Group Classes | Learn a new language

Group instruction starting at $380 per term

ILI is currently offering in-person and virtual, online classes via Zoom. All online classes are instructor-led, in real-time, allowing for the same live interaction as our in-person classes. Some of our classes are a combination of in-person and online students. We have 360-degree cameras in the rooms 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, 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 $380, textbooks are extra.

Late Summer term registrations accepted for selected levels! Begins the week of June 24.

Private Tutorials & Corporate Classes

Starting at $54 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 [email protected].