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 2019

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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 833 1192 1551 1910 2269 2628 2987 3346 3705 4064 4423
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 1372 2021 2670 3318 3967 4616 5265 5914 6563 7211 7860
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 1491 2205 2918 3631 4345 5058 5771 6484 7198 7911 8242
Intensive with host family, single room, no meals 1312 1929 2545 3162 3779 4395 5012 5628 6245 6862 7478
Intensive with studio (budget), single room, no meals 1708 2504 3300 4096 4892 5688 6484 7280 8077 8873 9669
Intensive with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1993 2932 3871 4809 5748 6687 7626 8564 9503 10442 11381
Starting dates:  

beginner : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

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

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): € 97 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 20/10/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €194 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 20/10/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €144 per week
Transfer:  

€84

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Fort Lauderdale airport per person per way. An airport upon arrival at Miami has a price of € 175 per person per way. 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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 27/05/2019, 04/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 28/11/2019, 29/11/2019, 25/12/2019. 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 2019

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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 1220 1772 2324 2877 3429 3981 4533 5085 5638 6190 6742
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 1758 2600 3443 4285 5127 5969 6811 7653 8495 9337 10180
Minigroup with host family, single room, no meals 1699 2508 3318 4128 4938 5748 6558 7368 8178 8988 9798
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 1878 2785 3691 4598 5504 6411 7317 8224 9130 10037 10562
Minigroup with studio (budget), single room, no meals 2094 3084 4073 5062 6052 7041 8031 9020 10009 10999 11988
Minigroup with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 2380 3512 4644 5776 6908 8040 9172 10304 11436 12568 13700
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): € 97 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 20/10/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €194 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 20/10/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €144 per week
Transfer:  

€84

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Fort Lauderdale airport per person per way. An airport upon arrival at Miami has a price of € 175 per person per way. 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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 27/05/2019, 04/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 28/11/2019, 29/11/2019, 25/12/2019. 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 2019

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
25
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
Business English without accommodation 944 1772
Business English with studio (budget), single room, no meals
Business English with host family, double room, halfboard 1192 2311
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 1248 2430
Business English with host family, single room, no meals 1165 2251
Business English with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1524 2932
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
Business English without accommodation 1312 2508
Business English with studio (budget), single room, no meals 1749 3383
Business English with host family, double room, halfboard 1560 3047
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 1616 3167
Business English with host family, single room, no meals 1533 2987
Business English with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1892 3668
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): € 97 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 20/10/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €194 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 20/10/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €144 per week
Transfer:  

€84

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Fort Lauderdale airport per person per way. An airport upon arrival at Miami has a price of € 175 per person per way. 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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 27/05/2019, 04/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 28/11/2019, 29/11/2019, 25/12/2019. 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 2019

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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 2619 3245
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 4897 6102
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 5403 6737
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, no meals 4644 5785
Cambridge exam with studio (budget), single room, no meals 6116 7616
Cambridge exam with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 7257 9043
Starting dates:  

elementary : 07/01 (8 weeks),14/01 (10 weeks), 28/01 (8 weeks), 01/04 (8 weeks), 08/04 (10 weeks), 22/04 (8 weeks), 30/09 (10 weeks), 14/10 (8 weeks)

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

CAMBRIDGE CAE & CPE START DATES 2019

  • CAE 8 weeks: January 28, April 22, October 14
  • CAE 10 weeks: January 14, April 08, September 30
  • CPE 8 weeks : January 07 & April 01

The price of the Cambridge exam course does not include the course materials (approx € 93) nor the exam fee (approx € 346).
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 2019

  • CAE: March 22, June 15, December 05
  • CPE: March 02, May 24
If you would like to take the FCE exam, you can take a 4-week preparation course in summer and prepare for the FCE exam that takes place on the 09th of August 2019 (prices on request!)

Course materials:  

€93, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €346, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): € 97 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 20/10/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €194 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 20/10/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €144 per week
Transfer:  

€84

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Fort Lauderdale airport per person per way. An airport upon arrival at Miami has a price of € 175 per person per way. 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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 27/05/2019, 04/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 28/11/2019, 29/11/2019, 25/12/2019. 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 2019

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 1165 1689
TOEFL Exam with host family, double room, halfboard 2283 3387
TOEFL Exam with host family, single room, no meals 2159 3199
TOEFL Exam with host family, single room, halfboard 2531 3765
TOEFL Exam with studio (budget), single room, no meals 2913 4312
TOEFL Exam with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 3484 5168
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

The price of the TOEFL preparation course does not include the course materials (approx. € 93) nor the exam fee (approx. € 346). Students are responsible for making their own test appointment. The test fee (credit card required) is payable to the official test center.

Course materials:  

€93, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €185, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): € 97 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 20/10/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €194 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 20/10/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €144 per week
Transfer:  

€84

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Fort Lauderdale airport per person per way. An airport upon arrival at Miami has a price of € 175 per person per way. 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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 27/05/2019, 04/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 28/11/2019, 29/11/2019, 25/12/2019. 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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