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Come to Sponge for award-winning children’s immersion language classes! Founded in 2005 in Seattle, Sponge is a leader in language education, providing high-quality, play-based Spanish, Mandarin, French, Japanese, Hindi, and German classes for kids aged birth-10. Weekly classes are taught in Sponge’s centers in Seattle and on the eastside, where dynamic, native speaking teachers creatively introduce language using games, music, and movement. While they are immersed in language and having fun, kids absorb practical vocabulary, build communication skills, and gain a greater understanding of, and appreciation for, other cultures.
Sponge offers unique programming for children and adults alike. In addition to classes held in their own centers, Sponge teaches immersion classes in enrichment programs in area elementary schools, preschools, and daycare centers. Week long summer language camps for kids are available during June and July, as well as year-round tutoring programs. The Sponge Language Institute provides language classes for adults seeking to sharpen existing language skills or learn a new language for business or personal use.
Throughout the year, Sponge participates in area events that celebrate language, culture, and diversity. Sponge also hosts community events in their own centers, highlighting the cultural aspects of the languages they teach.