As an American citizen you find that there’s an abundance of nationalities in this country. When you call your local cable company to order services or speak to customer care, you are asked to press specific buttons if you speak a different language or even call a different number if you are hearing impaired. For this reason, being a bi-lingual or a multi-lingual person is a huge advantage for any person. Thus, knowing the Best Connecticut Language Classes is beneficial to anyone willing to learn.
German School Of Connecticut
90 N. Main St.
West Hartford, CT
(860) 404-8838

Interested in learning the German language, but your schedule during the week is so hectic that you just don’t have time? The German School of Connecticut (GSC) has the perfect solution and offers classes on weekends. In fact, classes are only offered on weekends as this institution does not operate on a full time schedule, however they do have two campus locations to reach a larger demographic. These classes are Saturday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Rippowam Middles School in Stratford and at the First Baptist Church in West Hartford. GSC doesn’t just teach the language, but they also explore German culture and traditions.

Adult & Continuing Education
369 Washington Blvd.
Stamford, CT 06902
(203) 977-4209

The Stamford Adult Continuing Education program offers the flexibility of scheduling just a language class should you choose to not, or don’t require a full continuing education. There languages range from English to Mandarin Chinese and everything in the middle. Basic and Advance Conversation courses are offered at various times on weekdays in French, German, Italian and Spanish. For those wanting to learn English or just strengthen what you already know, the Stamford campus also offers The Stamford English Language Academy. The program is taught by professionals and offered to adults in the Tri State area. You can sign up for a three hour per week class or four hour per week class.

Burroughs Community Center
Quick Start Language Center
2470 Fairfield Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06605
(203) 334-0293

This program offers computer based English language lessons for persons who have an interest in learning English as a second language. In addition to offering English as a second language, the language center offers 10 additional languages to English speakers through a computer based program. Tutors are on site and available to students on a volunteer basis. Contact the center for future classes.

Lifebridge Community Services
Deaf Outreach Services/Community Sign Language
475 Clinton Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06605
(203) 368-4291

Lifebridge Community Services in Bridgeport offers courses in beginning and intermediate American Sign Language as a part of their Deaf Outreach Services program.The ten week course is an attempt to provide services for the deaf and their families. It is recommended that interested participants call for future class dates.

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Connecticut Chinese Language Academy
DiLoreto Building, CCSU
1615 Stanley St.
New Britain, CT 06050
(203) 857-700

This academy is located in the Greater Hartford area and offers the course teaching the Chinese language and culture to persons of all ages who are interested. It is a program that is led and developed by the Chinese Culture Center. They offer family annual rates and courses separately from the school’s curriculum, Central Connecticut State University, where the academy is held

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