Like a pair of toy handcuffs, language unites people, and like a pair of cuffs with a missing key, the language bond can last a lifetime. Forge linguistic connections with today’s Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $135 for an eight-week adult language course (a $299 value)<p>
Each week’s 110-minute session develops vocabulary, grammar, and conversational skills using role-playing exercises, cultural discussions, music, video segments, and readings. Three beginner and three intermediate levels are offered, as well as advanced electives in film, recipes, literature, and other subjects.<p>
- $59 for one Bilingual Boot Camp session (a $150 value)<p>
This intensive seven-hour crash course is designed for beginners looking to quickly learn practical vocabulary and expressions before travel, work assignments, accidental deportation via catapult, and other last-minute situations.<p>
- $129 for a 12-week winter-session of Explorers or Voyagers children’s language class (a $270 value)<p>
Explorers sessions teach children aged 1–3 the basic nouns and verbs of a target language using songs, games, and activities that emphasize sharing and manners in a 50-minute course. The 60-minute Voyagers class takes a similar approach, fully immersing children aged 3–5 in a language so they can learn how to say colors, body parts, emotions, and shapes. This option is valid only during the winter session that begins January 8, 2013. <p>
Led by linguistic anthropologist Dr. Jill Bishop, Multilingual Connections’ international staff of instructors immerses students in one of more than a dozen foreign languages, including French, Arabic, Spanish, and Mandarin. The immersive classes are intended to incorporate fun as well as language, with activities ranging from role-playing exercises to music. Before class, students can sip on coffee, tea, or wine while browsing WiFi in the center's cafe.
The instructors at Multilingual Connections delve even further into each language’s respective culture by always making time to converse about specific foods, holidays, and folk traditions. The woman-owned business works to connect pupils—which have included children, athletes, and politicians—to the rest of the world with classes as well as translation and interpretation services in 75 languages.
2934 N Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60618