Class Schedule Adults DC - K str. NW
Adults classes are held at 1629 K Str., Suite 300, Washington DC 20006: we use several offices and a conference room.
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.
If you don't know your level, you can do this self-evaluation or contact us for a short assessment.
French for Beginners (A1) (Survival classes)
French for Elementary Speakers (A2) (Conversation Classes or Grammar Classes)
French for intermediate Speakers (B1) (Conversation Classes or Grammar Classes)
French for Advanced and Bilingual Speakers (B2- C1)
During the Social Distancing period (probably until end of June), you can follow all group classes on Skype.
- Register for your class.
- We'll send you a "Skype Meet-Now" link, and the material you will need during class.
- You can follow the class at home.
For classes in person, the French Academy plans to implement strict safety measures against COVID-19. We ask all our students and visitors to respect those regulations. Please see all the precautions here.
Choose your Beginner A1 Class
* Introduction to French (A1-0) for complete beginners (slow pace) $150 (workshop)
Learn French sounds and letters, numbers, very basic sentences and a few key words at a slow pace (not in complete immersion).
- Online - French Intro Workshop - Mondays 5 to 6:30pm - June 1st to June 29th - 1.5 hours over 5 weeks- $150
* Survival 1 (A1 -1) for complete beginners - 12 hours - $240
Learn the basics in a fun interactive way using a full immersion communicative methodology.
EVENINGS- in person - Survival 1- Thursdays 6:00-7:30pm - June 11th to July 30th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks.
EVENINGS- in person - Survival 1- Tuesdays 5-30 to 7:30pm - July 14th to Aug 18th - 2 hours over 6 weeks.
MORNINGS INTENSIF- Online - Survival 1 INTENSIVE - Mo/Tue/Wed/Thu 8-9:30am - June 1st to 11th - 1.5 hours x 4 days x 2 weeks.
MORNINGS INTENSIF- Online - Survival 1 - Tuesdays 8:00-9:30am - June 6th to July 21st - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks.
** 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 - Survival 2 - Tuesdays 7:30-9pm - June 16th to August 4th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks.
MORNINGS INTENSIF- Online - Survival 2 INTENSIVE - Mo/Tue/Wed/Thu 8-9:30am - June 15th to 25th - 1.5 hours x 4 days x 2 weeks.
EVENINGS- in person - Survival 2- Thursdays 5:30-7:30 - Aug 6th to Sept 10th - 2 hours over 6 weeks.
*** 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...).
- in person - Conversation (A1) 7.5 hours - Tuesdays 6:00-7:30pm - from July 7th to Aug 4th - 1.5 hours over 5 weeks - $150
*** 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.
MORNINGS INTENSIF - Online: Survival 3 INTENSIVE - Mo/Tue/Wed/Thu 8-9:30am - July 6th to 16th - 1.5 hours x 4 days x 2 weeks.
EVENINGS- in person: - Survival 3 - Tuesdays 7:30-9pm - July 7th to August 25th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks.
Choose your Elementary 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.
- In person - Survival 4 - Thursdays 6-7:30pm - July 9th to Aug 27th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks.
**** 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).
- In person - Survival 5 - Wednesdays 6:00pm-7:30pm - July 8th to Aug 26th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks.
***** 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) Classs 12h - Mondays 5-6:30pm - June 1st to July 20th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240
***** Learn your Verbs (A2/B1) - 5 hours $115
For Elementary (A2) or low intermediate (B1-) students who want to strengthen their grammar skills focussing on verb conjugaison. Review your French irregular verbs in present, futur, past, conditional and subjonctif.
- In person - Learn your Verbs (A2/B1) 5 hours - Wednesdays 5-6pm - June 17th to July 15th - 1h over 5 weeks - $115
**** Improve your Grammar (A2) - 12 hours - $240
This class is for Elementary students (A2) who want to improve their grammar skills and better their written and oral skills as well.
Online - Grammar A2 - Wednesdays 5-6:30pm - June 6th to Aug 5th - 1.5h over 8 weeks.
Choose your Intermediate B1 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 7.5 hours - Wed 6-7:30pm - June 10th to July 8th - 1.5h over 5 weeks - $150
In person - Conversation and Grammar (B1) Classs 12h - Wed 6-7:30pm - July 15th to Sept 2nd - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240
***** Conversation and Culture (B1) - 7.5 hours $150
For intermediate or more advanced students who want to strengthen their conversation skills in a fun workshop.
Let's talk about French culture: music, art, movies and books. Your oral skills will be challenged: can you understand a very famous French song, or the trailer of the new French Netflix show? Can you present your favorite French speaking author?
Online - French Conversation Culture (B1) 7.5 hours - Fridays 9:30-11am - June 12th to July 10th - $150
*****Perfect Grammar B1 - 12 hours $240 or 7.5 hours $150
A dynamic grammar class to review B1 grammar rules (the past, the conditional, the subjunctive, prepositions,...)
Online - Grammar B1 - Fridays 5:00pm-6:30pm - June 19th to Aug 7th- 1.5 hours over 8 weeks $240.
****** Les News (B1+/ B2 and above)
-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 - June 1st to July 20th - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240.
Online - News Workshop - Mondays 6:30-8pm - June 22nd to July 20th - 1.5 hours over 5 weeks - $150.
****** Globetrotters - travel to French speaking countries (B1+/ B2 and above)
For very strong intermediate to bilingual speakers who are interested to talk about culture, politics, architecture, food, traditions and history. This is a great class for debate, discussions, learning vocabulary in the field of international development, public health and more.
NEW CLASS EVERY SESSION
Online - Globetrotters Class - Thursdays 4:30-6pm - June 4th to July 23rd - 1.5 hours over 8 weeks - $240.
Choose your Advanced B2/C1 Class
****** Perfect your French! Conversation and Grammar B2/C1- 12 hours - $240
Class for advanced speakers (B2+) who would like to empower their French with better oral and written skills.
NEW EVERY SESSION, can be repeated several times.
Online - Perfect French (B2 C1) Workshop 7.5 hours - Wednesdays 7:30-9pm - June 10th to July 8th- 1.5 hours over 5 weeks - $150.
Online - Perfect French (B2 C1) Workshop 7.5 hours - Wednesdays 7:30-9pm - July 15th to Aug 12th- 1.5 hours over 5 weeks - $150.