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

* Discover French - Trial Workshop (slow pace workshop)
Get introduced to some French sounds and letters, numbers, and a few words at a slow pace (not in complete immersion). You will have to do Survival 1 (A1-1) after this class.

-> in Person - Discover French Workshop - Thursdays 6:00-7:30pm -Nov 11th to Dec 16th - 1.5 hours over 5 weeks - $159
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* Survival 1 (A1 -0/1) for complete beginners - 12 hours
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 - Sept 16th to Nov 4th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240

-> in Person - Survival 1 Alexandria - Thursdays 6:00-7:30pm - Jan 6th to Feb 24th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $253 - COMING SOON

- ONLINE EVENINGS - Survival 1 - Tuesdays 6:00-7:30pm - Sept 21st to Nov 9th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240.

- ONLINE MORNINGS INTENSIVE - Survival 1 INTENSIVE - Mo/Tue/Wed/Thu 8-9:30am - Oct 4th to 14th - 1.5 hours x 4 days x 2 weeks - $240.

- ONLINE SATURDAYS - Survival 1 Saturdays 11:00am-12:30pm - Sept 18th to Nov 6th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240

- ONLINE MORNINGS - Survival 1 - Tuesdays 8:00-9:30am - Sept 28th to Nov 16th - 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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** Survival 2 (A1 -2) for beginners with some knowledge- 12 hours
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 - Sept 15th to Nov 3rd - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240.

-> in Person - Survival 2 Alexandria - Thursdays 7:40-9:10pm - Jan 6th to Feb 24th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $253.- COMING SOON

- ONLINE EVENINGS - Survival 2 - Thursdays 6-7:30pm - Sept 16th to Nov 4th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240.

- ONLINE SATURDAYS - Survival 2 INTENSIVE - Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/ 8-9:30am - Oct 18th to 28th - 1.5 hours x 4 days x 2 weeks - $240.

- ONLINE MORNINGS INTENSIVE - Survival 2 INTENSIVE - Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/ 8-9:30am - Oct 18th to 28th - 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
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 6:00-7:30pm - Jan 5th to Feb 23rd - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $253

- ONLINE EVENINGS - Survival 3 - Tuesdays 6 to 7:30pm - Sept 14th to Nov 2nd - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240

- ONLINE SATURDAYS - Survival 3 - Saturdays 11:30am-1pm - Sept 18th to Nov 6th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240

- ONLINE MORNINGS - Survival 3 - Tuesdays 8:00-9:30am - Oct 12th to Nov 30th - 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
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...).

-> In Person - Conversation (A1) part 1 - Wednesdays 6:00-7:30pm - Nov 10th to Dec 15th (No class Nov 24th) - 1.5 hours over 5 weeks - $159

Choose your A2 Class

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

-> In Person - Survival 4 Alexandria - Wednesdays 7:45 to 9:15pm - Jan 5th to Feb 23rd - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $253

**** Improve your Grammar (A2)
This class is for Elementary students (A2) who want to improve their grammar skills with written and oral activities.

-> In Person - Grammar A2 - Thur 7:40 to 9:10pm - Nov 11th to Dec 16th (no class Nov 25th) - 1.5h over 5 weeks - $159.
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**** Survival 5 (A2-1)- 12 hours
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 - Sept 22nd to Nov 10th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks.
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***** Conversation and Grammar (A2) - 12 hours or 7.5 hours
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+/B1 Class - Mondays 5:00-6:30pm - Oct 18th to Dec 6th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $253

- ONLINE EVENING - Conversation and Grammar (A2) Class 12h - Tuesdays 6-7:30pm - Sept 14th to Nov 2nd - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240
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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

-> in Person - Conversation and Grammar (B1+ B2 C1) - Tuesdays 6:00-7:30pm - Oct 5th to Nov 23rd - 1.5h over 8 weeks - $253

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 - Oct 5th to Nov 23rd - 1.5h over 8 weeks - $240