Posts tagged "Foreign Language"

Getting “schooled” in foreign language by my two young sons

This morning, I volunteered to help out at a special event at my sons’ school. Today, students’ grandparents were welcomed to come learn more about the school, meet the teachers and staff, and visit with their grandchildren in their classrooms. My sons go to an international school so that means visitors would be coming to the... Read more »

Youth language learning in Chicago: Language Stars opens its 15th local center this week

My husband and I are always quick to say we wish we could speak more than one language. While both of us took a language early on in school, we never progressed past a basic understanding of Spanish for him and French for me. From the first time we spoke about our hopes and dreams... Read more »

Kids Learn About Language and Culture at These Chicago Summer Camps

Now that it’s finally starting to feel like spring, it’s time to turn our attention to summer. Lucky for all of us Chicagoans who have been chilled to the bone these last few months, the warmer temperatures will be here before you know it. For families, summer means school is out and camp is in... Read more »
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Foreign Language Bookstores in Chicago: A Closer Look at a Few More Options

Back in October, I shared my woeful tale of needing to find a new foreign language-book purveyor in Chicago following the closing of Europa Books in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood. At the time, I set out to find and explore other new and old options for me and my fellow foreign language bookstore fans. Since... Read more »

Searching for a New Foreign Language Bookstore in Chicago

I am a walking contradiction when it comes to buying and reading books. With most books, I browse for them online and read them on my e-reader. I don’t read book jackets. I don’t feel the weight of the book in my hands. I don’t flip through and read the first chapter. I just click... Read more »