Welcome to SpoLang

welcome to SpoLang

If you are a serious searcher for a unique, academically challenging foreign language program, then you have definitely found it.

SpoLang is Spokane’s first European styled foreign language school offering leading edge German and Spanish language programs for students as young as two.

SpoLang has been serving Spokane Families since 1996 and is located on the South Hill.


About SpoLang

SpoLang offers intensive German and Spanish language programs for beginners and advanced students as young as two years of age.

SpoLang’s basic formula is, placing students in an environment dedicated solely to foreign language. Curriculums are especially designed and developed to utilize a child’s in-born ability to acquire a second language naturally . . . . .

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Window of Opportunity

There is abundant evidence that the best time to learn a new language is relatively early in life. We are born with greater brain capacity than we actually realize, which is why children pick up a second language so easily.

The optimum window of opportunity for learning languages lasts until about the age of ten to twelve, yet most U.S. school districts wait until . . . . .

 If you wait, it might be too late!

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Language Development

In all levels, great emphasis is placed on the development of the target language skills.

Students are expected to speak the target language during class. Entering students will be assessed to determine their proficiency and are carefully placed at the appropriate level, from beginning through advanced. Placement is determined by language proficiency rather than by age or length of previous exposure to the language . . . . .

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Language Certifications

SpoLang’s German Program is the first and  only program in Spokane and surrounding area, offering the Common European Framework Reference (CEFR) German Youth Certifications for students ages 10 and up . . . . .

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2015/2016 Class Schedules

Preschool classes are designed after the European Education Model and stimulate the German or Spanish language through circle time, themes, creative arts, crafts, and music.
In the School-Age Programs students are reading, writing, speaking, and participating in movie making, theater, and puppet theater presentations all in German or Spanish.

All classes are taught in small groups of 6-8 students from the beginner to . . . . .

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Photo and Video Gallery

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Parent Reviews

Our two boys have been learning German from Frau Barnes for almost 2 years and we could not be happier with the education they are receiving from her! Our boys have been enrolled in her German-based preschool and after school lessons. At this age, they are very receptive to learning another language and Frau Barnes provides a fun and stimulating environment to help the children learn. The curriculum and creative learning tools she uses have helped my children develop not only their German reading skills, but . . . . .

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15th Annual Lantern Fest Parade

Be a part of this fun tradition and join SpoLang’s Students for the Original Spokane Lantern Fest Celebration on Friday, November 6th at 6:30pm at the Looff Carrousel in Spokane Riverfront Park.

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Contact Information

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