Lessons

We specialize in one-on-one and small group lessons for adults and children in 14 languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Polish, Serbian, Hungarian, and Afrikaans.

All our teachers are native speakers. You can read about our teachers on our website under “About Us” and “Our Team.” 

Small group availability depends on your level and if we have other students with the same schedule and level. We need a minimum of two students to start a group and maximum four.

Private lessons schedule would depend on your schedule and the teacher’s availability. We are usually open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday to Friday, and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Earlier or later schedules are also available.

Private Lessons (one-on-one tutoring)

$50 per hour (one hour, or 1.5 hours)

Packages:

20 lessons of one hour, prepaid ($1,000): get 1 free lesson of one hour ($50)

30 lessons of one hour, prepaid ($1,500): get 2 free lessons of one hour ($100)

40 lessons of one hour, prepaid ($2,000): get 3 free lessons of one hour ($150)

Small Group Lessons (2 to 4 students)

$30 per hour (minimum 1.5 hours, $45 per lesson, per person)

Packages

20 lessons of 1.5 hours, prepaid ($900): get 1 free lesson of 1.5 hour ($45)

30 lessons of 1.5 hour, prepaid ($1,350): get 2 free lessons of 1.5 hour ($90)

40 lessons of 1.5 hour, prepaid ($1,800): get 3 free lessons of 1.5 hour ($135)

English Conversation Groups

Practice conversation with other English speakers. We pick a topic every week to prepare for the following week’s discussion. Conversation groups are led by instructors who are native speakers. Meet other students and practice new language skills. Each conversation group is one and a half hours. Every week is different!

Only $60 per person, per month or $25 drop in fee. Space is limited.  We offer free level assessments.

To keep the cost low, we need a minimum of three students per group or the sessions will be cancelled. Please register for the group you want to join, to help us with our planning.

Click here to register

June 2018 

Say It Right

English Evening Conversation Group – All Levels Welcome
Mondays 7:30 to 9 p.m.

Small talk; everyday conversations within the context of American culture.

When: This conversation group is cancelled in June 

Let’s Talk

English Intermediate Conversation Group 
Tuesdays 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Small talk; everyday conversations within the context of American culture.
When:  6/5, 6/12, 6/19, 6/26

Well Said

English Advanced Conversation Group
Fridays 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Small talk; everyday conversations within the context of American culture.
When: 6/1, 6/8, 6/15, 6/22, 6/29

Spanish conversation group for intermediate speakers. 

Practice conversation with other Spanish speakers. Conversation group is led by instructor who is a native speaker. Meet other students and practice new language skills. Each conversation group is one and a half hours. Every week is different!

Cost: $60 per month, or $25 drop-in fee per session

Advanced registration required; minimum three students

Register online or email us at saga@sagalingua.com

Fridays 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

The teacher Esther Villanueva is from Mexico and you can read about her on our website under “About Us” and “Our Team” http://sagalingua.com/about-us-new/

日本人のためのニューカマーズ(新来米者)クラブ

American culture for Japanese speakers – all levels, beginners welcome

Mondays 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (twice per month)

$15 per person, per session

Minimum 3 people, maximum 8 people

Please email sandri@sagalingua.com to book the sessions you want to join.

Deadline: Friday before each date

Open to everyone (you don’t have to be a current student at Sagalingua)

\最近アメリカで生活を始めた方、英語はまだ苦手だけれども、アメリカ生活についてもっと知りたい、慣れたいと思っている方のためのアメリカ文化講座を開催します。

月曜日:午前11時~午後12時30分

参加費:各回、参加者1人につき$15

最少実施人数3名、最大8名まで

参加希望者は、どの日に参加したいかを明記の上sandri@sagalingua.comまでEメールを送ってください(締め切りは、各回開催する月曜日の前の週木曜日まで)。

この講座には、一般の方も自由に参加できます(現在サガリンガの学生でなくても参加できます)。赤ちゃんや小さいお子様連れでの参加もできます。その場合は事前にお知らせください。

Monday, June 4 – Medical terminology

Teachers: Yoshiko and Sandri (English & Japanese)

Cost: $15

At Sagalingua

Monday, June 18 – Hospital field trip (to be confirmed)

Teachers: Yoshiko and Sandri (English & Japanese)

Cost: $15

Hospital field trip – Overlake (to be confirmed)

July and August – summer break – no Japanese Club

Monday, September 10 – Back to School

Teachers: Yoshiko and Sandri (English & Japanese) *TBD

Cost: $15

At Sagalingua

Monday, September 24 – Parent Teacher Associations (PTA)

Teachers: Yoshiko and Sandri (English & Japanese) *TBD

Cost: $15

At Sagalingua

*TBD – to be determined

International Book & Movie Club

Join us every month to discuss a book or movie from another culture! Every 2nd Friday of month at 1:00 p.m. Cost: $15 per person. Space is limited.

Click here to register

Friday, May 11th

Book: A Piece Of The World  by Christina Kline (2017)

USA

From the #1 New York Times bestseller author of the smash bestseller Orphan Train, a stunning and atmospheric novel of friendship, passion, and art, inspired by Andrew Wyeth’s mysterious and iconic painting Christina’s World.

Friday, June 8th

Movie: Your Name (Kimi No Na Wa) (2017)

JAPAN

Animation – Your Name tells the story of a high school girl in rural Japan and a high school boy in Tokyo who swap bodies. It received widespread acclaim from critics, who praised the film for its animation and emotional impact, and was also a major commercial success, becoming the fourth-highest-grossing film of all time in Japan, the 7th-highest-grossing traditionally animated film, the highest-grossing anime and Japanese film and the 5th-highest-grossing non-English film worldwide. A live-action remake is currently in the works.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbeZsdlkAVc

Library:https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/item/show/1713543082

Business Communication

Effective business language is critical for ensuring success in our global economy. This course is designed to develop and enhance your communication skills in the professional setting. You will expand your business terminology, fine-tune written communications, such as emails and reports, and hone your presentation skills. Finally, we will look at business etiquette, non-verbal techniques and cultural cues.


TOEFL Test Preparation

In this course, we will strengthen your English skills to prepare you for the TOEFL exam. We use TOEFL- tailored reading, writing, listening and speaking materials and a practice exam to help improve your proficiency. This course also includes test-taking strategies and helpful tips for taking the exam.

Pick up a Language: Sagalingua Express Program

Pick up a Language: Sagalingua Express Program (on-demand, for groups of more than four students)

Are you planning to travel overseas and don’t have time to become fluent in that country’s language? Try Sagalingua’s Express program with focus on travel vocabulary and basic communication skills.

  • Ten lessons in ten hours: $250 per person
  • Plus two hours of country orientation
  • Focus on conversation – no grammar, quizzes, or homework
  • Native coaches specially trained for immersion
  • Small groups (4-10 travelers)
  • Beginners and up
  • Includes Survival Phrases List
  • Schedule is flexible and depends on student and teacher availability

Make your travel experience much better and spend your time and money during the trip more efficiently. Try the Sagalingua difference!