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Language ETC Is Now Washington English Center

By Cathy Sunshine

The school has a new name! This is good news. For one thing, it will make it easier to find us when prospective students or volunteers search online for English language classes in Washington, DC. Unlike the slightly perplexing “Language ETC,” the name “Washington English Center” says right up front where we are located and what our core mission is. Continue reading

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Language ETC Students and Teachers Live It Up at Graduation Parties

Our Advanced Plus class worked on phrasal verbs this term, one of which was “live it up.” That’s exactly what we did at three festive graduation events at Language ETC last week.  Weeknight graduates enjoyed a special treat, courtesy of … Continue reading

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Community Services Fair at Language ETC

A few years back one of my students had a toothache that lasted for a week. He didn’t have a clue where to get help for the problem, and we didn’t know either. We did a little research and directed … Continue reading

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Language ETC and the Peace Corps: A Long and Strong Connection

Fellow volunteers: need a break from the present perfect progressive? Want to see Lee Griffith, our famously clean-cut weekend volunteer coordinator, with shaggy hippie hair and pig blood makeup on his face?

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Winter 2012 Graduation Photo Gallery

Happy students, teachers, and staff packed the Language ETC auditorium last night for the graduation of the PM weeknight classes. Congratulations to all the hard-working students who received their certificates!

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