Schedule

REGISTRATION FOR THE SPRING 2020 SEMESTER IS ONLINE and OPEN! 

GLN’s Spring 2020 offerings: 

Albanian, Arabic, Burmese, Croatian, English as Second Language (ESL), Farsi, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Quechua, Romanian, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Turkish, Urdu, Yiddish, Yoruba                                     

As of March 2020, All GLN Classes are online until further notice as virtual classrooms. GLN complies with all public health recommendations.

                                      Please follow our instructions for registration and join us!

                            Create an account here and register for the class that you want to take.

Our registration form is having technical issues so please select the class that you want and leave the rest of the form blank in order to register for your choice. It will process correctly if you leave the questions blank with only your class selection indicated in the drop-down menu. Thank you for registering!

You can email learn@thegln.org for assistance as well or call #202-684-6627, Monday to Friday between 9 am and 5 pm. 

Place the $200 registration fee ($100 of which is refundable subject to our attendance policy) to secure your place in the class. We look forward to seeing you in class soon!

 

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*REGISTRATION FOR SPRING CLASSES IS NOW OPEN*

Spring 2020 Semester Dates

  • Registration: Registration for Spring classes is open now.
  • Semester Dates: February 9th – May 15th (except when alternate dates are noted).
  • Classes meet once a week for two hours each for six, ten or twelve weeks with two makeup dates at the end of the semester (except when an alternate schedule is noted).

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, 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)

Makeup Sessions

We include 1 or 2 weeks of make-up classes as part of our semester planning in the event that one or two of your classes are canceled due to holiday or other official GLN cancellations. Please include those extra sessions in your planning since they will count towards your semester attendance should they need to be used.

*REGISTRATION FOR Spring 2020 IS OPEN!*

Please email learn@thegln.org for assistance.

Classes will take place from February 9th – May 15th. Sign up on our homepage for our GPS newsletter or follow us on social media. (All the dates mentioned below include the pre-scheduled makeup classes)

Special 6 WEEK SPRING 2020 COURSE SCHEDULE

(All the dates mentioned below include the pre-scheduled makeup classes) We continue to add more classes – be sure to check regularly for updates!

Please note: All GLN Classes are Online at this time.

Albanian- 1 class option
Albanian Foreigner with Rudi on Mondays – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from March 23rd to May 11th

Arabic – 5 class options
Arabic Tourist with Chong on Sunday – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Online from March 22nd to May 10th
Arabic Explorer with Laihaidoum on Sunday – 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online from March 22nd to May 10th
Arabic Explorer with Mustafa on Monday – 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Online from March 23rd to May 18th
Arabic Nearly Native with Yazeed on Sunday – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Online from March 22nd to May 10th
Arabic Nearly Native with Mohamed on Tuesday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from March 24th to May 12th

Burmese – 1 class option
Burmese Foreigner with Thet Hein on Wednesday – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Online from March 25th to May 6th

Croatian- 1 class option
Croatian Foreigner with Jadranka on Wednesday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm – Details Pending – from March 25th to May 13th

English As A Second Language (ESL) – 2 class options 
Note: Intensive English classes meet twice a week, as a result students are expected to pay the full class fee of $200. 
English As A Second Language (ESL) Frequent Flyer/Nearly Native with Joe on Thursdays – 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm Online from March 26th to May 14th
*Intensive – English As A Second Language (ESL) Frequent Flyer/Nearly Native with Kaylyn on Monday – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online from March 23rd to May 11th
*Intensive – English As A Second Language (ESL) Frequent Flyer/Nearly Native with Danny on Wednesday – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online from March 25th to May 13th

French – 4 class options
French Foreigner with Dine on Sunday – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Online from March 15th to May 3rd 
French Tourist with Elena on Wednesday – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online from April 1st to May 13th 
French Explorer with Silvain 
on Sunday – 10:0 am – 12:00 pm Online from March 22nd to May 10th
French Frequent Flyer/Nearly Native with Paul Hubert on Friday – 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Online from April 3rd to May 15th

German- 3 class options
German Foreigner with Shay on Sunday – 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online from March 22nd to May 10th
German Tourist with Annika on Wednesday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from March 25th to May 13th
German Explorer with Paul on Thursday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from March 19th to May 7th

Hindi – 1 class option
Hindi Foreigner with Sanjay on Wednesday – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm L’Enfant Square/Judiciary Square or Online from April 1st to May 13th

Indonesian – 1 class option
Indonesian Foreigner with Amalia Novita on Sunday – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Online from March 22nd to May 10th

Korean- 4 class options
Korean Tourist with EunChae on Thursday – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online from March 19th to May 14th
Korean Explorer with Wonseon on Sunday – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Online from March 22nd to May 10th
Korean Frequent Flyer with Gerald on Wednesday – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Online from March 25th to May 13th
Korean Nearly Native with Jin on Sunday – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Online from March 22nd to May 10th

Mandarin (Chinese)- 2 class options
Mandarin Foreigner with Wangqi on Tuesdays 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online from March 25th to May 10th
Mandarin Explorer with Yiling on Sunday – 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online from March 22nd to May 10th

Pashto- 1 class option
Pashto Foreigner with Chong on Sunday – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Online from March 22nd to May 10th – Email for Details

Polish- 1 class option
**Email for details**

Portuguese – 1 class option
Portuguese Explorer with Claudia on Wednesday – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Online from March 18th to May 6th

Quechua- 1 class option
Quechua Foreigner with Julia on Monday – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Online from March 23rd to May 11th

Romanian- 2 class options
Romanian Foreigner with Sandra on Monday – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Online from March 23rd to May 11th
Romanian Tourist with Nicoleta on Monday – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online from March 23rd to May 11th

Russian- 1 class option
Russian Foreigner with Eric on Sunday – 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online from March 22nd to May 10th

Somali- 1 class option
Somali Foreigner with Jowhara on Wednesday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from March 25th to May 13th

Spanish- 2 class option
*Lottery* Spanish Foreigner with Yolanda on Monday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from March 23rd to May 11th 
*Lottery* Spanish Tourist with Camila on Wednesday – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Online from Mach 25th to May 13th

Swahili – 1 class option
Swahili Foreigner with Martin on Sunday – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Online from March 22nd to May 10th

Thai- 1 class option
Thai Foreigner with Sirikarn on Mondays – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from March 23rd to May 11th

Turkish – 2 class options
Turkish Foreigner with Alize on Sunday – 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online from March 22nd to May 10th
Turkish Tourist with Adem on Monday – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online from March 23rd to May 11th

Urdu – 2 class options
Urdu Foreigner with Syedah on Wednesday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from March 25th to May 13th
Urdu Tourist with Syedah on Tuesday – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online from March 24th to May 12th

Yiddish – 1 class option
Yiddish Foreigner with Lee on Sunday – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Online from March 22nd to May 10th

Yoruba – 1 class options
Yoruba Foreigner with Busayomi on Tuesday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from March 24th to May 12th

FULL SPRING 2020 COURSE SCHEDULE

(All the dates mentioned below include the pre-scheduled makeup classes) We continue to add more classes – be sure to check regularly for updates! Please note, the most updated schedule for new Spring classes is above in the 6 week listings.

Albanian- 1 class option
6-week Class! Albanian Foreigner with Rudi on Mondays – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from March 23rd to May 11th

Arabic – 8 class options
*Lottery* 6-week Class! Arabic Foreigner with Mustafa on Monday – 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Online from February 10th to March 23rd
*Lottery* Arabic Foreigner with Ahmed on Tuesday – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Online from February 11th to May 12th
*Lottery* 6-week Class! Arabic Tourist with Chong on Sunday – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Online from March 15th to May 3rd
*Lottery* 6-week Class! Arabic Explorer with Laihaidoum on Sunday – 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online from March 15th to May 3rd
*Lottery* 6-week Class! Arabic Explorer with Mustafa on Monday – 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Online from March 23rd to May 18th
Arabic Frequent Flyer with Massin on Tuesday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from February 11th to May 12th
6-week Class! Arabic Nearly Native with Yazeed on Sunday – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Online from March 15th to May 3rd
6-week Class! Arabic Nearly Native with Mohamed on Tuesday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from March 17th to May 5th

Burmese – 1 class option
6-week Class! Burmese Foreigner with Thet Hein on Wednesday – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Online from March 18th to May 6th

Croatian- 1 class option
6-week Class! Croatian Foreigner with Jadranka on Wednesday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from March 18th to May 6th

English As A Second Language (ESL) – 3 class options 
Note: Intensive English classes meet twice a week, as a result students are expected to pay the full class fee of $200. 
English As A Second Language (ESL) Frequent Flyer/Nearly Native with Shannon on Sundays – 12:00 pm- 2:00 pm Online from February 9th to May 10th
6-week Class! English As A Second Language (ESL) Frequent Flyer/Nearly Native with Joe on Thursdays – 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm Online from March 19th to May 7th
6-week Class!*Intensive – English As A Second Language (ESL) Frequent Flyer/Nearly Native with Kaylyn on Monday – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online from March 16th to May 4th
6-week Class! *Intensive – English As A Second Language (ESL) Frequent Flyer/Nearly Native with Danny on Wednesday – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online from March 18th to May 6th

Farsi- 1 class option
Farsi Foreigner with Azin on Tuesday – 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Online from February 18th to May 12th

French – 15 class options
*Lottery* 6-week Class! French Foreigner with Dine on Sunday – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Online from March 15th to May 3rd 
*Lottery* French Foreigner with Brittany on Monday – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Online from February 10th to May 11th
*Lottery* French Foreigner with Paul Hubert 
on Tuesday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from February 11th to May 12th
*Lottery* French Foreigner with Meriem
on Thursday – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Online from February 13th to May 14th
*Lottery* French Tourist with Kayiraba
on Sunday – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Online from February 9th to May 10th 
*Lottery* 6-week Class! French Tourist with Elena on Wednesday – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online from March 18th to May 6th 
*Lottery* French Tourist with Alize 
on Thursday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from February 13th to May 14th
*Lottery*6-week Class! French Explorer with Silvain 
on Sunday – 10:0 am – 12:00 pm Online from March 15th to May 3rd
*Lottery* French Explorer with Kayiraba on Monday – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Online from February 10th to May 11th
*Lottery* 6-week Class! French Explorer with Elena
on Tuesday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from February 11th to March 31st
*Lottery* French Frequent Flyer with Marc-Antoine on Tuesday – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Online from February 25th to May 12th
*Lottery* French Frequent Flyer with Simo on Thursday – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Online from February 13th to May 14th
*Lottery* 6-week Class! French Frequent Flyer/Nearly Native with Paul Hubert 
on Friday- 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Online from March 20th to May 8th
*Lottery* French Nearly Native with Arnaud on Tuesday – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Online from February 11th to May 12th
*Lottery* French Nearly Native with Kayiraba 
on Thursday – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Online from February 13th to May 14th

German- 4 class options
*Lottery* 6-week Class! German Foreigner with Shay on Sunday – 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online from March 22nd to May 3rd
*Lottery* German Foreigner with Erika on Monday – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Online from February 10th to May 11th
*Lottery* 6-week Class! German Tourist with Annika on Wednesday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from March 18th to May 6th
*Lottery* 6-week Class! German Explorer with Paul on Thursday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from March 19th to May 7th

Hindi- 1 class option
Hindi Foreigner with Sanjay on Wednesday – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online from April 1st to May 13th

Indonesian – 1 class option
6-week Class! Indonesian Foreigner with Amalia Novita on Sunday – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Online from March 15th to May 3rd

Japanese- 2 class options
Japanese Foreigner with Mariko on Thursday – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Online from February 13th to May 14th
6-week Class! Japanese Tourist with Rieko on Sunday – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Online from February 9th to March 29th

Korean- 6 class options
Korean Foreigner with “Rosa” Hyun Kyong on Sunday – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Online from February 9th to May 10th
Korean Foreigner with Yujin on Monday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from February 24th to May 11th
6-week Class! Korean Tourist with EunChae on Thursday – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online from March 19th to May 14th
6-week Class! Korean Explorer with Wonseon on Sunday – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Online from March 22nd to May 10th
6-week Class! Korean Frequent Flyer with Gerald on Wednesday – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Online from March 18th to May 6th
6-week Class! Korean Nearly Native with Jin on Sunday – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Online from March 15th to May 3rd

Mandarin (Chinese)- 10 class options
*Lottery* 6-week Class! Mandarin Foreigner with Wangqi on Tuesdays 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online from March 17th to May 5th
*Lottery* Mandarin Foreigner with Cathy on Sunday – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Online from February 9th to May 10th
*Lottery* Mandarin Foreigner with Yangyang on Monday – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Online from February 10th to May 11th
*Lottery* Mandarin Foreigner with Ryan on Wednesday – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Online from February 12th to May 13th
*Lottery* Mandarin Tourist with Cathy on Tuesday – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online from February 11th to May 12th
*Lottery* Mandarin Tourist with Qin on Wednesday – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online from February 12th to May 13th
*Lottery* 6-week Class! Mandarin Explorer with Yiling on Sunday – 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online from March 15th to May 3rd
*Lottery* Mandarin Explorer with Celine on Thursday – 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Online from February 13th to May 14th
*Lottery* Mandarin Frequent Flyer with Jonathan on Wednesday – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Online from February 12th to May 13th
*Lottery* Mandarin Nearly Native with Yihan (Coco) on Thursday – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online from February 13th to May 14th

Pashto- 1 class option
6-week Class! Pashto Foreigner with Chong on Sunday – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Online from March 15th to May 3rd **Email for details**

Polish- 2 class options
**Email for details**

Portuguese – 6 class options
*Lottery* Portuguese Foreigner with Monique on Tuesday – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Online from February 11th to May 12th
*Lottery* Portuguese Foreigner with Fernanda on Wednesday – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Online from February 12th to May 13th
*Lottery* Portuguese Tourist with Marco on Thursday – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online from February 13th to May 14th
*Lottery* 6-week Class! Portuguese Explorer with Claudia on Wednesday – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Online from March 18th to May 6th
*Lottery* Portuguese Frequent Flyer with Benjamin on Wednesdays – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Online from February 12th to May 13th
*Lottery* Portuguese Nearly Native with Victor on Monday – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Online from February 10th to May 11th

Quechua- 1 class option
6-week Class! Quechua Foreigner with Julia on Monday – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Online from March 16th to May 4th

Romanian- 2 class options
6-week Class! Romanian Foreigner with Sandra on Monday – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Online from March 16th to May 4th
6-week Class! Romanian Tourist with Nicoleta on Monday – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online from March 16th to May 4th

Russian- 5 class options
*Lottery* 6-week Class! Russian Foreigner with Eric on Sunday – 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online from March 15th to May 3rd
*Lottery* Russian Foreigner with Ekaterina on Thursday – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Online from February 13th to May 14th
*Lottery* Russian Tourist with Ekaterina on Tuesday – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Online from February 11th to May 12th
*Lottery* Russian Explorer with Nataliya on Wednesday – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Online from February 12th to May 13th
Russian Nearly Native with Maksim on Wednesday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from February 12th to May 13th

Somali- 1 class option
6-week Class! Somali Foreigner with Jowhara on Wednesday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from March 18th to May 6th

Spanish- 11 class options
*Lottery* Spanish Foreigner with Eliana on Sunday – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Online from February 9th to May 10th 
*Lottery* Spanish Foreigner with Armida
on Sunday – 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online from February 9th to May 10th 
*Lottery* 6-week Class! Spanish Foreigner with Yolanda on Monday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from March 16th to May 4th 
*Lottery* Spanish Foreigner with Yessenia
on Wednesday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from February 12th to May 13th
*Lottery* Spanish Tourist with Graciela
on Tuesday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from February 11th to May 12th
*Lottery* 6-week Class! Spanish Tourist with Camila on Wednesday – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Online from Mach 18th to May 6th
*Lottery* Spanish Explorer with Zuliana
on Tuesday – 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm Online from February 11th to May 12th
*Lottery* Spanish Explorer with Martin 
on Thursday – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Online from February 13th to May 14th
*Lottery* Spanish Frequent Flyer with Edith
on Sunday – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Online from February 9th to May 10th
*Lottery* Spanish Frequent Flyer with Ana Maria 
on Friday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from February 14th to May 15th
*Lottery* Spanish Nearly Native with Juan
on Thursday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from February 13th to May 14th

Swahili – 1 class option
6-week Class! Swahili Foreigner with Martin on Sunday – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Online from March 15th to May 3rd

Thai- 1 class option
6-week Class! Thai Foreigner with Sirikarn on Mondays – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from March 16th to May 4th

Turkish – 2 class options
6-week Class! Turkish Foreigner with Alize on Sunday – 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online from March 15th to May 3rd
6-week Class! Turkish Tourist with Adem on Monday – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online from March 16th to May 4th

Urdu – 2 class options
6-week Class! Urdu Foreigner with Syedah on Wednesday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from March 18th to May 6th
6-week Class! Urdu Tourist with Syedah on Tuesday – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online from March 17th to May 5th

Yiddish – 1 class option
6-week Class! Yiddish Foreigner with Lee on Sunday – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Online from March 15th to May 3rd

Yoruba – 1 class options
6-week Class! Yoruba Foreigner with Busayomi on Tuesday – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online from March 17th to May 5th

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