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 2023

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
22
32
Starting dates:  

02/01, 09/01, 16/01, 23/01, 30/01, 06/02, 13/02, 20/02, 27/02, 06/03, 13/03, 20/03, 27/03, 03/04, 10/04, 17/04, 24/04, 01/05, 08/05, 15/05, 22/05, 29/05, 05/06, 12/06, 19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08, 28/08, 04/09, 11/09, 18/09, 25/09, 02/10, 09/10, 16/10, 23/10, 30/10, 06/11, 13/11, 20/11, 27/11, 04/12, 11/12, 18/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

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

Course materials:  

ca. €29, invoiced by StudyTravel

Info host family:  

Double rooms are only available for students travelling together.

There is a supplement of $ 70 / € 67 per week for special dietary needs like vegetarian, gluten free, lactose free.

Options Host Family:   Private Bathroom : € 101 per week
Surcharge for a private bathroom
Surcharges studio:   single room : 01/01/2023 - 27/05/2023 : €192 per week
single room : 12/11/2023 - 23/12/2023 : €192 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale : EUR 144
Transfer on arrival from Miami Airport : EUR 239

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 / € 29 appearing in the online price quotation refers to 2-4 weeks). The price is $ 30 / € 29.00 for every 4 weeks.

In 2023 the school is closed on: 16/01/2023, 07/04/2023, 29/05/2023, 19/06/2023, 04/07/2023, 04/09/2023, 23/11/2023, 24/11/2023 & 25/12/2023 - 29/12/2023. 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 2023

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  
Mini-Group without accommodation 1346 1947 2548 3149 3750 4351 4952 5554 6155 6756 7357
Mini-Group with host family, double room , halfboard 1995 2896 3798 4700 5601 6503 7405 8306 9208 10109 11011
Mini-Group with host family, single room , halfboard 2329 3397 4466 5534 6603 7672 8740 9809 10878 11946 13015
Mini-Group with studio, single room , no meals 2729 3998 5267 6536 7805 9074 10343 11612 12881 14150 15419
Starting dates:  

02/01, 09/01, 16/01, 23/01, 30/01, 06/02, 13/02, 20/02, 27/02, 06/03, 13/03, 20/03, 27/03, 03/04, 10/04, 17/04, 24/04, 01/05, 08/05, 15/05, 22/05, 29/05, 05/06, 12/06, 19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08, 28/08, 04/09, 11/09, 18/09, 25/09, 02/10, 09/10, 16/10, 23/10, 30/10, 06/11, 13/11, 20/11, 27/11, 04/12, 11/12, 18/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €29, invoiced by StudyTravel

Info host family:  

Double rooms are only available for students travelling together.

There is a supplement of $ 70 / € 67 per week for special dietary needs like vegetarian, gluten free, lactose free.

Options Host Family:   Private Bathroom : € 101 per week
Surcharge for a private bathroom
Surcharges studio:   single room : 01/01/2023 - 27/05/2023 : €192 per week
single room : 12/11/2023 - 23/12/2023 : €192 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale : EUR 144
Transfer on arrival from Miami Airport : EUR 239

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 / € 29 appearing in the online price quotation refers to 2-4 weeks). The price is $ 30 / € 29.00 for every 4 weeks.

In 2023 the school is closed on: 16/01/2023, 07/04/2023, 29/05/2023, 19/06/2023, 04/07/2023, 04/09/2023, 23/11/2023, 24/11/2023 & 25/12/2023 - 29/12/2023. 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 2023

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 5/1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
25
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
Commercial English without accommodation 1002 1861
Commercial English with host family, double room , halfboard 1351 2510
Commercial English with host family, single room , halfboard 1518 2844
Commercial English with studio, single room , no meals 1718 3245
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
Commercial English without accommodation 1432 2720
Commercial English with host family, double room , halfboard 1780 3369
Commercial English with host family, single room , halfboard 1947 3703
Commercial English with studio, single room , no meals 2147 4103
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 02/01, 09/01, 16/01, 23/01, 30/01, 06/02, 13/02, 20/02, 27/02, 06/03, 13/03, 20/03, 27/03, 03/04, 10/04, 17/04, 24/04, 01/05, 08/05, 15/05, 22/05, 29/05, 05/06, 12/06, 19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08, 28/08, 04/09, 11/09, 18/09, 25/09, 02/10, 09/10, 16/10, 23/10, 30/10, 06/11, 13/11, 20/11, 27/11, 04/12, 11/12, 18/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €29, invoiced by StudyTravel

Info host family:  

Double rooms are only available for students travelling together.

There is a supplement of $ 70 / € 67 per week for special dietary needs like vegetarian, gluten free, lactose free.

Options Host Family:   Private Bathroom : € 101 per week
Surcharge for a private bathroom
Surcharges studio:   single room : 01/01/2023 - 27/05/2023 : €192 per week
single room : 12/11/2023 - 23/12/2023 : €192 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale : EUR 144
Transfer on arrival from Miami Airport : EUR 239

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 / € 29 appearing in the online price quotation refers to 2-4 weeks). The price is $ 30 / € 29.00 for every 4 weeks.

In 2023 the school is closed on: 16/01/2023, 07/04/2023, 29/05/2023, 19/06/2023, 04/07/2023, 04/09/2023, 23/11/2023, 24/11/2023 & 25/12/2023 - 29/12/2023. 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 2023

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks 6 weeks  
Cambridge Exam Preperation without accommodation 2243 3292
Cambridge Exam Preperation with host family, double room , halfboard 3493 5143
Cambridge Exam Preperation with host family, single room , halfboard 4160 6145
Cambridge Exam Preperation with studio, single room , no meals 4962 7347
Starting dates:  

elementary : 16/01, 20/02, 01/05, 12/06, 03/07, 02/10, 09/10

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Cambridge CAE & CPE course starting dates:

CAE: 20/02/2023 (6 weeks), 01/05/2023 (6 weeks), 03/07/2023 (4 weeks), 02/10/2023 (6 weeks)
CPE: 16/01/2023 (6 weeks), 12/06/2023 (4 weeks), 09/10/2023 (6 weeks)

The price of the Cambridge exam course does not include the course materials (approx $ 100 / € 96) nor the exam fee (approx $ 375 / € 358).

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:
CAE: 01/04/2023, 10/06/2023, 29/07/2023, 11/11/2023
CPE: 25/02/2023, 08/07/2023, 18/11/2023

Course materials:  

ca. €29, invoiced by StudyTravel

Exam fees:  

€382, invoiced by StudyTravel

Info host family:  

Double rooms are only available for students travelling together.

There is a supplement of $ 70 / € 67 per week for special dietary needs like vegetarian, gluten free, lactose free.

Options Host Family:   Private Bathroom : € 101 per week
Surcharge for a private bathroom
Surcharges studio:   single room : 01/01/2023 - 27/05/2023 : €192 per week
single room : 12/11/2023 - 23/12/2023 : €192 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale : EUR 144
Transfer on arrival from Miami Airport : EUR 239

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 / € 29 appearing in the online price quotation refers to 2-4 weeks). The price is $ 30 / € 29.00 for every 4 weeks.

In 2023 the school is closed on: 16/01/2023, 07/04/2023, 29/05/2023, 19/06/2023, 04/07/2023, 04/09/2023, 23/11/2023, 24/11/2023 & 25/12/2023 - 29/12/2023. 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 2023

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

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
TOEFL Prep without accommodation 1575 1933 2290 2648 3006
TOEFL Prep with host family, double room , halfboard 2825 3484 4141 4801 5458
TOEFL Prep with host family, single room , halfboard 3493 4319 5143 5970 6794
TOEFL Prep with studio, single room , no meals 4294 5321 6345 7372 8397
Starting dates:  

elementary : 02/01, 09/01, 16/01, 23/01, 30/01, 06/02, 13/02, 20/02, 27/02, 06/03, 13/03, 20/03, 27/03, 03/04, 10/04, 17/04, 24/04, 01/05, 08/05, 15/05, 22/05, 29/05, 05/06, 12/06, 19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08, 28/08, 04/09, 11/09, 18/09, 25/09, 02/10, 09/10, 16/10, 23/10, 30/10, 06/11, 13/11, 20/11, 27/11, 04/12, 11/12, 18/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

The price of the TOEFL preparation course does not include the course materials (approx. $ 100 / € 96) nor the exam fee (approx. $ 375 / € 358). Students are responsible for making their own test appointment. The test fee (credit card required) is payable to the official test center.

Course materials:  

ca. €29, invoiced by StudyTravel

Info host family:  

Double rooms are only available for students travelling together.

There is a supplement of $ 70 / € 67 per week for special dietary needs like vegetarian, gluten free, lactose free.

Options Host Family:   Private Bathroom : € 101 per week
Surcharge for a private bathroom
Surcharges studio:   single room : 01/01/2023 - 27/05/2023 : €192 per week
single room : 12/11/2023 - 23/12/2023 : €192 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale : EUR 144
Transfer on arrival from Miami Airport : EUR 239

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 / € 29 appearing in the online price quotation refers to 2-4 weeks). The price is $ 30 / € 29.00 for every 4 weeks.

In 2023 the school is closed on: 16/01/2023, 07/04/2023, 29/05/2023, 19/06/2023, 04/07/2023, 04/09/2023, 23/11/2023, 24/11/2023 & 25/12/2023 - 29/12/2023. 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

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.    

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