OLI and the Carnegie Mellon University Modern Languages Department offer five instructor-led language courses each semester. These courses are available to anyone in the world, but roster numbers will be capped to ensure a manageable student-to-instructor ratio.

Courses offered:

  • French 1 
  • French 2
  • A1 Spanish for Beginners
  • Elementary Chinese 1
  • Elementary Chinese 2


  • $97

Spring 2024 courses begin at the week of January. Registration is open now. Click here for important information about these synchronous courses and how to register.

Important note: Students are granted a 7-day free access grace period, but after paying to join the course there are no refunds.