Classes

Spanish Classes, Mandarin Classes, French Classes for Children and adults in Charlotte NC and surrounding areas. Our curriculum allows your child to start a class at any time!

The Foreign Language League offers classes in Spanish, Mandarin, and French to children as young as 18 months old up to adults.  With the League's unique curriculum and teaching methods, your children will not only learn the target language, but thoroughly enjoy engaging in our classes.

Our approach combines several well documented techniques that have been very successful at second language acquisition or SLA.

  • Play theory proves that using a highly imaginative theme combined with adult guidance in small groups promotes the highest level of language acquisition and social skills. 

 

  • Total Physical Response (TPR), exposes children a new target language using activities that provide a variety of ways to absorb and respond the target before actually speaking it. This mimics the way that children learn language naturally. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Total_Physical_Response 

 

  • The Rassias Method, exposes learners to new languages through dramatic communication full of emotion and feeling – the surest way to ensure that students retain what they learn. http://rassias.dartmouth.edu/method/.

 

 

With this approach at the root of how we teach kids, we make sure that in every class, our students are given many different ways to acquire and understand new sounds and concepts.

Spanish lessons

Spanish classes has been our most requested language since the day we started offering classes. Parents in every League community tell us that they feel that Spanish Instruction offers practical and cultural relevance for their children. The League offers Spanish classes for children in every area we serve.

Mandarin lessons

The popularity of Mandarin classes is growing as China's influence grows in the U.S.and throughout the world. More and more families tell us that they want Mandarin for their children and take on the rigors of learning a language that is wholly unlike English in order to gain the advantage of being able to speak the "language of the future." FLL Mandarin teachers and curriculum developers developed a curriculum for Chinese Instruction that maintains our dynamic, playful approach while respecting the particular challenges of learning Chinese language.

French lessons

French classes continues to be a  popular choice among many families. French classes for children are back, and we are proud to offer this beautiful Romance Language.

German lessons

German is our most recent addition of languages we offer.  After School and private classes are available.  

Adults

Adult classes can be offer to a group or privately. Call us to set up your session. 704-500-0143. 

Summer Immersion Camps: Spanish, French, and German Immersion Summer Camp.

Let your child be immersed in the language of your choice. There is no better way to be introduced to a language or reinforced what they have learned all year long than in three hours full of fun activities, music, games and cultural knowledge. No experience necessary, just the desire to have fun in a foreign language! See our summer schedule for a weekly class near you. 

Location:
Class Schedule Start Date Duration Instructor

Charlotte Preparatory School (Students Only)
212 Boyce Road, Charlotte NC 28211
Charlotte.
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Wednesday 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM Sep 12, 2018 12 weeks Lynn Li, Mandarin Teacher
Friday 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM Sep 07, 2018 12 weeks Nadine Six, French Lead Teacher


St. Ann's Catholic School (Students Only)
600 Hillside Avenue
Charlotte, NC
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Monday 2:50 PM - 3:35 PM Sep 10, 2018 9 weeks Antje Kadau, German Lead Teacher


Elon Park Elementary (Students Only)
11425 Ardrey Kell Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28227
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Thursday 7:30 AM - 8:15 AM Oct 04, 2018 10 weeks Karla Wong, Spanish Teacher
Thursday 7:30 AM - 8:15 AM Oct 04, 2018 8 weeks Alejandra Avelos, Spanish Teacher


FLL Office
4108 Park Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28209
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Monday 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Jul 09, 2018 52 weeks Liliana Ramirez Porras, Spanish Teacher Register
Tuesday 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Sep 11, 2018 52 weeks Liliana Ramirez Porras, Spanish Teacher Register
Monday 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Jul 09, 2018 52 weeks Liliana Ramirez Porras, Spanish Teacher Register


Myers Park Traditional (Students Only)
2132 Radcliffe Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28207
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Wednesday 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM Oct 24, 2018 6 weeks Victoria McLaughlin, Spanish Teacher
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM Oct 24, 2018 8 weeks Sandy Harmon, Spanish Teacher


McKee Road Elementary (Students Only)
McKee Road
Charlotte, NC 28270
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Wednesday 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM Jan 16, 2019 8 weeks Angelica Magana, Spanish Teacher Register
Wednesday 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM Jan 16, 2019 8 weeks Patricia Garcia, Spanish Teacher Register