About Us

- Many Europeans learn to speak and read in two to three languages.    - It is common for a child in Switzerland to learn French at home, then Italian at school, and German during college.    - Our brains are built to learn language.    - Children are turbo-charged by Nature to learn language at a young age. Mixing of words may happen but it is short-lived and serves to exercise the brain.    - Children are extremely sensitive to language. Their brains are agile enough to develop two language systems simultaneously.    - Bilingual children often out-perform monolingual children on tests that require them to ignore distracting information. They can focus more intently on the task at hand.    - Most children outside of the United States grow up surrounded by more than one language. For example, in Taiwan, children speak Taiwanese at home and then Chinese and English in school.    - Bilingualism is required if we want to prepare our children for their future place in a global economy.   

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WHAT WE DO ...

At Fun Languages, learning a new language is as easy as child’s play! Established in 1996, Fun Languages is the leading not-for-profit language instruction program in Gainesville, Florida and the surrounding areas. Fun Languages offers engaging instruction in French and Spanish for children in preschool and elementary school. Through games, songs, crafts, cooking and other kid-friendly activities, our after-school classes and clubs make learning a new language fun! Our programs also provide the foundational skills children need for more advanced study and language proficiency later in life.

Fun Languages offers small, individualized group and private lessons for children, teens and adults, as well.

 

 

 

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Fall 2017 - 2018

Fall 2017 - 2018 
Fall semester--September 18, 2017 - January 31, 2018
No classes the week of Thanksgiving or winter holiday break
Spring semester--Feb 1 - May 12, 2017
No classes Spring break March 20-24

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