Want to expose your children to innovative classes that help them not only broaden their intellect but also their spirit and body? Little Linguists Academy offers classes for kids in a variety of languages, music and yoga programs in preschools throughout Chicago.
What’s more, Little Linguists Academy will be at the 2017 Chicago Baby Show, on August 26 and 27, at Navy Pier, when the nation’s largest show for expectant and new families comes to Chicagoland. A family-friendly mega-event featuring everything to do with maternity, baby, and toddler – from top products to trusted parenting experts – the Chicago Baby Show will welcome thousands of expectant and new parents from Chicago, the surrounding suburbs, and beyond!
Tickets to the Chicago Baby Show are $30 per family, and $20 per individual.
We spoke with a member of Little Linguists Academy to learn more about the school and what parents can expect at the Chicago Baby Show!
For someone unfamiliar with Little Linguists Academy, how would you describe the company’s mission and core offerings?
Little Linguists Arts Academy provides Language, Music and Yoga programs to children in an enjoyable and accessible way that broadens their understanding of cultures, arts, and all that they can achieve. We provide all of our programs in preschools throughout Chicago, and we also provide foreign language solo and group lessons!
Tell us about the company’s background. When did it start and how has it evolved since then?
With the love and passion of her own language and culture, Angel Li, the founder and CEO, was determined to teach her children Chinese. After an extensive search, she realized that there were no schools that teach young children the way she wanted. That led to the creation of Little Linguists Arts Academy. Within one year, the company expanded from her living room to more than 20 schools and from Chinese to Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Hindi, Urdu and Arabic.
Little Linguists Arts Academy started as a language program offering foreign language instruction through in-school and after-school programs in elementary schools, preschools and day cares. We have been in business for ten years and are currently working with more than fifty schools in the Chicago metropolitan area.
After building these great partnerships, schools started coming to us for instructors in other areas. Our answer to these requests? Instead of just finding a music or yoga teacher, we will offer you a comprehensive Music or Yoga program with a curriculum, a management team and a talented, qualified and enthusiastic instructor who will deliver! Therefore, principals can focus on the core curriculum, while we take care of the Specials. We are the one-stop source for all Specials program.
What are the most popular programs from Little Linguists Academy?
Our in-school programs and group lessons have been very successful! We are able to provide Foreign Language instruction in several locations for families, and the children get to interact with a native speaker of the language they are learning. The children will learn how to speak and listen in a foreign language, all while learning about a new culture! These lessons are very affordable and very convenient for families to be involved with. Although it may seem early, learning a new language starts as soon as a baby is born. Our language lessons are perfect for infants as the new language will become as simple as using any other. In fact, many studies show that it is most beneficial to begin learning a new language as an infant.
What sets Little Linguists Academy apart from schools/educational facilities?
Little Linguists Arts Academy stands out from schools and other vendors because of our personal relations with each family and school that we work with, and our very dedicated teachers that train throughout the year.
What can parents expect from Little Linguists Academy at the Chicago Baby Show?
Parents who visit us at the Chicago Baby Show will be able to learn more about our programs and receive discounts on group lessons!