English school in Washington, D.C.: EC

From 550.- USD
approx 482.- EUR
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Key points

  • Cosmopolitan city with a fascinating history dating back to the birth of the American nation
  • Modern school located 10 minutes from the White House
  • Wide choice of courses
  • Leisure activities of all kinds, for all tastes

The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
School size
L
Accommodations
Host family, Shared apartment
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
29 years
Nationality mix
Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Colombia, etc..
ratings
4 authentic opinions

Just 10 minutes’ walk from the White House, our partner school offers a modern and elegant study environment in the heart of Washington. 11 classrooms with interactive whiteboards provide the setting for interactive, communication-based English lessons designed for students from all over the world. Use the self-access computers and free Wi-Fi to stay connected. During breaks, take advantage of the student lounge to plan your afternoon trips with your new friends, and after classes, set off to explore Washington's many free museums, excellent bars and restaurants and hip shopping neighbourhoods. The excellent underground network will take you anywhere you need to go and as far as the neighbouring states of Virginia and Maryland!

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Included in the price

  • Level and needs assessment
  • Access to e-learning platform
  • Welcome activity
  • Orange Carpet Experience
  • Optional language workshops
  • Learning progress monitoring
  • End-of-course report and certificate
  • Activity programme

Lowest prices guaranteed

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Standard course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 12 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 550.-
(about EUR 483.-)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 12 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:30-11:45

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
1
550
1000
1175
2
940
1750
2100
3
1330
2500
3025
4
1720
3250
3950
6
2500
4750
5800
8
3280
6250
7650
12
4600
9010
11110
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.93   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 21.01 / 18.02 / 16.04 / 27.05 / 04.07 / 02.09 / 14.10 / 11.11 / 28.11 / 29.11 / 25.12.2019

Arrival day: Saturday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Semi-intensive course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 590.-
(about EUR 518.-)
Lessons
24 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:30-11:45 + 12:45-14:15 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
1
590
1040
1215
2
1020
1830
2180
3
1450
2620
3145
4
1880
3410
4110
6
2740
4990
6040
8
3600
6570
7970
12
4900
9310
11410
16
6480
12330
15130
24
8920
17650
21850
Extra week (24+)
365
725
900
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.93   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 21.01 / 18.02 / 16.04 / 27.05 / 04.07 / 02.09 / 14.10 / 11.11 / 28.11 / 29.11 / 25.12.2019

Arrival day: Saturday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Intensive course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 655.-
(about EUR 575.-)
Lessons
30 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:30-14:15

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
1
655
1105
1280
2
1150
1960
2310
3
1645
2815
3340
4
2140
3670
4370
6
3130
5380
6430
8
4120
7090
8490
12
5560
9970
12070
16
7360
13210
16010
24
9880
18610
22810
Extra week (24+)
405
765
940
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.93   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 21.01 / 18.02 / 16.04 / 27.05 / 04.07 / 02.09 / 14.10 / 11.11 / 28.11 / 29.11 / 25.12.2019

Arrival day: Saturday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

English for Work

Lower intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 23 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 655.-
(about EUR 575.-)
Lessons
30 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 10 English for Work)
Course duration
1 - 23 week(s)
Levels
Lower intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:30-14:15

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
1
655
1105
1280
2
1150
1960
2310
3
1645
2815
3340
4
2140
3670
4370
6
3130
5380
6430
8
4120
7090
8490
12
5560
9970
12070
16
7360
13210
16010
Extra week (16+)
450
810
985
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.93   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 21.01 / 18.02 / 16.04 / 27.05 / 04.07 / 02.09 / 14.10 / 11.11 / 28.11 / 29.11 / 25.12.2019

Arrival day: Saturday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Options/Extras

One-to-one course (min. 2 lessons) (per lesson) 80 USD
Supplement Course high season (per wk.) (17.06-13.09.2019) 20 USD
Supplement Accommodation high season (per wk.) (15.06-14.09.2019 consult our online quote calculator)
Sending of I-20 form for visa (Express) 75 USD
Airport transfer (Washington Dulles) (one-way) 155 USD
Airport transfer (Ronald Reagan Washington ) (one-way) 130 USD
Airport transfer (Baltimore-Washington) (one-way) 170 USD

Other accommodation options

Host family, single room, breakfast
Shared apartment, double room, no meals (Crystal Plaza)

Course info

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

4.7/5
Overall rating

100% of students recommending this school

Destination
/ 5
School
/ 5
Accommodation
/ 5
Value for money
/ 5
Teaching
/ 5
Leisure
/ 5

4 students gave their opinion about this school

37 years old - Italy
/ 5
1 week, July 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (3.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (2.8 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
42 years old - Spain
/ 5
Los profesores son realmente increíbles!!! El personal, inmejorable!!!
35 weeks, September 2016 – May 2017
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
« Sí, he avanzado desde nivel PRE-intermedio a Pre-Adcance »
School highlights
« Todo es extraordinario!!!Repetiría sin dudarlo!!! »
40 years old - Italy
/ 5
Assolutamente positivi. Sia la scuola che l'alloggiamento presso la famiglia erano eccezionali. La scuola è ubicata a pochi minuti dalla Casa Bianca, l'infrastruttura è moderna e molto funzionale. Le aule sono spaziose e le varie nazionalità sono sapientemente mescolate.
3 weeks, February – March 2017
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
« Assolutamente si! Il metodo di insegnamento della scuola era valido, e l'inserimento presso una famiglia fondamentale. Ritengo che sia stato molto utile il fatto che nessuno parlasse italiano. Per cui tutti i problemi venivano affrontati in lingua inglese. »
School highlights
« Posizione, infrastrutture, piano di studi, professori eccellenti, con rotazione nel pomeriggio con accoppiamento con altri studenti di livello avanzato. Sito internet per lo studio molto ben preparato e possibilità di utilizzarlo per altri tre mesi dopo la fine del corso. »
44 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Kleine schule mit kleinen gruppen, "familiäre" atmosphäre
2 weeks, March – April 2016
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals

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Host family
There's nothing like staying with a host family to experience American culture up close and personal! Fully integrated in the daily life of your hosts, you'll have your own bedroom (double rooms available for students travelling together) and enjoy a relaxed and safe atmosphere to practise English after classes. Families are all located within 60 minutes of the school by public transport. They either live downtown (in Washington D.C. or close to the city centre) or in the “Metro Area” (most often in the neighbouring states of Virginia or Maryland).

Note: It is compulsory for students under 18 to book homestay accommodation and provide a parental consent form.

Crystal Plaza superior residence
Just 10 minutes by metro from downtown Washington D.C., this residence offers 2-bedroom apartments, which accommodate 3-4 students each. There are single rooms, which have a queen-sized bed, and twin rooms. Each bedroom has a bathroom, a desk and storage space. The apartments also include an equipped kitchen and a living area with Wi-Fi and cable TV. Enjoy the residence’s excellent facilities: an outdoor swimming pool, a BBQ area, an indoor gym, a small library and a lounge area (with free tea and coffee!). Bed linen and towels are provided, and there are laundry facilities in the residence.

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Crystal Plaza

General information

This apartment is connected to a tunnel system that leads directly to the metro (which keeps students out of the cold/rain), and an underground shopping center that has a rock climbing gym, several restaurants, a post office, a bank, a pharmacy and a hair salon. There are lots of restaurants within walking distance, as well as a grocery store that is 10 minutes away by foot. The area is safe, quiet at night, and new.

School distance

Door-to-door travel time:
30 minutes
Means of transportation:
by subway
Average public transport cost:
Weekly cost of ~ $24.75 (to and from school). Monthly cost of ~ $99 (to and from school).
Walking distance to public transport:
5 minutes

Walking Distance

Supermarket:
13 minutes
Coffee shops:
5 minutes
Restaurants:
5 minutes
Shops:
15 minutes
Pharmacy:
7 minutes

Availability

All year round
Minimum age : 18+

Arrival and departure

Check-in / Check-out
Saturday from 11:00 am
Saturday until 11:39 am
Flexible check in/check out
Entry card (building)
Key (building) 1
Code (building) 1
Staff on-site 24h
Deposit
Upon arrival, student fills out credit card authorization form which is kept on file, in case damage occurs.
1

Meals

Use of kitchen 1
Meal-plan

Facilities

Reception desk 1
Smoking area
Outside only
Cafeteria
Shared kitchen
stove top, refrigerator, coffee machine, brita water filter
1
Oven 1
Microwave 1
Cutlery available 1
Vending machine 1
Laundry 1
Common area/lounge 1
Wi-Fi internet access
Free
1
Cable internet access
TV in common room 1
DVD-player in common room
Balcony/terrace 1
Garden 1
BBQ area 1
Wheelchair accessible
Parking (cars)
~ $100 a month or $9 a day
1
Parking (bicycles) 1
Swimming pool
Seasonal; closed in the Winter months
1
Gym 1

Room types and facilities

Air conditioning
Heating 1
Smoking
Duvet and pillow provided 1
Bed sheets provided 1
Towels provided 1
Toilet paper 1
Ensuite toilet
Each bedroom has one bathroom
1
Ensuite shower
Each bedroom has one bathroom
1
Wash basin 1
Shared toilets
Shared showers
Cleaning
Once a month the whole apartment is cleaned, bedrooms included
1
Desk 1
Wardrobe 1
Cooking facilities 1
Microwave 1
TV
Wi-Fi internet access
Free
1
Cable internet access
Floor
Mix of carpet and hardwood
1
Balcony 1
Safe deposit box
Room key provided
Single room key provided upon request for additonal $75 (refundable charge)
1

The school offers a large choice of activities to allow you to see famous Washington attractions while having a great time with your international friends. The local zoo, Meridian Hill Park, the Cathedral and the International Spy Museum await you just minutes from the school. You will also discover the pillars of American democracy: the White House, the Capitol, house of the American Congress and the National Mall, with its superb memorial to the memory of Abraham Lincoln. Newseum is another must-see attraction, retracing the fascinating history of Washington DC through interactive exhibitions and countless artefacts. If you want to keep fit while enjoying a scenic ride, go cycling along the Potomac River. And if you want to spend your money, treat yourself to a shopping spree in the Georgetown district or on U Street!

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Special offers
Save on your English course

Save on your English course

Students from Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and Romania can book a course at our EC English partner school and take advantage of this exceptional offer:

- Get 20% discount on tuition

Valid for the following destinations:

England
Brighton
Bristol
Cambridge
Manchester
London Euston
London 30+

USA
Boston
Miami
New York
New York 30+
San Diego
San Francisco
Santa Monica
Washington

Malta
St Julians

South Africa
Cape Town

Canada
Vancouver
Toronto
Montreal (French and English)

Conditions:
- Offer valid for new bookings received before 31.12.2018 and taking place in 2018
- Offer excludes courses One-to-One, English Plus, Mini Group and Internship

Published on 22.11.2017
 

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