Alliance Française of Washington, DC will be closed from 01/18/2020 to 01/21/2020 in observance of MLK Day. Our office will open on Tuesday, 01/22/2020 at 8:30 AM.

Adult Placement Tests

We recommend reading through the registration steps before completing a placement test. 

Please note French complete beginners do not need to complete a test. There is one placement test for all other levels. Answer as many questions as you can!

Take Online Placement Test

Alternatively, you can download AFDC's Adult Placement Test (PDF) and email the completed form to

You are also welcome at our Placement Test Night on Thursday, February 13, 2019 from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm to do the written test and complete a speaking evaluation on-site. Based on the results, you can enroll - with a $20 discount - in the best French class for you this Winter!

If you come in person outside a scheduled Placement Test Night, we may not be able to test your verbal fluency right away. 

If you have any questions, please contact our Academic Director at .

For children's placement tests, please review children's registration steps.