ABC Languages

ABC Languages

Language
Chelsea, New York, New York
(362 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

(362 Reviews)
Spanish - Total Beginner

10/24/2022
Sherif E.

Attended: Spanish - Total Beginner


Everything was great and yes I’m looking forward for next class.

Spanish Conversation Practice High Beginner

10/20/2022
Anonymous

Attended: Spanish Conversation Practice High Beginner


Loved my session with Juan. He was very friendly, professional and patient. He was clear and guided the conversation naturally. Would definitely want his tutelage again. Thank you Juan!

Italian Beginner 1

9/16/2022
Mary F.

Attended: Italian Beginner 1


It is fun and simple enough to follow. Ciao Mary

Intro To Spanish Crash Course

8/14/2022
Anonymous

Attended: Intro To Spanish Crash Course


Jose was a great Teacher! However, the other participant in the class constantly spoke over and interrupted Jose the entire time. The other participant basically hijacked the class to make it his own. It was very disruptive and very aggravating, and really took away from my ability to participate. Out of the 15 pages of worksheets we were to go over, we only got through 7. At the very END of the class, the other participant let it be known that he is hearing impared and usually needs to read lips. I think more questions need to be asked of participants before being able to sign up for group courses. The other participant clearly needed a one on one class and probably didn't get out of the class everything he needed either, by not indicating he needed more individualized attention.

Spanish Conversation Practice (Intermediate/Advanced)

7/27/2022
Anonymous

Attended: Spanish Conversation Practice (Intermediate/Advanced)


Not only is it fun and educational to have Spanish conversation, but it’s great to meet new people. I really enjoy this course.

Spanish Conversation Practice (Intermediate/Advanced)

7/25/2022
Anonymous

Attended: Spanish Conversation Practice (Intermediate/Advanced)


I enjoy having conversations with other Spanish learners. It’s learning without pressure- It’s practical learning.

Spanish - Total Beginner

6/30/2022
Berna K.

Attended: Spanish - Total Beginner


Spanish- Total Beginner was the just-right level for me. Adelina was a great tutor. She was supportive and patient, and always provided a mix of speaking, listening, and a variety of learning activities which helped me retain what I learned during class. I am planning on signing up for the next level soon.

Portuguese Intro Crash Course

4/12/2022
Tracy C.

Attended: Portuguese Intro Crash Course


Marco was great, very good intro and I appreciated him pointing out the differences in Brazil and Portugal!

Spanish Beginner 2

1/20/2022
sharon h.

Attended: Spanish Beginner 2


The instructor was easy to understand and gave everyone in class a chance to participate.

Intro to Italian Crash Course

1/19/2022
Simay S.

Attended: Intro to Italian Crash Course


It was amazing! I am looking for learning a new language to actually enjoy the learning process! Great crash course for someone with absolute no Italian background - and have a taste of the language to see if they would love learning Italian! Or for someone willing to travel to Italy! :) Also, the instructor is very welcoming, comforting and aware of what is on PDF what is not provided by ABC once you registered.

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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

German High Beginner
German High Beginner
Next start date:

Monday Dec 12th, 6pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time

French Conversation Practice (High Beginner)
French Conversation Practice (High Beginner)
Next start date:

Monday Dec 12th, 6pm - 7pm Eastern Time

Russian Intermediate 3
Russian Intermediate 3
Next start date:

Monday Dec 12th, 6:30pm - 8pm Eastern Time

Arabic Intermediate 2
Arabic Intermediate 2
Next start date:

Monday Dec 12th, 7pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time

Italian High Beginner
Italian High Beginner
Next start date:

Tuesday Dec 13th, 12:30pm - 2pm Eastern Time

French High Beginner Online
French High Beginner Online
Next start date:

Tuesday Dec 13th, 6pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time

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

Wednesday Dec 14th, 12pm - 1:30pm Eastern Time

Italian Intermediate 3
Italian Intermediate 3
Next start date:

Wednesday Dec 14th, 6:30pm - 8pm Eastern Time

Portuguese Intermediate 3
Portuguese Intermediate 3
Next start date:

Thursday Dec 15th, 7:30pm - 9pm Eastern Time

Spanish Intermediate 2
Spanish Intermediate 2
Next start date:

Saturday Dec 17th, 10:30am - 12pm Eastern Time

Russian High Beginner
Russian High Beginner
Next start date:

Saturday Dec 17th, 10:30am - 12pm Eastern Time

Arabic High Beginner
Arabic High Beginner
Next start date:

Tuesday Jan 3rd, 6pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time

Arabic Intermediate 3
Arabic Intermediate 3
Next start date:

Thursday Jan 5th, 6pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time

French Beginner 2
French Beginner 2
Next start date:

Tuesday Dec 13th, 6pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time

Spanish Intermediate 3
Spanish Intermediate 3
Next start date:

Tuesday Dec 13th, 9am - 10:30am Eastern Time

French Intermediate 3
French Intermediate 3
Next start date:

Monday Dec 12th, 7pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time

All About Russian: An Intro Workshop
All About Russian: An Intro Workshop
Next start date:

Saturday Jan 7th, 9am - 10:30am Eastern Time

All About Arabic: An Intro Workshop
All About Arabic: An Intro Workshop
Next start date:

Monday Jan 9th, 7:30pm - 9pm Eastern Time

All About Mandarin: An Intro Workshop
All About Mandarin: An Intro Workshop
Next start date:

Saturday Jan 14th, 9am - 10:30am Eastern Time

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

Saturday Jan 14th, 9am - 10:30am Eastern Time

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