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

* Discover French - TRIAL Workshop - for complete beginners (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 10th to Dec 15th - 1.5 hours over 5 weeks - $165.

* 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 - Wednesdays 6:00-7:30pm - Oct 12th to Dec 7th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $253.

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

- ONLINE MORNINGS - Survival 1 - Tuesdays 8-9:30am - Oct 4th to Nov 22nd - 1.5 h x 8 weeks - $240.

- ONLINE EVENINGS - Survival 1 - Wed 6:00pm-7:30pm - Oct 12th to Dec 7th - 1.5 h x 8 weeks - $240.

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ONLINE SATURDAYS - Survival 1 - Saturdays 9-10:30am - Oct 15th to Dec 10th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240.
(No class Nov 26th)

- ONLINE MORNINGS INTENSIVE - Survival 1 INTENSIVE - Mon and Wed 8-9:30am - Oct 24th to Nov 16th- 1.5h x 2 days x 4 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
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 MORNINGS - Survival 3 - Wednesdays 8-9:30am - Oct 12th to Nov 30th - 1.5 h over 8 weeks - $240.

- ONLINE EVENINGS - Survival 3 - Tuesdays 6-7:30pm - Oct 18th to Dec 6th - 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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NEW

*** Conversation for Beginners (A1+/ A2 minus)
For Advanced 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 - Thursdays 7:40-9:10pm - Nov 10th to Dec 15th - 1.5 hours over 5 weeks - $165

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 EVENINGS - Conversation and Grammar (A2) Class - Mon 6-7:30pm - Oct 17th to Dec 12th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240.
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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 - Oct 11th to Nov 8th - 1.5h over 5 weeks - $165.

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) class - Tuesdays 6:00-7:30pm - Oct 11th to Nov 29th - 1.5h over 8 weeks - $240.

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.