Winter 2019 Sessions

After School

Weekly language classes for students ages 7-10


Join a creative and fun language class to learn French, the language of Voltaire and Victor Hugo, spoken by over 300 million people on five continents! Through skits and games, your child will discover the richness of French culture, learn how to think in the language, and enjoy delicious food, among other great activities.

Winter Session
January 23 through March 13 (8 weeks)
Wednesdays, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
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Are you interested in offering your child a head-start in Chinese? It is the lively repository of 3,000 years of an extraordinarily vibrant culture and is spoken by over one-quarter of humanity in the second largest economic superpower after the United States. If yes, then sign up for this course to help your child successfully meet the challenge of learning a pictographic and tonal language through entertaining and effective pedagogy.

Winter Session
January 25 through March 15 (8 weeks)
Fridays, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
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Fees and Class Size

$530 for Spence families and alumnae
$580 for non-Spence participants

Class size is limited to 15 students, and a minimum of three students is required for the class to be offered.

Intergenerational Language Program

This is an intermediate, conversational course offered to students who wish to consolidate and advance their command and understanding of German language and culture. Essential grammatical and linguistic patterns will be reviewed contextually through a variety of reading and audiovisual materials used to discuss current cultural and political events.

German Language and Culture

Teacher: Roman Garcia
January 24 through March 14 (8 weeks)
Thursdays, 3:45 to 5:15 p.m.

Fees and Class Size

$430 for Spence Upper School students, faculty, staff, alumnae, parents of Spence alumnae and friends
$450 for non-Spence participants
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Winter Registration Deadline

January 11, 2019