Northwest Language Academy

Holiday

Holiday Party and Open House

December 18, 2014

Drop in to the NWLA Cultural Center for a glass of cheer with friends, old and new, warm up by the fire, enjoy the music, and celebrate the turning of the year with us. Bring the whole family. Fun international games & surprises await! Bring a gift- take a gift, for our lighthearted gift exchange. See you soon!

Contact us to learn more! info@nwlanguageacademy.com, or 360-321-2101.



Blessing

New Year Blessing and Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Ceremony 5:00 PM
Dinner 6:00 PM

The community is invited to NWLA Cultural Center for a New Year Blessing Ceremony lead by Kozan, Head Monk of the Tahoma One Drop Zen Monastery. The ceremony starts at 5pm with a short procession, chanting, lighting of incense and ringing the 180 bells! All ages, cultures & faiths welcome!

Following the ceremony, at 6pm, you are welcome to join our volunteer appreciation dinner. We are giving thanks and appreciation to all the loving and generous hearts & hands that are helping NWLA grow.

The blessing ceremony requires no reservation, however please RSVP if you wish to join us for dinner by calling our office (360) 321-2101 or email info@nwlanguageacademy.com no later than Jan 10, 2015.



French

French Language Weekend Immersion

February 21-22, 2015

Reconnect with your French soul in this fun and dynamic weekend immersion. Emphasis is on conversation in practical situations complimented by cultural instruction and travel tips. A lively weekend full of cooking , film, movement, language activities and much more!

Places are limited – don’t wait to book!

Overnight lodging available on site and near by at a lovely beach house. Reserve early!

$198 for the whole weekend. Includes meals.

Volunteer and work exchange available - please inquire soon!

To register, please contact our front desk at 321-2101, email: programs@nwlanguageacademy.com or sign up via PayPal below:

Total: $198



Italian

Italian Language Weekend Immersion

March 14-15, 2015

Treat yourself to a fun and informative Italian Immersion weekend in a picturesque natural spot, and get in touch with your Italian dreams! This lively 12-hour language intensive led by Roberta Tauriello and Lia Fichera of Percorso Italiano centers on intermediate and advanced language levels, and will emphasizes conversation in practical situations, complimented by cultural instruction and travel tips. Cooking an Italian meal together, film, language activities and much more! Tuition: $198, some meals included.

Percorso Italiano is a Seattle based language school, featuring a new and fun-filled way to learn the Italian language from Italian natives. “Percorso italiano” means “Italian journey,” and classes take students on a life-enriching journey via the Italian language.

Overnight lodging available on site and near by at a lovely beach house. Reserve early!

$198 for the whole weekend. Includes meals.

Volunteer and work exchange available - please inquire soon!

To register, please contact our front desk at 321-2101, email: programs@nwlanguageacademy.com or sign up via PayPal below:

Total: $198



Turkey

Save the Date! March 28, 2015
Language of Food: Turkey

Language of Food Series continues with an exploration of the cultural roots and contemporary influences of Turkey. Cooking Class, sumptuous traditional banquet, live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, an authentic Turkish marketplace.

Reserve early and find out more at info@nwlanguageacademy.com, or 360-321-2101.



Chat

Weekly Chat Groups,
Now in Six Languages!

French: Tuesdays, 10:00am-11:00am

Italian: Wednesdays 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Spanish: Wednesdays 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Russian: Fridays 5:30pm - 6:30pm

For GERMAN, JAPANESE, CHINESE conversation groups, please inquire.

Are you planning to travel abroad? Would you like to tune up your skill in speaking another language, or learn some useful cultural tips? Drop in on these free-of-charge sessions led by native speakers! All levels of language proficiency are welcome, though a minimal familiarity with the targeted language is helpful. Donations are appreciated.

Private instruction can be arranged upon request. Please inquire with NWLA's office. Call: 321-2101 or email: programs@nwlanguageacademy.com



Participate

END OF YEAR GIVING

NW Language Academy & Cultural Center, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, provides innovative resources for people of all ages to learn new languages and better understand diverse cultures as community becomes global.

In this season, it is important to remember to look at the world from as many perspectives as possible, to share other traditions with children and youth, and to encourage the appreciation of diversity - religious, cultural, and national alike. We invite you to be part of our mission to spread empathy this holiday season, and to join us with your financial support.

There is still time to receive a 2014 tax-deductible receipt for your year-end gift to NWLA, and it's as easy as "GIVE NOW." Or you can mail in your donation to the address below. No gift is too small!

Please make checks out to NWLA and send to:

5023 Langley Rd,
Langley, WA 98260.

Or donate via PayPal:



Ashingdon Manor

Lodging At The NWLA Cultural Center Guesthouse

The NWLA Cultural Center is located on three acres of beautifully landscaped grounds just minutes from downtown Langley. With ample room to rest and relax, it is an ideal setting for a rejuvenating getaway or to host celebrations, meetings and workshops. The Center features large, comfortable meeting spaces, a spacious kitchen and dining area, 6 luxurious guest rooms with a cozy comfort all their own. Each offers a private, ensuite bath and fireplace. The two largest suites include double Jacuzzi whirlpool tubs and private patios.

To book a room, or for more information, contact NWLA today at info@nwlanguageacademy.com, or 360-321-2101.