Schedule

CHI I (69)There’s still time to join a GLN class this spring.  Many of our classes start soon, so register today!  Don’t forget that the best way to get a guaranteed spot in a lottery class is to become a GLNsider or class host. Sign-up for your free GLN student account today and register for classes now.

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Spring 2017 Semester Dates

  • Registration: Current and ongoing for all classes.*
  • Class Dates: January 29 through May 6 (except when alternate dates are noted).
  • Classes meet once a week for two hours each for 12 weeks (except when 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.

Want to get a sure spot in a class? Join GLNsiders or host a class at your office.  Our most popular classes such as Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, German, and Arabic often have hundreds of people submitting requests for a limited number of seats. Join our GLNsiders community or host a class at your office and receive Priority Registration (a guaranteed spot in a class of your choice). 

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 2017 Class Schedule

Classes meet from January 29 – May 6 unless otherwise noted.  

Classes are subject to change.

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

*Fairfax* denotes classes will take place in Fairfax.  All classes in Fairfax are accessible via either the Dunn Loring-Merrifield metro and the C1 bus or the Vienna/Fairfax metro and a free shuttle bus.

*Full* Arabic Foreigner with Amira  – Mondays from 5:30pm – 7:30pm in Farragut
*Full* Arabic Foreigner with Vivian – Wednesdays from 7:00pm – 9:00pm in McPherson Square
Arabic Explorer (Feb 13 – May 1) with Kelly – Mondays from 7:00pm – 9:00pm in Foggy Bottom
Arabic Frequent Flyer (Feb 11 – May 6) with Hany – Saturdays from 11:00am – 1:00pm in Farragut
*Fairfax* 
Arabic Nearly Native (Mar 14 – Apr 25) with Simo – Tuesdays from 6:30pm – 8:30pm in Fairfax
Armenian Foreigner (Mar 13 – Apr 24) with Araxie – Mondays from 7:30pm – 9:30pm in Farragut
Bulgarian Foreigner (Mar 15 – Apr 26) with Korneliya – Wednesdays from 7:30pm – 9:30pm in Farragut
Burmese Foreigner with Thet Hein – Thursdays from 7:30pm – 9:30pm in Farragut
Burmese (Mar 18 – Apr 29) Foreigner with Thet Hein – Saturdays from 4:00pm – 6:00pm in Farragut
Chinese (Cantonese) Foreigner (Mar 25 – May 6) with Yingzhao – Sundays from 2:00pm – 4:00pm in Farragut
Chinese (Mandarin) Foreigner with Ryan – Wednesdays from 6:30pm – 8:30pm in Farragut
Chinese (Mandarin) Foreigner with Manke – Saturdays from 2:00pm – 4:00pm in Farragut
Chinese (Mandarin) Tourist with Xin – Tuesdays from 5:30pm – 7:30pm in Farragut
Chinese (Mandarin) Tourist (Mar 16 – Apr 27) with Yao – Thursdays from 5:30pm – 7:30pm in Farragut
Chinese (Mandarin) Tourist (Mar 12 – Apr 23) with Moyan – Sundays from 12:00pm – 2:00pm in Farragut
Chinese (Mandarin) Explorer with Yusi – Sundays from 4:00pm – 6:00pm in Farragut
Chinese (Mandarin) Explorer (Mar 13 – Apr 24) with Franklin – Mondays from 5:30pm – 7:30pm in Farragut
Chinese (Mandarin) Explorer (Feb 16 – May 4) with Changyan – Thursdays from 7:30pm – 9:30pm in Farragut
Chinese (Mandarin) Frequent Flyer with Sylvia – Sundays from 12:00pm – 2:00pm in McPherson Square
Chinese (Mandarin) Frequent Flyer with Lulu – Mondays from 7:30pm – 9:30pm in Farragut
Chinese (Mandarin) Frequent Flyer with Vicky – Wednesdays from 5:30pm – 7:30pm in Farragut
Chinese (Mandarin) Nearly Native with Lang – Wednesdays from 5:30pm – 7:30pm in Farragut
Chinese (Mandarin) Nearly Native (Mar 18 – Apr 29) with Manke – Saturdays from 4:00pm – 6:00pm in Farragut
Croatian Foreigner (Mar 24 – May 5) with Zlatica – Saturdays from 12:00pm – 2:00pm in Farragut
English Frequent Flyer (Feb 16 – May 4) with Francisco – Thursdays from 6:00pm – 8:00pm in Foggy Bottom
English Nearly Native with Sarah – Sundays from 4:00pm – 6:00pm in Farragut
English Nearly Native (Feb 2 – Mar 16) with Mae – Thursdays from 7:30pm – 9:30pm in Farragut
Farsi Foreigner with Reza – Mondays from 5:30pm – 7:30pm in Farragut
Farsi Foreigner (Feb 16 – May 4) with Pouria – Thursdays from 6:30pm – 8:30pm in Farragut
Farsi Tourist with Mohammad – Saturdays from 10:00am – 12:00pm in McPherson Square
*Fairfax* 
French Foreigner with Richard – Mondays from 6:30pm – 8:30pm in Fairfax
*Full* French Foreigner with Rivkah – Wednesdays from 5:30pm – 7:30pm in Farragut
French Tourist with Erick – Sundays from 4:00pm – 6:00pm in Farragut
French Tourist with Adon – Fridays from 5:30pm – 7:30pm in Farragut
*Full* French Explorer with Marc-Antoine – Tuesdays from 7:00pm – 9:00pm in Farragut
French Frequent Flyer (Mar 18 – Apr 29) with Mohamed – Saturdays from 10:00am – 12:00pm in Farragut
French Nearly Native with Adon – Saturdays from 1:30pm – 3:30pm in Farragut
Georgian Foreigner (Mar 18 – Apr 29) with Nino – Saturdays from 2:00pm – 4:00pm in Farragut
German Foreigner with Elisabeth – Thursdays from 6:30pm – 8:30pm in Rosslyn
German Explorer with Paul – Tuesdays from 6:00pm – 8:00pm in Farragut
Hebrew Explorer with Daria – Wednesdays from 7:30pm – 9:30pm in Gallery Place Chinatown
Hindi Foreigner with Gayatri – Mondays from 7:30pm – 9:30pm in Farragut
Hindi Foreigner with Meenakshi – Thursdays from 6:30pm – 8:30pm in Farragut
Indonesian Foreigner (Mar 11 – Apr 29) with Gunawan Eko – Saturdays from 10:00am – 12:00pm in Farragut
Italian Foreigner with Valeria – Sundays from 1:30pm – 3:30pm in Farragut
Italian Explorer with Riccardo – Thursdays from 6:30pm – 8:30pm in McPherson Square
Japanese Foreigner with Mariko – Sundays from 4:00pm – 6:00pm in Farragut
Japanese Foreigner (Mar 14 – Apr 25) with Yusei – Tuesdays from 7:30pm – 9:30pm in Farragut
Japanese Tourist with Rieko – Thursdays from 7:30pm – 9:30pm in Farragut
Korean Foreigner with Yusun – Tuesdays from 6:30pm – 8:30pm in Farragut
Korean Tourist (Mar 15 – Apr 26) with Delmy – Wednesdays from 5:30pm – 7:30pm in Farragut
Mongolian Foreigner (Mar 12 – Apr 23) with Nasanjargal – Sundays from 10:00am – 12:00pm in Farragut
Mongolian Foreigner (Mar 14 – Apr 25) with Nasanjargal – Tuesdays from 5:30pm – 7:30pm in Farragut
Nepali Foreigner (Mar 14 – Apr 25) with Elina – Tuesdays from 7:30pm – 9:30pm in Farragut
Polish Foreigner (Mar 15 – Apr 26) with Klara – Wednesdays from 6:00pm – 8:00pm in Farragut
Portuguese Foreigner with Benjamin – Tuesdays from 7:30pm – 9:30pm in Rosslyn
Portuguese Explorer with Claudia – Thursdays from 6:30pm – 8:30pm in Farragut
*Full* Russian Foreigner with Malika – Mondays from 7:30pm – 9:30pm in Farragut
Russian Foreigner with Araxie – Wednesdays from 7:30pm – 9:30pm in Farragut
Russian Tourist (Mar 12 – Apr 23) with Katy – Sundays from 2:00pm – 4:00pm in Farragut
Russian Explorer (Feb 14 – May 2) with Elena – Tuesdays from 5:30pm – 7:30pm in Farragut
Russian Frequent Flyer with Veronika/Saule – Thursdays from 5:30pm – 7:30pm in Farragut
*Full* 
Spanish Foreigner with Adriana – Mondays from 6:00pm – 8:00pm in McPherson Square
*Full* Spanish Foreigner with Rafael – Tuesdays from 7:00pm – 9:00pm in Rosslyn
Spanish Tourist with Maria – Thursdays from 6:30pm – 8:30pm in McPherson Square
Spanish Explorer with Rut – Saturdays from 4:30pm – 6:30pm in Farragut
Spanish Nearly Native with Geovanny – Saturdays from 2:00pm – 4:00pm in Farragut
Swahili Foreigner with Deirdre – Thursdays from 6:30pm – 8:30pm in Foggy Bottom
Swedish Tourist (Jan 31 – Mar 14) with Lucas – Tuesdays from 6:30pm – 8:30pm in Farragut
Turkish Foreigner (Mar 13 – Apr 24) with Jeyhun – Mondays from 5:30pm – 7:30pm in Farragut
Turkish Foreigner (Apr 13 – May 4 with Tuesday classes held on April 18 and April 25) with Deniz – Thursdays from 6:30pm – 8:30pm in Farragut
Ukrainian Foreigner (Mar 5 – Apr 16) with Lyudmyla – Sundays from 4:00pm – 6:00pm in Farragut
Urdu Foreigner with Abdul  – Sundays from 2:00pm – 4:00pm in Foggy Bottom
Yoruba Foreigner with Oluwafemi – Thursdays from 6:00pm – 8:00pm in Farragut

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