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…

WAL Lunch Bites, Macaroni & Cheese, and Basketball:  The Perfect Recipe for a New Friendship!

WAL Lunch Bites, Macaroni & Cheese, and Basketball: The Perfect Recipe for a New Friendship!

by Debbie Chan, WAL Student Services & Activities Coordinator One day in January 2017, I was helping Washington Academy of Languages (WAL) host a Lunch Bites party in the CityU Library for our English language students and other CityU friends….

Top 5 Ways to Use Languages in Everyday Life

Top 5 Ways to Use Languages in Everyday Life

by Adam McGarity, Program Manager As world language students, we probably agree: studying language is important. But to learn a language well, you have to do more than just attend class. The fact is, you need to use the language every…

Mount Rainer Consistent

Interview with Moni Carlisle

Moni Carlisle’s academic and career choices have allowed her to combine her love of teaching language with content focused curriculum design. Teaching in both the Washington Academy of Languages ELP Program and the assisted MBA program (focused on the Sustainability…

Language Buttons, if you please!

Language Buttons, if you please!

It’s pronounced [pɪn] not [pɛn], although depending on where you are from, it may be the same thing. Is windy and Wendy the same for you? Luckily, we can just call it a button! Washington Academy of Languages instructors have…