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.
REGISTER EARLY & SAVE

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 Mondays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $295.00 info/register
French for Beginners Tuesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Nov 16 - Dec 28 $295.00 info/register
German for Beginners Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 4 - Dec 23 $295.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Wednesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $295.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 4 - Dec 23 $295.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Thursdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Nov 4 - Dec 23 $295.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $295.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 9 - Dec 21 $295.00 info/register

Advanced Beginner

For people who know basic grammar,
including the present and simple past
French Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Nov 9 - Dec 21 $295.00 info/register
French Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 16 - Dec 28 $295.00 info/register
German Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 9 - Dec 21 $295.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $295.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 9 - Dec 21 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Thursdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Nov 4 - Dec 23 $295.00 info/register

Intermediate

For those who can make conversation
and know the past, present and future
French Intermediate Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 16 - Dec 28 $295.00 info/register
German Intermediate Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 9 - Dec 21 $295.00 info/register
Italian Intermediate Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 9 - Dec 21 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Wednesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $295.00 info/register

High Intermediate

For students who know the grammar pretty well
but need to build fluency
French 5 - Advanced Grammar Wednesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $295.00 info/register
French High Intermediate Tuesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Nov 9 - Dec 21 $295.00 info/register
German High Intermediate Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 4 - Dec 23 $295.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Fridays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Oct 29 - Dec 17 $295.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Wednesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $295.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $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 Thursdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Nov 4 - Dec 23 $295.00 info/register
Italian Film and Conversation Mondays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $295.00 info/register
Portuguese Film and Conversation Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 11 - Dec 30 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Film and Conversation Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 9 - Dec 21 $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 Saturdays 12:45 - 2:15 pm Oct 30 - Dec 18 $325.00 info/register
French for Beginners Wednesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $325.00 info/register
French for Beginners Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $325.00 info/register
Portuguese for Beginners Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 9 - Dec 21 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 4 - Dec 23 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Mondays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $325.00 info/register

Advanced Beginner

For people who know basic grammar,
including the present and simple past
French Advanced Beginner Saturdays 2:30 - 4:00 pm Oct 30 - Dec 18 $325.00 info/register
French Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $325.00 info/register
French Advanced Beginner Thursdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Nov 4 - Dec 23 $325.00 info/register
Portuguese Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 9 - Dec 21 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Thursdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Nov 4 - Dec 23 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Mondays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $325.00 info/register

Intermediate

For those who can make conversation
and know the past, present and future
French Intermediate Saturdays 11:00 - 12:30 pm Oct 30 - Dec 18 $325.00 info/register
French Intermediate Thursdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Nov 4 - Dec 23 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 4 - Dec 23 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Mondays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $325.00 info/register

High Intermediate

For students who know the grammar pretty well
but need to build fluency
French High Intermediate Wednesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $325.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Fridays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Oct 29 - Dec 17 $325.00 info/register

Film and Conversation

Our most advanced class, for those who
can speak and understand at a high level
Spanish Film and Conversation Fridays 3:45 - 5:15 pm Oct 29 - Dec 17 $325.00 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 Mondays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $325.00 info/register
French for Beginners Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Saturdays 2:30 - 4:00 pm Oct 30 - Dec 18 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Wednesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Tuesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Nov 9 - Dec 21 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 9 - Dec 21 $325.00 info/register

Advanced Beginner

For people who know basic grammar,
including the present and simple past
French Advanced Beginner Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 4 - Dec 23 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Saturdays 12:45 - 2:15 pm Oct 30 - Dec 18 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Nov 9 - Dec 21 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 9 - Dec 21 $325.00 info/register

Intermediate

For those who can make conversation
and know the past, present and future
French Intermediate Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Saturdays 11:00 - 12:30 pm Oct 30 - Dec 18 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Tuesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Nov 9 - Dec 21 $325.00 info/register

High Intermediate

For students who know the grammar pretty well
but need to build fluency
French 5 - Advanced Grammar Mondays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $325.00 info/register
French High Intermediate Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 4 - Dec 23 $325.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $325.00 info/register
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