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 796 1139 1483 1827 2171 2515 2858 3202 3546 3890 4234
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 1298 1913 2527 3142 3757 4371 4986 5600 6215 6829 7444
Intensive with host family, single room, no meals 1242 1827 2411 2996 3580 4165 4749 5334 5918 6503 7087
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 1466 2171 2876 3580 4285 4990 5695 6400 7104 7809 7800
Intensive with studio (budget), single room, no meals 1612 2364 3116 3868 4620 5372 6124 6877 7629 8381 9133
Intensive with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1879 2764 3649 4534 5420 6305 7190 8076 8961 9846 10731
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. €26, invoiced by StudyTravel

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): $ 105 / € 91 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €181 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €181 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €135 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €135 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale: € 86
Transfer on arrival from Miami: € 172

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 / € 26 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 1139 1655 2171 2686 3202 3718 4234 4749 5265 5781 6296
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 1642 2429 3215 4001 4788 5574 6361 7147 7934 8720 9507
Minigroup with host family, single room, no meals 1586 2343 3099 3855 4612 5368 6124 6881 7637 8394 9150
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 1810 2686 3563 4440 5317 6193 7070 7947 8823 9700 9863
Minigroup with studio (budget), single room, no meals 1956 2880 3804 4728 5652 6576 7500 8424 9348 10272 11196
Minigroup with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 2222 3280 4337 5394 6451 7508 8565 9623 10680 11737 12794
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €26, invoiced by StudyTravel

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): $ 105 / € 91 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €181 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €181 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €135 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €135 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale: € 86
Transfer on arrival from Miami: € 172

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 / € 26 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 881 1655
Business English with studio (budget), single room, no meals
Business English with host family, double room, halfboard 1114 2158
Business English with host family, single room, no meals 1088 2102
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 1191 2325
Business English with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1423 2738
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
Business English without accommodation 1225 2343
Business English with studio (budget), single room, no meals 1634 3159
Business English with host family, double room, halfboard 1457 2845
Business English with host family, single room, no meals 1432 2790
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 1535 3013
Business English with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1767 3426
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 / € 91 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €181 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €181 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €135 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €135 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale: € 86
Transfer on arrival from Miami: € 172

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 / € 26 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 2583
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 4711
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 5420
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, no meals 4474
Cambridge exam with studio (budget), single room, no meals 5849
Cambridge exam with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 6915
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 / € 86) nor the exam fee (approx $ 375 / € 323).
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:  

€86, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €323, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): $ 105 / € 91 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €181 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €181 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €135 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €135 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale: € 86
Transfer on arrival from Miami: € 172

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 / € 26 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 1225 1784
TOEFL Exam with host family, double room, halfboard 2270 3370
TOEFL Exam with host family, single room, no meals 2154 3194
TOEFL Exam with host family, single room, halfboard 2618 3898
TOEFL Exam with studio (budget), single room, no meals 2858 4234
TOEFL Exam with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 3391 5033
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 / € 86) nor the exam fee (approx. $ 375 / € 323). Students are responsible for making their own test appointment. The test fee (credit card required) is payable to the official test center.

Course materials:  

€86, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €172, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): $ 105 / € 91 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €181 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €181 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 03/01/2021 - 05/06/2021 : €135 per week
single room : 07/11/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €135 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale: € 86
Transfer on arrival from Miami: € 172

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 / € 26 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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