Volunteering in the Community - Shifting Into Something New

Volunteering in the Community – Shifting Into Something New

by Debbie Chan, Student Activities Coordinator Recently at WAL, we decided to try a new approach to activities. We noticed that the interests of our international students at WAL were changing.  No longer were our weekend trips and excursions as…

Updates in the TESOL Certificate Program

Updates in the TESOL Certificate Program

Summer is coming to a close for most of us, but this year at Washington Academy of Languages (WAL), the season has been more memorable than usual.  In July, WAL launched its first Summer TESOL Intensive where seven students participated…

4 Things I Learned About Speaking Arabic in Jordan

4 Things I Learned About Speaking Arabic in Jordan

By Emily Bernet, Program Assistant Like many of the students at Washington Academy of Languages, I wanted to learn Arabic so that I could communicate with family members. Life regularly gets in the way of this pursuit, but I am…

Evening English Classes

Evening English Classes

Starting in July, we will be offering an evening English course. Each quarter we will cover a different topic. This is great if you are looking to brush up on your skills while you are working full time. Classes will…

Students and teacher in an English class in a coffee shop

Your ticket to world travel

City University of Seattle is offering a unique, fast-track opportunity for students who would like to earn their graduate TESOL certificate and transition to teaching abroad.

TESOL:  One teacher’s reflection on why he chose this career path

TESOL: One teacher’s reflection on why he chose this career path

by Cary Bertoncini, TESOL Graduate There are many reasons behind why students choose to earn a Certificate in TESOL at City University of Seattle.  This quarter, we would like to feature Cary Bertoncini, who has recently earned his certificate in…