Group Classes | Learn a new language

Group instruction starting at $360 per term

ILI is resuming in-person classes beginning June 29. ILI is also committed to continuing an online option for participating in our classes.  Those students who want to take the classes in person can come to the classrooms (maximum 6 per room to allow for social distancing) and those who want to study online can join the class via Zoom.  We will have a 360-degree camera in the room enabling online participants to feel part of the class.

For over 50 years, our foreign language classes have been taken by everyone, from businessmen and professionals, to tourists and students interested in broadening their horizons. To date, we offer over 100 group classes in the most popular languages and private instructions in almost every language. Learn a new language with highly-qualified, native-speaking instructors who teach group classes and offer private tutorials.

Our popular foreign language group classes at ILI are offered in Arabic, Chinese MandarinFrench, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Medical Spanish, Urdu and Turkish. Each class is 10 weeks long and meets either once or twice per week. We have four terms per year. To see which levels are offered in each language, the days and start times of each class, please select the language of your choice. One level costs $360, textbooks are extra.

Summer 2020 term is now open for registration! Enroll by July 6! Classes begin July 13.

Private Tutorials & Corporate Classes

Starting at $50 per hour for private instruction

For most other languages, we offer private tutorials, semi-private tutorials, special small group classes and corporate classes, to meet your personal or professional language goals. We are proud to have access to native-speaking instructors for these additional languages:

Online Registration

To register for any of our foreign language group classes, a private tutorial or a corporate group class, simply complete our secure online registration form. Once your application has been processed, you will receive an email from us.


Please contact our Foreign Language Coordinator, Jane Edwards, at (202) 686-5610 ext. 105 or at