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 Mondays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Sep 12 - Oct 24 $295.00 info/register
French for Beginners Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Sep 14 - Oct 26 $295.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Sep 13 - Oct 25 $295.00 info/register
Portuguese for Beginners Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Sep 12 - Oct 24 $295.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Sep 12 - Oct 24 $295.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Tuesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Sep 13 - Oct 25 $295.00 info/register

Advanced Beginner

For people who know basic grammar,
including the present and simple past
French Advanced Beginner Fridays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Sep 9 - Oct 21 $295.00 info/register
French Advanced Beginner Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Sep 12 - Oct 24 $295.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Sep 13 - Oct 25 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Sep 12 - Oct 24 $295.00 Sold Out
Spanish Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Sep 13 - Oct 25 $295.00 info/register

Intermediate

For those who can make conversation
and know the past, present and future
French Intermediate Thursdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Sep 15 - Oct 27 $295.00 info/register
Portuguese Intermediate Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Sep 15 - Oct 27 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Sep 13 - Oct 25 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Sep 14 - Oct 26 $295.00 info/register

High Intermediate

For students who know the grammar pretty well
but need to build fluency
French High Intermediate Tuesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Sep 13 - Oct 25 $295.00 info/register
French High Intermediate Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Sep 14 - Oct 26 $295.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Fridays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Sep 9 - Oct 21 $295.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Sep 15 - Oct 27 $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 Sep 14 - Oct 26 $295.00 info/register
French Film and Conversation Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Sep 15 - Oct 27 $295.00 info/register
Italian Film and Conversation Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Sep 12 - Oct 24 $295.00 info/register
Portuguese Film and Conversation Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Sep 15 - Oct 27 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Film and Conversation Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Sep 15 - Oct 27 $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 Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Sep 14 - Oct 26 $325.00 Sold Out
French for Beginners Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $325.00 info/register
French for Beginners Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $325.00 info/register
French for Beginners Tuesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $325.00 info/register
German for Beginners Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Sep 15 - Oct 27 $325.00 info/register
German for Beginners Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Sep 15 - Oct 27 $325.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Sep 13 - Oct 25 $325.00 Sold Out
Italian for Beginners Saturdays 11:00 - 12:30 pm Oct 29 - Dec 17 $325.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Mondays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Nov 7 - Dec 19 $325.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 7 - Dec 19 $325.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Tuesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $325.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $325.00 info/register
Portuguese for Beginners Saturdays 12:45 - 2:15 pm Oct 29 - Dec 17 $325.00 info/register
Portuguese for Beginners Wednesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Nov 2 - Dec 21 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Sep 12 - Oct 24 $325.00 Sold Out
Spanish for Beginners Tuesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Sep 13 - Oct 25 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Sep 14 - Oct 26 $325.00 Sold Out
Spanish for Beginners Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Sep 14 - Oct 26 $325.00 Sold Out
Spanish for Beginners Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 2 - Dec 21 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 7 - Dec 19 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Tuesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Tuesdays 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 Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Sep 14 - Oct 26 $325.00 Sold Out
French Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 2 - Dec 21 $325.00 info/register
French Advanced Beginner Thursdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $325.00 info/register
French Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $325.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Sep 13 - Oct 25 $325.00 Sold Out
Italian Advanced Beginner Saturdays 12:45 - 2:15 pm Oct 29 - Dec 17 $325.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Mondays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Nov 7 - Dec 19 $325.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $325.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Mondays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Nov 17 - Dec 19 $325.00 info/register
Portuguese Advanced Beginner Saturdays 11:00 - 12:30 pm Oct 29 - Dec 17 $325.00 info/register
Portuguese Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Nov 2 - Dec 21 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Sep 12 - Oct 24 $325.00 Sold Out
Spanish Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Sep 13 - Oct 25 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Sep 13 - Oct 25 $325.00 Sold Out
Spanish Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 2 - Dec 21 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 7 - Dec 19 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 4:30 - 6:00 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 Wednesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Sep 14 - Oct 26 $325.00 info/register
French Intermediate Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 2 - Dec 21 $325.00 info/register
Italian Intermediate Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 7 - Dec 19 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Sep 12 - Oct 24 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Sep 13 - Oct 25 $325.00 Sold Out
Spanish Intermediate Thursdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Tuesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 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 2 - Dec 21 $325.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Fridays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Sep 9 - Oct 21 $325.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Fridays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Oct 28 - Dec 16 $325.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $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 Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Sep 12 - Oct 24 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Film and Conversation Fridays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Oct 28 - Dec 16 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Film and Conversation Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $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 Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Sep 13 - Oct 25 $325.00 Sold Out
French for Beginners Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Sep 13 - Oct 25 $325.00 info/register
French for Beginners Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 2 - Dec 21 $325.00 info/register
French for Beginners Mondays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Nov 7 - Dec 19 $325.00 info/register
French for Beginners Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $325.00 info/register
German for Beginners Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Sep 13 - Oct 25 $325.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Thursdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Sep 15 - Oct 27 $325.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Sep 15 - Oct 27 $325.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Sundays 11:00 - 12:30 pm Oct 29 - Dec 17 $325.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Thursdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $325.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $325.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Tuesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $325.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $325.00 info/register
Portuguese for Beginners Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Sep 14 - Oct 26 $325.00 info/register
Portuguese for Beginners Wednesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Nov 2 - Dec 21 $325.00 info/register
Portuguese for Beginners Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 7 - Dec 19 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Sep 12 - Oct 24 $325.00 Sold Out
Spanish for Beginners Wednesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Sep 14 - Oct 26 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Thursdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Sep 15 - Oct 27 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Sep 15 - Oct 27 $325.00 Sold Out
Spanish for Beginners Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 2 - Dec 21 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Thursdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Mondays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Nov 7 - Dec 19 $325.00 info/register

Advanced Beginner

For people who know basic grammar,
including the present and simple past
French Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Nov 2 - Dec 21 $325.00 info/register
French Advanced Beginner Mondays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Nov 7 - Dec 19 $325.00 info/register
French Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $325.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Sep 15 - Oct 27 $325.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Sundays 12:45 - 2:15 pm Oct 29 - Dec 17 $325.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $325.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $325.00 info/register
Portuguese Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Sep 14 - Oct 26 $325.00 info/register
Portuguese Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Nov 2 - Dec 21 $325.00 info/register
Portuguese Advanced Beginner Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 7 - Dec 19 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Sep 12 - Oct 24 $325.00 Sold Out
Spanish Advanced Beginner Thursdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Sep 15 - Oct 27 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Sep 15 - Oct 27 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Thursdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 7 - Dec 19 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Wednesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Nov 2 - Dec 21 $325.00 info/register

Intermediate

For those who can make conversation
and know the past, present and future
French Intermediate Tuesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Sep 13 - Oct 25 $325.00 info/register
French Intermediate Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 2 - Dec 21 $325.00 info/register
Italian Intermediate Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Mondays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Sep 12 - Oct 24 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Sep 14 - Oct 26 $325.00 Sold Out
Spanish Intermediate Thursdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Nov 3 - Dec 22 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Mondays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Nov 7 - Dec 19 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Nov 7 - Dec 19 $325.00 info/register

High Intermediate

For students who know the grammar pretty well
but need to build fluency
French High Intermediate Tuesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Nov 8 - Dec 20 $325.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Sep 14 - Oct 26 $325.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Wednesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Nov 2 - Dec 21 $325.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Nov 2 - Dec 21 $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 Wednesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Nov 2 - Dec 21 $325.00 info/register
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