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OUR STUDENTS COME FROM OVER 100 COUNTRIES!

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Bosnia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala , Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Morocco, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Senegal, Serbia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Saint Tome and Principe , Sudan, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen and Zambia.

Washington English Center's mission is to serve adult immigrants - providing its services regardless of race, color, income, national or ethnic origin.

Our English classes and programs

Click on this link for the Academic Calendar 2019 -2020 

Winter 2019 ENGLISH CLASSES

WEC December Office Hours
Monday to Thursday - 9am to 5pm
Friday - CLOSED
Saturday and Sunday - 9am to 4pm
 
Our office will be closed from Tuesday, December 24 to Wednesday, January 1st for Christmas and New Year Holidays. 

DAYTIME CLASSES 

Mondays through Thursdays, January 13th through March 26th, 10 AM to 1 PM

Registration $155 for the full Program term

EVENING CLASSES

Mondays through Thursday, January 13th through March 26th, 7 PM to 9 PM

Registration $135 for the full Program term

WEEKEND CLASSES

Saturdays and Sundays, January 18th through March 29th, 2 PM to 5 PM

Registration $135 for the full Program term

CONVERSATION CLASS

Sundays, January 19th through March 29th, 10 AM to 12 PM

Registration $80 for the full Program term

ADDITIONAL CLASSES

Culinary job training for english language learners


English
Spanish
French


EVENING COMPUTER LITERACY (TAUGHT IN ENGLISH)

Tuesdays and Thursdays, January 21st through March 26th, 6 PM to 7 PM

$45 for the full Program term

EVENING CITIZENSHIP PREPARATION (TAUGHT IN ENGLISH)

Mondays through Thursdays, January 13th – March 26th, 6 PM to 7 PM

$75 for the full Program term

Click HERE for more information on how to register for all classes. Please note:  The registration process can take several hours for new students.

JOB PREPARATION AND JOB SEARCH WORKSHOPS

Washington English Center offers no cost (Free) services to registered students.

Some of the ways we assist include:

  • Writing a resume and cover letter

  • Searching for jobs on the Internet

  • Submitting job applications through the Internet

  • Helping you prepare for a job interview

  • Job counseling

Are you ready to get help with your job search?  Email us at jobs@washingtonenglish.org for more information.

STUDENT ADMISSIONS

Registration:  Students must come to our office to register. You will take a English language placement test to see what level you are in - the process may take between 2 to 2.5 hours.  Students must be 18 years of age or older.  All persons are welcome to join our classes.  DC residence or an immigration VISA are not required.

Tuition Fee Payments: We accept all forms of payment: Cash, Check, Money Order, and major Credit Cards (VISA, MASTERCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS)

Class and Enrollment Process Information:

EMAIL: info@washingtonenglish.org

TELEPHONE: 202-387-2222

Register early!  Be sure to register before the new term starts to avoid having to pay a late registration fee! Students who register on or after the first day of class will pay an additional $10.00 late registration fee.  Review the Academic Calendar 2019-2020  to check the dates classes begin for each term.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can I register online?

No.  Students must come into the office to register. Our office is located at 2200 California Street NW, Washington, DC 20008. Our office hours are Monday through Thursday,  9 AM to 8 PM, and Saturday and Sunday from 9 AM to 4 PM. We are closed on Fridays.

Do I need to have an I.D. / VISA Card?

No. We DO NOT require an I.D. or immigration VISA card. We accept students from anywhere in the Greater Washington Area (D.C., Maryland, Virginia, etc). Please note: we CAN NOT provide I.D. or VISA cards for our students.

What form of payment do you accept?

We accept all forms of payment including: Cash, Check, Credit Card and  Money Order.  Accepted credit cards are: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diner Club International and JCB.

Where is the nearest metro or bus stop?

The nearest metro station is the Dupont Circle Metro Station (take the Q Street exit) on the Red Line.  If you wish to take the bus, the bus lines are 42, 43, H1, L2, L1.

Does Washington English Center provide childcare?

No. We are an adult education program and do not provide childcare.

Does Washington English Center provide housing?

No. We do not provide housing.

Are books included in the price?

Yes! All textbooks are included in the price.

Where are the teachers and students from?

All over the globe! Washington English Center takes pride in our multicultural atmosphere. We have over 1,600 students from over 100 different countries. We also accept volunteer teachers from around the world as long as they speak fluent English.