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 2020

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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 875 1253 1631 2010 2388 2766 3144 3522 3900 4279 4657
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 1428 2104 2780 3456 4132 4808 5484 6160 6836 7512 8188
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 1551 2293 3035 3778 4520 5262 6004 6746 7488 8231 8580
Intensive with host family, single room, no meals 1367 2010 2652 3295 3938 4581 5224 5867 6510 7153 7796
Intensive with studio (budget), single room, no meals 1773 2600 3428 4255 5082 5910 6737 7564 8391 9219 10046
Intensive with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 2066 3040 4014 4988 5962 6935 7909 8883 9857 10831 11804
Starting dates:  

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): € 100 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 01/01/2020 - 31/05/2020 : €199 per week
single room : 22/11/2020 - 27/12/2020 : €199 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 01/01/2020 - 31/05/2020 : €147 per week
single room : 22/11/2020 - 27/12/2020 : €147 per week
Transfer:  

€95

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 € 190 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 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 25/05/2020, 03/07/2020, 07/09/2020, 26/11/2020, 27/11/2020, 25/12/2020. 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 2020

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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 1253 1820 2388 2955 3522 4090 4657 5224 5791 6359 6926
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 1806 2671 3536 4402 5267 6132 6997 7862 8727 9592 10457
Minigroup with host family, single room, no meals 1745 2577 3409 4241 5073 5905 6737 7569 8401 9233 10065
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 1929 2860 3792 4723 5654 6586 7517 8448 9379 10311 10850
Minigroup with studio (budget), single room, no meals 2151 3168 4184 5200 6217 7233 8250 9266 10282 11299 12315
Minigroup with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 2444 3607 4770 5933 7096 8259 9422 10585 11748 12911 14074
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): € 100 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 01/01/2020 - 31/05/2020 : €199 per week
single room : 22/11/2020 - 27/12/2020 : €199 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 01/01/2020 - 31/05/2020 : €147 per week
single room : 22/11/2020 - 27/12/2020 : €147 per week
Transfer:  

€95

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 € 190 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 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 25/05/2020, 03/07/2020, 07/09/2020, 26/11/2020, 27/11/2020, 25/12/2020. 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 2020

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 970 1820
Business English with studio (budget), single room, no meals
Business English with host family, double room, halfboard 1225 2374
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 1282 2496
Business English with host family, single room, no meals 1196 2312
Business English with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1565 3012
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
Business English without accommodation 1348 2577
Business English with studio (budget), single room, no meals 1797 3475
Business English with host family, double room, halfboard 1603 3130
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 1660 3253
Business English with host family, single room, no meals 1575 3068
Business English with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1943 3768
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): € 100 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 01/01/2020 - 31/05/2020 : €199 per week
single room : 22/11/2020 - 27/12/2020 : €199 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 01/01/2020 - 31/05/2020 : €147 per week
single room : 22/11/2020 - 27/12/2020 : €147 per week
Transfer:  

€95

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 € 190 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 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 25/05/2020, 03/07/2020, 07/09/2020, 26/11/2020, 27/11/2020, 25/12/2020. 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 2020

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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 2842 3522
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 5182 6458
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, no meals 4922 6132
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 5702 7110
Cambridge exam with studio (budget), single room, no meals 6434 8013
Cambridge exam with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 7607 9479
Starting dates:  

elementary : 06/01 (8 weeks), 27/01 (10 weeks), 06/04 (10 weeks), 18/05 (8 weeks), 28/09 (8,10)

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

CAMBRIDGE CAE & CPE START DATES 2020

  • CAE 10 weeks: January 27, April 06, September 28
  • CPE 8 weeks : January 06, May 18, September 28

The price of the Cambridge exam course does not include the course materials (approx € 95) nor the exam fee (approx € 355).
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: April 04, June 13, December 03
  • CPE: February 29, July 11, November 21
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 31st of July 2020 (prices on request!)

Course materials:  

€95, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €355, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): € 100 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 01/01/2020 - 31/05/2020 : €199 per week
single room : 22/11/2020 - 27/12/2020 : €199 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 01/01/2020 - 31/05/2020 : €147 per week
single room : 22/11/2020 - 27/12/2020 : €147 per week
Transfer:  

€95

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 € 190 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 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 25/05/2020, 03/07/2020, 07/09/2020, 26/11/2020, 27/11/2020, 25/12/2020. 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 2020

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 1348 1962
TOEFL Exam with host family, double room, halfboard 2496 3707
TOEFL Exam with host family, single room, no meals 2369 3513
TOEFL Exam with host family, single room, halfboard 2752 4094
TOEFL Exam with studio (budget), single room, no meals 3144 4657
TOEFL Exam with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 3730 5536
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

The price of the TOEFL preparation course does not include the course materials (approx. € 95) nor the exam fee (approx. € 355). Students are responsible for making their own test appointment. The test fee (credit card required) is payable to the official test center.

Course materials:  

€95, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €190, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): € 100 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 01/01/2020 - 31/05/2020 : €199 per week
single room : 22/11/2020 - 27/12/2020 : €199 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 01/01/2020 - 31/05/2020 : €147 per week
single room : 22/11/2020 - 27/12/2020 : €147 per week
Transfer:  

€95

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 € 190 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 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 25/05/2020, 03/07/2020, 07/09/2020, 26/11/2020, 27/11/2020, 25/12/2020. 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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