Chattanooga School Of Language Offers New Term Of Language And Culture Classes For March

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

The Chattanooga School of Language will spring forward in March with a new six-week term of language and culture classes for adults and kids, beginning March 16.

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CSL operates with an emphasis on flexible schedules, trusted and credible instruction, cultural experiences and small classroom settings. Classes are offered as private, semi-private (two students) or group (three-10 students) lessons. Teachers are often referred to as “language coaches” and use a variety of teaching tools, including film, music, art and food to create a holistic and comprehensive approach to language learning.

Laurie Stevens said that the school attracts people from all walks of life, including kids, adults and young professionals for a variety of motivations. CSL is expanding its reach by offering customized language classes to local organizations and schools, including the Mountain Arts Community Center on Signal Mountain, Lookout Mountain School and the city of Chattanooga.

Times and dates of March’s classes are listed on the school’s website at www.chattanoogalanguage.com. Students can register online or by calling 423 802-2040.


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