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English Language Class Options near FSI

A transition to the United States may be difficult if you do not speak the language. For spouses/partners who want to learn and/or improve their English language skills, the Overseas Briefing Center has identified the following programs near the Foreign Service Institute in Arlington, VA.

English Conversation Class
Arlington County Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room
1015 N Quincy St, Arlington VA 22201
Mondays 3:00 PM, Wednesdays 1:00 PM, Thursdays 7:00 PM, Saturdays 10:00 AM
Drop-in English conversation class at Central Library for non-native speakers.

More class offerings through Arlington County

English Class Locations in Fairfax County

R.E.E.P. - Arlington Education and Employment Program
Class Schedule
Contact REEP:
Tel: (703)-228-4200 / Fax: (703) 527-6966
Fees apply.

Learning on the web for ESL Students: Activities for ESL Students

ESL Cyber Listening Lab

biNu – English Learning App
The American English version of biNu, an ultra-fast, all-in-one app, is available for your mobile phone.

Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA)
Summer 2012 Intensive Classes | Intensive English Program
Fees apply.

Northern Virginia Regional Literacy Coordinating Committee
Provides a listing of ESL coordinating programs for Northern Virginia

English Class Locations in Arlington and Fairfax Counties

American English
A website for teachers and learners of English as a foreign language abroad

NorthStar Network of Churches: ESL Programs

Literacy Council of Northern Virginia
Tel: (703) 237-0866
Fees apply.

DC Metro English as a Second Language Club

Department of State American English
For teachers and learners of American English as a Foreign Language

inLingua English (Washington, DC and a school in Rosslyn - Arlington, VA)

Fairfax County Public Schools: Adult English for Speakers of Other Languages
Tel: (703) 658-2727


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