “boot camps” for kids and families  (custom)

Children dancing to Mozart at our Magic Flute workshop with soprano Mary Gresock

 

2015 Language and Culture Programs for Kids

 ¡Jugamos en español! for children ages 6-9 with prior Spanish 

  • Camp Dates: July 20 – 24 and July 27-31
  •     Camp offered for one or both weeks
  • Time:  2:00-5:00pm, Monday thru Friday
  • Tuition: $175 per week
  • Instructor: Amanda Evans
Register here!

Program Description:  Let’s play in Spanish! This is a two-week long course, designed for children who have already had Spanish instruction in school and/or speak Spanish at home, offers a fun and interactive way to practice Spanish through role play, songs, and are. Each day will be a different theme and activity, including puppet making, cooking, and exploring the outside world! Students will have the opportunity to meet new Spanish-speaking friends as they reinforce their language skills and learn new vocabulary linked to each theme.  Each week is unique, so kids can sign up for one week or two!

One-on-one Tutoring for Children and Teens

Is your child . . . . . .  expressing a desire to learn a second language? . . .  starting to forget a language learned earlier? . . .  having trouble in a high school language class? Our convenient and effective individual lessons will help your child work at his or her own pace.  Meet every day (ideal for summer!) or once a week, at a time (and location) that works for you.  We offer customized instruction in: English/ESL — Spanish — French — Italian — Mandarin — Arabic — German –Russian — Japanese — Korean — and more!  Tuition: $450/10 hours ($45 per hour) Register here!

Family Language & Culture Lessons

Sandra and her daughter, Isabella, dressed for dancing in Spain

Sandra and her daughter, Isabella, dressed for dancing in Spain

Whether your goal is to enhance a family vacation abroad or to begin a longer-term educational experience together, language learning with Speak! can be a family affair! Our fun and effective family course can completely customized to fit your family’s goals, the ages and interests of your kids, and your busy schedule. Meet once (travel boot camp!), multiple times per week, or once a week at a time and place that works for you.  We offer family lessons in many of our ten foreign languages, including French, Italian, Spanish and Mandarin. $65 per hour. Register here!

   

High School Spanish I & II

Program Description:  Español I en dos semanas!!  Join local Buford Middle School Spanish teacher, Sara Moses, for a 2-week intensive Spanish class at Speak!

  • Learn Spanish at a faster pace without the distractions of other classes
  • Attain a level of proficiency equivalent to high-school Spanish 1 or 2
  • Develop an appreciation for Spanish language and culture

Your son or daughter will receive enthusiastic, small group instruction in grammar, vocabulary and conversational Spanish. The class is structured to provide a supportive and engaging environment where students feel comfortable learning a new language in a more intimate setting.

High School Spanish 1:

  • Course Dates: July 6-17 (Mon-Fri), 9:30am – 2:00pm
  • Ages:  11-14
  • Instructor: Sara Moses
  • Tuition:    $450 (10% discount for siblings)

High School Spanish 2:

  • Course Dates: June 15-26 (Mon-Fri), 12:00-4:30pm
  • Ages:  12-16
  • Instructor: Sara Moses
  • Tuition:    $450 (10% discount for siblings)