Beauty, history and culture in America's capital city

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Learn English in Washington, DC

The epicentre of US politics, and full of famous monuments, memorials and museums, Washington provides an awe-inspiring environment for study.

Washington, as an international and cosmopolitan city, also offers shopping, dining, and nightlife to match any other world-class metropolis.

The city is ranked by Forbes as the third happiest US city for young professionals.

Our Washington English school is in the Downtown area, within walking distance of the White House, Smithsonian and Kennedy Center.

EC Washington DC is not affiliated with the federal or District of Columbia government.


  • 11 modern classrooms

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Interactive Whiteboards

  • Student lounge

  • Library facilities

  • Student computers


Nationality mix at EC Washington

Our students come from all over the world. You will learn about different cultures, broaden your worldview and make lasting friendships as you practise and improve your English skills together.

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Get the best from your destination and make the most of your time. 

As an EC student, you will be invited to a free welcome event and enjoy a varied calendar of social and leisure activities throughout your stay. Some of the many activities available include:

Movie Night

Watch a movie together and discuss it afterwards.

Games Afternoon

A fun afternoon of games for everyone to enjoy.


Get active and play football with students and staff.

Welcome Event

Meet students and staff at a welcome event for new students.


Bowl a strike with friends.

Please note: All activities are subject to change without notice and may be offered seasonally.

Academic Extras

Lecture Series

Practice listening and note-taking skills in a real-life setting with a teacher or another native English speaker.

Pronounciation Clinic

Choose from 'general'  pronounciation clinics for all students and clinics targeted at specific accents.

Conversation Class

Join a group conversation with a teacher or native English speaker to discuss an issue of interest.

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