Language course English in Fort Lauderdale

The Language Academy

Learn English in Fort Lauderdale by taking a course with our partner school, TLA (The Language Academy). Founded in 1997, TLA is situated in a modern building in the heart of Fort Lauderdale’s financial district. The school has a first class team of teachers and administrative staff who will help you to feel at home from you very first day of class.

Key features of our partner English school in Fort Lauderdale:

  • School accredited by ACCET  (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training)
  • Modern, spacious classrooms
  • 20 different student nationalities
  • Intensive courses begin each Monday
  • Multimedia language laboratory with television, video and CD’s
  • Computer room with WIFI internet access
  • Cafeteria with drink and snack machines
  • Minimum age: 16 years

Social Programme

On the first day of your English course, the head of the activities department will present you with the school’s current activity programme. On this first day you will also receive a welcome breakfast so that you can get to know other students and members of staff. A typical programme of activities includes:

  • Music day, the origins of jazz and blues
  • Barbeques on the beach with free drinks and snacks
  • Visits to museums, newspapers and TV stations
  • Excursions to South Beach, the zoo and aquarium

Intensive

Learn English in Fort Lauderdale by taking an intensive course. TLA offers intensive courses with either 20, 22 or 32 lessons per week. If you choose to take a 20 lesson a week course, you will not need an I-20 visa if your country is part of the I-20 visa waiver programme, but with the others you will. The lessons focus upon communication and centre upon grammar, vocabulary, conversation, writing and listening comprehension.

The intensive course can either take place in the morning or in the afternoon.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2021

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per group
Number of lessons per week:
20
22
32
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 802 1149 1495 1842 2189 2535 2882 3229 3575 3922 4269
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 1309 1929 2548 3168 3788 4407 5027 5647 6266 6886 7506
Intensive with host family, single room, no meals 1253 1842 2431 3021 3610 4199 4789 5378 5967 6557 7146
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 1478 2189 2899 3610 4321 5031 5742 6453 7163 7874 7865
Intensive with studio (budget), single room, no meals 1625 2384 3142 3900 4659 5417 6175 6934 7692 8450 9209
Intensive with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1894 2787 3679 4572 5465 6357 7250 8143 9035 9928 10821
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Complete beginners may be required to attend some private lessons prior to joining a group.

Course materials:  

ca. €26, invoiced by StudyTravel

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): $ 105 / € 91 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €182 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €182 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €136 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €136 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale: € 87
Transfer on arrival from Miami: € 174

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance

Please note: Course materials depend on the amount of weeks (the price of $ 30 / € 26 appearing in the online price quotation refers to 2-4 weeks)


In 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 31/05/2021, 05/07/2021, 06/09/2021, 25/11/2021, 21/12/2021 - 25/12/2021. Missed lessons due to bank holidays are not being rescheduled or refunded.

Minigroup

If you prefer a more personalized language program without missing the learning fun within a group, we recommend you the minigroup course. Here you will get 20 lessons of English per week in a group of up to 5 participants. This guarantees a personal learning environment in which you can concentrate on specific topics.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2021

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 5 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Minigroup without accommodation 1149 1669 2189 2709 3229 3749 4269 4789 5309 5829 6349
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 1656 2449 3242 4035 4828 5621 6414 7207 8000 8793 9586
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 1825 2709 3593 4477 5361 6245 7129 8013 8897 9781 9945
Minigroup with host family, single room, no meals 1599 2362 3125 3887 4650 5413 6175 6938 7701 8463 9226
Minigroup with studio (budget), single room, no meals 1972 2904 3835 4767 5699 6630 7562 8494 9425 10357 11289
Minigroup with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 2241 3307 4373 5439 6505 7571 8637 9703 10769 11835 12901
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €26, invoiced by StudyTravel

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): $ 105 / € 91 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €182 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €182 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €136 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €136 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale: € 87
Transfer on arrival from Miami: € 174

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance

Please note: Course materials depend on the amount of weeks (the price of $ 30 / € 26 appearing in the online price quotation refers to 2-4 weeks)


In 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 31/05/2021, 05/07/2021, 06/09/2021, 25/11/2021, 21/12/2021 - 25/12/2021. Missed lessons due to bank holidays are not being rescheduled or refunded.

Business English

We have two business English programmes available in Fort Lauderdale:

1. This business English course in Fort Lauderdale has a very professional focus, which is based upon the development of basic communication skills so that you can express yourself with ease in this field. You will have conversation, listening and writing classes which are focused solely upon business English. The course consists of 20 lessons per week, in a group of a maximum of 5 students. To take this programme you will not need an I-20 visa if your country is part of the I-20 waiver programme.

2. As a complement to the business English programme you can choose to take an extra 5 individual workshop classes per week (a total of 25 lessons per week, 20 in group + 5 individual). You can choose your workshop topics upon enrolment by marking your preferences in the “notes” section of the booking form. The specialist subjects you can choose form are as follows:

  • Financial English
  • English for Law
  • English for journalism
  • English for Human Resources
  • English for the shipping industry
  • Medical English
  • English for marketing
  • English for international business
  • English for executive assistants
  • English for agriculture and the food industry

For the second course you will need an I-20 visa, even if your country is part of the visa waiver programme.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2021

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 5 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
25
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
Business English without accommodation 889 1669
Business English with studio (budget), single room, no meals
Business English with host family, double room, halfboard 1123 2176
Business English with host family, single room, no meals 1097 2119
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 1201 2345
Business English with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1435 2761
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
Business English without accommodation 1235 2362
Business English with studio (budget), single room, no meals 1647 3185
Business English with host family, double room, halfboard 1469 2869
Business English with host family, single room, no meals 1443 2813
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 1547 3038
Business English with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1781 3454
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): $ 105 / € 91 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €182 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €182 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €136 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €136 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale: € 87
Transfer on arrival from Miami: € 174

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance

Please note: Course materials depend on the amount of weeks (the price of $ 30 / € 26 appearing in the online price quotation refers to 2-4 weeks)


In 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 31/05/2021, 05/07/2021, 06/09/2021, 25/11/2021, 21/12/2021 - 25/12/2021. Missed lessons due to bank holidays are not being rescheduled or refunded.

Cambridge exam

The Cambridge exam preparation course in Fort Lauderdale consists of 20 lessons per week, all dedicated Cambridge exam preparation lessons with a specialised teacher. The course has a duration of 8 or 10 weeks and prepares you for the CAE or CPE examn. All lessons are taken as part of a group with a maximum of 12 students per class. In order to take the Cambridge exam course in Fort Lauderdale, you should have at least an intermediate knowledge of English.  

To read more about the Cambridge examination course please click here.

 

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2021

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 2605
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 4750
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 5465
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, no meals 4511
Cambridge exam with studio (budget), single room, no meals 5898
Cambridge exam with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 6973
Starting dates:  

elementary : 04/01, 15/02, 03/05, 20/09

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

CAMBRIDGE CAE & CPE START DATES 2021

  • CAE 8 weeks: 15/02/2021, 03/05/2021
  • CPE 8 weeks : 04/01/2021, 20/09/2021

The price of the Cambridge exam course does not include the course materials (approx $ 100 / € 87) nor the exam fee (approx $ 375 / € 325).
The Cambridge exam courses might need an extra night of accommodation due to the exam date. Price of an extra night on request. Exams are computer based at the school. Students interested in preparation courses for paper-based exams (offered at outside locations), please contact us for details.


EXAM DATES 2020

  • CAE: 10/04/2021, 26/06/2021
  • CPE: 27/02/2021, 13/11/2021

Course materials:  

€87, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €325, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): $ 105 / € 91 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €182 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €182 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €136 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €136 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale: € 87
Transfer on arrival from Miami: € 174

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance

Please note: Course materials depend on the amount of weeks (the price of $ 30 / € 26 appearing in the online price quotation refers to 2-4 weeks)


In 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 31/05/2021, 05/07/2021, 06/09/2021, 25/11/2021, 21/12/2021 - 25/12/2021. Missed lessons due to bank holidays are not being rescheduled or refunded.

TOEFL Exam

The TOEFL exam course consists of 20 group lessons per week plus hours of supervised self-study. The minimum time you can take this course is 4 weeks, and you must have at least an intermediate level. To take this course you will need an I-20 visa even if your country is part of the I-20 visa waiver programme.

On the same start dates and for the same price you can also start TOEIC exam preparation.  

To read more about the TOEFL examination course please click here.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2021

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks 6 weeks  
TOEFL Exam without accommodation 1235 1799
TOEFL Exam with host family, double room, halfboard 2288 3398
TOEFL Exam with host family, single room, no meals 2171 3220
TOEFL Exam with host family, single room, halfboard 2639 3931
TOEFL Exam with studio (budget), single room, no meals 2882 4269
TOEFL Exam with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 3419 5075
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

The price of the TOEFL preparation course does not include the course materials (approx. $ 100 / € 87) nor the exam fee (approx. $ 375 / € 325). Students are responsible for making their own test appointment. The test fee (credit card required) is payable to the official test center.

Course materials:  

€87, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €174, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): $ 105 / € 91 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €182 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €182 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €136 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €136 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale: € 87
Transfer on arrival from Miami: € 174

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance

Please note: Course materials depend on the amount of weeks (the price of $ 30 / € 26 appearing in the online price quotation refers to 2-4 weeks)


In 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 31/05/2021, 05/07/2021, 06/09/2021, 25/11/2021, 21/12/2021 - 25/12/2021. Missed lessons due to bank holidays are not being rescheduled or refunded.

Host Family

Stay with a host family whilst you learn English in Fort Lauderdale. The host family accommodation in Fort Lauderdale includes half board and a double or single room. Double rooms can only be booked by two people who are travelling together. You may ask about the availability of an en-suite bathroom. The families are situated around 20 minutes away from Fort Lauderdale city centre, where the school is situated, using public transport. All host families have WIFI internet access.

Studio (beach area)

The studios in a residence are situated 20 minutes away from the school by public transport right by the beach. The studios are fully furnished and equipped with a kitchen and bathroom. Bedding is provided, and you will also find a television and telephone. The studio can be shared by two people who are travelling together. All the studios have WIFI internet access. You have access to a swimming pool.    

Studio (budget)

The studios (type budget) are located in the downtown or residential area of the city. You stay in a single room with your own bathroom and kitchenette. All apartments have air-conditioning. Kitchenettes are equipped with cooking utensils. Bed linen and towels are provided. Wireless internet, cable TV is included, and you’ll have a washer and dryer on site. Apartments are located in residential neighbourhoods close to commercial areas with stores and supermarkets, a 15 to 25-minute bus ride to school.

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