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 17 year .

Prices 2017

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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 780 1115 1450 1785 2120 2455 2790 3125 3460 3795 4130
Intensive with studio (downtown), single room, no meals
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 1296 1909 2521 3134 3746 4359 4971 5584 6196 6809 7422
Intensive with host family, single room, no meals 1182 1732 2283 2834 3385 3936 4487 5037 5588 6139 6690
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 1411 2085 2759 3433 4108 4782 5456 6130 6805 7479 7568
Intensive with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1785 2623 3460 4297 5134 5972 6809 7646 8484 9321 10158
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): € 93 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 01/01 - 14/05 : €116 per week
single room : 01/10 - 31/12 : €116 per week
Surcharges studio (downtown):   single room : 01/01 - 14/05 : €89 per week
single room : 01/10 - 31/12 : €89 per week
Transfer:  

€81

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 € 168. 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 2017 the school is closed on:14/04/2017, 29/05/2017, 04/07/2017, 04/09/2017, 23/11/2017, 24/11/2017, 25/12/2017. 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 17 year .

Prices 2017

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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 904 1697
Business English with studio (downtown), single room, no meals
Business English with host family, double room, halfboard 2213
Business English with host family, single room, no meals 2098
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 2327
Business English with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1406 2702
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
Business English without accommodation 1256 2402
Business English with studio (downtown), single room, no meals 1565 3019
Business English with host family, double room, halfboard 1494 2918
Business English with host family, single room, no meals 1442 2803
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 1547 3032
Business English with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1759 3407
Starting dates:  

advanced : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): € 93 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 01/01 - 14/05 : €116 per week
single room : 01/10 - 31/12 : €116 per week
Surcharges studio (downtown):   single room : 01/01 - 14/05 : €89 per week
single room : 01/10 - 31/12 : €89 per week
Transfer:  

€81

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 € 168. 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 2017 the school is closed on:14/04/2017, 29/05/2017, 04/07/2017, 04/09/2017, 23/11/2017, 24/11/2017, 25/12/2017. 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 17 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
32
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 2931 3636 4341
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 5112 6373 7633
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 5597 6981 7779
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, no meals 4628 5765 6902
Cambridge exam with studio (downtown), single room, no meals 5399 6721 8043
Cambridge exam with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 6950 8660 10370
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 09/01, 03/04, 25/09 (8 weeks), 09/01 (10 weeks), 20/03, 27/03, 11/09(12 weeks)

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

The 32-lesson Cambridge courses prepare for FCE, CAE and CPE but have different starting dates per level.

CAMBRIDGE FCE-CAE-CPE START DATES
FCE: 10 Weeks: January 9 12 Weeks: March 20 - September 11
CAE: 10 Weeks: January 9 12 Weeks: March 27 - September 11
CPE: 8 Weeks : January 9 - April 3 - September 25

Exam dates:
FCE: March 15-18, June 7-10, November 29 -December 2
CAE: March 15-17, June 14-17, November 29 -December 1
CPE: March 1-4, May 24-26, November 15-18

The price of the Cambridge exam course does not include the course materials nor the exam fee..

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.

Course materials:  

€89, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €331, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): € 93 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 01/01 - 14/05 : €116 per week
single room : 01/10 - 31/12 : €116 per week
Surcharges studio (downtown):   single room : 01/01 - 14/05 : €89 per week
single room : 01/10 - 31/12 : €89 per week
Transfer:  

€81

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 € 168. 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 2017 the school is closed on:14/04/2017, 29/05/2017, 04/07/2017, 04/09/2017, 23/11/2017, 24/11/2017, 25/12/2017. 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 17 year .

Prices 2017

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 1080 1565
TOEFL Exam with host family, double room, halfboard 2151 3191
TOEFL Exam with host family, single room, halfboard 2389 3552
TOEFL Exam with host family, single room, no meals 1913 2830
TOEFL Exam with studio (downtown), single room, no meals 2314 3416
TOEFL Exam with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 3090 4579
Starting dates:  

advanced : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

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

Course materials:  

€89, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €168, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): € 93 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 01/01 - 14/05 : €116 per week
single room : 01/10 - 31/12 : €116 per week
Surcharges studio (downtown):   single room : 01/01 - 14/05 : €89 per week
single room : 01/10 - 31/12 : €89 per week
Transfer:  

€81

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 € 168. 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 2017 the school is closed on:14/04/2017, 29/05/2017, 04/07/2017, 04/09/2017, 23/11/2017, 24/11/2017, 25/12/2017. 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.     

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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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