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 2022

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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 1046 1502 1958 2415 2871 3327 3784 4240 4696 5153 5609
Intensive with host family, double room , halfboard 1667 2457 3248 4038 4829 5620 6410 7201 7992 8782 9573
Intensive with host family, single room , halfboard 1943 2882 3821 4760 5699 6638 7578 8517 9456 10395 10894
Intensive with host family, single room , no meals 1736 2563 3391 4219 5047 5874 6702 7530 8358 9185 10013
Intensive with studio (budget), single room , no meals 2425 3572 4718 5864 7010 8156 9302 10448 11594 12740 13887
Intensive with studio (beach area), single room , no meals 2532 3731 4930 6129 7328 8527 9727 10926 12125 13324 14523
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. €32, invoiced by StudyTravel

Options Host Family:   Special dietary needs : € 52 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Private bathroom : € 126 per week
Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room 
Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 02/01/2022 - 28/05/2022 : €214 per week
single room : 13/11/2022 - 31/12/2022 : €214 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 02/01/2022 - 28/05/2022 : €202 per week
single room : 13/11/2022 - 31/12/2022 : €202 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale : EUR 128
Transfer on arrival from Miami : EUR 234

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 / € 32 appearing in the online price quotation refers to 2-4 weeks)


In 2022 the school is closed on: 17/01/2022, 15/04/2022, 30/05/2022, 04/07/2022, 05/09/2022, 24/11/2022, 25/11/2022, 26/12/2022 - 30/12/2022. 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 2022

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
  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 1407 2043 2680 3317 3954 4590 5227 5864 6500 7137 7774
Minigroup with host family, double room , halfboard 2027 2998 3969 4940 5912 6883 7854 8825 9796 10767 11738
Minigroup with host family, single room , no meals 2096 3105 4113 5121 6129 7137 8145 9154 10162 11170 12178
Minigroup with host family, single room , halfboard 2303 3423 4543 5662 6782 7901 9021 10140 11260 12380 13059
Minigroup with studio (budget), single room , no meals 2786 4113 5439 6766 8092 9419 10745 12072 13398 14725 16052
Minigroup with studio (beach area), single room , no meals 2892 4272 5652 7031 8411 9790 11170 12549 13929 15309 16688
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €32, invoiced by StudyTravel

Options Host Family:   Special dietary needs : € 52 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Private bathroom : € 126 per week
Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room 
Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 02/01/2022 - 28/05/2022 : €214 per week
single room : 13/11/2022 - 31/12/2022 : €214 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 02/01/2022 - 28/05/2022 : €202 per week
single room : 13/11/2022 - 31/12/2022 : €202 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale : EUR 128
Transfer on arrival from Miami : EUR 234

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 / € 32 appearing in the online price quotation refers to 2-4 weeks)


In 2022 the school is closed on: 17/01/2022, 15/04/2022, 30/05/2022, 04/07/2022, 05/09/2022, 24/11/2022, 25/11/2022, 26/12/2022 - 30/12/2022. 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 2022

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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 1088 2043
Business English with studio (budget), single room , no meals
Business English with host family, double room , halfboard 1375 2664
Business English with host family, single room , halfboard 1502 2940
Business English with host family, single room , no meals 1407 2733
Business English with studio (beach area), single room , no meals 1831 3529
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
Business English without accommodation 1513 2892
Business English with studio (budget), single room , no meals 2203 4272
Business English with host family, double room , halfboard 1799 3513
Business English with host family, single room , halfboard 1927 3789
Business English with host family, single room , no meals 1831 3582
Business English with studio (beach area), single room , no meals 2256 4378
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Options Host Family:   Special dietary needs : € 52 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Private bathroom : € 126 per week
Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room 
Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 02/01/2022 - 28/05/2022 : €214 per week
single room : 13/11/2022 - 31/12/2022 : €214 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 02/01/2022 - 28/05/2022 : €202 per week
single room : 13/11/2022 - 31/12/2022 : €202 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale : EUR 128
Transfer on arrival from Miami : EUR 234

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 / € 32 appearing in the online price quotation refers to 2-4 weeks)


In 2022 the school is closed on: 17/01/2022, 15/04/2022, 30/05/2022, 04/07/2022, 05/09/2022, 24/11/2022, 25/11/2022, 26/12/2022 - 30/12/2022. 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 2022

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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 4803
Cambridge exam with host family, double room , halfboard 7429
Cambridge exam with host family, single room , halfboard 8596
Cambridge exam with host family, single room , no meals 7721
Cambridge exam with studio (budget), single room , no meals 10321
Cambridge exam with studio (beach area), single room , no meals 10745
Starting dates:  

elementary : 03/01, 14/02, 06/06, 12/09, 19/09

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

CAMBRIDGE CAE & CPE START DATES 2022

  • CAE 8 weeks: 14/02/2022, 06/06/2022, 12/09/2022
  • CPE 8 weeks : 03/01/2022, 19/09/2022

The price of the Cambridge exam course does not include the course materials (approx $ 100 / € 107) nor the exam fee (approx $ 375 / € 398).
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 2022

  • CAE: 09/04/2022, 30/07/2022, 05/11/2022
  • CPE: 26/02/2022, 12/11/2022

Course materials:  

€107, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €398, to be paid directly on arrival

Options Host Family:   Special dietary needs : € 52 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Private bathroom : € 126 per week
Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room 
Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 02/01/2022 - 28/05/2022 : €214 per week
single room : 13/11/2022 - 31/12/2022 : €214 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 02/01/2022 - 28/05/2022 : €202 per week
single room : 13/11/2022 - 31/12/2022 : €202 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale : EUR 128
Transfer on arrival from Miami : EUR 234

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 / € 32 appearing in the online price quotation refers to 2-4 weeks)


In 2022 the school is closed on: 17/01/2022, 15/04/2022, 30/05/2022, 04/07/2022, 05/09/2022, 24/11/2022, 25/11/2022, 26/12/2022 - 30/12/2022. 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 2022

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 1619 2362
TOEFL Exam with host family, double room , halfboard 2908 4320
TOEFL Exam with host family, single room , halfboard 3481 5190
TOEFL Exam with host family, single room , no meals 3052 4537
TOEFL Exam with studio (budget), single room , no meals 4378 6500
TOEFL Exam with studio (beach area), single room , no meals 4590 6819
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 / € 107) nor the exam fee (approx. $ 375 / € 398). Students are responsible for making their own test appointment. The test fee (credit card required) is payable to the official test center.

Course materials:  

€107, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €213, to be paid directly on arrival

Options Host Family:   Special dietary needs : € 52 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Private bathroom : € 126 per week
Surcharge for a private bathroom in a single room 
Surcharges studio (beach area):   single room : 02/01/2022 - 28/05/2022 : €214 per week
single room : 13/11/2022 - 31/12/2022 : €214 per week
Surcharges studio (budget):   single room : 02/01/2022 - 28/05/2022 : €202 per week
single room : 13/11/2022 - 31/12/2022 : €202 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Fort Lauderdale : EUR 128
Transfer on arrival from Miami : EUR 234

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 / € 32 appearing in the online price quotation refers to 2-4 weeks)


In 2022 the school is closed on: 17/01/2022, 15/04/2022, 30/05/2022, 04/07/2022, 05/09/2022, 24/11/2022, 25/11/2022, 26/12/2022 - 30/12/2022. 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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