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“You say yes, I say no,
You say stop and I say go go go, oh no,
You say goodbye and I say hello,” – The Beatles

Say hello to better communication, new opportunities, and success!

You have chosen to expand your cultural horizons through language learning, and you’ve picked an excellent place to do it, Language Loop! Here at Language Loop, you will work on all four aspects of language learning: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. All of our English teachers are highly educated native speakers who are trained to teach all proficiency levels. Whether you choose to take lessons at your location or in the office classrooms, Language Loop offers you a unique opportunity to learn your new language in a private, professional, and relaxed environment.

Specialized vocabulary classes and courses concerning subjects such as hospitality, health, business, law, construction, dining, and more are available upon request.

International students are permitted (with a visitor visa) to enroll in short recreational English courses, not for credit toward a degree. (Bureau of Consular Affairs)

 

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An evening boat ride on Lake Michigan

Language Loop has been providing quality instruction in Chicago for ten years. Easily accessible by public transportation and situated walking distance from over ten major attractions, students at Language Loop build their familiarity with both the English Language and the city of Chicago.

The Language Loop office is located in the heart of Chicago, just one block south of the Green &  Pink Line L Train, and one block west of the Metra Train Station. Based in the West Loop, Language Loop is conveniently placed by many of Chicago’s attractions such as the Skydeck,  Millennium Park, the French Market, Greek Town, Museum Campus, Lake Shore Drive, Navy Pier and much, much more!

LANGUAGE LOOP ENGLISH PROGRAMS AND SERVICES:

English lessons are offered for all proficiency levels. If you have background in English, please contact us to schedule a time for a free level evaluation.

Our staff speaks Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese, and Italian!

Language Loop students also enjoy a 10% discount at the Hampton Inn/ Homewood Suites conveniently located right across the street! Inquire for more information. 

INTENSIVE PROGRAMS

Dive & Survive in English-an Immersion Program:  Language Loop’s most intensive private course, Dive & Survive is the ideal program for frequent travelers. This course requires from students 7 hours per day, for 5 consecutive days. Complimentary lunch is included for every day of the program.

 

Group Intensive English Programs (2-5 students): These classes meet every day from Monday to Friday, 3 hours per lesson for the duration of: 

2 weeks (30 hours of instruction)

3 weeks (45 hours of instruction)

4 weeks (60 hours of instruction)

 

The Semester: Meet Monday through Friday for 10 weeks

Monday / Wednesday / Friday:

4 hours of instruction per day

Tuesday / Thursday:

3 hours of instruction per day

Total 180 hours of instruction (18 hours of instruction per week).

 

The Monthly Pass: Meet 2 times a week for 4 weeks

4 hours per day. Total 32 hours of instruction (8 hours per week).

 

PRIVATE COURSES

Private English Lessons: One-on-one lessons. Each class comprises of at least two hours of either customized content or packaged coursework.

Corporate English:  This program features a flexible schedule, and meets for a minimum of two hours per session. The lessons are customized for the needs of students.

Skype Lessons: If you are unable to meet with one of the teachers provided at Language Loop, we offer lessons via Skype.  Contact us for details.

Do You Understand Me?© English Intonation and Pronunciation course. Our linguistics professionals developed a complete curriculum for this specialized program.

TOEFL Preparation:  Customized lessons to help you achieve your target score. We can help improve your listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills in English.

 

GROUP CLASSES

Busy Loop Group (2-5 students):  These are two hour lessons, meeting either once a week for 8 weeks, or twice a week for 4 weeks making for 16 hours of total instruction. (Schedule updates).

 

SEMI-PRIVATE COURSES

Semi-Private English Lessons: This course comprises of 2-3 students who wish to learn together, and who share the same proficiency level. This course features a flexible schedule.

 

OTHER SERVICES

English Literature Courses:  In this private or small group course, pieces of English literature are explored and examined.

Tutoring:  Tutoring includes private lessons and a flexible schedule. Class content is focused on particular aspects of the English language and the students’ needs.

Translation Services: Our team of experienced translators will be happy to assist you with the translation of documents in English.

Cross Cultural Training:  Cultural understanding is a key component in today’s global business efforts. Our trainers bring all their experience and knowledge in cultural awareness to ensure success in your company’s assignments abroad. Seminars and training are offered on-site or in our training center.

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Chicago Style Hotdog

 

Facts About The English Language:

  • The United States has the highest population of native English speakers (226 million). (Source: US Census Bureau) However, the United States does not have an official language.
  • Modern English, sometimes described as the first global lingua franca, is the dominant language or in some instances the required international language of communications, science, information technology, business, diplomacy, and more. [Wikipedia]
  • English is the official language of the skies, and all pilots, regardless of their country of origin, identify themselves in English on international flights. [Wikipedia]
  • The United States is the second most visited country in the world. [UNWTO]More English words begin with “S” than any other language of the alphabet. [Buzzfeed]
  •  “O” is the oldest letter in the English language. [Buzzfeed]
  • The dot above the letters “i” and “j” is called a superscript dot. [Wikipedia]
  • About one new word is added to the English language every two hours. [Wikipedia]
  • The next edition of the Dictionary is not expected to be complete until 2035. [Oxford Dictionaries]
  • The most commonly used letter in the English language is E, while Z is the least used letter. [Oxford Dictionaries]
  • Shakespeare can be credited for the invention of thousands of words that are now an everyday part of the English language (including, but not limited to, “eyeball,” “fashionable,” and “manager.”) [Huffington Post]
  • There are over 70 American sports idioms. Here is an example: hit below the belt. To hit an opponent below the belt is an illegal move in boxing. It is used to explain when someone is acting unfairly or unscrupulously, in disregard of the rules. [Wikipedia]
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