Language & Culture Short Term English Program (STEP)
Come practice your English and learn about American culture! In the Language & Culture Short Term English Program (STEP) at the University of Washington, you'll study English in the mornings and see the beautiful sights of Seattle in the afternoons.
Enroll in this program and you will:
- Improve your English vocabulary as well as your listening, speaking and presentation skills
- Practice your English in real-life situations
- Learn American expressions and idioms
- Interact with students from all over the world*
Who Should Register
Language & Culture STEP is open to beginning to advanced students of English. Beginners must have a basic knowledge of English. See the How to Register page for more details.
STEP students are not eligible for an F-1 student visa.
- Small class sizes – up to 18 students
- Experienced instructors with advanced degrees in teaching English as a foreign language
- Field trips to the Burke Museum, the Henry Art Gallery and other UW and Seattle-area attractions
||UW Seattle campus
Jan 13–Jan 31
Feb 3–Feb 14*
Feb 5–Feb 26
Mar 2–Mar 20
Jul 6–Jul 24
Jul 29–Aug 18
Aug 24–Sep 11
*Special two-week program. Space is limited.
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Learn more about the student experience in the Short Term English Program (STEP) in this video.
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