Scandinavian Language Classes

You have plenty of opportunity to pursue your language interest in the DC area. There are Finnish language classes and Swedish language classes in Northern Virginia, both located within walking distance of the East Falls Church and West Falls Church Metro stations, respectively. There are Swedish classes for children. There are Fairfax County Adult Education classes in Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish both for novices and continuing students.

Finnish Language School
Saturdays, 9:30 am - 11:45 am

Resurrection Church
6201 N. Wash. Blvd.
Arlington, VA

All levels. You can start as an absolute beginner, or join any of the four other levels according to your own skills and comfort level. The church is conveniently located off of I-66, near the intersection of North Washington Boulevard and Lee Highway, within walking distance of the East Falls Church Metro Station. Come in the side entrance of the church and up the stairs. No advance registration required. Tervetuloa! For information, call 703-606-1883 or email

Norwegian Language & Conversation Group
Wednesdays, 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Norway House
3846 Meredith Dr.
Fairfax, VA 22030

Classes are for Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced speakers. On Wednesday nights, there is a Beginners Class at 6 pm, an Intermediate Class at 7pm, and an Advanced Class at 8pm. The teacher is Nina Brambini Smith, a certified Norwegian/English teacher from Oslo (she taught for years at the State Department Language School). Contact Nina at

Norwegian Language Meetup Group

Practice your Norwegian speaking skills in a casual social setting. Find out how to apply, maintain, or hone your skills.

Svenska Skolan
Saturdays, 9:30-12 noon

Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School
7130 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA (Metro West Falls Church)

For information call 703-538-7308 or email

Svenska Skolan for Barn
Saturdays, 9:30 am - 12 noon

George Mason Jr./Sr. High School
7124 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA (West Falls Church Metro Station)

Mail: Swedish School for Children, P.O. Box 6313, Falls Church, VA 22040. Email: