After School Language Center

Language is Power. The Gift of Language Lasts a Lifetime.

The power to enhance the pathway for your child’s future. It creates an advantage for almost any career they choose. Knowing English, Mandarin, and Spanish allows for communication with 90% of the world.


Tuition costs are: $15/hour



Why Learn Mandarin?

Here are several reasons for learning Mandarin:


  • Learning Mandarin can help students do better in school.
  • Mandarin makes students stand out.
  • The ability to speak Mandarin is even more impressive in non-Asian children.
  • Learning Mandarin opens doors to history and culture.
  • Learning Mandarin early can influence a child’s entire academic career.
  • Being fluent, when applying to universities, distinguishes a teen from their peers, and can land them an acceptance letter from the school of their dreams.
Why Learn Mandarin? - DPLA Trilingual Education Centers

Why Learn Spanish? - DPLA Trilingual Education Centers

Why Learn Spanish?

Learning Spanish expands minds and enriches lives.


  • Talk to more people.
  • Develop language skills early on.
  • Get an academic advantage.
  • Understand English better, by improving linguistic acquisition skills.
  • Get to know your neighbors.
  • Increase opportunities for safer travel.
  • Broaden cultural horizons.
  • Improve future employment options.
  • Spanish is the 2nd most spoken language in the world.

Who Needs English?

Learning or improving English skills opens doors for academic success.

  • There are families where English is not the spoken language at home.
  • There are native English-speaking children who struggle with reading, writing, speaking, or listening.
  • There are students with families that have just moved to the United States and speak no English.
  • There are children being adopted by United States families who speak very little English.
  • Improving English skills enhances academic performance and confidence.
Who Needs English? - DPLA Trilingual Education Centers



“At my son’s recent school conference, the teachers were surprised at his recent growth after years of struggling.
I was proud to explain how your program is making a difference. I am very happy.” - Parent