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 Thursdays 6:30 - 8:00 pm Jun 17 - Jul 29 $295.00 info/register
French for Beginners Tuesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Jul 13 - Aug 24 $295.00 info/register
French for Beginners Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jul 13 - Aug 24 $295.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jun 21 - Aug 2 $295.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Thursdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Jul 15 - Aug 26 $295.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jul 15 - Aug 26 $295.00 info/register
Portuguese for Beginners Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jun 16 - Jul 28 $295.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jun 16 - Jul 28 $295.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jul 12 - Aug 23 $295.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Thursdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Jul 15 - Aug 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 Jul 13 - Aug 24 $295.00 info/register
French Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jul 14 - Aug 25 $295.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Thursdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Jul 15 - Aug 26 $295.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jul 15 - Aug 26 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Mondays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Jul 12 - Aug 23 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jul 13 - Aug 24 $295.00 info/register

Intermediate

For those who can make conversation
and know the past, present and future
French Intermediate Wednesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Jul 14 - Aug 25 $295.00 info/register
French Intermediate Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jul 14 - Aug 25 $295.00 info/register
German Intermediate Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jul 15 - Aug 26 $295.00 info/register
Italian Intermediate Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jul 12 - Aug 23 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Mondays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Jul 12 - Aug 23 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jul 14 - Aug 25 $295.00 info/register

High Intermediate

For students who know the grammar pretty well
but need to build fluency
French 5 - Advanced Grammar Fridays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Jul 16 - Aug 27 $295.00 info/register
French High Intermediate Wednesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Jul 14 - Aug 25 $295.00 info/register
German High Intermediate Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jul 14 - Aug 25 $295.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jul 12 - Aug 23 $295.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Thursdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Jul 15 - Aug 26 $295.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jul 15 - Aug 26 $295.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Fridays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Jul 16 - Aug 27 $295.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Fridays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Jul 16 - Aug 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 Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jul 13 - Aug 24 $295.00 info/register
French Film and Conversation Fridays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Jul 16 - Aug 27 $295.00 info/register
German Film and Conversation Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jul 13 - Aug 24 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Film and Conversation Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jul 13 - Aug 24 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Film and Conversation Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jul 15 - Aug 26 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Film and Conversation Fridays 12:00 - 1:30 pm Jul 16 - Aug 27 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Film and Conversation Fridays 3:45 - 5:15 pm Jul 16 - Aug 27 $295.00 info/register

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Beginner

For absolute beginners or people who
studied long ago and need to brush up
French for Beginners Mondays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Jul 12 - Aug 23 $325.00 info/register
French for Beginners Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jul 12 - Aug 23 $325.00 info/register
French for Beginners Thursdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Jul 15 - Aug 26 $325.00 info/register
French for Beginners Saturdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Jul 17 - Aug 28 $325.00 info/register
German for Beginners Fridays 6:00 - 7:30 pm Jul 16 - Aug 27 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Tuesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Jul 13 - Aug 24 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Wednesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Jul 14 - Aug 25 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jul 14 - Aug 25 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Saturdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Jul 17 - Aug 28 $325.00 info/register

Advanced Beginner

For people who know basic grammar,
including the present and simple past
French Advanced Beginner Mondays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Jul 12 - Aug 23 $325.00 info/register
French Advanced Beginner Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jul 12 - Aug 23 $325.00 info/register
French Advanced Beginner Saturdays 10:30 - 12:00 pm Jul 17 - Aug 28 $325.00 info/register
German Advanced Beginner Fridays 7:45 - 9:15 pm Jul 16 - Aug 27 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Jul 13 - Aug 24 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Jul 13 - Aug 24 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jul 14 - Aug 25 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Saturdays 3:45 - 5:15 pm Jul 17 - Aug 28 $325.00 info/register

Intermediate

For those who can make conversation
and know the past, present and future
French Intermediate Mondays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Jul 12 - Aug 23 $325.00 info/register
French Intermediate Thursdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm Jul 15 - Aug 26 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Tuesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Jul 13 - Aug 24 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm Jul 13 - Aug 24 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Wednesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm Jul 14 - Aug 25 $325.00 info/register

High Intermediate

For students who know the grammar pretty well
but need to build fluency
French High Intermediate Thursdays 10:30 - 12:00 pm Jul 15 - Aug 26 $325.00 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 2:00 - 3:30 pm Jul 15 - Aug 26 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Film and Conversation Wednesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm Jul 14 - Aug 25 $325.00 info/register
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