So your young learner is nearly done with the school year and eagerly awaiting the freedom of summer. What to do now? The answer is simple — enroll them in summer world language camps and classes. In fact, summer is the perfect time to start world language classes or to double down on language enrichment. Here’s why…..
Ever wonder what's so romantic about the Romance languages? Although France is a wonderful destination to bring your loved one, the Romance languages have little to do with romance or love. Here's the 101 on the history of the Romance languages and a few fun facts about Spanish, Italian and French.
As the new year kicked-off, Language Stars team members at its Chicago headquarters eagerly packed up their cars and drove to Englewood. Surrounded by the warm and caring employees of Chicago-based Family Focus, members of the Language Stars team dropped off a large supply of new and gently-used toys.
Nothing is more frustrating than the moment it’s finally warm enough for something other than building snowmen, but your little one wants to do nothing but sit on the sofa with an iPad. Don't they understand that mommy likes Candy Crush and that summer is her turn to play while they are in the pool with their friends? We hear you, Mom! That’s why we’ve compiled this to-do list for scheduling an awesome summer for your family.
Do you know which foreign language has roots in poetry? Can you name what most people consider the 'language' of classical music? Check out these fun facts you might not have known about world languages!
You might have heard about an advantage or two children who learn a foreign language have over their monolingual peers. Exposing your child to world languages at an early age provides numerous benefits, but there are a few reasons we've discovered which might just top your list.
For a child learning a second or third language, body language can help to accelerate their verbal fluency. Exposing your child to foreign languages through music or television shows can have its benefits, but the science behind language development always leads back to personal interaction.
Teaching your child to speak several foreign languages can be challenging at times. To support your budding linguist in their multilingual journey, be sure to follow these essential tips.
In today’s digital age with text messages and emails, body language is almost a lost art. But, did you know it is much needed to help your child grasp and understand a foreign language?
For a child learning a second or third language, this body language can help to accelerate their verbal fluency. Exposing your child to foreign languages through music or television shows can have its benefits, but the science behind language development always leads back to personal interaction.