Class Schedule Adults Alexandria

Adults classes are held at 5749 Governors Pond Cir, Alexandria VA22310.
We use a classroom located in a townhouse, so you can park more easily and don't have to commute to DC. To see the room click here.
We choose quality over quantity: our classes have between 3 and 6 participants to make sure everyone gets a lot of attention and progress better and faster.

French for Beginners (A1)
French for Elementary Speakers (A2)
French for intermediate Speakers (B1)
French for Advanced and Bilingual Speakers (B2- C1)

COVID-19 Measures

Since July 2020, we are offering classes in person.
The French Academy follows strict safety measures against COVID-19. We ask all our students and visitors to respect those regulations. Please see all the precautions here.
In case the pandemic situation worsens, in person classes will be online.

Choose your Beginner A1 Class

* Survival 1 (A1 -0/1) for complete beginners - 12 hours - $240
Learn the basics in a fun interactive way using a full immersion communicative methodology.

- in Person - Survival 1 Alexandria - Thursdays 6:00-7:30pm - May 13th to July 1st - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240.

- ONLINE EVENINGS - Survival 1 - Tuesdays 6:00-7:30pm - May 11th to June 29th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240.

- ONLINE MORNINGS INTENSIVE - Survival 1 INTENSIVE - Mo/Tue/Wed/Thu 8-9:30am - May 3rd to 13th - 1.5 hours x 4 days x 2 weeks - $240.

- ONLINE SATURDAYS - Survival 1- Saturdays 12:30am to 2pm - June 5th to July 31st (no class July 3rd) - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240.

** Survival 2 (A1 -2) for beginners with some knowledge- 12 hours - $240
Learn more basics to be able to survive in a French speaking country! (You must have some knowledge to register for this class).

- in Person - Survival 2 Alexandria - Thursdays 7:40-9:10pm - May 13th to July 1st - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240.

EVENINGS ONLINE - Survival 2 - Thursdays 6-7:30pm - March 11th to April 29th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240.

SATURDAYS ONLINE - Survival 2 - Saturdays 11:30am to 1pm - June 5th to July 31st (no class July 3rd) - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240

MORNINGS INTENSIVE ONLINE - Survival 2 INTENSIVE - Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/ 8-9:30am - May 17th to 27th - 1.5 hours x 4 days x 2 weeks - $240.

We offer all classes regularly, they are posted about 6 weeks before start on the schedule.
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*** Survival 3 (A1-3) for advanced beginners- 12 hours - $240
Learn more to be an elementary speaker! Must have done Survival 1 and 2 (or Bleu 1 and 2) or have finished A1-2 level.

In Person - Survival 3 Alexandria - Wednesdays 5:30-7:00pm - May 12th to June 30th - 1.5h over 8 weeks - $240

ONLINE SATURDAYS - Survival 3 - Saturdays 10:30am-12pm - June 5th to July 31st (no class July 3rd) - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240.

ONLINE EVENINGS: - Survival 3 - Tuesdays 6 to 7:30pm - March 16th to May 4th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240.

We offer all classes regularly, they are posted about 6 weeks before start on the schedule.
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*** Conversation for Beginners (A1/ A2 minus) - 7.5 hours $150
For Beginner students (A1) and low elementary who want to strengthen their conversation skills with authentic dialogs of our daily life (about food, hobbies, friends and family, simple conversations at work, buying an item...).

ONLINE - Conversation (A1) - Thursdays 4:30 to 6pm - May 13th to June 10th - 1.5 hours over 5 weeks - $150
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Choose your A2 Class

**** Survival 4 (A1-4) for starting elementary - 12 hours - $240
Learn to use all the past and future tenses! For students who have done A1-3.

ONLINE - Survival 4 - Tuesdays 6 to 7:30pm - May 18th to July 6th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240.
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**** Survival 5 (A2-1)- 12 hours - $240
Learn to use the conditional and the subjunctive. For students who have done the Survival 4 or are A2 (elementary).

ONLINE - Survival 5 - Wednesdays 6:00pm-7:30pm - May 12th to June 30th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks.
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***** Conversation and Grammar (A2) - 12 hours $240 or 7.5 hours $150
For Elementary (A2) students who want to train and perfect their conversation skills and fluidity of the language, while learning and reviewing grammar rules. 1.5 hours over 5, or 8 weeks.
NEW EVERY SESSION

In Person - Conversation and Grammar (A2+) Class 12h - Tuesdays 8-9:30am - May 11th to June 29th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240

Online - Conversation and Grammar (A2+) Class 12h - Tuesdays 6-7:30pm - May 18th to July 6th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240
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**** Improve your Grammar (A2) - 12 hours - $240
This class is for Elementary students (A2) who want to improve their grammar skills and better as well their written and oral skills.

Online - Grammar A2 - Wednesdays 5-6:00pm - May 5th to July 7th - 1h over 10 weeks - $200.

Choose your Intermediate Class

***** Conversation and Grammar B1
This class is for Intermediate students (B1) who want to improve their French conversation skills and strengthen some grammar points at the same time. We have a new program every session, so you can repeat this class several times as long as you are B1 or above.
NEW EVERY SESSION

Online
- Conversation and Grammar (B1 and above) Class - Wednesdays 6-7:30pm - May 12th to June 30th - 1.5h over 8 weeks - $240

Online - Conversation and Grammar (B1 minus) Class - Mondays 5-6:30pm - May 17th to July 12th (no class May 31st) - 1.5h over 8 weeks - $240

****** Les News (B1+/ B2 and above)
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Let's talk about current events in French and improve our understanding and debating skills. This class has a new syllabus every period and a hands-on curriculum to better integrate the participants' needs! Can be repeated several times as long as you are B1+ and above.
NEW CLASS EVERY SESSION

Online
- News Workshop - Mondays 6:30-8pm - May 10th to June 14th - 1.5 hours over 5 weeks - $150

Choose your Advanced B2/C1 Class

****** Conversation and Grammar B1+- B2 and above
This class is for strong intermediate (B1+) to advanced students who want to improve their French conversation skills and strengthen some grammar points at the same time. We have a new program every session, so you can repeat this class several times as long as you are B1 or above.
NEW EVERY SESSION

Online
- Conversation and Grammar (B1+ B2 C1) - Tuesdays 6:00-7:30pm - May 18th to July 6th- 1.5h over 8 weeks - $240

Online - Perfect French (B2 C1) workshop- Wednesdays 7:35-9:05pm - May 19th to June 16th - 1.5 hours over 5 weeks - $150