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 809 1158 1508 1858 2207 2557 2906 3256 3606 3955 4305
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 1320 1945 2570 3195 3820 4445 5069 5694 6319 6944 7569
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 1434 2120 2806 3492 4178 4864 5550 6236 6922 7608 7932
Intensive with host family, single room, no meals 1263 1858 2452 3046 3640 4235 4829 5423 6018 6612 7206
Intensive with studio (budget), single room, no meals 1639 2404 3169 3933 4698 5463 6227 6992 7757 8522 9286
Intensive with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1910 2810 3710 4611 5511 6411 7311 8211 9111 10012 10912
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): € 92 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 01/01/2020 - 31/05/2020 : €185 per week
single room : 22/11/2020 - 27/12/2020 : €185 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 01/01/2020 - 31/05/2020 : €137 per week
single room : 22/11/2020 - 27/12/2020 : €137 per week
Transfer:  

€89

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 € 175 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 1158 1683 2207 2732 3256 3780 4305 4829 5353 5878 6402
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 1670 2469 3269 4069 4868 5668 6468 7267 8067 8867 9666
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 1783 2644 3505 4366 5227 6088 6948 7809 8670 9531 10029
Minigroup with host family, single room, no meals 1613 2382 3151 3920 4689 5458 6227 6996 7766 8535 9304
Minigroup with studio (budget), single room, no meals 1989 2928 3868 4807 5747 6686 7626 8565 9505 10444 11384
Minigroup with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 2260 3335 4410 5485 6559 7634 8709 9784 10859 11934 13009
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): € 92 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 01/01/2020 - 31/05/2020 : €185 per week
single room : 22/11/2020 - 27/12/2020 : €185 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 01/01/2020 - 31/05/2020 : €137 per week
single room : 22/11/2020 - 27/12/2020 : €137 per week
Transfer:  

€89

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 € 175 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 896 1683
Business English with studio (budget), single room, no meals
Business English with host family, double room, halfboard 1132 2194
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 1185 2308
Business English with host family, single room, no meals 1106 2137
Business English with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1447 2784
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
Business English without accommodation 1246 2382
Business English with studio (budget), single room, no meals 1661 3212
Business English with host family, double room, halfboard 1482 2893
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 1534 3007
Business English with host family, single room, no meals 1456 2836
Business English with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 1796 3483
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): € 92 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 01/01/2020 - 31/05/2020 : €185 per week
single room : 22/11/2020 - 27/12/2020 : €185 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 01/01/2020 - 31/05/2020 : €137 per week
single room : 22/11/2020 - 27/12/2020 : €137 per week
Transfer:  

€89

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 € 175 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 2627 3256
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 4790 5970
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, no meals 4549 5668
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 5270 6573
Cambridge exam with studio (budget), single room, no meals 5948 7407
Cambridge exam with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 7031 8762
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 € 88) nor the exam fee (approx € 328).
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:  

€88, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €328, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): € 92 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 01/01/2020 - 31/05/2020 : €185 per week
single room : 22/11/2020 - 27/12/2020 : €185 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 01/01/2020 - 31/05/2020 : €137 per week
single room : 22/11/2020 - 27/12/2020 : €137 per week
Transfer:  

€89

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 € 175 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 1246 1814
TOEFL Exam with host family, double room, halfboard 2308 3426
TOEFL Exam with host family, single room, halfboard 2544 3785
TOEFL Exam with host family, single room, no meals 2190 3247
TOEFL Exam with studio (budget), single room, no meals 2906 4305
TOEFL Exam with studio (beach area), single room, no meals 3448 5117
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

The price of the TOEFL preparation course does not include the course materials (approx. € 88) nor the exam fee (approx. € 328). Students are responsible for making their own test appointment. The test fee (credit card required) is payable to the official test center.

Course materials:  

€88, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €175, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room (half board): € 92 per person per week

Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 01/01/2020 - 31/05/2020 : €185 per week
single room : 22/11/2020 - 27/12/2020 : €185 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 01/01/2020 - 31/05/2020 : €137 per week
single room : 22/11/2020 - 27/12/2020 : €137 per week
Transfer:  

€89

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 € 175 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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