Penobscot School

Celebrating foreign languages and cultures for over 30 years

Penobscot Language School is a non-profit center that provides language and cultural learning to the local and global communities. Our three-prong approach comprehensively addresses the importance of understanding and participating in cultural diversity and includes: 1) weekly language classes 2) tutorials in several languages for all ages and all levels, 3) French cooking and conversation and a rich variety of cultural events. From its founding to the present, the school has served more than 6,350 Maine residents in foreign language courses and through cultural events as well as over 540 English Immersion students from more than forty countries.  Entering its 33rd year in 2019, Penobscot Language School continues to launch innovative programming and welcomes everyone to participate.


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Penobscot Language School is the best option for learning English because of the many strategies used. Classroom time, excursions and the many opportunities to meet community members were all useful. These connections help students learn more and learn faster.

Veronica, Sociologist, Ecuador English Immersion: Everyday Conversation and Culture July 24, 2017

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