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 at Arlington County Library
Arlington County Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room
1015 N Quincy St, Arlington VA 22201
Saturdays: 10:00 am - 11:00 am, Weekly on Saturday until December 30, 2012
Drop-in English conversation class at Central Library for non-native speakers.
Northern Virginia Regional Literacy Coordinating Committee
Provides a listing of ESL coordinating programs for Northern Virginia
A website for teachers and learners of English as a foreign language abroad
Literacy Council of Northern Virginia
Tel: (703) 237-0866
inlingua English (Washington, DC and a school in Rosslyn - Arlington, VA)
Fairfax County Public Schools: Adult English for Speakers of Other Languages
Tel: (703) 658-2777