Why is learning another language important? Learning a new language is culturally enriching. It gives you the ability to get outside of your own head and see the world through a different set of eyes. By learning a new language you’ll be able to discover culture, music, art, fashion, people and festivals. Expand your knowledge and abilities to communicate and understand other people of the world. Take time to learn a language and find a group to continue expanding your verbal abilities. Here are a few suggestions to do just that in the midst of your community.
Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue
1457 Griswold St.
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 962-4047

Are you interested in learning about Judaism and Hebrew? If so, the Downtown Synagogue is the place for you. A ten week course is offered for anyone wanting to begin, refresh or advance their knowledge. Discussions regarding the Lifecycle, Justice, Shabbat and the Holidays, and Eating as a Jew are topics that are covered. To sign up contact Rabbi Silverman at detroitcityrabbi@gmail.com.

Russian Language Meetup Group
Manoogian Building/Class 443
Wayne State University
42 W. Warren Ave.
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 577-2424

Does the Russian language intrigue you? If so, there are several other people that enjoy speaking Russian, too. Whether you have had experience speaking Russian, or you have no experience at all, everyone is welcome at the Russian Language Meetup Group. Every Monday from 11:45am- 12:30pm and Thursday 11:45am- 1pm students from Wayne State University meet to drink tea and practice their Russian speaking abilities. Stop by at Manoogian 443 to participate. If you are still looking for more details, email Laura Kline at af7586@wayne.edu.

IHW Arabic & Islamic School
22575 Ann Arbor Trail
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
(313) 359-1221

If you are wanting to learn more about Islam and Arabic studies, the IHW Arabic & Islamic School is for you. This is a program that teaches the ages of four to fifteen years old all about these cultures. There is a developed curriculum that inspires the students to become educated and well-verses in this community. Classes are on Saturday’s from 10am-2pm. Call the school for more details.

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Deutsche Schule Metro Detroit
Niles Center Continuing Education Center
201 W. Square Lake Road
Troy, MI 48098
(248) 693-9341

German is a fun language to learn. Whether you are comfortable in a classroom or you would prefer a private lesson, Deutsche Schule School offers the most comfortable setting for your learning abilities. All professors have degress. Everyone is welcome, from beginners to advanced speakers. By the time you complete this training, you will be able to read, write and speak German.

Detroit Spanish Language Meetup
210 E. 14 Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48067

This is a fun, educational and inspiring group of people who enjoy speaking Spanish. Their objective is to speak Spanish and educate others about their amazing culture. To join this group, you will need to contact the group member and send a message. If they approve, then you will receive details where to meet and what the group discussion will be about. There are always multiple speakers and helpful information. It doesn’t matter what level you are with speaking Spanish, everyone is welcome.

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