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Foreign Language Classes, Programs, & Schools for Kids in Manhattan

Foreign Language Classes, Programs, & Schools for Kids in Manhattan

These New York City programs will have your child speaking a second language in no time!



UPDATED January 2020: Introduce your child to a foreign language and help broaden their view of the world. Look up available classes for Manhattan.

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CHINA INSTITUTE
40 Rector St., 2nd floor, New York
212-744-8181 x110
Email emarks@chinainstitute.org

With two convenient Manhattan locations-Upper East Side and the Financial District, China Institute’s classes allow children to learn Chinese using an integrated, comprehensive approach. Classes are level and age-appropriate. Expert, native speaking teachers lead classes for kids 18 months to 17 years.


COLLINA ITALIANA
1556 Third Ave. (at 87th Street), Suite 603, New York
212-427-7770
Email info@collinaitaliana.com

Set on the Upper East Side, our Italian classes allow children to benefit from a comprehensive approach to learning in an age-appropriate, inviting atmosphere. Children gather to share learned words and expressions through playful, skill-building activities such as games, songs, dances, and stories. For all the bellissimi details visit collinaitaliana.com!


EPIPHANY COMMUNITY NURSERY SCHOOL
510 E. 74th St., New York
212-737-2977

ECNS Etc., the new enrichment classes program of the long established UES preschool ECNS, is offering innovative and exciting classes this fall. Our fun classes, designed to challenge children’s minds and bodies, are perfect for those who are in half-day, part time, or not in a formal school program. We have classes that include chess, gymnastics, parkour, Italian language, cooking, art, Lego build, and more. There is sure to be a class, or two or three, perfect for your child. Please visit our website for the full schedule.


GERMAN-AMERICAN SCHOOL: WHERE KIDS LEARN GERMAN
212-787-7543
Email germanamericanschool@verizon.net

Our German language program is recognized by The NY State Board of Regents and is designed to lead students toward successful completion of the NY State FLAC exam. Our focus is to teach German language to children from all backgrounds. We also offer AP German and other nationally recognized exams.


INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF NEW YORK
4 E. 90th St. , New York
212-641-0260
Email info@ianyc.org

The International Academy of New York is multi-cultural and diverse, developing culturally astute, confident, and empathetic students with fluency in Mandarin or Spanish, while excelling in literacy, math, and the arts. Pre-nursery (2s)-eighth grade, but accepting applications through fourth grade for 2019-20.


LANGUAGE WORKSHOP FOR CHILDREN (THE)
888 Lexington Ave. (at 66th Street), Upper East Side
212-628-2700

The Language Workshop for Children has been a leading name in children's language acquisition since 1973. Using the renowned Thibaut Technique® and native speaking teachers, children learn through original music, vocabulary building songs, immersion, visual aids, and action games in a controlled playgroup environment. The LWFC offers French, Spanish, Chinese, and Italian group classes for tots (6 months-3 years), including a Family Preschool, and for children ages 3-8. We also offer private lessons in person or online through Skype as well as test prep for all ages, including teens and college students.


PUSTEBLUME INTERNATIONAL PRESCHOOL AND AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS
244 W. 14th St., New York
212-206-1137
Email info@pusteblumenyc.org

Pusteblume International Preschool provides children with a fun and community-oriented multicultural environment. Our preschool program welcomes families with children from ages 2-5 of all international backgrounds who are interested in having their child learn German, Spanish, or both, in a language immersion classroom. Our after-school programs and holiday camps welcome children from other schools and also offer activities for school-age children (ages 6-12). Pusteblume International Preschool is directed by Friends of the German International School of New York, Inc., a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation.


RENASCENT INSTITUTE SPANISH AND MANDARIN IMMERSION
Ella Baker School, Julia Richman Educational Complex 317 E. 67th St. ,
917-805-1232
Email info@renascentintitute.org

Spanish and Mandarin Saturday classes are offered in Midtown. Give your child the gift of learn a foreign language taught by native, caring teachers. Students will learn the language using puppets, storytelling, arts and crafts, board games, songs, and dancing. Learn a new language and have fun!


SPEAKITALY NYC
49 W. 28th St., floor 3,
212-603-9685
Email info@speakitalynyc.com

Speakitaly NYC offers high quality Italian language lessons for children and young learners ages 6 months and older. Children are encouraged to experiment with the language through engaging activities and start speaking Italian in a very natural way. Small groups of seven students; educational, fun, and professional native language teachers!


TRIBECA COMMUNITY SCHOOL
22 Ericsson Place,
212-226-9070
Email info@tribecacommunityschool.com

TriBeCa Community School is a preschool for children ages 2-5 inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach. We offer half- and extended-day programs in our thoughtfully designed classrooms. Our after-school and school break programs are open to the community. We offer soccer, chess, woodwork, STEM, Spanish, cooking, and tennis. Register today!


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