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 740 1057 1374 1692 2009 2326 2643 2960 3277 3594 3911
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 1235 1818 2402 2985 3569 4152 4735 5319 5902 6486 7069
Intensive with host family, single room, no meals 1180 1734 2288 2841 3395 3949 4503 5057 5611 6164 6718
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 1345 1987 2630 3273 3915 4558 5200 5843 6486 7128 7209
Intensive with studio (downtown), single room, no meals 1510 2212 2913 3615 4317 5019 5720 6422 7124 7826 8528
Intensive with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1747 2567 3387 4207 5027 5847 6667 7488 8308 9128 9948
Starting dates:  

beginner : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 01/01 - 12/05 : €208 per week
single room : 14/10 - 30/12 : €208 per week
Surcharges studio (downtown):   single room : 01/01 - 12/05 : €149 per week
single room : 14/10 - 30/12 : €149 per week
Transfer:  

€77

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 € 161. 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 867 1628
Business English with studio (downtown), single room, no meals
Business English with host family, double room, halfboard 1095 2123
Business English with host family, single room, no meals 1070 2068
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 1146 2233
Business English with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1370 2634
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
Business English without accommodation 1205 2305
Business English with studio (downtown), single room, no meals 1590 3074
Business English with host family, double room, halfboard 1434 2799
Business English with host family, single room, no meals 1408 2744
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 1484 2909
Business English with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1708 3311
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 01/01 - 12/05 : €208 per week
single room : 14/10 - 30/12 : €208 per week
Surcharges studio (downtown):   single room : 01/01 - 12/05 : €149 per week
single room : 14/10 - 30/12 : €149 per week
Transfer:  

€77

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 € 161. 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 2305 2854
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 4397 5480
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 4862 6063
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, no meals 4165 5188
Cambridge exam with studio (downtown), single room, no meals 5382 6701
Cambridge exam with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 6329 7885
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:  

€85, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €318, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 01/01 - 12/05 : €208 per week
single room : 14/10 - 30/12 : €208 per week
Surcharges studio (downtown):   single room : 01/01 - 12/05 : €149 per week
single room : 14/10 - 30/12 : €149 per week
Transfer:  

€77

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 € 161. 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 1036 1501
TOEFL Exam with host family, double room, halfboard 2064 3061
TOEFL Exam with host family, single room, no meals 1949 2888
TOEFL Exam with host family, single room, halfboard 2292 3408
TOEFL Exam with studio (downtown), single room, no meals 2575 3810
TOEFL Exam with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 3049 4520
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

€85, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €161, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 01/01 - 12/05 : €208 per week
single room : 14/10 - 30/12 : €208 per week
Surcharges studio (downtown):   single room : 01/01 - 12/05 : €149 per week
single room : 14/10 - 30/12 : €149 per week
Transfer:  

€77

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 € 161. 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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