Inlingua Washington DC

Learn English in Washington, D.C., United States

The Area & School

Washington, D.C. is a global city with prosperous political and economic scenes. As the capital of the United States, Washington, D.C. is a highly accessible city known for its tremendous resources. There are 19 museums, distinctive shops, great restaurants, and many other attractions. There is always something for everyone. Home to the US President, Washington D.C. offers a great amount of opportunities to locals and visitors in so many aspects. With a superb location, Inlingua Washington DC is a popular and professional English institute that hosts over 300 students each year. Besides the general English courses it offers, Inlingua also opens many specialty courses based on the unique characteristics of Washington, D.C., such as Newsroom English, Media Fluency and Communication, etc.

English Courses

Standard 15 English

The Standard 15 English offers comprehensive training on your general English skills. This program consists of 15 lessons per week on topics such as vocabulary, fluency, and grammatical accuracy in speaking, writing, and comprehension. This class is available at all levels.

Starts at $190 for one week

Intensive 25 English

The Intensive 25 English program covers topics on vocabulary, grammar, listening, speaking, reading, writing and comprehension. The program totals 25 lessons of studying per week, which gives you a more skill-concentrated learning experience.

Starts at $250 for one week

Standard 15 + Private 5 English

This is a combo package including 15 lessons of General English and 5 lessons of Private classes per week. On top of learning essential English language skills, the program offers opportunities to practice English with a teacher individually.

Starts at $440 for one week

Intensive 25 + Private 5 English

This course is a combination of Intensive 25 English and 5 Private lessons, totaling 30 lessons of English learning per week. The program is offered to students who desire to vastly enhance their overall English proficiency.

Starts at $500 for one week

Intensive 25 + Private 10 English

This package consists of a total of 35 lessons per week including 25 Intensive English classes and 10 Private lessons. By the end of this program, students will enjoy a significant improvement of their English knowledge and comprehension skills.

Starts at $750 for one week

Business Intensive 30

The Business Intensive 30 English includes 30 lessons on English and Business-related knowledge. This is for students who would like to develop great communication skills in the professional world. Overall, the program focuses on reading strategies, analytical thinking, discussion, and oral presentation. Some other topics involve global communications, business topics, and business news. Requirement to register for this program: C1 Level; 90 on TOEFL iBT; 90 on Oxford Placement Test; 6.5-7 on IELTS. Only offered for 4 weeks or 8 weeks duration.

Starts at $295 for one week

Media Fluency & Communication 30

This is a specialty course learning on media and its effects on interpersonal interaction, political behavior, cultural understandings and economic realities. All 30 weekly lessons are taught in English by a native speaker. This program is designed for students who are looking to develop strong critical thinking and analytical skills while learning English. Registration Requirements: C1-C2 levels; 90+ on TOEFL iBT; 90-100+ on Oxford Placement Test; 7.5-9 on IELTS. Only available for either 4 weeks or 8 weeks duration.

Starts at $295 for one week

Newsroom 30

This is an intensive English program for future journalists! In the exclusive Inlingua Newsroom, students will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of creating news, from broadcasting, presentation, research, to interpersonal skills. During the program, students will improve their public speaking abilities, reading skills, and learn to manage strict deadlines. In the end, students will potentially be able to shoot a news footage. Selected footages will be broadcasted on the Internet through the school's social media sites...

Starts at $295 for one week

Accent Reduction 30

The Accent Reduction program is designed to provide students with practice on variations in intonations, sound linking, rhythm exercises, and oral presentations. This is for students on high intermediate to advanced levels. Requirements: B2-C1 levels; 74+ on TOEFL iBT, 85+ on Oxford Placement Test; 5.5+ on IELTS. Only available for 4 weeks or 8 weeks booking.

Starts at $295 for one week

College Preparation 30

The College Preparation 30 prepares you on essential English skills required for college level studying. Besides an overall training on academic English, this program also provides tips and special topics to give you a jumpstart on your college journey. Must meet minimal English requirement.

Starts at $295 for one week

Exam Preparation 30

This program trains you with a compilation of techniques you would need on test-taking including speaking, listening, reading, writing, and grammatical skills. These lessons are delivered by a team of professional teachers with rich experience on exams. Tests include TOEFL, IELTS, and Cambridge...

Starts at $295 for one week

Private English (10 lessons/week)

One-on-one English lessons are also available for students who desire higher flexibility and larger concentration on specific topics. The course contents vary based on a student's needs. 10 lessons a week. $60 per lesson.

Starts at $600 for one week


Apartment Style Housing

Inlingua offers apartments in the most luxurious Arlington community, with great convenience and accessibility to shops, restaurants, and nightlife. With public transportation, the school is only a maximum of 20-30 minutes away. Living in an apartment offers students extreme independence, flexibility, and privacy. Each apartment is fully furnished and typically includes 2 or 3 private bedrooms, shared living room and kitchen, and many amenities such as WiFi, TV, dishwasher, refrigerator, walk-in closets.

  • Minimum age 16.

Starts at $258 / week

Host Family

All host families are within the greater Washington DC Metropolitan Area, with great proximity to the school. Inlingua carefully selects, investigates and supervises all families to ensure the absolute safety and joy while staying with a host family. General facilities such as laundry, free Internet, and a private bedroom are included. The family is responsible for providing breakfast and dinner daily.

  • Minimum age 16. Minimal stay 2 weeks.

Starts at $275 / week

Additional Details

Here are some of the US national holidays for 2016:

  • New Years Day-Jan 1st
  • Martin Luther King Day-Jan 18th
  • Memorial Day-May 30th
  • Independence Day-Jul 4th
  • Labor Day-Sep 5th
  • Veterans Day-Nov 11th
  • Thanksgiving-Nov 24th
  • Christmas Day-Dec 25th
  • By Plane:

Ronald Reagan International Airport is the largest and closet airport in Washington, D.C. area. You may choose to arrive from other airports nearby such as Dulles Airport or Baltimore International Airport. Airport pick-up is available.

  • By Public Transport:

Metro is run in the city that connects you to the school. It is a great and easy way to get around the city. Fares may vary based on your destinations. More information at

Max Group Class Size: 13.8333333333333333 students per class
Max Capacity: 300 students
Adjusted Price of INT 20: $15.20 per class hour

Sample Activities: (Some may involve additional fees)

  • Conversation Club
  • Washington Monument Frisbee
  • Volley at the Lincoln Memorial
  • Canoeing
  • University Visits
  • Museum Tours
  • Georgetown Soccer
  • NBA Game

Inlingua Washington DC adopts "The Communicative Method" across its courses, where students have the full ownership of practicing language under professional guidance from teachers. In result, students play a greater role in their language acquisition. Because all courses are based on an accelerated pace with in-depth learning, students will be able to maximize their results with minimal time. Another highlight of Inlingua Washington DC is that the school is accredited by CEA and English USA. The school also serves as a test center for TOEFL/iBT and Cambridge language tests. Inlingua offers classes on 8 different levels. Upon arrival, students will be asked to take a placement test in order to be best matched with a program.