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 830 1188 1547 1906 2264 2623 2982 3340 3699 4057 4416
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 1354 1995 2636 3277 3918 4559 5200 5842 6483 7124 7765
Intensive with host family, single room, no meals 1296 1906 2515 3125 3735 4344 4954 5564 6173 6783 7393
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 1529 2264 2999 3735 4470 5205 5940 6675 7410 8146 8137
Intensive with studio (budget), single room, no meals 1682 2466 3250 4035 4819 5604 6388 7173 7957 8742 9526
Intensive with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1959 2883 3806 4730 5653 6577 7500 8424 9347 10270 11194
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. €27, invoiced by StudyTravel

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): $ 105 / € 95 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €190 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €190 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €140 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €140 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale: € 90
Transfer on arrival from Miami: € 180

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 / € 27 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

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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 1188 1726 2264 2802 3340 3878 4416 4954 5492 6030 6568
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 1713 2533 3354 4174 4994 5815 6635 7455 8276 9096 9916
Minigroup with host family, single room, no meals 1655 2444 3233 4022 4810 5599 6388 7177 7966 8755 9544
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 1888 2802 3717 4631 5546 6460 7375 8289 9204 10118 10288
Minigroup with studio (budget), single room, no meals 2040 3004 3968 4932 5895 6859 7823 8787 9750 10714 11678
Minigroup with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 2318 3421 4524 5626 6729 7832 8935 10037 11140 12243 13346
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €27, invoiced by StudyTravel

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): $ 105 / € 95 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €190 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €190 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €140 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €140 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale: € 90
Transfer on arrival from Miami: € 180

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 / € 27 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 919 1726
Business English with studio (budget), single room, no meals
Business English with host family, double room, halfboard 1162 2251
Business English with host family, single room, no meals 1135 2193
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 1242 2426
Business English with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1484 2856
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
Business English without accommodation 1278 2444
Business English with studio (budget), single room, no meals 1704 3295
Business English with host family, double room, halfboard 1520 2968
Business English with host family, single room, no meals 1493 2910
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 1601 3143
Business English with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1843 3573
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 / € 95 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €190 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €190 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €140 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €140 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale: € 90
Transfer on arrival from Miami: € 180

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 / € 27 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 2695
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 4914
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 5653
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, no meals 4667
Cambridge exam with studio (budget), single room, no meals 6102
Cambridge exam with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 7213
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 / € 90) nor the exam fee (approx $ 375 / € 337).
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:  

€90, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €337, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): $ 105 / € 95 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €190 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €190 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €140 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €140 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale: € 90
Transfer on arrival from Miami: € 180

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 / € 27 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 1278 1861
TOEFL Exam with host family, double room, halfboard 2367 3515
TOEFL Exam with host family, single room, halfboard 2730 4066
TOEFL Exam with host family, single room, no meals 2246 3331
TOEFL Exam with studio (budget), single room, no meals 2982 4416
TOEFL Exam with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 3537 5250
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 / € 90) nor the exam fee (approx. $ 375 / € 337). Students are responsible for making their own test appointment. The test fee (credit card required) is payable to the official test center.

Course materials:  

€90, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €180, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): $ 105 / € 95 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €190 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €190 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €140 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €140 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale: € 90
Transfer on arrival from Miami: € 180

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 / € 27 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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