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Sign up for these immersive language classes and learn French, Spanish, Mandarin or Italian over a glass of wine.

  • ILSC
  • ILSC
  • ILSC
  • ILSC
  • ILSC
  • ILSC

Eight-Week Happy Hour Language Class

$460 $265 42% off

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  • Eight weeks of 90-minute Basic 1 group classes (choose from French, Spanish, Mandarin or Italian)
  • One glass of wine at each class

What we love

  • Pick up French, Mandarin, Spanish or Italian quickly in a group setting at this renowned continuing education school in the Financial District.
  • Learn how to order in restaurants and bars, speak about travel, address your family and friends, talk about sports and more.
  • You'll start each session with a glass of wine. With your inhibitions lowered, you'll feel more confident in your speaking skills. You'll study a mix of formal textbooks and real-world materials like music, podcasts, videos, and magazine and newspaper articles.
  • Your instructor will evaluate your progress through homework, group projects, presentations, written assignments, and quizzes. After you've completed the course, your instructor will give you a progress report and recommendations for how to continue your study of the language.

What to know

  • Redeem by: Wednesday, June 11, 2014
  • This offer is subject to Terms and Conditions
  • Classes must be initiated by June 11, 2014
  • Offer is final sale and non-refundable
  • Valid for new clients only
  • Voucher is valid for Basic 1 (beginner) classes only
  • Must be 18 or over to sign up for classes; valid government ID required
  • Must be 21 or over to consume alcohol; valid government ID required
  • Vouchers are non-transferable and must be completed by the same member
  • One voucher per member; an additional four may be purchased as gifts
  • Members must send in their registration form at least two weeks prior to starting lessons
  • Members will see the same instructor for each lesson
  • Appointments are required and are based on availability; please schedule in advance of desired date
  • Make-up classes will not be offered but teachers will provide class material for members who miss a class
  • 48-hour cancellation policy is required for additional lessons or voucher will be forfeited
  • Voucher may be used to obtain the discount until June 11, 2014; after this date, the voucher is valid for the amount paid for five years from date of purchase, longer if provided by law


1 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111

About ILSC

If you've ever wanted to learn how to speak French, Spanish, Mandarin or Italian, and you love wine, ILSC has a program for you. From basic entry-level classes to advanced competency courses, ILSC's private, semi-private, or group lessons benefit any level of speaker—and are always held over a glass of wine. The school's dynamic approach incorporates formal materials like textbooks with authentic music, magazine articles and videos to familiarize the speaker with the language in a more casual, applicable way. Students and teachers work together to develop a syllabus, which involves written assignments, group projects, excursions and quizzes; the course can cover topics like travel, family and relationships, professions, fashion, hobbies, sports and more. Because actually speaking the language is the best way to learn, teachers use the language as much as possible, even in beginner classes.

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