English in Washington, D.C

English is one of the most international and widely-spoken languages in the world. It has almost two billion speakers worldwide and is the de facto language of many nations, such as the USA. As the capital of the United States, Washington, D.C. is a popular destination for international businesses. Whether you are a diplomat, a social activist, or a businessperson, the best way to secure clients and take advantage of opportunities is to master English like it was your own language. English is, after all, the city’s language of business, education, and life in general. Therefore, taking language lessons in Washington, D.C. is the best way to make the most of everything on offer, whether you live, work, or are just visiting the nation’s capital.

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Why Study English in Washington, D.C.

Learn English for Culture: Did you know that Washington was voted number 8 on CNBC’s top 10 places to live in the U.S. in 2020? This is partly because there is so much to see and do, and, as a tourist or a newcomer, there are many places you can visit to delve into the culture of the city. For example, the many striking, iconic, and important political buildings are a must-see, like the White House, the Capitol Building, and, of course, the Lincoln Memorial. Meanwhile, if you enjoy art and culture, D.C. is filled to the brim with museums and galleries, including the National Museum of Natural History on 10th Street. The majority of the tours inside these museums are in English, so make sure you take some lessons with us to enhance your experience!

Learn English for Work: According to Business Insider, Washington D.C. ranks as the strongest economy in the United States with a per capita GDP of $190,737. The average weekly wage reported in December 2020 was $1,454.37. So, take advantage by looking for work, and begin by taking English classes in Washington; Almost all of the big companies with headquarters in the city (like Marriott International, Avalon Bay, and Hilton) ask their employees to have advanced level of English proficiency. Don’t let these professional opportunities go to waste! Take a language course with us and broaden your professional horizons in the city in no time.

Learn English for Studies: Those who come to DC to study will be happy to know that the city houses top-ranking academic institutions, like the American University, The George Washington University, and Georgetown University. If your plan is to pursue higher education, you ought to know that all of these institutions ask international students to demonstrate proof of their English proficiency. As all of their courses are taught and tested in English, prospective students need to have an advanced knowledge of the language. So, to be able to enroll in one of their programs, you need to pass internationally recognized exams, such as TOEFL or IELTS. If you need help preparing for these challenging tests, reach out to us and we will design an Exam Preparation course tailored to your skills and needs!


Where to Learn English in and around Washington, D.C.

At Language Trainers, we specialize in finding the best possible English tutor for your needs, to teach you at a time and location that suits you. Learn English with qualified native speakers with vast teaching experience, anytime, anywhere. Get in touch with us today and we will design a course so you can learn the language and feel like a local in Washington in no time! We can also prepare a course for your family if they need to learn English, too. So, contact us and we will arrange for a native teacher to go to your home or workplace. You can also take your classes in a public place, if you prefer, such as the D.C. Public Library on K Street, Filter Coffeehouse & Espresso Bar on I Street, or La Colombe Coffee Roasters on Blagden Alley.

If you are not located in downtown DC but you are interested in learning English with us, do still reach out. We have amazing tutors available to start in Alexandria, Arlington, Baltimore, Fairfax, Vienna, Falls Church, Rockville, and Bowie.

What are you waiting for? Let’s go! If you have some knowledge of English, take one of our free online Level Tests so we can measure your language ability, and then send us a quick inquiry to get started right away!

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Interesting Language Facts

31% of international executives are bilingual.

The language people speak shapes the way they see the world.

One quarter of the world's population has some knowledge of the English language.
WHY people learn ENGLISH?
Work in home country and abroad
Personal reasons
Travel to English-speaking nations

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1-on-1 General English Course in Washington, D.C

Our general one-on-one courses in Washington, D.C will help students improve their English level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our English classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.

1-on-1 Business English Course in Washington, D.C

Our English courses in Washington, D.C are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone English and email skills, as well as a level of survival English, granting them the ability to work in a country where English is the native tongue.

2-to-1 and Small Group
English Courses in Washington, D.C (closed group)

Our English courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One English Course or In-Company Small Group English Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster English Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.

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Take our English Language Level Test.

Let us know why you need to learn English and include the time and location that best suit you.

Review our quote and, if you are happy with it, receive our invoice and Agreement form.

Sign our Agreement form and submit a deposit* for the course.

Receive confirmation from our team with your English tutor’s details.

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Throughout your English course, the Language Trainers Academic Team will be on hand to help you with any queries.
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After the first lesson or two, our team will contact you to ensure you are happy with your trainer. If necessary, we will change the focus of the course to better suit your needs.
After finishing your course, we will send you a course attendance and completion certificate..
Our team will provide you with follow-up learning opportunities, including: self study material, language courses in English-speaking countries, and more advanced courses with Language Trainers.
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