Foreign Language Learning in the News


NYTimes.com, March 17, 2012
The Benefits of Being Bilingual
SPEAKING two languages rather than just one has obvious practical benefits in an increasingly globalized world. But in recent years, scientists have begun to show that the advantages of bilingualism are even more fundamental than being able to converse with a wider range of people.

Sacramento & Co., October 11, 2011
Watch the Video - Kids and Language
A child's mind is always expanding and grows at a very rapid pace. When children are young, that is the best time to expose them to a different language other than their native tongue.


Houston Chronicle, September 13, 2011
Lango Immerses Youths in Foreign Languages
Because it's a multicultural world, Lango, a foreign language program for children, is offering its immersion language classes throughout the Cy-Fair area, Katy and beyond.

The Davis Enterprise, June 20, 2011
Language Program Targets Young Minds at the Right Time
Ten kids ranging in age from 2 to 8 are playing with Hula Hoops, bean bags and rubber balls. There’s an obstacle course to navigate; a big, multi-colored parachute to play with; and a rousing game of red-light, green-light under way. Or should we say a game of luz roja, luz verde.


The San Francisco Chronicle, May 30, 2011
K-8 Foreign Language Demand Up
More and more parents are realizing that "children through age 8 have a language acquisition window where they can learn naturally," said Michael Fee, executive director of Lango, another Bay Area-based foreign language business.

FYI Living, May 24, 2011
Mais Oui! Learning a Language Helps Toddlers' Brain Function

Can learning a second language as a toddler give your child a cognitive edge over kids who wait until high school French class?  The authors of a recent study believe the answer is “Oui.”

Good Day Sacramento, May 2011

VIDEO: Lango on Good Day Sacramento

Lango is profiled on a local morning show in Sacramento, California.  Good Day Sacramento interviews Helen Hadani, owner of Lango Davis in a television segment on the importance of learning foreign languages at a young age.

ParentDish.com, April 2011

VIDEO: Why Teaching Your Child a Foreign Language is Important
When your child hasn’t yet learned to say, “I have to go potty,” teaching him a foreign language may not be at the top of your to-do list.  But today in the U.S., there are over five million preschoolers who speak a language other than English in their home...

CNN Health, February 2011
Foreign Language Learning - Good for the Brain

Understanding the importance of learning a foreign language at a young age. Expose your children to a foreign language, there's evidence to support the benefits of being bilingual!

The New York Times, Opinion Pages, December 2010

Primero Hay Que Aprender Español. Ranhou Zai Xue Zhongwen.

A look at why learning a foreign language as a child, more specifically learning Chinese, is a necessity for the future of our children and our country.

The Davis Enterprise, July 29, 2009
Learning with Lango
New classes open in Davis, California for Spanish and Mandarin. Developmental Psychologist, Helen Hadani, teaches languages with Lango, and tells of the importance of learning a second language at a young age.

The Orange County Register, November 18, 2009
Passion for Language Inspires Mother
Mother opens up own language classes using the Lango Curriculum. Sakina Zerrel talks about her attempts at teaching her daughter French, but found that materials were lacking until she found Lango. 

The San Francisco Chronicle, January 6, 2008
At Studio Grow in Berkeley Kids Learn Art, Music and Spanish
Studio Grow, a free-play studio for kids, offers great activities at a drop-in basis. Music, art, Spanish and many other activities are available for you and your kids to join in on as much or as little as you would like.

Toddler Magazine
Bonjour! Hola! Buon Giorno!
Young children are like sponges when it comes to learning new things. Toddler Magazine goes over the benefits of getting a child started on learning a new language at a younger age. 

Life Organizers.com
7 Reasons to Learn a Foreign Language
Tarmizi Ramly gives 7 great reasons for why one should learn a foreign language.