LEAP Program

LEAPLearning English in Action Program. It’s a two quarter program** starting in fall quarter, 2018. The program emphasizes active learning through direct contact with the location and people of the Seattle-Bellevue area.

For more information see Program Flyer.

You will improve your English skills through:

  • Taking field trips on and off campus
  • Working with community organizations
  • Exploring American culture and contemporary issues
  • Listening to guest speakers
  • Working and discussing in small groups
  • Viewing films and other media

There will be three classes that meet Monday through Friday, 10:30 am-3:20 pm with an hour for lunch. The first class is “Foundations” and you will develop your leadership and teamwork skills. Next, you will have a “Culture” class that teaches you how to communicate more effectively with your American neighbors. Finally, you will explore global and local topics in the “Issues” class.

** With an option to take one quarter only

NOTE: Students should go to the OIE office in B144 for more information and to register for LEAP.

Last Updated March 22, 2019