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  • Talk w/ Leah Redmond Chang [IN-PERSON], 02/23

    Young Queens: Three Renaissance Women and the Price of Power

    Friday 23rd February 2024 — 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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  • Celebrate Francophonie with us in March 2024

    Join us to celebrate DC Francophonie Festival 2024! 

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  • Dictée de la Francophonie [ONLINE], 03/07

    This dictée is organized as part of the Festival de la Francophonie in Washington, DC and will take place on March 7th at 6:00 p.m. EST on Zoom. Sarah Diligenti, Executive Director of AFDC, will read an excerpt from a text by the Québécois author Fanny Britt.

    The event is free and open to everyone! However, we recommend a B2+ level of French. All registrants will receive a Zoom link a few days before the event.


  • Culturethèque is launching soon!

    Culturethèque is getting a new look!

    We are delighted to announce that the new Culturetheque website will be launching, February 20, 2024.

    Thank you for your patience!
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    • Adult Placement Test Information

      Placement Test Information

      Not sure what your level of French is?  Do the free placement test online!             Take the Placement Test now

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    • Private Classes

      Private Classes

      The Alliance Française de Washington provides customized private one-on-one and semi-private instruction on-site and off-site, as well as Skype lessons with fully qualified French teachers. Start at any time and benefit from flexible scheduling and personalized instruction.

      Submit request form for adult private classes. Learn more about our adult private classes. Learn more about kids & teens private classes here.

    • Adult Group Classes

      Adult Online Classes via Zoom

       Learn French from the comfort of your home. Check herefor the schedule. 

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