Hola! Bonjour! Ni hao! Dzień dobry! It’s no secret that immersing yourself in another language benefits your brain, so why not consider language classes for your kids? They’ll learn to embrace new cultures and traditions right along with the language — or learn more about their own cultural background.
These language schools in the western suburbs offer a variety of individual and group lessons for various languages spoken around the world.
Focus Language School
205 E Butterfield Road
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Classes offered: French, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, English, Hindi, and Punjabi classes in an intensive and easy-pace format.
Children’s Montessori Language Academy
5903 S. County Line Road
Hinsdale, IL 60521
Montessori preschool programming includes both French and Spanish as a part of their half-day programming, and full Spanish immersion that can be added as an extension of your child’s regular preschool class.
Naperville Chinese School
2929 Green Trails Drive
Lisle, IL 60532
Mandarin classes for both native-speakers as well as those interested in learning as a foreign language. Enrichment classes are also available. See their website for scheduling information.
German Language School
3s601 Warren Avenue
Warrenville, IL 60555
Classes for children and adults.
Spanish Learning Center
800 W 5th Avenue, Suite 106C
Naperville, IL 60563
Learn Spanish in a group or private class, all levels are welcome. Classes are held in Chicago, Evanston, Palantine, and Naperville. Currently, the Naperville instructors are only offering live online classes at a discounted rate.
The Language and Music School
509 N Oak Park Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302
Individual lessons can be booked for Spanish, French, Italian, Arabic, German, Russian, Polish, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Portuguese, Hebrew, Swedish, Indonesian, Latin and ESL.
L’Institut français d’Oak Park
11 Harrison Street
Oak Park, IL 60304
Introductory and advanced French lessons for mature teens ages 12 and up.
Chicago Italian Tutor
Currently offering both virtual and in person private Italian lessons for ages 5 and up.
Asian Language School
Virtual classes offered to teach Japanese, Korean, and Mandarin.
Interested in stretching your child’s brain even more? Check out our classes and teams page for lots of great options.