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 8:00 - 9:30 pm May 2 - Jun 20 $253.00 info/register
French for Beginners Thursdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm May 12 - Jun 23 $295.00 info/register
French for Beginners Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm May 12 - Jun 23 $295.00 info/register
German for Beginners Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm May 10 - Jun 21 $295.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm May 9 - Jun 27 $295.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Tuesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm May 10 - Jun 21 $295.00 info/register
Portuguese for Beginners Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm May 12 - Jun 23 $295.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm May 4 - Jun 15 $295.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Tuesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm May 10 - Jun 21 $295.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm May 16 - Jun 27 $295.00 info/register

Advanced Beginner

For people who know basic grammar,
including the present and simple past
French Advanced Beginner Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Apr 28 - Jun 9 $295.00 info/register
French Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm May 17 - Jun 28 $295.00 info/register
French Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm May 24 - Jul 5 $295.00 info/register
German Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm May 11 - Jun 22 $295.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm May 9 - Jun 27 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm Apr 27 - Jun 8 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm May 9 - Jun 27 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 12:15 - 1:45 pm May 18 - Jun 29 $295.00 info/register

Intermediate

For those who can make conversation
and know the past, present and future
French Intermediate Mondays 12:15 - 1:45 pm May 16 - Jun 27 $295.00 info/register
German Intermediate Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm May 11 - Jun 22 $295.00 info/register
Italian Intermediate Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm May 10 - Jun 21 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm May 9 - Jun 27 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Wednesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm May 18 - Jun 29 $295.00 info/register

High Intermediate

For students who know the grammar pretty well
but need to build fluency
French High Intermediate Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm May 11 - Jun 22 $295.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Fridays 2:00 - 3:30 pm May 6 - Jun 24 $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 May 11 - Jun 22 $295.00 info/register
Portuguese Film and Conversation Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm May 12 - Jun 23 $295.00 info/register
Spanish Film and Conversation Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm May 19 - Jun 30 $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 Thursdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm May 12 - Jun 23 $325.00 info/register
French for Beginners Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm May 12 - Jun 23 $325.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Tuesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm May 17 - Jun 28 $325.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm May 17 - Jun 28 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Saturdays 12:00 - 1:30 pm May 7 - Jun 25 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm May 11 - Jun 22 $325.00 Sold Out
Spanish for Beginners Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm May 24 - Jul 5 $325.00 Sold Out

Advanced Beginner

For people who know basic grammar,
including the present and simple past
French Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm May 11 - Jun 22 $325.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm May 17 - Jun 28 $325.00 Sold Out
Spanish Advanced Beginner Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm May 9 - Jun 27 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm May 24 - Jul 5 $325.00 Sold Out

Intermediate

For those who can make conversation
and know the past, present and future
French Intermediate Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm May 11 - Jun 22 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm May 11 - Jun 22 $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 May 11 - Jun 22 $325.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Fridays 12:15 - 1:45 pm May 6 - Jun 24 $325.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm May 9 - Jun 27 $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 6:15 - 7:45 pm May 12 - Jun 23 $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 Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm May 11 - Jun 22 $325.00 info/register
French for Beginners Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm May 11 - Jun 22 $325.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm May 12 - Jun 23 $325.00 info/register
Italian for Beginners (Intensive) Saturdays 10:15 - 1:30 pm Jun 4 - Jun 25 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Tuesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm May 10 - Jun 21 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Wednesdays 4:30 - 6:00 pm May 18 - Jun 29 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm May 18 - Jun 29 $325.00 info/register
Spanish for Beginners Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm May 19 - Jun 30 $325.00 info/register

Advanced Beginner

For people who know basic grammar,
including the present and simple past
French Advanced Beginner Mondays 8:00 - 9:30 pm May 9 - Jun 27 $325.00 info/register
French Advanced Beginner Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm May 10 - Jun 21 $325.00 info/register
Italian Advanced Beginner Thursdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm May 12 - Jun 23 $325.00 Sold Out
Spanish Advanced Beginner Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm May 16 - Jun 27 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm May 18 - Jun 29 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm May 19 - Jun 30 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Advanced Beginner (Intensive) Saturdays 11:15 - 2:30 pm Jun 4 - Jun 25 $325.00 info/register

Intermediate

For those who can make conversation
and know the past, present and future
French Intermediate Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm May 10 - Jun 21 $325.00 info/register
Spanish Intermediate Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:30 pm May 10 - Jun 21 $325.00 Sold Out

High Intermediate

For students who know the grammar pretty well
but need to build fluency
French High Intermediate Mondays 4:30 - 6:00 pm May 9 - Jun 27 $325.00 info/register
French High Intermediate Mondays 6:15 - 7:45 pm May 16 - Jun 27 $325.00 info/register
Spanish High Intermediate Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:45 pm May 10 - Jun 21 $325.00 info/register
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