Who We Are
DisLangue is the brainchild of Richard Serio and Elizabeth Hepburn, two English teachers and life-long language lovers. Frustrated by classical methods of learning and the high prices of private language schools, we have decided to take language learning into our own hands and open the school we have always wished we could find. Based on the philosophy that language is singularly important for forging important relationships both professionally and personally, DisLangue encourages success for all through the teaching of any in-demand language.
At DisLangue, we believe that communication is the key to well-being in all aspects of life and that education allows us to live fully. Bearing this in mind, our priority is to facilitate effective and meaningful dialogue between individuals, cultures, and companies.
It is a well known fact that multilingualism is much more commonplace in Europe than in America - countries like Norway, Sweden and The Netherlands boast citizens who speak several languages fluently. France, however, is behind the curve. According to a recent study requested by the European Commission, only 19% of the French population is conversational in more than one language. With markets expanding, international business booming, and tourism spreading, the need for multilingualism in Paris grows every moment. Our goal is to equip our students with the confidence to communicate comfortably in any of the world's major languages.
As we build our dream from the ground up, we look to those around us to help make it possible. Your donation, no matter the size, will help us not only establish in Paris, but enrich the lives of our future students. As they gain fluency in their second, third, fourth languages, their worlds will open up in ways they could never have imagined, and ours will do the same. We cannot wait for the day that we see firsthand the betterment of our students' lives through language. By donating, you become an instrumental part of this experience and will join us in helping our students live fluently. The funds we raise during this campaign will go towards securing French work visas for the founders, finding an office space that suits the needs of our students, purchasing teaching supplies, creating a website, and so much more!
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