The Washington Academy of Languages (WAL) provides English and world language training to students interested in learning a language. It is a division of City University of Seattle and its mission is to promote cross-cultural understanding through language instruction and teacher training.
WAL offers a premier English Language Program (ELP), 10 world languages and graduate TESOL certificate.
If you are looking for more information about WAL and how to apply to these language programs, please go to WAL’s website for a complete overview of the course schedule and how to apply.
If you wish to learn a world language, WAL’s esteemed faculty is here to help. WAL’s World Language Programs offer flexible night and weekend programs in the following 10 languages:
The curriculum taught in these language courses range from beginner to advanced. Courses focus on all aspects of language: speaking, pronunciation, culture, reading, writing and comprehension.
WAL’s teaching philosophy is built on the belief that learning a language is more than understanding grammar and memorizing vocabulary; it is expanding one’s perspective and learning how to understand another culture from the inside out.