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)

Choose your Beginner A1 Class

* Survival 1 (A1 -0/1) for complete beginners
Learn the basics in a fun interactive way using a full immersion communicative methodology / for complete beginners but fast-paced.

-> in Person - Survival 1 Alexandria - Thursdays 6:00-7:30pm - Jan 12th to March 2nd 2023 - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $253.

** Survival 2 (A1 -2) for beginners with some knowledge
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 - Wednesdays 6:00-7:30pm - Jan 11th to March 1st 2023 - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $253.

*** Survival 3 (A1-3) for advanced beginners
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 - Thursdays 7:40-9:10pm - Jan 12th to March 2nd 2023 - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $253

- ONLINE EVENINGS - Survival 3 - Thursdays 6-7:30pm - Jan 19th to March 9th - 1.5 h over 8 weeks - $240.

We offer all classes regularly, they are posted about 6 weeks before start on the schedule.
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Choose your A2 Class

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

Check our online schedule.

**** Survival 5 (A2-1)
Learn to use the conditional and the subjunctive. For students who have done the Survival 4 or are A2 (elementary).

Check our online schedule.

***** Conversation and Grammar (A2 and above)
For strong Elementary (A2) students (or low intermediate) 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

ONLINE - Conversation and Grammar (A2) Class - Mon 6-7:30pm - Jan 9th to March 6th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240.
(No class Jan 16th)
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Choose your Intermediate Class

***** Conversation and Grammar B1
This class is for 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

-> In Person - Conversation and Grammar (B1 and above) Workshop - Tuesdays 6-7:30pm - Jan 10th to Feb 7th - 1.5h over 5 weeks - $165.

Bookclub - NEW !

*****Book Club - 6 hours
For Intermediate (B1) students or above, who want to strengthen their conversation and reading skills.
We have several books to choose from, or you can decide within the group what book you want to read.

-> In Person - Book Club (B1 and above) - Mondays 5:00-6pm - Jan 9th to Feb 27th - 1.5h over 6 weeks - $135.
(No class Jan 16th and Feb 20th)

Karaoke - NEW!

For Intermediate (B1) to bilingual students (C), who love Karaoke.
Let's sing karaoke French songs from our super popular songs.

-> In Person - Karaoke (B1 to C1) - Mondays 6:10-7:10pm - Jan 9th to Feb 13th - 1.5h over 5 weeks - $120.
(No class Jan 16th)

Choose your Advanced B2/C1 Class

****** Conversation and Grammar B2 and above
This class is for 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 - Advanced Conversation and Grammar (B2 C1) Workshop - Tuesdays 6:00-7:30pm - Dec 6th to Jan 10th - 1.5h over 5 weeks - $155.
(No class Dec 27th)

COVID-19 Measures

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

For now, regulations are relaxed, and masks optional.
If you have any covid like symptoms (stuffy or runny nose, sore throat), please do a rapid test before coming to a class in person. Even if this test is negative, wear a mask until you are symptoms free.