San Francisco Happy Hour Language Students in Class

English and Foreign Language Classes in San Francisco

Are you looking to expand your language skills for personal or professional development?

ILSC Education Group provides language training for personal and professional purposes in English, Spanish, French, Mandarin, Italian, Portuguese and more! We offer customized private and semi-private classes at our beautiful facilities conveniently situated in San Francisco's financial district.

We encourage you to join us for a glass of wine while you learn in our dynamic, supportive and conversational language classes. What a fun, stimulating and rewarding way to supplement your work day!

Convenient Central Location

ILSC-San Francisco is centrally located in San Francisco's downtown financial district, close to public transit options. Take a language course with us before work, on your lunch break, or after work in our modern facilities conveniently located in the Embarcadero Center. Special requests for training on-site at your home or workplace may be accommodated depending on your location (please contact us at 415.677.9961 for more information).


Classes at ILSC feature a student-centered and communicative approach to learning. Engaging and dynamic lessons encourage interaction and conversation. Course content is co-created by instructors and students based on students' needs, interests, and abilities. With our private and semi-private class formats, you're guaranteed personalized attention and plenty of opportunity for classroom interaction.

Private and Semi-Private Language Courses

Looking for a flexible, customized language learning option? Our private one-on-one and semi-private courses are designed to meet your individual learning objectives, to fit with your schedule and to offer you the personalized attention you desire. Students will focus on mastering various language skills with an emphasis on speaking and building confidence using the language in real world situations. Courses are geared for adult learners, with most students attending the class to meet language learning goals for business or travel.

Private and Semi-Private classes are offered in the following languages:
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Mandarin
  • German
  • Portuguese
  • Arabic

  • Other languages available upon request.

    What will you learn?

    Get the skills necessary to carry on meaningful conversations: forming questions, describing people and places, making comparisons, recounting past events, making future plans, and more. Depending on your level and language choice, your course will focus on vocabulary building, pronunciation and intonation practice, grammar and syntax clarification, and exercises to hone your listening skills, all in a real-world context.

    Private and Semi-Private classes can be arranged to fit your schedule.


    Class Schedule

    Private and Semi-Private Courses

    For private and semi-private classes, let us know the most convenient days and times for you, and we’ll do our best to coordinate your preferences with the availability of our instructors. Please keep in mind that each individual lesson must be a minimum of 90 minutes. If you opt for the pay-as-you-go option instead of booking a package, each lesson must be a minimum of 2 hours. Please refer to our Course Policies and Fees for incentive packages.

    ILSC's Happy Hour Language Classes are a convenient and affordable way to learn the basics of a language, whether it's for an upcoming trip or just for fun. And for serious students, it's a good way to get started on that language you've always wanted to learn. The staff is very friendly and helpful; the facilities are clean, comfortable, and cheerful.
    David Wells, Mandarin student