ABC Languages

ABC Languages

Language
Chelsea, New York, New York
(274 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

(274 Reviews)
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 Group

5/28/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Italian Conversation Practice Group


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

Spanish - Total Beginner

5/7/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Spanish - Total Beginner


Rita was a great instructor and the textbook was really helpful.

Spanish Beginner 2

4/19/2019
Jono O.

Attended: Spanish Beginner 2


Small class size which was great. Really liked the instuctor’s (Rita) teaching style. Hopefully I’ll learn a lot of Spanish here.

French - Advanced Conversation

4/4/2019
Lila H.

Attended: French - Advanced Conversation


Love the class teacher was excellent

Italian Conversation Practice Group

3/14/2019
Jared M.

Attended: Italian Conversation Practice Group


always like ABC!

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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

Portuguese Beginner 2
Portuguese Beginner 2
Next start date:

Monday Sep 23rd, 7:30pm - 9pm

Italian Beginner 2
Italian Beginner 2
Next start date:

Tuesday Sep 24th, 7pm - 8:30pm

Mandarin : A Gentle Intro to Challenging Languages
Mandarin : A Gentle Intro to Challenging Languages
Next start date:

Tuesday Sep 24th, 7:30pm - 9pm

French - Advanced Conversation
French - Advanced Conversation
Next start date:

Wednesday Sep 25th, 12pm - 1:30pm

French Intermediate 1
French Intermediate 1
Next start date:

Wednesday Sep 25th, 1:30pm - 3pm

Italian Intermediate 1
Italian Intermediate 1
Next start date:

Wednesday Sep 25th, 6pm - 7:30pm

Portuguese High Beginner
Portuguese High Beginner
Next start date:

Wednesday Sep 25th, 7:30pm - 9pm

Japanese - Total Beginner
Japanese - Total Beginner
Next start date:

Wednesday Sep 25th, 7:30pm - 9pm

Russian Beginner 2
Russian Beginner 2
Next start date:

Tuesday Sep 24th, 11am - 12:30pm

Spanish 101 in Review - A Quick Refresher of the Basics
Spanish 101 in Review - A Quick Refresher of the Basics
Next start date:

Thursday Sep 26th, 5:30pm - 7pm

Greek - Total Beginner
Greek - Total Beginner
Next start date:

Thursday Sep 26th, 7pm - 9pm

Arabic Beginner 2
Arabic Beginner 2
Next start date:

Thursday Sep 26th, 7:30pm - 9pm

Private Chinese Lessons for Kids
Private Chinese Lessons for Kids
Next start date:

Monday Sep 30th, 12pm - 12pm

Private Portuguese Lessons for Kids
Private Portuguese Lessons for Kids
Next start date:

Monday Sep 30th, 12pm - 12pm

Private German Lessons
Private German Lessons
Next start date:

Monday Sep 30th, 12pm - 12pm

Private Farsi/Persian Lessons
Private Farsi/Persian Lessons
Next start date:

Monday Sep 30th, 12pm - 12pm

Private Polish Lessons
Private Polish Lessons
Next start date:

Monday Sep 30th, 12pm - 12pm

Private Dutch Lessons
Private Dutch Lessons
Next start date:

Monday Sep 30th, 12pm - 12pm

Arabic Intermediate 2
Arabic Intermediate 2
Next start date:

Monday Sep 30th, 5:30pm - 7pm

Spanish Beginner 2
Spanish Beginner 2
Next start date:

Tuesday Sep 24th, 5:30pm - 7pm

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