Following official information received yesterday pertaining to the Plan Vigipirate, applicable to all governmental and non-governmental institutions with a link to France, the  Alliance Francaise of Washington DC reserves the right to ask first-time visitors for their government-issue ID when they enter the building.

We thank you for your cooperation and understanding. This procedure is temporary but will remain in place until further notice.

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  • Ticket Sale OPEN - AFDC Gala is on May 14

    The Annual AFDC Benefit Event is on Tuesday, May 14 at Hillwood Museum, Estate and Gardens

    Email the Executive Director at: with the first and last name and the email address of all attendees if you buy multiple tickets.

    Tickets can be purchased here

  • "Field trip" to Classicus Farms - April 27

    Saturday April 27th, 8:00am to 5:00pm

    Join us on a "field trip" to Classicus Farms to discover French Dressage!

    Click here for events

  • Meet Author David Diop 04/17

    Meet Author David Diop in person at AFDC- in French!

    Wednesday April 17th — 7:00 - 9:00 PM

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  • Join our Teen Conversation Club!

    Join Club Ados !

    Club Ados is a specially designed online conversation club just for teens!

    Lead by a different AF chapter each month,it's your chance to discover more about French language and culture, while making new friends!

    On April 20, the AF de Seattle invites you online! Sign up here.

    For any questions, please contact

    • 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

      Would you like to have your level assesed while experiencing one of our classes? Click below to register for a free online trial class.Register for a Zoom Trial Class


    • 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 here for the schedule. 

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