Beginning Mandarin Chinese Level 2 @ The Language Learning Institute
Feb 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
In this class, you will learn how to introduce and talk about yourself and your family to a Chinese speaking person and more. Emphasis in on speaking, listening comprehension, and tones: pin yin is the written language used in Beginning Mandarin Courses.


Italian Conversation Table @ Bella Napoli
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us on the first Tuesday of the month from 6 to 8pm at Bella Napoli located on the corner of Route 9 and 155. Only Italian is spoken for these two hours. Beginners are welcome to come and practice Italian – please bring a dictionary so that you can keep the conversation in Italian! This is not a class, but an opportunity for you to use your Italian in an event outside of the classroom.DSC_0340





Standard Pronunciation of Mandarin Chinese @ The Language Learning Institute
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
In this class, you will study and practice the four tones and the various consonant and vowel combinations. The purpose of this course is to improve the student’s comprehension of the native speaker and improve pronunciation of the Chinese language learner so that they can be understood by the native Chinese speaker.


Argentinean Dinner and Cultural Event @ A Quaint Country Home
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Looking for a unique way to spend a Friday evening?

Join the Language Learning Institute for this exciting dining experience as we explore the Argentine culture.

Your dinner will be centered on authentic, ethnic dishes.  You will be guided through the meal to help you enjoy the cultural insights, as well as the food itself.

The dinner is served in a beautiful, historic home in Clifton Park, and is prepared and guided by Language Learning Institute staff members.

Along with the food, the experience of dining with new people is both a traditional and modern pastime in many European cultures.

Come bond with fellow food enthusiasts over an exceptional dining and cultural experience.

The Argentine Dinner will feature: empanadas mendocinas, matambre con chimichurri, puré de papas, ambrosia, mate, y café con leche

This is a Bring Your Own Wine event.  We understand that the Argentine and Chilean wines are the best in South America.

Your host and guide for the Argentinean Dinner and Cultural Event is Miriam Rogers.  Miriam is a Spanish teacher at The Language Learning Institute.  She is a native of Peru and has natural insights into the cultures of South America.

The chef is Anouk Booneman, a French Teacher at The Language Learning Institute and a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. Anouk was born in Africa to French and Dutch speaking parents and has been immersed in the French culture her entire life.

English is the official language of this event.