CityU and WAL Students Volunteer for APEC

CityU and WAL Students Volunteer for APEC

by Debbie Chan In April the Seattle-based National Center Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation asked Washington Academy of Languages (WAL) to refer qualified and energetic business-minded students who could volunteer at the APEC Business Advisory Council event and APEC China CEO Forum,…

Sometimes the Best Trips are the Small Ones with Big Memories

Sometimes the Best Trips are the Small Ones with Big Memories

by Debbie Chan, Washington Academy of Languages (WAL), Student Activities Coordinator Yes. It’s true that a picture says a thousand words. And what do these pictures here say to you?  These photos were taken from our recent WAL student trip…

“Sushki” is not “Sushi” with a typo

“Sushki” is not “Sushi” with a typo

Actually, they have nothing in common.   Not in ingredients, taste, or place of origin.   The only similarity between the two is that they are both international food items.   Wikipedia defines “sushki” thus:   “ Sushki is a traditional Russian tea bread….

Washington Academy of Languages is NOW A Part of CityU of Seattle

Washington Academy of Languages is NOW A Part of CityU of Seattle

In March, City University of Seattle announced it had acquired Washington Academy of Languages (WAL). WAL is a not-for-profit language school in Seattle that offers world language classes, TESL and ESL classes. In this merger, WAL’s courses and instructors will…