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Our Mission

We are here to create a more aware, educated and inclusive community through the teaching of language and culture. We offer the highest quality language instruction in more than 15 different languages to people of all ages and proficiency levels through small classroom settings, flexible schedules and cultural activities.

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I have an organization of 350 employees with sites primarily in the South (Alabama and Tennessee) and South West (Texas). I have found over the years that our workforce is getting more and more diversified. Working with the Chattanooga School of Language has been a great way to improve my ... Clay Reis Area General Manager, Georgia Pacific Waxahachie, Huntsville, Cleveland, Spanish student
Because of my new legal status as Managing Director of my corporations operation in northern Germany and given my heavy travel requirements, I opted for private German lessons through Chattanooga School of Language. My instructor has been great about working around my busy schedule, and sh... Jeff Richmond President, Roadtec, German student
I began taking German classes at CSOL to better communicate with my husband's family, but I never anticipated having so much fun in the process. It's wonderful to be in a learning environment again after graduating from college a few years ago. I have learned far more in the last nine mont... Lauren Gauthey German student
To prepare my children for a trip to visit relatives in France, we signed them up for weekly French lessons at CSL. Eventually, with another father and daughter, I joined the class myself. The family experience of learning French together has been wonderful, and it has given us new, shared... Frank Williamson Parent of two children in a CSL customized/family language class; French language student
I’ve been trying to find a fun, interactive Spanish class for my daughter for a long time. Time and distance were an issue until the Chattanooga School of Language came to my daughter’s school! My daughter is learning Spanish and having fun with it. She comes home excited about... Jessica Cliché Parent of a child in a CSL after-school language program
City government has worked with the Chattanooga School of Language (CSL) over the past four years to offer Spanish classes to our employees, police officers, and firefighters. This partnership has improved our front line interactions with the public. We have also used CSL translation servi... James McKissic Director of Office of Multicultural Affairs, City of Chattanooga
Fairland Elementary School is the first school in the state of Georgia to implement a Spanish program during the school day for preschool aged children. This program is provided by Chattanooga School of Language.

Based on research, now is the time to expose children to othe...
Jeremy Roerdink Principal at Fairyland Elementary School
The Chattanooga School of Language has been awesome to have in my classroom. The immersion technique they use has taught my students not only Spanish words, but also some literacy skills associated with a second language. As a teacher, watching my students at first struggle and now to unde... Morgan Lingerfelt Lead Preschool Teacher at Fairyland Elementary School

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