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“It’s fun!  I like writing the characters,” says six year old Evan Weisheit of his Mandarin Chinese class at Language Stars, a flourishing and “fun” language immersion program serving kids from ages one to ten in Barrington.

Evan Weisheit at Language Stars in Barrington, Photographed by Julie Linnekin
Evan Weisheit at Language Stars in Barrington, Photographed by Julie Linnekin

Evan, who is also learning Spanish and French, is one of nearly 200 students enrolled in Language Stars, located on Northwest Highway, just east of Barrington Road.

Language Classes at Language Stars in Barrington, Photographed by Julie Linnekin
Language Classes at Language Stars in Barrington, Photographed by Julie Linnekin

“We first tried Language Stars out when he Evan was six months old,” says his Mom, Jill Weisheit.  “We just really loved how they do learning through play.”

Jill, Evan and Iris Weisheit at Language Stars, Photographed by Julie Linnekin
Jill, Evan and Iris Weisheit at Language Stars, Photographed by Julie Linnekin

Evan started this program when he turned one and his three-year-old sister, Iris, now joins him, taking Spanish and Mandarin Chinese classes.

Iris Weisheit at Language Stars in Barrington, Photographed by Julie Linnekin
Iris Weisheit at Language Stars in Barrington, Photographed by Julie Linnekin

Jill adds, “It’s fun.  The kids love it.  And when Evan said that he wanted to try a third language, I think that speaks volumes of the program here.”

Evan, Iris and Jill Weisheit, Photographed by Julie Linnekin
Evan, Iris and Jill Weisheid, Photographed by Julie Linnekin

Open House Weeks at Language Stars runs from today, Monday, January 14th through January 27th. While free trials are offered all year long to new families, during this month’s Open House Weeks, your child will participate in a free trial class, plus they’re offering special daily tours of Barrington’s Language Stars center.

Language Stars at 117 E. Northwest Highway, Photographed by Julie Linnekin
Language Stars at 117 E. Northwest Highway, Photographed by Julie Linnekin

During Language Stars Open House Weeks, you’ll also receive a special gift to take home for you and your child and you can enter a Giveaway for a chance to win a brand new iPad Mini.  Any new families who enroll during Open House Weeks also get $100 off their winter/spring tuition.  And it’s a really great way to get to know the team of teachers specially trained to make learning languages fun for kids.

Teachers at Language Stars – Photographed by Julie Linnekin

When you walk through the halls at Language Stars, you constantly hear the students singing, laughing and shouting out loud numbers, colors and other sentences in a variety of languages.  And the concept is called “fun-immersion”, according to the program’s director in Barrington, Brittany Gignac.

Director of Language Stars in Barrington, Brittany Gignac - Photographed by Julie Linnekin
Director of Language Stars in Barrington, Brittany Gignac – Photographed by Julie Linnekin

“Our classes are taught in the language 100% of the class time.  They’re playing games, singing songs, making art projects, but they’re doing it all in the target language.”

Language Stars in Barrington, Photographed by Julie Linnekin
Language Stars in Barrington, Photographed by Julie Linnekin

The school offers five languages, Spanish, French, German, Mandarin Chinese and Italian to children ages one to ten.  The classes are limited to eight students per class allowing teachers to give more one-on-one attention to each child throughout the course of the class.  Brittany says, “Because the classes are small, the teachers can work with them individually to make sure they’re being challenged appropriately.”

One-on-One Learning at Language Stars - Photographed by Julie Linnekin
One-on-One Learning at Language Stars – Photographed by Julie Linnekin

The Barrington location at 117 E. Northwest Highway is just one of fourteen Language Stars centers in the Chicago area.  During Open House Weeks, students may sign up at multiple locations for classes offered Monday through Thursday and on Saturdays.  For more information or class schedules CLICK HERE to visit the web page for Language Stars in Barrington, call 866-55-STARS or visit www.LanguageStars.com/openhouse2013 and reserve your spot today.

And for more background on on the director, the teachers and the program in Barrington, CLICK HERE to visit the Language Stars profile page we just published in the Barrington Online Marketplace here at 365Barrington.com.

We’re excited to welcome Language Stars as the newest members of our Marketplace.  In case you’re new to 365Barrington.com, here’s how the Marketplace works…

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On Mondays each week, we’ll be introducing you to the latest Marketplace members and they’ll be featured in our email we send weekly on Tuesdays to people who’ve signed up for our newsletter, The 365 Barrington Buzz. If you’d like to receive those emails, which will also include information about upcoming events, we’d be happy to add you to our list of subscribers. Just enter your email here and click “Submit”.

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You’ll find the new community resource at 365Barrington.com/Marketplace. To have your business, organization, home or event featured in the new Marketplace,visit 365Barrington.com/Advertise for more information or call Liz at 847-691-3150.

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