Washington Language Center, Washington DC, USA

Washington Language Center

Students rated Washington Language Center, Washington DC : 4.5/5.0   (2 reviews)

1. Washington Language Center

General Information

The language school Washington Language Center was founded in Washington DC, USA in 1986. Our school is located only steps away from Georgetown (downtown Washington DC) and are close to numerous dining and shopping options, and 10 minutes from the national mall and memorials in DC. It is the premier English school in the area and an ideal choice due to its programs and courses, its highly accessible location, and its proven track record since 1986.


Facilities

Cafeteria, kitchen for student use, microwave for student use, fridge for student use, Snack vending machine, Drink vending machine, computer lab, library, lounge, balcony / terrace, student support desk, printer for student use, free water dispenser, free WIFI


Facilities for disabled students

Wheelchair access to classroom, disabled toilet, wheelchair access to reception, wheelchair access to cafeteria, adapted for deaf students


Classroom equipment

TV, air conditioning, heating, ample natural light in all classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals




CEA, ENGLISH USA


Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).  It takes 45 minutes to school.


Average no. of students: Adult courses in summer: 210
Adult courses throughout the year: 350
Average no. of levels: Adult courses in summer: 9
Adult courses throughout the year: 9
Number of classrooms: 26
Number of public workstations: 32
English teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 18 years
throughout the year: 24 years
Minimum age of students: 16 years
14 years for specific Junior courses
Student nationalities: Brazil 5 %
China 5 %
Germany 5 %
France 2 %
Holland 3 %
Russia 5 %
Sweden 5 %
Saudi Arabia 15 %
 
Italy 5 %
Japan 8 %
Korea 5 %
Switzerland 5 %
Spain 5 %
Turkey 5 %
Thailand 5 %
Vietnam 3 %
Venezuela 5 %
 

2. Courses

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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 16 24 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD -- 760 1140 1520 2280 2880 3600 4320 5600 7920 360
The Intensive Plus Program helps students maximize their study time in the US. With the extended hours, students engage in real language communication activities and continue to develop and expand their knowledge.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:45
Afternoon: 14:15  - 19:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD -- 480 720 960 1200 1440 1680 1920 2300 2760 230
The Semi-Intensive Program is perfect for the student who wishes to learn English but who also has plenty of time to explore the city's many attractions.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 14:15  - 17:15
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 16 24 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD -- 570 855 1140 1710 2080 2600 3120 3840 5520 260
The General Purpose Program (GPP) develops fluency in communication skills in English based on real-world. Class levels are designed for students who desire to improve authentic communication skills. The Accelerated Professional Program (APP) focuses on the teaching of the four main language skills within the context of the modern business world.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Afternoon: 14:15  - 18:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD 350 700 1050 1400 1750 2100 2450 2800 3500 4200 350
Starting dates Every Monday .
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in USD -- 1670 2355 2990 3545 4260 -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation: Homestay, Double room, Half board on weekdays, Full board on weekends

Also includes: registration fee, placement test, health insurance, daily & weekend social activities admission, accommodation
Starting dates 2015: 29.Jun.2015, 06.Jul.2015, 13.Jul.2015, 20.Jul.2015, 27.Jul.2015.
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD -- 760 1140 1520 1900 2280 2660 2880 3600 4320 360
Session 1: Business English & Media Fluency.
Session 2: DC Newsroom & Accent Training.
Session 3: Business English & American Short Stories.
Session 4: Legal English & Accent Training.
Session 5: Business English & Media Fluency.
Session 6: DC Newsroom & Accent Training.
Session 7: Business English & American Short Stories.
Starting dates Every first Monday of month .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:45
Afternoon: 14:15  - 19:00
Required min. language level Upper intermediate (B2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD -- -- -- 1580 -- -- -- 3040 -- -- 380
Our specialized test preparation programs provide rigorous and intensive training for all sections of the tests using the most advanced curriculum and teaching methodologies.
Starting dates 2015: 10.Mar.2015, 06.Apr.2015, 30.Jun.2015, 27.Jul.2015.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:45
Afternoon: 14:15  - 19:00
Required min. language level Upper intermediate (B2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD -- -- -- 1580 -- -- -- 3040 -- -- 380
Starting dates 2015: 09.Feb.2015, 01.Jun.2015, 27.Jul.2015, 16.Nov.2015.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:45
Afternoon: 14:15  - 19:00
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD -- -- -- 1580 -- -- -- 3040 -- -- 380
Starting dates 2015: 01.Jun.2015, 30.Jun.2015, 27.Jul.2015, 21.Sep.2015, 16.Nov.2015.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:45
Afternoon: 14:15  - 19:00
Required min. language level Upper intermediate (B2)
> Note: All courses offered by Washington Language Center, Washington DC can be booked online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just mention the course description in the comment field of the online registration form.
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Lesson duration (minutes): 45 minutes
School's administrative fee: 150.00  USD
Language school closed: In 2015 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2015, 16.Feb.2015, 25.May.2015, 03.Jul.2015, 04.Jul.2015, 07.Sep.2015, 12.Oct.2015, 11.Nov.2015, 26.Nov.2015, 27.Nov.2015, 25.Dec.2015
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): Arabic, Spanish, Vietnamese, English, French, German, Russian

3. Accommodation

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weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in USD 275 550 825 1100 275 150
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Applications received less than 2 weeks before arrival incur an additional surcharge of US$100.
Price extra night: 50 USD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 45 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Air conditioning, Half board on weekdays, Full board on weekends, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 66
Dates High season dates 15.Jun.2015 - 30.Aug.2015
High season High season supplement per week: 70 USD
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in USD -- 450 675 900 225 150
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 50 USD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 45 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 66
Dates High season dates 15.Jun.2015 - 30.Aug.2015
High season High season supplement per week: 70 USD
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in USD -- 700 1050 1400 350 150
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Applications received less than 2 weeks before arrival incur an additional surcharge of US$100.
Price extra night: 50 USD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 25 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Air conditioning, Half board on weekdays, Full board on weekends, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 15
Maximum age of students: 66
Dates High season dates 15.Jun.2015 - 30.Aug.2015
High season High season supplement per week: 70 USD
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in USD -- -- -- 1500 -- 500 150
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 20 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Phone, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 68
Dates High season dates 15.Jun.2015 - 30.Aug.2015
High season High season supplement per week: 70 USD
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in USD -- -- -- 1100 -- 500 295
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
We offer fully furnished, shared rooms for two people in different locations from 10 to 45 min by public transportation.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 25 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 66
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in USD -- -- -- 900 -- 500 295
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
We offer fully furnished, shared rooms for two people in different locations from 10 to 45 min by public transportation.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 45 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 66
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Comment Celebrating national holidays, shopping trips, family dinners, regular conversation, and weekend fun are just some of the things that our students enjoy by joining our Homestay Program. Our Homestay Program offers accommodations with different types of families who live in the greater Washington DC Metropolitan Area. All of the participating families undergo a very rigorous selection, investigation, and approval process; once they join our program, they are continuously supervised. Staying at our residence/apartment is a great way to meet other international and national students and explore the city while studying in Washington. Enjoy a sociable atmosphere with the independence of student living spaces. We offer fully furnished, shared rooms for two people in different locations from 10 to 45 minutes by public transportation. Each apartment has its own fully equipped kitchen, and offers amenities such as cable TV, a common living area, a fitness center, and access to laundry facilities. The buildings are also equipped with a grocery store and 24-hour security. Private bedroom, private or shared bathroom, 10-30 minutes by public transportation from the school.
Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? no
Optional airport transfer: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD): for 120 USD (one way)
Taxi costs about 80 USD to the city center

4. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Ballet      
Baseball     5 km
Basketball      
Cooking      
Cricket      
Dancing     5 km
Field Hockey      
Football (soccer)     5 km
Golf      
Horse riding      
Mountainbiking     20 km
Music     5 km
Rugby      
Sailing     15 km
Skiing     120 km
Squash      
Swimming     5 km
Table Tennis      
Tennis     5 km
Volleyball     5 km
Windsurfing     15 km
Yoga     5 km

5. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.5/5.0 
(2 reviews)
City / State 5.0/5.0 
Organisation 5.0/5.0 
Facilities 5.0/5.0 
Social activities 3.0/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 3.5/5.0 
Value for money 4.0/5.0 
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Students liked about Washington Language Center, Washington DC
"Multiethnic" - (62 years)
"The course, very well structured" - (55 years)
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Prices include:
  • Organized activities
  • Internet access and use of school computers
  • Wireless LAN zone at school
  • Free certificate of course attendance
  • Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • Language level placement test before arrival
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