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 year .

Prices 2018

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
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 792 1131 1470 1809 2148 2487 2827 3166 3505 3844 4183
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 1321 1945 2569 3193 3817 4441 5065 5689 6313 6937 7561
Intensive with host family, single room, no meals 1262 1854 2447 3039 3631 4224 4816 5408 6001 6593 7186
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 1438 2126 2813 3500 4188 4875 5562 6250 6937 7624 7711
Intensive with studio (downtown), single room, no meals 1615 2365 3116 3867 4617 5368 6118 6869 7620 8370 9121
Intensive with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1868 2745 3622 4500 5377 6254 7131 8008 8886 9763 10640
Starting dates:  

beginner : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 01/01 - 12/05 : €223 per week
single room : 14/10 - 30/12 : €223 per week
Surcharges studio (downtown):   single room : 01/01 - 12/05 : €160 per week
single room : 14/10 - 30/12 : €160 per week
Transfer:  

€83

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Fort Lauderdale airport. An airport upon arrival at Miami has a price of € 172. Please state on the booking form which transfer you would like to book.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials* (intensive and business courses, not for exam courses)
  • certificate of attendance

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 28/05/2018, 04/07/2018, 03/09/2018, 22/11/2018, 23/11/2018, 24/12/2018, 25/12/2018. Lessons are not being rescheduled.

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 year .

Prices 2018

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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 927 1741
Business English with studio (downtown), single room, no meals
Business English with host family, double room, halfboard 1172 2270
Business English with host family, single room, no meals 1144 2212
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 1226 2388
Business English with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1466 2818
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
Business English without accommodation 1289 2465
Business English with studio (downtown), single room, no meals 1701 3288
Business English with host family, double room, halfboard 1533 2994
Business English with host family, single room, no meals 1506 2935
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 1588 3111
Business English with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1827 3541
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 01/01 - 12/05 : €223 per week
single room : 14/10 - 30/12 : €223 per week
Surcharges studio (downtown):   single room : 01/01 - 12/05 : €160 per week
single room : 14/10 - 30/12 : €160 per week
Transfer:  

€83

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Fort Lauderdale airport. An airport upon arrival at Miami has a price of € 172. Please state on the booking form which transfer you would like to book.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials* (intensive and business courses, not for exam courses)
  • certificate of attendance

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 28/05/2018, 04/07/2018, 03/09/2018, 22/11/2018, 23/11/2018, 24/12/2018, 25/12/2018. Lessons are not being rescheduled.

Cambridge exam

The Cambridge exam preparation course in Fort Lauderdale consists of 32 lessons per week, al dedicated Cambridge exam preparation lessons with a specialised teacher. 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 year .

Prices 2018

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks 10 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 2465 3053
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 4703 5861
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, no meals 4454 5549
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 5200 6485
Cambridge exam with studio (downtown), single room, no meals 5757 7167
Cambridge exam with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 6770 8434
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 08/01, 15/01, 02/04, 09/04, 24/09, 01/10

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

CAMBRIDGE FCE, CAE &CPE START DATES 2018

  • FCE: 10 weeks: January 15, April 2 & September 24
  • CAE: 10 weeks: January 15, April 9 & Oktober 1
  • CPE: 8 weeks : January 8 & April 2

The price of the Cambridge exam course does not include the course materials (approx 100USD) nor the exam fee (approx 375USD).
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 2018

  • FCE: March 21 & 24, June 3 & 9, November 29 & December 1
  • CAE: March 20 & 23, June 14 & 16, December 3 & 7
  • CPE: March 1 & 3, May 23 & 25

Course materials:  

€91, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €340, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 01/01 - 12/05 : €223 per week
single room : 14/10 - 30/12 : €223 per week
Surcharges studio (downtown):   single room : 01/01 - 12/05 : €160 per week
single room : 14/10 - 30/12 : €160 per week
Transfer:  

€83

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Fort Lauderdale airport. An airport upon arrival at Miami has a price of € 172. Please state on the booking form which transfer you would like to book.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials* (intensive and business courses, not for exam courses)
  • certificate of attendance

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 28/05/2018, 04/07/2018, 03/09/2018, 22/11/2018, 23/11/2018, 24/12/2018, 25/12/2018. Lessons are not being rescheduled.

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 and IELTS exam preparation.  

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

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

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 1108 1606
TOEFL Exam with host family, double room, halfboard 2207 3274
TOEFL Exam with host family, single room, halfboard 2451 3645
TOEFL Exam with host family, single room, no meals 2085 3089
TOEFL Exam with studio (downtown), single room, no meals 2754 4075
TOEFL Exam with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 3261 4834
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

€91, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €172, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 01/01 - 12/05 : €223 per week
single room : 14/10 - 30/12 : €223 per week
Surcharges studio (downtown):   single room : 01/01 - 12/05 : €160 per week
single room : 14/10 - 30/12 : €160 per week
Transfer:  

€83

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Fort Lauderdale airport. An airport upon arrival at Miami has a price of € 172. Please state on the booking form which transfer you would like to book.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials* (intensive and business courses, not for exam courses)
  • certificate of attendance

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 28/05/2018, 04/07/2018, 03/09/2018, 22/11/2018, 23/11/2018, 24/12/2018, 25/12/2018. Lessons are not being rescheduled.

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 in a residence

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 (downtown)

The studios (type downtown) 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 to25-minute bus ride to school.

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Learn English in Fort Lauderdale, a Floridian city nicknamed the “Venice of America”. Situated between Miami and Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale has 7 miles sun drenched beach. You will find Fort Lauderdale on the southeast coast of Florida, also known as the “Sunshine State” due to its more than 310 days of sun each year and more than 900 miles if beautiful palm fringed beaches. Miami Beach is just 50 minutes away by public transport, but you will find that Fort Lauderdale is a much safer destination than Miami, and receives 10 million visitors from all over the world.

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