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.

- EVENINGS In Person in Alexandria - Survival 1- Thursdays 6-7:30pm - Jan 7th to Feb 25th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks.

ONLINE MORNINGS INTENSIVE - Survival 1 INTENSIVE - Mo/Tue/Wed/Thu 8-9:30am - Dec 7th to 17th- 1.5 hours x 4 days x 2 weeks - $240.

ONLINE SATURDAYS - Survival 1- Saturdays 10:30am to 12pm - Jan 9th to Feb 27th - 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).

- EVENINGS- In Person in Alexandria - Survival 2 - Thursdays 7:40-9:10pm - Jan 7th to Feb 25th- 1.5 hours over 8 weeks.

ONLINE MORNINGS INTENSIVE - Survival 2 INTENSIVE - Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/ 8-9:30am - Nov 30th to Dec 10th - 1.5 hours x 4 days x 2 weeks.

ONLINE SATURDAYS - Survival 2- Saturdays 12:30pm-2:00pm - Jan 9th to Feb 27th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks.

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 - Mondays 8-9:30am - Jan 11th to March 8th (no class Feb 15th) - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240.

ONLINE EVENINGS: - Survival 3 - Thursdays 6 to 7:30pm - Jan 7th to Feb 25th - 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 - Jan 7th to Feb 4th - 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 6-7:30pm - Jan 5th to Feb 23rd - 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 - Jan 6th to Feb 24th - 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

Online - Conversation and Grammar (A2) Class 12h - Tuesdays 6-7:30pm - Jan 12th to March 2nd 2021 - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240

In PERSON in Alexandria - Conversation and Grammar (A2) Classs 12h - Mondays 6-7:30pm - Jan 11th March 8th (no class Feb 15th) - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240
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Choose your Intermediate and advanced Class

***** Conversation and Grammar B1- 12 hours $240 or 7.5 hours $150.
This class is for Intermediate students (B1) who want to improve their 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 or in Person
- Conversation and Grammar (B1+ B2 C1) - Tuesdays 6:30-8pm - Jan 12th to March 2nd - 1.5h over 8 weeks - $240

Online - Conversation and Grammar (B1 and above) Class - Wednesdays 6-7:30pm - Jan 13th to March 3rd - 1.5h over 8 weeks - $240

Online - Perfect French (B2 C1) - Wednesdays 7:35-9:05pm - Jan 13th to March 3rd - 1.5 hours 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 -Jan 25th to Feb 22nd - 1.5 hours over weeks - $150