Big Learning Foreign Language: FLHS
the "Foreign Language in Elementary Schools" program started by
Montgomery County PTA parents in the 1970s. The nonprofit Big
Learning continues to offer the FLES program and strongly believes that a child
whose curiosity about another language and culture is awakened will be better
prepared to participate and interact in our increasingly global community.
Big Learning offers FLES Spanish,
French and Mandarin language instruction for students in grades 3-6 at Chevy Chase
- Big Learning provides high quality programs taught by
trained, native Spanish, French or Mandarin-speaking individuals who have
classroom experience with young children.
- The focus is on exposure to a foreign language with
emphasis on oral acquisition through songs, games, cultural notes and a proven,
- Classes are conveniently held right at CCES,
immediately before or after school.
- FLES teachers make learning fun! The program emphasizes oral
acquisition through songs, games, and cultural notes.
- Big Learning is committed to equity and open to
all. The FLES program is a non-profit which aims to keep tuition
affordable. Payment plans and scholarships are available.
- One-hour classes meet once a week from October through
Big Learning FLES
class and schedule for 2017-2018:
Beginner & Intermediate: Mondays 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced: Tuesdays 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Beginner: Wednesdays 7:45 - 8:45 am
online at www.biglearning.org/fles
Tuition is $209 for 12 weeks or $408
for 24 weeks (full year). A $10 Early Bird tuition discount is
automatically given to everyone registered for a class by September 29th.
For more information about the
various levels, see the website, www.biglearning.org/fles.
Questions? Contact the PTA coordinator, Cynthia Laux