Language and Culture Programs
for Kids 4-16
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)
2016 Language and Culture Programs for Kids
On the Farm with Mr. Monroe: French and Spanish camps at Ash Lawn Highland
SUMMER 2016 Spanish and French Camps
at Ash Lawn Highland
with the Alliance Française of Charlottesville
Dates : All Camps meet Mon-Fri from 9am-3pm
- June 13-17
- July 25-29
- August 8-12 (French full this week!)
Did you know that President Monroe loved French and Spanish? Join Speak! Language Center and the Alliance Française of Charlottesville for our week-long summer language+culture+history camps at his home, Ash Lawn-Highland. Your days will include morning French and Spanish lessons, private tours of the house and gardens with scavenger hunts, afternoon historical crafts on the property, period games, nature walks, farm animal and gardening fun and lots of free play in the fresh air.
Individual High School Spanish I, II or III
- Lesson times: A time convenient for you
- Course dates: flexible
- Total Course Hours : 15 hours
- Tuition: $675
Program Description: This one-on-one course is specifically designed for students who would like to opportunity to test-out* of High School Spanish I, II or II — or who have already taken a high school Spanish course and need additional practice before going on to the next level. Speak! will provide documentation of course hours and assessment tests.
* Contact your school guidance office for details on how to test-out of a language course.
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!
$50/hour (10 or fewer hours)
$47/hour (11-20 hours)
$45/hour (more than 20 hours)
Family Language & Culture Lessons
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 ($75/hour in your home).