Where Kids Can Learn a New Language

Posted Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

 

It’s never too early to begin learning a language. Research shows bilingual and multilingual speakers are ahead of the game mentally, academically, and socially!

 

5 Reasons All Children Should Learn a Foreign Language

  1. It improves their academic performance
  2. It’s good for brain development
  3. It helps them in their native language
  4. It connects them to their heritage
  5. Cultural awareness of others

P&G Everyday goes into more detail about how studying a second language helps your kids in school, at home, and beyond.

 

If you’re ready to start diving into a new language with your child, we rounded up over a dozen local places that offer programs for kids to begin their language learning journey!

Tip: Many of these locations offer after-school programs, private and groups lessons, immersion classes and lots more. Be sure to contact the location directly for available languages, schedule, and pricing.

 


 

Greater Long Beach Area

 

Indus Heritage Center, Cerritos
Hindi and Gujarati
Website | Phone: (562) 546-3870

 

Fondazione Italia, Los Angeles
Italian
Website

 

Long Beach Japanese Language School, Long Beach
Japanese
Website | Phone: (562) 598-4539

 

Southeast Japanese School & Community Center, Norwalk
Japanese
Website | Phone: (562)-863-5996

 

Long Beach Recreation Youth ClassesWebsite

 


 

Orange County

 

A Little Dynasty Chinese School, Irvine
Mandarin
Website | Phone: (949) 509-0288

 

Berlitz Kids & Teen, Costa Mesa
French, Italian, German, Spanish, +48 more
Website | Phone: 1 (888) 668-9582

 

Gate Languages, Huntington Beach
Spanish, Mandarin, +13 more
Website | Phone: (714) 679-6624

 

LangoKids, Irvine
Spanish and French
Website | Phone: (714) 864-4680

 

Language Door, Irvine
ASL, Tagalog, Farsi, Portuguese, +32 more
Website | Phone: (949) 833-0900

 

Orange County Lingual Institute, Costa Mesa
Little Linguals (ages 6-11): Spanish, French, Italian, Chinese
Adult Classes (age 12+): Persian, Russian, Vietnamese, Greek, +14 more
Website | Phone: (714) 662-5400

 

Portal Languages, Costa Mesa, Fullerton, Mission Viejo
ASL, Arabic, Dutch, Romanian, +18 more
Website | Phone: (714) 979-1655 (CM), (714) 499-2311 (F), (714) 235-5597 (MV)

 

Newport Beach Recreation Youth ClassesWebsite

Irvine Recreation Youth ClassesWebsite

More rec departments here.

 

 

What language would you like your kids to learn? Let us know below!

 

 

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