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English Class Schedules

ESL classes are taught at various locations throughout Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia, with some locations providing childcare. Due to COVID-19, classes are meeting online during the winter/spring of 2021, as described below.

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CityProgram NameAddressClass Days & FormatClass HoursDurationChildcareRegistration FeeRegistration Date
AlexandriaFranconia Area Churches Cooperative / St. John's Lutheran ChurchSt. John’s Lutheran Church, 5952 Franconia Road, Alexandria, VA 22310 Tuesday & Thursday

ONLINE CLASSES
10:00 am - 11:30 amTuesday, February 2, 2021-Thursday, May 13, 2021No$30 for booksOnline registration begins January 4, 2021 at www.sjlc.com/esl or www.sjlc.com/estudio
AlexandriaFranconia Area Churches Cooperative / St. John's Lutheran ChurchSt. John’s Lutheran Church, 5952 Franconia Road, Alexandria, VA 22310Tuesday & Thursday

ONLINE CLASSES
7:30 pm - 9:00 pmTuesday, February 2, 2021-Thursday, May 13, 2021No$30 for booksOnline registration begins January 4, 2021 at
www.sjlc.com/esl or
www.sjlc.com/estudio
ArlingtonFirst Presbyterian Church of Arlington (in partnership with Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church)First Presbyterian Church of Arlington, 601 N. Vermont St., Arlington, VA 22203Monday & Thursday

ONLINE CLASSES
7:00 pm - 9:00 pmMonday, January 25, 2021 - Thursday, April 1, 2021No$15Online registration starting January 4, 2021 at FPCArlington.org
ArlingtonFirst Presbyterian Church of Arlington - Saturday program First Presbyterian Church of Arlington, 601 N. Vermont St., Arlington, VA 22203Saturday

ONLINE CLASSSES
10:00 am - noonSaturday, January 23, 2021 - Saturday, March 27, 2021No $5
Free to students registered in the Monday & Thursday First Presbyterian ESL program.
Online registration starting January 4, 2021 at FPC Arlington.org or during any class, or by emailing dougherbert
@dcherbertlaw.com
CentrevilleCentreville United Methodist Church (Morning Class)*6400 Old Centreville Rd., Centreville, VA 20121 Tuesday & Thursday

ONLINE CLASSES
9:30 am - 11:30 amTuesday, January 19, 2021 - Thursday, April 15, 2021NoFree online classesOnline registration for new students Tuesday, January 12, 2021 and Thursday, January 14, 2021 at www.centreville-umc.org.
CentrevilleCentreville United Methodist Church (Evening Class)*6400 Old Centreville Rd., Centreville, VA 20121Tuesday & Thursday

ONLINE CLASSES
7:00 pm - 8:15 pmTuesday, January 19, 2021 - Thursday, April 15, 2021No Free online classesOnline registration for new students Tuesday, January 12, 2021 and Thursday, January 14, 2021 at www.centreville-umc.org.
Clifton/CentrevilleLord of Life Lutheran Church13421 Twin Lakes Dr. Clifton, VA 20124 Tuesday & Thursday

ONLINE CLASSES

Free Citizenship Test Preparation Classes from 7:00 to 8:30 start December 1, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - Thursday, April 1, 2021NoFree online classes
Free text book
Register online at:
www.lordoflifeva.org on December 10, 2020
Students will receive an email with options for in-person or online placement testing
FairfaxChrist Evangelical Lutheran Church3810 Meredith Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
Thursday Conversation Sessions

ONLINE SESSIONS
7:00 pm - 8:00 pmThursday, January 7, 2021-
Thursday, April 1, 2021
NoFree online conversation
sessions in partnership with Fairfax United Methodist Church
Ongoing registration [email protected]
703-304-1505
FairfaxFairfax United Methodist Church10300 Stratford Ave.
Fairfax, VA 22030
Wednesday
Conversation Sessions
Citizenship Sessions

ONLINE SESSIONS

7:00 pm - 8:00 pmWednesday, January 6, 2021 - Wednesday, March 31, 2021No Free online conversation and citizenship sessions in partnership with Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church

Ongoing registration at
[email protected] 703-591-1587
FairfaxLord of Life Lutheran Church5114 Twinbrook Road Fairfax, VA 22032 Tuesday & Thursday

ONLINE CLASSES

Free Citizenship Test Preparation Classes from 7:00 to 8:30 start December 1, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pmTuesday, January 26, 2021 - Thursday, April 1, 2021No
Free online classes
Free text book
Register online at:
www.lordoflifeva.org on December 10, 2020
Students will receive an email with options for in-person or online placement testing

SpringfieldPrince of Peace Lutheran Church8304 Old Keene Mill Road, Springfield, VA 22152Wednesday - Beginner and Intermediate class

Thursday - Advanced class

ONLINE CLASSES

7:00 pm - Beginner and Intermediate class

4:30 pm - Advanced class
Wednesday, October 7 , 2020 - Beginner and Intermediate class

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - Advanced class
Yes $30
Online registration at:
[email protected]
ViennaVienna Presbyterian Church (Morning Class)*124 Park Street NE
Vienna, VA 22180
Monday & Wednesday

ONLINE CLASSES


9:45 am - 11:30 am
Monday, September 28, 2020 - Wednesday, May 19, 2021No$45Ongoing registration information available on www.viennapres.org/ESOL
We are offering 18 English classes from beginning to advanced and 1 Bible class online with Zoom.
Registration is open until classes are full.
ViennaVienna Presbyterian Church (Evening Class)*124 Park Street NE
Vienna, VA 22180
Tuesday & Thursday

ONLINE CLASSES

Citizenship class-Tuesday & Thursday-7:30-9:00 pm
Fee: $15
7:30 pm - 9:00 pmTuesday, September 29, 2020 - Thursday, May 20, 2021No$45Ongoing registration information available on www.viennapres.org/ESOL
We are offering 18 English classes from beginning to advanced, and a Citizenship class online with Zoom.

Registration is open until classes are full.
Washington, D.C.Community of Christ3526 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20007Friday, Saturday, Sunday

ONLINE CLASSES
Beginner Level 2 class
Friday - 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Saturday - 11:00 am -1:00 pm, Sunday - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Beginner Level 1, Intermediate and Advanced class - Sunday - 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Online classes begin Sunday, September 13, 2020NoFreeNew students are welcome anytime.
Online registration is at https://form.jotform.com/202426791645156
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AnnandaleSt. Matthew’s United Methodist Church*8617 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003Tuesday & Thursday7:00 pm - 9:00 pmNo classes winter/spring 2021No$30 for new studentsNo classes winter/spring 2021
AshburnCrossroads United Methodist Church*43454 Crossroads Dr. Ashburn, VA 20147Wednesday & Thursday7:00 pm - 9:00 pm No classes winter/spring 2021Yes$40 - individual
$60 - family
No classes winter/spring 2021
ChantillyPleasant Valley United Methodist ChurchPVUMC Community Outreach Center, 25350 Poland Road
Chantilly, VA 20152
Monday & Wednesday6:30 pm - 8:30 pmTBDNo
$40/single
$60 per family
Class materials included
TBD
FairfaxBruen Chapel United Methodist Church3035 Cedar Lane Fairfax, VA 22031 Monday7:00 pm - 9:00 pmTBDYes$35TBD
Falls ChurchDulin United Methodist Church*513 E. Broad Street Falls Church, VA 22046 Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 10:00 am - noonTBDNo$30 registration; $35 booksTBD

LeesburgLeesburg United Methodist Church107 West Market St.
Leesburg, VA 20176
Tuesday & Thursday7:00 pm - 9:00 pmTBD
No $35TBD
ManassasGrace United Methodist Church*9750 Wellington Rd. Manassas, VA 20110 Tuesday & Thursday7:00 pm - 8:30 pmNo classes winter/spring 2021No$30 for textbookNo classes winter/spring 2021
RestonEkklesia USA11979 N. Shore Dr. Reston, VA 20190Monday & Wednesday7:30 pm - 9:30 pmTBDNo$40TBD
Washington, D.C. All Souls Church Unitarian1500 Harvard Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009 Sunday1:00 pm - 2:45 pmTBDNo$10 returning students
(bring books)
$20 new students
TBD
Washington, D.C.Foundry United Methodist Church*1500 16th Street, NW,
Washington, DC 20036
Tuesday & Thursday6:45 pm - 8:45 pmTBDNo FreeTBD

An Asterisk (*) denotes wheelchair accessible locations.

How do I register to take English classes?

  • Go to the location at the day and time indicated for registration. Registration takes no more than two hours, and often takes less than an hour.
  • Bring with you: your registration fee, a pencil, your mailing address, and your phone numbers. The registration fee for one semester of classes and books is usually no more than $40 (including books), depending on the location. Payment must be made in cash (no checks or credit cards).
  • Be prepared to take a placement test to determine your level of English skill. You will be asked to listen, speak, read, and write in English.
  • Do not worry about this test! There is no pass or fail. We use this information to place you in a beginning, intermediate, or advanced level class where you will be best served.
  • If possible, please do not bring children with you to registration.  We want you to be able to focus on the placement test.
  • At most locations, classes do not begin the day of registration.

We look forward to welcoming you at your first class!