Idlewild’s language classes are fun and practical and have been named “Best in New York” by New York Magazine.

New courses start soon. For more info or to register, click on one of these links:

French | Spanish | Italian | German | Portuguese

All classes are taught by native speakers with extensive teaching experience, consist of 7 weekly lessons, and are for adults only.

ONLINE COURSES are held via Zoom and can be taken from anywhere in the world.

IN-PERSON CLASSES will also be offered this summer at our location in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn. (Scroll down for the schedule.)

  • In-person class size has been reduced to 10 students maximum but face masks are not required.
  • All students must be fully vaccinated and show proof of vaccination before their first lesson.
  • Our classroom is thoroughly cleaned every day and is equipped with an air purifier with HEPA filter, hand sanitizer, and disinfected wipes.
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Prices below include 25% discount

ONLINE CLASSES
via Zoom

Beginner

For absolute beginners or people who
studied long ago and need to brush up
French for Beginners Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 18 - Mar 1 $295.00 Sold Out
French for Beginners Thursdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Jan 19 - Mar 2 $295.00 Sold Out
French for Beginners Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 24 - Mar 7 $295.00 info/register
French for Beginners Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Feb 23 - Apr 6 $295.00 info/register
French for Beginners Mondays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Mar 13 - Apr 24 $295.00 info/register
French for Beginners Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 14 - Apr 25 $295.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Thursdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Jan 19 - Mar 2 $295.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 23 - Mar 6 $295.00 Sold Out
Italian for Beginners Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 24 - Mar 7 $295.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Feb 21 - Apr 4 $295.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Mar 13 - Apr 24 $295.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Mar 14 - Apr 25 $295.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Thursdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Mar 16 - Apr 27 $295.00 info/register
Portuguese for Beginners Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 23 - Mar 6 $295.00 info/register
Portuguese for Beginners Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Mar 13 - Apr 24 $295.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Wednesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Jan 18 - Mar 1 $295.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 18 - Mar 1 $295.00 Sold Out
Spanish for Beginners Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 23 - Mar 6 $295.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 26 - Mar 9 $295.00 Sold Out
Spanish for Beginners Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 13 - Apr 24 $295.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Tuesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Mar 14 - Apr 25 $295.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Mar 14 - Apr 25 $295.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 15 - Apr 26 $295.00 info/register

Advanced Beginner

For people who know basic grammar,
including the present and simple past
French Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Jan 17 - Feb 28 $295.00 info/register
French Advanced Beginner Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 23 - Mar 6 $295.00 info/register
French Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Mar 14 - Apr 25 $295.00 info/register
French Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 15 - Apr 26 $295.00 info/register
French Advanced Beginner Thursdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Mar 16 - Apr 27 $295.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Thursdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Jan 19 - Mar 2 $295.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 23 - Mar 6 $295.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 13 - Apr 24 $295.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Thursdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Mar 16 - Apr 27 $295.00 info/register
Portuguese Advanced Beginner Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 13 - Apr 24 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 17 - Feb 28 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 18 - Mar 1 $295.00 Sold Out
Spanish Advanced Beginner Mondays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Jan 23 - Mar 6 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Mar 13 - Apr 24 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Mar 15 - Apr 26 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 16 - Apr 27 $295.00 info/register

Intermediate

For those who can make conversation
and know the past, present and future
French Intermediate Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 18 - Mar 1 $295.00 info/register
French Intermediate Mondays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Jan 23 - Mar 6 $295.00 info/register
French Intermediate Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 13 - Apr 24 $295.00 info/register
French Intermediate Tuesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Mar 14 - Apr 25 $295.00 info/register
Portuguese Intermediate Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 19 - Mar 2 $295.00 info/register
Portuguese Intermediate Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 16 - Apr 27 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Tuesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Jan 17 - Feb 28 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 23 - Mar 6 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Mondays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Mar 13 - Apr 24 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Mar 15 - Apr 26 $295.00 info/register

High Intermediate

For students who know the grammar pretty well
but need to build fluency
French High Intermediate Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 23 - Mar 6 $295.00 info/register
French High Intermediate Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Mar 13 - Apr 24 $295.00 info/register
French High Intermediate Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Mar 15 - Apr 26 $295.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 17 - Feb 28 $295.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 18 - Mar 1 $295.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Fridays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Jan 20 - Mar 3 $295.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 14 - Apr 23 $295.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 15 - Apr 26 $295.00 info/register

Film and Conversation

Our most advanced class, for those who
can speak and understand at a high level
French Film and Conversation Wednesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Jan 18 - Mar 1 $295.00 info/register
French Film and Conversation Wednesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Mar 15 - Apr 26 $295.00 info/register
Gift card - - $295.00 info/register
Gift voucher - In-person supplement - - $50.00 info/register
Portuguese Film and Conversation Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 16 - Apr 27 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Film and Conversation Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 17 - Feb 28 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Film and Conversation Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 14 - Apr 25 $295.00 info/register

MANHATTAN
617 Hudson St

Beginner

For absolute beginners or people who
studied long ago and need to brush up
French for Beginners Tuesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Jan 17 - Feb 28 $345.00 info/register
French for Beginners Thursdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Jan 19 - Mar 2 $345.00 info/register
French for Beginners Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 19 - Mar 2 $345.00 info/register
French for Beginners Tuesdays 11:00 - 12:30 pm Mar 14 - Apr 25 $345.00 info/register
French for Beginners Thursdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Mar 16 - Apr 27 $345.00 info/register
French for Beginners Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 16 - Apr 27 $345.00 info/register
German for Beginners Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 18 - Mar 1 $345.00 info/register
German for Beginners Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 15 - Apr 26 $345.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 17 - Feb 28 $345.00 Sold Out
Italian for Beginners Saturdays 12:45 - 2:15 pm Jan 21 - Mar 4 $345.00 Sold Out
Italian for Beginners Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 23 - Mar 6 $345.00 Sold Out
Italian for Beginners Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Mar 13 - Apr 24 $345.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Tuesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Mar 14 - Apr 25 $345.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 14 - Apr 25 $345.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Saturdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Mar 18 - Apr 29 $345.00 info/register
Portuguese for Beginners Saturdays 12:45 - 2:15 pm Jan 21 - Mar 4 $345.00 info/register
Portuguese for Beginners Thursdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Mar 16 - Apr 27 $345.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 17 - Feb 28 $345.00 Sold Out
Spanish for Beginners Wednesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Jan 18 - Mar 1 $345.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Wednesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Jan 18 - Mar 1 $345.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 18 - Mar 1 $345.00 Sold Out
Spanish for Beginners Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 19 - Mar 2 $345.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 23 - Mar 6 $345.00 Sold Out
Spanish for Beginners Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Mar 13 - Apr 24 $345.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Tuesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Mar 14 - Apr 25 $345.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 14 - Apr 25 $345.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Mar 15 - Apr 26 $345.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 16 - Apr 27 $345.00 info/register

Advanced Beginner

For people who know basic grammar,
including the present and simple past
French Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Jan 17 - Feb 28 $345.00 info/register
French Advanced Beginner Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 19 - Mar 2 $345.00 Sold Out
French Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 12:45 - 2:15 pm Mar 14 - Apr 25 $345.00 info/register
French Advanced Beginner Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Mar 16 - Apr 27 $345.00 info/register
German Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 18 - Mar 1 $345.00 info/register
German Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Mar 15 - Apr 26 $345.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Saturdays 11:00 - 12:30 pm Jan 21 - Mar 4 $345.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 23 - Mar 6 $345.00 Sold Out
Italian Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Mar 14 - Apr 25 $345.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Saturdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Mar 18 - Apr 29 $345.00 info/register
Portuguese Advanced Beginner Thursdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Mar 16 - Apr 27 $345.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 17 - Feb 28 $345.00 Sold Out
Spanish Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Jan 18 - Mar 1 $345.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 19 - Mar 2 $345.00 Sold Out
Spanish Advanced Beginner Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 23 - Mar 6 $345.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 13 - Apr 24 $345.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Mar 14 - Apr 25 $345.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Mar 15 - Apr 26 $345.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Mar 15 - Apr 26 $345.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 15 - Apr 26 $345.00 info/register

Intermediate

For those who can make conversation
and know the past, present and future
French Intermediate Tuesdays 2:30 - 4:00 pm Mar 14 - Apr 25 $345.00 info/register
German Intermediate Wednesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Jan 18 - Mar 1 $345.00 info/register
German Intermediate Wednesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Mar 15 - Apr 26 $345.00 info/register
Italian Intermediate Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 17 - Feb 28 $345.00 Sold Out
Italian Intermediate Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 13 - Apr 24 $345.00 info/register
Italian Intermediate Saturdays 11:00 - 12:30 pm Mar 18 - Apr 29 $345.00 info/register
Portuguese Intermediate Saturdays 11:00 - 12:30 pm Jan 21 - Mar 4 $345.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Tuesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Jan 17 - Feb 28 $345.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 18 - Mar 1 $345.00 Sold Out
Spanish Intermediate Thursdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Jan 19 - Mar 2 $345.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Wednesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Mar 15 - Apr 26 $345.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Mar 16 - Apr 27 $345.00 info/register

High Intermediate

For students who know the grammar pretty well
but need to build fluency
Spanish High Intermediate Fridays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Jan 20 - Mar 3 $345.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Thursdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Mar 16 - Apr 27 $345.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Fridays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Mar 17 - Apr 28 $345.00 info/register

Film and Conversation

Our most advanced class, for those who
can speak and understand at a high level
Spanish Film and Conversation Thursdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Jan 19 - Mar 2 $345.00 info/register
Spanish Film and Conversation Thursdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Mar 16 - Apr 27 $345.00 info/register

COBBLE HILL
249 Warren St

Beginner

For absolute beginners or people who
studied long ago and need to brush up
French for Beginners Wednesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Jan 18 - Mar 1 $345.00 info/register
French for Beginners Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 18 - Mar 1 $345.00 Sold Out
French for Beginners Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 23 - Mar 6 $345.00 Sold Out
French for Beginners Mondays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Mar 13 - Apr 24 $345.00 info/register
French for Beginners Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 13 - Apr 24 $345.00 info/register
French for Beginners Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Mar 15 - Apr 26 $345.00 info/register
German for Beginners Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 17 - Feb 28 $345.00 Sold Out
German for Beginners Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Mar 14 - Apr 25 $345.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 17 - Feb 28 $345.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 19 - Mar 2 $345.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Sundays 12:45 - 2:15 pm Jan 22 - Mar 5 $345.00 Sold Out
Italian for Beginners Thursdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Mar 16 - Apr 27 $345.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 16 - Apr 27 $345.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Sundays 11:00 - 12:30 pm Mar 19 - Apr 30 $345.00 info/register
Portuguese for Beginners Tuesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Jan 24 - Mar 7 $345.00 info/register
Portuguese for Beginners Tuesdays 2:30 - 4:00 pm Mar 14 - Apr 25 $345.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 18 - Mar 1 $345.00 Sold Out
Spanish for Beginners Thursdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Jan 19 - Mar 2 $345.00 Sold Out
Spanish for Beginners Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 19 - Mar 2 $345.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Mondays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Jan 23 - Mar 6 $345.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Mar 13 - Apr 24 $345.00 Sold Out
Spanish for Beginners Wednesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Mar 15 - Apr 26 $345.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Thursdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Mar 16 - Apr 27 $345.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 16 - Apr 27 $345.00 info/register

Advanced Beginner

For people who know basic grammar,
including the present and simple past
French Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 18 - Mar 1 $345.00 Sold Out
French Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Mar 15 - Apr 26 $345.00 info/register
French Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 15 - Apr 26 $345.00 info/register
German Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 17 - Feb 28 $345.00 info/register
German Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 14 - Apr 25 $345.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 17 - Feb 28 $345.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Sundays 11:00 - 12:30 pm Jan 22 - Mar 5 $345.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Mar 16 - Apr 27 $345.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Sundays 12:45 - 2:15 pm Mar 19 - Apr 30 $345.00 info/register
Portuguese Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Mar 14 - Apr 25 $345.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 18 - Mar 1 $345.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 19 - Mar 2 $345.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Mondays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Jan 23 - Mar 6 $345.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Mondays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Mar 13 - Apr 24 $345.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 15 - Apr 26 $345.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Thursdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Mar 16 - Apr 27 $345.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Mar 16 - Apr 27 $345.00 info/register

Intermediate

For those who can make conversation
and know the past, present and future
French Intermediate Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 23 - Mar 6 $345.00 info/register
French Intermediate Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Mar 13 - Apr 24 $345.00 info/register
Italian Intermediate Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 19 - Mar 2 $345.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Wednesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Jan 18 - Mar 1 $345.00 Sold Out
Spanish Intermediate Thursdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Jan 19 - Mar 2 $345.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jan 23 - Mar 6 $345.00 Sold Out
Spanish Intermediate Mondays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Mar 13 - Apr 24 $345.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Mar 15 - Apr 26 $345.00 info/register

High Intermediate

For students who know the grammar pretty well
but need to build fluency
French High Intermediate Mondays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Jan 23 - Mar 6 $345.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jan 23 - Mar 6 $345.00 Sold Out
Spanish High Intermediate Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Mar 13 - Apr 24 $345.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Wednesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Mar 15 - Apr 26 $345.00 info/register

Film and Conversation

Our most advanced class, for those who
can speak and understand at a high level
Spanish Film and Conversation Tuesdays 4:00 - 5:30 pm Jan 17 - Feb 28 $345.00 info/register
Spanish Film and Conversation Tuesdays 4:00 - 5:30 pm Mar 14 - Apr 25 $345.00 info/register
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