Learn to speak French, Chinese, Spanish, or English as a Second Language (ESL), or dramatically improve your fluency in these languages at KUA this summer. Kimball Union Academy partners with Dartmouth College’s Rassias Center to bring you the renowned Accelerated Language Programs (ALPs). Participants ages 12-16 can take full advantage of the extensive language instruction expertise of the Rassias Center - home to the nation’s premiere intensive language learning program started by Dartmouth Professor John Rassias thirty years ago. Kimball Union's World Language Department Chair, Scrib Fauver, is a lifelong student of John Rassias. In addition to introducing the Rassias Method to Kimball Union's academic year program, Scrib is the founding Director of Dartmouth College's Rassias Center for World Languages & Cultures at Kimball Union.