English Course in Seattle
Take in the nature and city life of the Emerald City!
Information about the English School in Seattle
Seattle is a city with undeniable appeal. It is known as the ‘Emerald City’ because both the city and its surrounding areas are thriving with greenery all year round, allowing residents and students to unplug and unwind with ease. It is one of the nation’s cleanest cities and adheres strongly to environmental standards. All within a 2 hour drive of downtown Seattle, you will find the lush green forests of the Olympic National Park, the open waters of the Pacific Ocean to the west, the soothing waters of the Salish Sea to the north, the Cascade Mountains to the east and the Columbia River to the south. Just beyond the stunning scenery of the mountains are high plains and deserts with vineyards as far as you can see. Being such a metropolitan city, students will find something to do and see on every corner. Sights, landmarks, attractions, festivals, hiking, boat tours, forests and parks are just the tip of the iceberg! It is definitely a city you will want to explore whilst taking your English Course here.
The School is excellently located along the waterfront, with quick and easy access to trendy cafes, live music venues and countless sights and attractions. Classrooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards and multimedia capabilities, and the School also has a student lounge, computer lab, a resource library and free Wi-Fi throughout the building.
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Every English Course in Seattle includes:
- Textbooks and Materials
- Extra-Curricular Activities
- Access to Internet/ Wi-Fi
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English Courses in SeattleEnglish Courses for Adults 18+ and 30+ available in Seatlle
20 or 30 lesons per week, all levels. The English Courses in Seattle are available in two versions – General (light) or Intensive. Each week brings a variety of modules and topics, with teachers offering thematic and interesting lessons, combining the most important elements of communication in the English language – comprehension, reading, writing and conversational English. Lessons are engaging and encourage participation from students, with each class being divided into different linguistic levels!! Read more…
30 lessons per week, minimum Pre-Intermediate Level (A2). A well-balanced combination of simulations, tutorials, and thematic lessons are used in this English Course in Seattle. Students learn in a practical and engaging way, allowing them to focus on business aspects such as negotiating contracts, managing human resources, interacting with colleagues in an international work setting and so on. This English Course is devoted exclusively to motivated adult students who are looking to enhance their language skills for a professional workplace environment. Read more…
All levels. To make the most of your studying in Seattle, you can integrate some individual English lessons with your group course. Thanks to individually tailored lessons, you will have a double advantage: you can interact with other students in the morning classes, then focus on your individual improvement in the afternoon. Having a tutor at your disposal is very useful. You can focus on your weaknesses (comprehension, speaking, writing, reading, etc.) or develop target vocabulary. Read more…
Accommodation in SeattleIf you don’t know where to stay while taking your English Course in Seattle, you can choose one of the accommodations proposed by the school below...
[+] Staying with a host family offers you a unique and unforgettable experience – a cultural exchange which will leave you with lasting memories. You’ll be staying at the home of a local family, where you’ll have your own room (single or twin on request) in a sociable and hospitable environment. T ... >> Read more
Why Seattle? Some Facts...Some more information on the school, area and statistics
Why Choose an English Course in Seattle?
Seattle is the home of grunge music, plaid shirts, Microsoft, Starbucks and Amazon. The surrounding landscape is inspirational, with amazing wilderness, hikes and mountain skiing. Within the city limits, you’ll also find Discovery Park, where you can walk for hours among the trees and beaches. You will also be eager to see the Space Needle (offering superb views of the city), Seattle Centre, or Pike Place Market, where you will find a little bit of everything. It is a city that is also well known for its food – from seafood to produce, they excel across the board.
A variety of English Courses are available at the School, and it is an extremely popular location for adult students wanting to experience a city that blends seamlessly with natural surroundings.
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Does this English course in Seattle meet what someone of your age and nationality needs? Check it out by comparing the facts…
- Student Ages 18-30
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Course StructureAn overview of lesson times, starting from the first day
Frist Day (Monday)
The first day begins with reception, registration and a short language test. The test is nothing to worry about – it’s specifically designed to put you in a class with other students of a similar level to yours. The test will be followed by a session / welcome speech, the handing out of the teaching calendar and other activities, and possibly lessons. Here is an example:
- 07:45 Check-in and registration at the school
- 08:30 Test
- 10:00 Introduction
- 12:45 Break
- 13:30 The first lesson of your English Course in Seattle! (If you have chosen Intensive English or Business English)
- 14:45 “Meet and Greet” (If you have chosen General English)
- 15:00 Break
- 16:00 Activity
The first day you’ll get a nice welcome package, including a manual with information about Seattle, the schedule of classes, some detailed information about your English course in Seattle, suggestions for free time activities, a list of extra learning activities, the school regulations and some important contact information including the emergency telephone number of the school (which you can contact 24 hours a day during your entire stay).
From Tuesday Onwards
By the second day, you will begin to follow the regular academic calendar. During the week, two different teachers will alternate, so you will be exposed different types of pronunciation. The first Wednesday of your course you will receive the textbook, and then as time goes by, you’ll receive the other supplementary educational materials. Note that during the high season, the school adopts a calendar called “Double Banking” when the lessons are held both in the morning and afternoon, but on alternate days. This simple system gives you the chance to enjoy your free time at different times of the day; for example, you’ll have Wednesday mornings free and Thursday afternoons free. The calendar in the high season is as follows:
- 08:30-10:00 First Module*
- 10:15-11:45 Second Module*
- 12:30-14:00 “Intensive” and “Business” Lessons**
- 14:15-15:45 First Module*
- 16:00-17:30 Second Module*
- Free time, workshops, extra-curricular activities
Useful Tips For Your Seattle Stay!Some suggestions from locals and tourists...
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Cost of Living in Seattle
Take a look at the below prices as a generic guide:
- Big Mac $6.00
- Sandwich $4.00
- Can of Coca Cola $1.00
- Coffee in a cafe $2.50
- 1 litre of milk $2.00
- 2 litres of water $1.20
- 2 meals in an average restaurant $24.00
- SIM Card $5
- Cinema Ticket $9
Getting Around in Seattle
In Seattle you can use the buses, or rent a scooter or a car (maybe on weekends). Use Google Maps to get the timetables of the vehicles and organize your trips “on the go”!