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, 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 - Oct 15th to Dec 10th (no class Nov 26th) - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks.

ONLINE SATURDAYS - Survival 1- Saturdays 12:30 to 2pm - Oct 17th to Dec 12th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks (no class Nov 28th).

ONLINE EVENINGS - Survival 1 - Tuesdays 6-7:30pm - Oct 20th to Dec 8th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks.

ONLINE MORNINGS INTENSIVE - Survival 1 INTENSIVE - Mo/Tue/Wed/Thu 8-9:30am - Oct 26th to Nov 5th - 1.5 hours x 4 days x 2 weeks.
We can report Nov 3rd to Nov 5th (let us know if you prefer this schedule or not)

** 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 - Oct 15th to Dec 10th (no class Nov 26th) - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks.

ONLINE MORNINGS INTENSIVE - Survival 2 INTENSIVE - Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/ 8-9:30am - Oct 5th to 15th - 1.5 hours x 4 days x 2 weeks.

ONLINE EVENINGS - Survival 2 - Tuesdays 6-7:30pm - Sept 29th to Nov 17th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks.

ONLINE SATURDAYS - Survival 2- Saturdays 12:30pm-2:00pm - Oct 17th to Dec 12th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks (no class Nov 28th).


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 - Wed 6-7pm - Oct 14h to Dec 9th (no class Nov 25th) - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks.

ONLINE EVENINGS: - Survival 3 - Tuesdays 7:30-9pm - Oct 20th to Dec 8th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks, $240.

ONLINE MORNINGS: - Survival 3 Tuesdays 8-9:30am - Oct 13th to Dec 8th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks, $240 (No class Nov 3rd).

We offer all classes regularly, they are posted about 6 weeks before start on the schedule.
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NEW

** Review Beginner Workshop A1 (A1-2) - 7.5 hours of class - $150
You did a A1-1 or A1-2 class and you forgot some? You struggle to understand authentic dialogs? This workshop will help you brush up your beginner skills, so you can continue with the next class. Prerequisite: Survival 1 and 2, or 15-20 hours of French.

Online - Review French Beginner A1 - Thursdays 6-7:30pm - from Nov 12th to Dec 17th - 7.5 hours - $150 (no class Nov 26th).
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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 - Thursdays 7:35-9:05pm - Oct 15th to Dec 10th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks (no class Nov 26th).
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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 - Oct 21st to Dec 16th (no class Nov 25th) - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks.
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NEW!

***** Grammar in Dialogues (A2) - 7.5 hours $150
For Elementary (A2) students who want to strengthen their grammar skills in a fun workshop. We will work on authentic dialogs - and therefore on your oral comprehension- to review grammar rules (comparatif, pronouns y and en, past tenses, conditionnel, subjonctif).

Online - Grammar in Dialogues (A2) 7.5 hours - Tuesdays 6-7:30pm - November 10th to Dec 8th - 1.5 over 5 weeks - $150

***** 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) Workshop 7.5h - Tuesdays 6-7:30pm - Nov 17th to Dec 15th - 1.5 hours over 5 weeks - $150

Online - Conversation and Grammar (A2) Class 12h - Tuesdays 6-7:30pm - Jan 12th to March 2nd 2021 - 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 - Conversation and Grammar (B1) Workshop 7.5h - Wednesdays 6-7:30pm - Nov 11th to Dec 16th (no class Nov 25th) - 1.5h over 5 weeks - $150

Online or in PERSON - Conversation and Grammar (B1+ B2 C1) 7.5 hours - Tue 6:30-8pm - Nov 10th to Dec 8th - 1.5h over 5 weeks - $150

****** 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 Class - Mondays 6:30-8pm -Oct 19th to Dec 7th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240.