ABC Languages

ABC Languages

Language
Chelsea, New York, New York
(285 Reviews)

What We're About

We know from experience that there is no one-size-fits-all solution to education.  Learning a language is about forging your own path at your pace in an environment that, not only encourages, but inspires you. In fact, that is the beauty of it and why we are so passionate about sharing that. We offer group classes for adults and private instruction for students of all ages. In every instance, our goal is to help our students craft a program that best meets their learning needs. In addition to our regular private and group classes, we provide programs for schools, corporations and government agencies as well as dialect coaching for film, television and theater. 

Some Highlights of Our Group Programs:
- Flexible Enrollment Packages: We offer 6, 8 and 12-week packages for most of our group classes so you can decide how long you want to study.
- On-Going Classes: Once a group class starts, it is ongoing as long as there are enough students.
- Easy Change Policy: If you find that the pace or schedule of your class is not working for you, no problem! With our open admission policy we are almost always able to find an alternate class for you no matter where you are in your enrollment package.

Who We Are

Founders
: ABC Languages has been teaching New Yorkers 20+ languages for over 20 years. ABC was founded by polyglots and language enthusiasts Elizabeth Lunney Zackheim and Rachel Meyer who set out to create a place where students want to learn and teachers want to teach. ABC now serves thousands of students every year in New York, San Francisco, Menlo Park, Westchester/Fairfield Counties, New Jersey, Boston and Washington DC.

About Our Students
: At ABC, your goals and your learning process are our priority. Some students come looking for a quick course to prepare for a trip. Others just want to spend a few months gaining or refreshing language skills or dive in for a 25-hour per week intensive in preparation for a move abroad. Then others are here to make this an ongoing practice for self-enrichment. The point is, this is your journey and every single person at ABC Languages wants to help you facilitate that journey.

About Our Teachers
: Our teachers are our community and we are lucky and proud to work with such a wonderful, talented and international group of people.  ABC teachers are passionate about what they do. Most of our 100+ instructors have been working with us for more than 5 years. Every single one brings their own flavor and the best of themselves to the classroom. Having multiple methods at their disposal enables them to design a creative and learner-centric environment where they can have a direct dialogue with you, the student, and cater their approach to meet your particular learning needs and goals.


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Reviews of ABC Languages

(285 Reviews)
French Crash Course for Travelers

11/21/2019
marilyn h.

Attended: French Crash Course for Travelers


fabulous teacher!

French Crash Course for Travelers

11/15/2019
Anonymous

Attended: French Crash Course for Travelers


Rabah is a wonderful instructor! As someone who is just beginning to learn French through self-study, I learned a lot in this 1.5 hour class. I feel much more confident for my upcoming travels. I'd gladly return to another French course at ABC Languages if he is teaching again.

Private Korean Lessons

10/14/2019
Shirley L.

Attended: Private Korean Lessons


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French Crash Course for Travelers

10/14/2019
Courtney K.

Attended: French Crash Course for Travelers


So much fun, so informative, a really great length! I'll definitely be looking into further language classes with ABC Languages.

Italian Intermediate 1

8/21/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Italian Intermediate 1


Tight

German - Total Beginner

8/18/2019
Anonymous

Attended: German - Total Beginner


Teacher is amazing. She adjusted the lesson plan to focus on what our goals from the class are.

Russian - Total Beginner

7/25/2019
Andre A.

Attended: Russian - Total Beginner


Very interesting class. Dimitri is a great tutor & very helpful.

French - Total Beginner

6/3/2019
Denise V.

Attended: French - Total Beginner


Class was very informative but relaxed and the teacher Leila was excellent

Italian Conversation Practice (Intermediate/Advanced)

5/28/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Italian Conversation Practice (Intermediate/Advanced)


Always love this activity—my only complaint is that there's not enough!

Italian Crash Course for Travelers

5/17/2019
Susan P.

Attended: Italian Crash Course for Travelers


Very good intro to Italian

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146 W 29th St 6th Fl, Ste 6E, New York, New York 10001
ABC Languages
Chelsea, Manhattan
146 W 29th St 6th Fl, Ste 6E
Btwn 6th & 7th Avenues
New York, New York 10001

Upcoming Classes at ABC Languages

Italian Beginner 2
Italian Beginner 2
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Monday Jan 6th, 12pm - 1:30pm

Russian Beginner 2
Russian Beginner 2
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Monday Jan 6th, 12pm - 1:30pm

Arabic Intermediate 2
Arabic Intermediate 2
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Monday Jan 6th, 5:30pm - 7pm

French Beginner 2
French Beginner 2
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Monday Jan 6th, 5:30pm - 7pm

Russian Intermediate 3
Russian Intermediate 3
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Monday Jan 6th, 6pm - 7:30pm

Spanish Beginner 2
Spanish Beginner 2
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Monday Jan 6th, 6pm - 7:30pm

German High Beginner
German High Beginner
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Monday Jan 6th, 7:30pm - 9pm

Russian Intermediate 1
Russian Intermediate 1
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Monday Jan 6th, 7:30pm - 9pm

Russian High Beginner
Russian High Beginner
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Monday Jan 6th, 7:30pm - 9pm

French - Total Beginner
French - Total Beginner
Next start date:

Tuesday Jan 7th, 11am - 12:30pm

Spanish High Beginner
Spanish High Beginner
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Tuesday Jan 7th, 5:30pm - 7pm

French High Beginner
French High Beginner
Next start date:

Monday Jan 6th, 12pm - 1:30pm

Russian Intermediate 2
Russian Intermediate 2
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Tuesday Jan 7th, 6pm - 7:30pm

Italian High Beginner
Italian High Beginner
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Tuesday Jan 7th, 6pm - 7:30pm

Mandarin Chinese Beginner 2
Mandarin Chinese Beginner 2
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Tuesday Jan 7th, 5:30pm - 7pm

Arabic - Total Beginner
Arabic - Total Beginner
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Wednesday Jan 8th, 10:30am - 12pm

French - Advanced Conversation
French - Advanced Conversation
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Wednesday Jan 8th, 12pm - 1:30pm

German Intermediate 1
German Intermediate 1
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Wednesday Jan 8th, 5:30pm - 7pm

Italian Intermediate 2
Italian Intermediate 2
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Wednesday Jan 8th, 6pm - 7:30pm

Spanish Intermediate 2
Spanish Intermediate 2
Next start date:

Tuesday Jan 7th, 7:30pm - 9pm

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