ABC Languages

ABC Languages

Language
Chelsea, New York, New York
(337 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

(337 Reviews)
Intro to Italian Crash Course

9/13/2021
Carrie R.

Attended: Intro to Italian Crash Course


Loved this course. The instructor was patient and very knowledgeable. He made it an interactive course which kept everyone involved. I might even take it again since I'm not a good study! Carrie

Intro to Italian Crash Course

7/14/2021
Anonymous

Attended: Intro to Italian Crash Course


I'm sorry I can't leave a review because I had an emergency and wasn't able to make it. I'm so hoping this class is available again soon as I would still really like to take it.

Arabic - Total Beginner Online

7/9/2021
Anonymous

Attended: Arabic - Total Beginner Online


Nice teacher, fun class

Private Korean Lessons

2/16/2021
Anonymous

Attended: Private Korean Lessons


The class was perfect for me, and the instructor was kind, knowlegeble, and wonderful. Thank you so much!

Portuguese - Fast Track

11/17/2020
Maram A.

Attended: Portuguese - Fast Track


The right amount of material and pace are covered in the course. Natalia from ABC Languages is such a great teacher: patient, encouraging, and vibrant!

Spanish High Beginner

10/28/2020
Amanda S.

Attended: Spanish High Beginner


Perfect class for me— small, engaging, just at the right level.

Private Chinese Mandarin Lessons

10/12/2020
Constonsa A.

Attended: Private Chinese Mandarin Lessons


Our teacher Tiffany was awesome! We learned a lot of words and sentences in our first class. We are excited about continuing our classes! :)

Intro to Italian Crash Course

8/3/2020
Anonymous

Attended: Intro to Italian Crash Course


I've enjoyed all the crash course workshops I've taken with with ABC Languages thus far, and Italian for Travelers is a real treat! My best friend and I took this class together remotely, and we learned a great deal in just 1.5 hours about Italian language, culture, and social customs. Giulia is a fantastic instructor, and I highly recommend taking this course with her.

Private Arabic Lessons

6/16/2020
Joanna N.

Attended: Private Arabic Lessons


Excellent Class! I am truly enjoying myself. I signed up for more.

Private Arabic Lessons

6/15/2020
Joanna N.

Attended: Private Arabic Lessons


Wonderful class! I have an excellent teacher. Great direction

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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

French - High Beginner
French - High Beginner
Next start date:

Tuesday Sep 28th, 5:30pm - 7pm Eastern Time

Spanish Intermediate 2
Spanish Intermediate 2
Next start date:

Tuesday Sep 28th, 5:30pm - 7pm Eastern Time

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

Wednesday Sep 29th, 12pm - 1:30pm Eastern Time

Spanish - Total Beginner
Spanish - Total Beginner
Next start date:

Wednesday Sep 29th, 3:30pm - 5pm Eastern Time

Mandarin Chinese Low Intermediate
Mandarin Chinese Low Intermediate
Next start date:

Tuesday Sep 28th, 5:30pm - 7pm Eastern Time

Portuguese Intermediate 2
Portuguese Intermediate 2
Next start date:

Thursday Sep 30th, 7:30pm - 9pm Eastern Time

Portuguese Intermediate 1
Portuguese Intermediate 1
Next start date:

Thursday Sep 30th, 7:30pm - 9pm Eastern Time

Arabic High Beginner
Arabic High Beginner
Next start date:

Thursday Sep 30th, 7:30pm - 9pm Eastern Time

Russian High Beginner
Russian High Beginner
Next start date:

Saturday Oct 2nd, 10:30am - 12pm Eastern Time

Private Polish Lessons
Private Polish Lessons
Next start date:

Monday Oct 4th, 12pm - 12pm Eastern Time

Private Spanish Lessons
Private Spanish Lessons
Next start date:

Monday Oct 4th, 12pm - 12pm Eastern Time

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

Monday Oct 4th, 12pm - 12pm Eastern Time

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

Monday Oct 4th, 12pm - 12pm Eastern Time

Private Korean Lessons
Private Korean Lessons
Next start date:

Monday Oct 4th, 12pm - 12pm Eastern Time

Private Arabic Lessons
Private Arabic Lessons
Next start date:

Monday Oct 4th, 12pm - 12pm Eastern Time

Portuguese High Beginner
Portuguese High Beginner
Next start date:

Monday Oct 4th, 6pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time

Italian Intermediate 2
Italian Intermediate 2
Next start date:

Tuesday Sep 28th, 6pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time

German High Beginner
German High Beginner
Next start date:

Monday Oct 4th, 7:30pm - 9pm Eastern Time

Italian High Beginner
Italian High Beginner
Next start date:

Monday Oct 4th, 7:30pm - 9pm Eastern Time

German Intermediate 2
German Intermediate 2
Next start date:

Tuesday Sep 28th, 5:30pm - 7pm Eastern Time

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