The Foreign Language Center

Foreign Languages

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If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.

- Nelson Mandela

Classes for Children

 

 

It is never too early to learn a foreign language. 
 
All Children's classes last 8 weeks, 1 hour courses for
$160.00
 

We have children's classes in:

  • French

  • Italian

  • Portuguese

  • Spanish

 

*** The following topics may vary,

depending on the language and teacher.

For more specific descriptions of each class,

click on the specific language you are interested in.

 

French, Italian, Portuguese & Spanish for Children I

Possible Topics:

 

  • Greetings

  • Numbers (0-30)

  • Colors

  • Adjectives

  • Time

  • Family

  • Verbs

  • and some culture of the language itself and the countries that speak the language

 

 

 

 

 

French, Italian, Portuguese & Spanish for Children II *

Possible Topics:

 

  • Classroom Vocabulary

  • Numbers(above 30 to 100)

  • More Adjectives

  • Days of the week

  • Months

  • Weather

  • Verbs

  • Shapes

  • Colors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

French, Italian, Portuguese & Spanish for Children III *

Possible Topics:

 

  • Body Parts

  • Numbers(above 100)

  • Clothing

  • Irregular Verbs

  • Directions

  • Commands

 

 

 

 

 

French, Italian, Portuguese & Spanish for Children IV *

Possible Topics:

 

  • Food

  • Animals

  • Irregular Verbs

 

Since this is considered the intermediate level, the students will focus more on reading small passages and writing more complex sentences. Time permitting, the students will be introduced to the Past Tense in the language.

 

By the end of the course each student should be able to order food at a restaurant in a foreign country of the language they are studying. They will also be able to formulate complex sentences at the intermediate level. Lastly, they should be able to read small basic exerpts in the language. 

 

 

 

 

 

French, Italian, Portuguese & Spanish for Children V *

 

The class will be tailored to address the student's specific weaknesses and topics that the student would like to learn, or the student may join an adult level class at the third level to continue his/her studies.

 

 

* Each student that claims to have any background in the language will take a short placement exam to verify their level for proper placement.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why should I learn a Foreign Language?

If you are taking a vacation to a foreign country, you will be able to communicate with locals.

Communicate with a family member

Widen your career options

 

We offer classes for children and adults!

 

Classes for Teens & Adults

 

It is never too late to learn a new language!

 

 

We have classes for Teenagers and Adults in:

  • Arabic

  • French

  • Italian

  • Mandarin

  • Portuguese

  • Spanish

 

Teenage & Adult classes run continuously and have no set length. After approximately 8 weeks, the student will be given a short assessment to be able to continue to the next level. The cost is $20.00 per hour.

 

 

Arabic, Chinese, French, Italian, Portuguese or Spanish Conversation I

 

The students will build basic conversational vocabulary with the goal of carrying a basic conversation, in an informal setting as well as a work setting. This was designed for students with no previous knowledge of the language.

 

 

 

 

 

Arabic, Chinese, French, Italian, Portuguese or Spanish Conversation II

 

This class is designed for students that are able to hold a basic conversation in the language and want to brush-up on their conversational skills and further practice their speaking skills, while continuing to build on their vocabulary.



 

 

 

*** The following descriptions may vary, 

depending on the language and teacher.

For more specific descriptions of each class,

click on the specific language you are interested in.

 

 

 

 

 

French, Italian, Portuguese & Spanish for Adults I

Possible Topics:

 

  • Greetings

  • Basic Expressions

  • Verbs

  • Numbers 0-30

  • Time

  • Creating basic sentences

  • and some culture of the language itself and the countries that speak the language

 

 

 

 

 

French, Italian, Portuguese & Spanish for Adults II *

 

Possible Topics:

 

  • Classroom Vocabulary

  • Numbers(above 30 to 100)

  • Creating Schedules

  • Irregular Verbs

  • Adjectives

  • Sentences become more complex

  • and some more culture of the countries that speak the language

 

 

 

 

 

French, Italian, Portuguese & Spanish for Adults III *

 

Possible Topics:

 

  • Numbers(above 100)

  • Directions

  • Commands

  • Introduce Past Tense (Preterite Tense)

 

 

 

 

 

French, Italian, Portuguese & Spanish for Adults IV *

 

Possible Topics:

 

  • Food & Restaurants

  • Continue Past Tense (Preterite Tense)

  • Introduce Past Tense (Imperfect Tense)

 

 

 

 

 

French, Italian, Portuguese & Spanish for Adults V *

 

The class will be tailored to address the student's specific weaknesses and topics that the student would like to learn.

 

 

 

*   We also offer languages focusing on traveling to a country that speaks the language, and include culture components for the students to learn about the basic history, culture, and etiquette

before traveling in order to avoid social blunders and culture shock. Click on the links below to learn more.

The ESL & TOEFL Associates ALSO OFFERS CONVERSATION, CULTURE & TRAVEL COURSES ! CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION! ​

These are just some of the many countries that speak the languages we teach here, from top to bottom, left to right:

 

  • United States of America - English (ESL)

  • European Union - French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

  • Portugal - Portuguese

  • Italy - Italian

  • China - Mandarin

  • France - French

  • Spain - Spanish

  • Lebanon - Arabic

  • United Kingdom - English (ESL)

  • Argentina - Spanish

  • Thailand - Mandarin

  • Brazil - Portuguese

  • Malta - Italian

  • Egypt - Arabic

  • Belgium - French

BUILD YOUR OWN CLASS !

 

We are always looking for ideas for new classes.

Contact us with any ideas you might have.

 

If you do not see the class you want,

then build your own class. Tell us what

your specific needs are and we will

create a class around them. You will

have one-on-one tutoring from

our staff !!! 

 

Contact us for further details !