Schedule

CHI I (69)

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Spring 2018 Semester Dates

  • Registration: Current and ongoing for all classes.*
  • Semester Dates: February 4 – May 13 (except when alternate dates are noted).
  • Classes meet once a week for two hours each for twelve weeks (except when an alternate schedule is noted).

*Registration for classes with available space is ongoing.  Please note that late registrants will be marked absent for all of the previous classes that were missed.  These absences count toward semester attendance and are subject to our attendance policy.

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Language Placement Form

Please note that if you want to take a non-Foreigner level course, you may have to complete our online Language Placement Form. Read more about our language levels. You have to fill out this form if:

  • You have not taken the previous level course with GLN within the past two semesters.
  • You have taken the previous level course with GLN within the past two semesters but did not meet the attendance requirements (you missed more than two classes).

SPRING 2018 CLASS SCHEDULE

Classes meet from February 4 – May 13 unless otherwise noted.  

Classes are subject to change.

*Full* denotes that the class is now full, all other classes still have available spots!

ARABIC
*Lottery* Arabic Foreigner with Nasser on Tuesday from 5:30pm – 7:30pm — McPherson Square
*Lottery* Arabic Foreigner (6 week class: 2/7 – 3/24) with Vivian on Wednesday from 6:00pm – 8:00pm — Dupont Circle
*Lottery*Arabic Foreigner with Hany on Friday from 6:30pm – 8:30pm — Foggy Bottom
Arabic Tourist with Joe on Saturday from 12:00pm – 2:00pm — McPherson Square
Arabic Explorer with Raghad on Sunday from 10:30am – 12:30pm — McPherson Square
Arabic Frequent Flyer with Kelly on Thursday from 6:00pm – 8:00pm — Metro Center

BOSNIAN/SERBIAN/CROATIAN
Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian Tourist with Andrea on Wednesday from 7:00pm – 9:00pm — Metro Center

BURMESE
Burmese Foreigner with Thet Hein on Sunday from 2:00pm – 4:00pm — Metro Center

CHINESE (MANDARIN)
Chinese (Mandarin) Foreigner with Xie on Sunday from 12:00pm – 2:00pm — Dupont Circle
Chinese (Mandarin) Foreigner (8-week class: 3/12 – 4/30) with Yuan on Monday from 5:30pm – 7:30pm — Dupont Circle
Chinese (Mandarin) Foreigner with Ryan on Tuesday from 6:30pm – 8:30pm — Dupont Circle
Chinese (Mandarin) Foreigner (6-week class: 2/21- 3/28) with Wenqi on Wednesday from 6:30pm – 8:30pm — Dupont Circle
Chinese (Mandarin) Tourist with Xuexue on Sunday from 4:00pm – 6:00pm — Dupont Circle
Chinese (Mandarin) Tourist (March 13 – April 17) with Wen on Tuesday from 5:30pm – 7:30pm — AU/Tenleytown
Chinese (Mandarin) Explorer (start date: 2/11) with Bradley on from Sunday 12:00pm – 2:00pm — Dupont Circle
Chinese (Mandarin) Explorer with Lu on Monday from 5:30pm – 7:30pm — Dupont Circle
Chinese (Mandarin) Frequent Flyer (6-week class: 2/6 – 3/13) with Franklin on Tuesday from 6:00pm – 8:00pm — Dupont Circle
Chinese (Mandarin) Frequent Flyer (6-week class: 2/7 – 3/14) with Vicky on Wednesday from 5:30pm – 7:30pm — Dupont Circle
Chinese (Mandarin) Nearly Native with Gloria on Monday from 5:30pm – 7:30pm — Dupont Circle

ENGLISH (ESL)
English as a Second Language (ESL) Frequent Flyer (start date: 2/18) with Timothy on Sunday from 12:00pm – 2:00pm — Dupont Circle
English as a Second Language (ESL) Nearly Native (start date: 2/15) with Nicole on Thursday from 7:00pm – 9:00pm — AU/Tenleytown
English as a Second Language (ESL) Intensive Frequent Flyer (start date: 2/8) with Avon on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30pm – 7:30pm — Dupont Circle *$200 deposit is nonrefundable for intensive classes

FARSI
*Lottery* Farsi Foreigner with Pouria on Tuesday from 6:00pm – 8:00pm — Foggy Bottom

FRENCH
*Lottery* French Foreigner with Hubert on Tuesday from 6:30pm – 8:30pm — Rosslyn
*Lottery* French Foreigner with Ami on Wednesday from 5:30pm – 7:30pm — Foggy Bottom
*Lottery* French Foreigner with Angelica on Sunday from 4:00pm – 6:00pm — Metro Center
*Lottery* French Foreigner with Richard on Tuesday from 6:00pm – 8:00pm — Crystal City
*Lottery* French Tourist with Hubert on Thursday from 6:30pm – 8:30pm — Rosslyn
*Lottery* French Explorer with Kayla on Thursday from 5:30pm – 7:30pm — McPherson Square
*Lottery* French Frequent Flyer with Simo on Tuesday from 5:30pm – 7:30pm — Ballston, Arlington, VA
*Lottery* French Nearly Native with Liliane on Sunday from 2pm – 4pm in Metro Center

GERMAN
*Lottery* German Foreigner with Patricia on Sunday from 12:00pm – 2:00pm –Metro Center
*Lottery* German Tourist with Sara on Tuesday from 6:30pm – 8:30pm — Metro Center
German Frequent Flyer with Elisabeth on Tuesday from 6:00pm – 8:00pm — Rosslyn

HEBREW
*Lottery* Hebrew Foreigner with Yossi on Sundays from 2:30pm – 4:30pm — Metro Center

ITALIAN
*Lottery* Italian Foreigner (6-week class: 2/6 – 3/13) with Riccardo on Tuesdays from 6:30 – 8:30pm — McPherson Square

JAPANESE
*Lottery* Japanese Foreigner (6-week class: 2/8 – 3/15) with Rieko on Thursdays from 6:00pm – 8:00pm — McPherson Square

KOREAN
Korean Foreigner (6-week class: 2/8 – 3/15) with Yusun on Thursday from 6:30pm – 8:30pm — Foggy Bottom

POLISH
Polish Foreigner (8-week class: 2/8 – 3/29) with Natalia on Thursday from 5:30pm – 7:30pm — Dupont Circle

PORTUGUESE
*Lottery* Portuguese Foreigner with Vivian on Monday from 6:00pm – 8:00pm — AU/Tenleytown
Portuguese Frequent Flyer with Claudia on Monday from 6:30pm – 8:30pm — Foggy Bottom

RUSSIAN
*Lottery* Russian Foreigner with Maria on Thursday from 7:00pm – 9:00pm  — AU/Tenleytown
*Lottery*Russian Foreigner with Katy on Sunday from 11:00am – 1:00pm  — Metro Center
*Lottery* Russian Tourist (start date: 2/15) with Heather on Thursday from 6:00pm – 8:00pm — Metro Center
Russian Frequent Flyer with Olga on Tuesday from 6:30pm – 8:30pm — Metro Center
Russian Nearly Native with Anna on Wednesday from 6:30pm – 8:30pm — Metro Center

SPANISH
*Lottery* Spanish Foreigner with Adriana on Monday from 6:00pm – 8:00m — Rosslyn
 *Lottery* Spanish Foreigner with Reiner on Saturday from 2:00pm – 4:00pm — Foggy Bottom
*Lottery* Spanish Tourist with Giomar on Monday from 6:30pm – 8:30pm — Ballston
*Lottery* Spanish Explorer with Alejandra on Tuesday from 6:30pm – 8:30pm  — Farragut
*Lottery*Spanish Explorer with Piero on Thursday from 5:30pm – 7:30pm — Foggy Bottom
*Lottery* Spanish Frequent Flyer (6-week class: 2/5 – 3/12) with Ruben on Monday from 6:00pm – 8:00pm — Dupont Circle
*Lottery* Spanish Frequent Flyer (6-week class: 2/5 – 3/12) with Isidora on Monday from 6:30pm – 8:30pm  — Dupont Circle
*Lottery* Spanish Nearly Native with Ericka on Tuesday from 7:30pm – 9:30pm — Metro Center

SWAHILI
Swahili Foreigner with Hannah on Sunday from 12:00pm – 2:00pm — Foggy Bottom

TURKISH
Turkish Foreigner with Jandan on Tuesday from 6:00pm – 8:00pm — Metro Center
Turkish Tourist (3/12-4/16) with Can on Monday from 6:00pm – 8:00pm — McPherson Square

UKRAINIAN
Ukrainian Foreigner with Myla on Sunday from 2:00pm – 4:00pm — McPherson Square

YIDDISH
Yiddish Foreigner (3/18 – 4/22) with Lee on Sunday from 12:00pm – 2:00pm — McPherson Square

YORUBA
Yoruba Foreigner (3/22-4/26) with Oluwafemi on Thursday from 6:00pm – 8:00pm — Metro Center

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