Language course English in New York

EC

Our partner school in New York, EC, is situated in an exceptional area, in the heart of Manhattan in the exclusive vibrant area of Times Square, just a few minutes walking distance from some famous breathtaking landmarks and some great shops. Furthermore, Broadway theatres, the famous 5th Avenue and the Empire State Building are among the other exceptional places which are located just a short walk from the the language school. The school just moved into new premises in April 2019 in the Paramount Building. It is a 33-story Art Deco style office building located between West 43rd and 44th Streets in the heart of Times Square, Manhattan, New York City. The school is situated on the 11th floor, above Hard Rock Café.

The key features of our school are:

  • School supported by ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training)
  • a diverse mix of nationalities attending the school
  • Intensive Course start: every Monday
  • Materials are included for the intensive courses
  • A Library
  • Media Research Centre
  • Spacious living room "Lounge" with computers
  • WiFi throughout the school

Minimum age: 16 years

Entertainment and Leisure Programme

Our partner school in New York offers a number of guided tours from the city's famous Central Park,  to "The Big Apple" Broadway shows or Times Square. Below are some more of the locations which you may get the fantastic opportunity to visit with the school:

• The Statue of Liberty
• The Empire State Building
• Central Park
• Times Square
• A Broadway Show
• Brooklyn Bridge
• American Museum of Natural History
• The Metropolitan Museum of Art
• Bloomingdale’s
• The Bronx Zoo
• Rockefeller Center
• St. Patrick’s Cathedral
• Radio City Music Hall
• The Guggenheim
• Shopping on Fifth Avenue
• Yankee Stadium
• The New York Public Library
• Coney Island

Intensive

The intensive course consists of 20, 24 or 30 classes per week. You will improve all the aspects of the language such as grammar, vocabulary, writing, listening comprehension etc, everything with a focus on communication.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2020

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
24
30
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 619 1087 1556 2024 2493 2961 3430 3898 4367 4835 5304 5322 5753 6184 6615 7046 7477 7908 8339 8770 9201 9632 10063 9033 9403 9773 10143 10513 10883 11253 11623 11993
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 956 1678 2399 3120 3842 4563 5285 6006 6728 7449 8171 8442 9126 9810 10494 11178 11862 12546 13230 13914 14598 15282 15966 15188 15811 16434 17057 17680 18304 18927 19550 20173
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1017 1799 2582 3364 4146 4929 5711 6493 7276 8058 8840 9173 9918 10663 11408 12153 12897 13642 14387 15132 15877 16622 17367 16650 17334 18018 18702 19386 20070 20754 21438 22122
Intensive with comfort residence, double room, no meals 1195 2155 3116 4076 5037 5997 6957 7918 8878 9838 10799 11309 12232 13155 14078 15001 15924 16847 17770 18692 19615 20538 21461 20922 21784 22646 23508 24370 25232 26094 26956 27818
Intensive with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1289 2343 3397 4451 5505 6559 7613 8667 9721 10775 11829 12434 13450 14467 15483 16500 17517 18533 19550 20566 21583 22599 23616 23171 24127 25082 26038 26994 27949 28905 29861 30816
Intensive with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1279 2324 3369 4413 5458 6503 7548 8592 9637 10682 11726 12321 13328 14336 15343 16350 17357 18364 19372 20379 21386 22393 23400
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €20 per week
Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 per week
Info host family:  
  • A double room can only be booked by 2 persons travelling together.
  • If you would like to stay with a host family in Manhattan, a surcharge of € 179 p.p.p.w. applies on the price of a single room with breakfast.
  • Special dietary requirements may be accommodated subject to availability, at a surcharge of € 43 per person per week.
Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €39 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €90 per week
Info shared apartment:  

Against a surcharge of € 38 per week it is possible to book a private bathroom in a shared apartment (availability very limited).

Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€170

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival at JFK, La Guardia or Newark.

STUDENTS UNDER 18 must book homestay for the duration of their course, return airport transfers (if arriving and departing between 8PM and 8AM) and provide a parental consent form.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • welcome activity
  • certificate of attendance
  • internet access at school

If you need to apply for a visa and want the school to send the I20 form by express mail, a surcharge of € 75 applies.

Please note that all students have to pay a landmark fee of € 10.

STUDENTS UNDER 18 must book homestay for the duration of their course, return airport transfers (if arriving and departing between 8PM and 8AM) and provide a parental consent form.

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 20/01/2020, 17/02/2020, 25/05/2020, 03/07/2020, 07/09/2020, 12/10/2020, 11/11/2020, 26/11/2020, 27/11/2020, 25/12/2020 & 31/12/2020. Lessons missed on these days are not refunded or rescheduled.

Commercial English

This course consists of 20 lessons of general English plus 10 lessons of business English per week. During the lessons the emphasis lies on improving communication skills such making telephone calls and meeting techniques as well as creating professional reports, emails and business letters.

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. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Commercial English without accommodation 675 1200 1724 2249
Commercial English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1012 1790 2568 3345
Commercial English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1073 1912 2750 3589
Commercial English with comfort residence, double room, no meals 1251 2268 3284 4301
Commercial English with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1345 2455 3566 4676
Commercial English with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1336 2437 3537 4638
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €20 per week
Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 per week
Info host family:  
  • A double room can only be booked by 2 persons travelling together.
  • If you would like to stay with a host family in Manhattan, a surcharge of € 179 p.p.p.w. applies on the price of a single room with breakfast.
  • Special dietary requirements may be accommodated subject to availability, at a surcharge of € 43 per person per week.
Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €39 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €90 per week
Info shared apartment:  

Against a surcharge of € 38 per week it is possible to book a private bathroom in a shared apartment (availability very limited).

Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€170

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival at JFK, La Guardia or Newark.

STUDENTS UNDER 18 must book homestay for the duration of their course, return airport transfers (if arriving and departing between 8PM and 8AM) and provide a parental consent form.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • welcome activity
  • certificate of attendance
  • internet access at school

If you need to apply for a visa and want the school to send the I20 form by express mail, a surcharge of € 75 applies.

Please note that all students have to pay a landmark fee of € 10.

STUDENTS UNDER 18 must book homestay for the duration of their course, return airport transfers (if arriving and departing between 8PM and 8AM) and provide a parental consent form.

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 20/01/2020, 17/02/2020, 25/05/2020, 03/07/2020, 07/09/2020, 12/10/2020, 11/11/2020, 26/11/2020, 27/11/2020, 25/12/2020 & 31/12/2020. Lessons missed on these days are not refunded or rescheduled.

TOEFL exam

The TOEFL Exam (Test Of English as a Foreign Language) is acknowledged worldwide by universities and companies as a standard for your compentence and level of the English language. It is a 4-week course, with 30 classes per week. Classes will be taught in the morning. Usually the exam takes place on the Saturday following the last week of class. Because of the examdate it is imperative that you reserve accommdation until sunday (price for extra night on request).

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. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks 8 weeks  
TOEFL exam without accommodation 2249 4348
TOEFL exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 3345 6456
TOEFL exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 3589 6943
TOEFL exam with comfort residence, double room, no meals 4301 8367
TOEFL exam with comfort residence, single room, no meals 4676 9117
TOEFL exam with shared apartment, single room, no meals 4638 9042
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The prices of the TOEFL exam course do not include the exam fees (€ 179).

Exam fees:  

ca. €179, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €20 per week
Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 per week
Info host family:  
  • A double room can only be booked by 2 persons travelling together.
  • If you would like to stay with a host family in Manhattan, a surcharge of € 179 p.p.p.w. applies on the price of a single room with breakfast.
  • Special dietary requirements may be accommodated subject to availability, at a surcharge of € 43 per person per week.
Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €39 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €90 per week
Info shared apartment:  

Against a surcharge of € 38 per week it is possible to book a private bathroom in a shared apartment (availability very limited).

Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€170

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival at JFK, La Guardia or Newark.

STUDENTS UNDER 18 must book homestay for the duration of their course, return airport transfers (if arriving and departing between 8PM and 8AM) and provide a parental consent form.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • welcome activity
  • certificate of attendance
  • internet access at school

If you need to apply for a visa and want the school to send the I20 form by express mail, a surcharge of € 75 applies.

Please note that all students have to pay a landmark fee of € 10.

STUDENTS UNDER 18 must book homestay for the duration of their course, return airport transfers (if arriving and departing between 8PM and 8AM) and provide a parental consent form.

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 20/01/2020, 17/02/2020, 25/05/2020, 03/07/2020, 07/09/2020, 12/10/2020, 11/11/2020, 26/11/2020, 27/11/2020, 25/12/2020 & 31/12/2020. Lessons missed on these days are not refunded or rescheduled.

Intensive 30+

With this course adults from the age of 30 can improve their language skills together with people the same age and same interests. This way you can enjoy the course program of 20, 24 or 30 lessons per week in a more mature and professional ambience.

Minimum age is 30 years .

Prices 2020

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
24
30
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks  
Intensive 30+ without accommodation 619 1087 1556 2024 2493 2961 3430 3898 4367 4835 5304 5322 5753 6184 6615 7046 7477 7908 8339 8770 9201 9632 10063 9033 9403 9773 10143 10513 10883 11253 11623 11993
Intensive 30+ with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 956 1678 2399 3120 3842 4563 5285 6006 6728 7449 8171 8442 9126 9810 10494 11178 11862 12546 13230 13914 14598 15282 15966 15188 15811 16434 17057 17680 18304 18927 19550 20173
Intensive 30+ with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1017 1799 2582 3364 4146 4929 5711 6493 7276 8058 8840 9173 9918 10663 11408 12153 12897 13642 14387 15132 15877 16622 17367 16650 17334 18018 18702 19386 20070 20754 21438 22122
Intensive 30+ with comfort residence, double room, no meals 1195 2155 3116 4076 5037 5997 6957 7918 8878 9838 10799 11309 12232 13155 14078 15001 15924 16847 17770 18692 19615 20538 21461 20922 21784 22646 23508 24370 25232 26094 26956 27818
Intensive 30+ with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1289 2343 3397 4451 5505 6559 7613 8667 9721 10775 11829 12434 13450 14467 15483 16500 17517 18533 19550 20566 21583 22599 23616 23171 24127 25082 26038 26994 27949 28905 29861 30816
Intensive 30+ with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1279 2324 3369 4413 5458 6503 7548 8592 9637 10682 11726 12321 13328 14336 15343 16350 17357 18364 19372 20379 21386 22393 23400 22946 23892 24839 25785 26731 27678 28624 29570 30517
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €20 per week
Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 per week
Info host family:  
  • A double room can only be booked by 2 persons travelling together.
  • If you would like to stay with a host family in Manhattan, a surcharge of € 179 p.p.p.w. applies on the price of a single room with breakfast.
  • Special dietary requirements may be accommodated subject to availability, at a surcharge of € 43 per person per week.
Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €39 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €90 per week
Info shared apartment:  

Against a surcharge of € 38 per week it is possible to book a private bathroom in a shared apartment (availability very limited).

Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€170

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival at JFK, La Guardia or Newark.

STUDENTS UNDER 18 must book homestay for the duration of their course, return airport transfers (if arriving and departing between 8PM and 8AM) and provide a parental consent form.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • welcome activity
  • certificate of attendance
  • internet access at school

If you need to apply for a visa and want the school to send the I20 form by express mail, a surcharge of € 75 applies.

Please note that all students have to pay a landmark fee of € 10.

STUDENTS UNDER 18 must book homestay for the duration of their course, return airport transfers (if arriving and departing between 8PM and 8AM) and provide a parental consent form.

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 20/01/2020, 17/02/2020, 25/05/2020, 03/07/2020, 07/09/2020, 12/10/2020, 11/11/2020, 26/11/2020, 27/11/2020, 25/12/2020 & 31/12/2020. Lessons missed on these days are not refunded or rescheduled.

Host family

The best and only way to truly experience the ‘American way of life’ is to stay with an american family. The time you will need to travel from the hostfamily to the school will not exceed 50 minutes. There are no hostfamilies available within walking distance of the school. Most families live in Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Long Island, Westchester, and New Jersey.

You are allowed to receive phonecalls at the family’s house and you can do your laundry there as well. Towels and linnen will be provided.

Comfort residence

The residence is located in Manhattan, within walking distance of Times Square, Broadway, Madison Square Garden and the Empire State Building. The walking distance to school is approximately 10 minutes.

The rooms have a tv, a dvd-player, internet, a fridge and a bathroom. The common areas (such as kitchens and computer lounges) will be cleaned daily. Every student is responsible for cleaning his or her own room.

Other features:

-There is 24-hour surveillance and a fitness-centre
-Washing machines can be used in exchange for a small fee.

Smoking and the use of alcohol are strictly forbidden in the residence, no matter what the age of the student is. This residence is opened throughout the whole year.

Shared Apartment

The shared apartments are located on world-famous Wall Street in Lower Manhattan. With the Wall Street Subway Station only one street away, students can easily travel to other areas of New York City. The school is only a 20 minute ride by metro away.

The apartments are in a luxury high-rise building and provide high end furnishings in the rooms and extensive amenities within the building. The apartments consist of four bedrooms and has two bathrooms: one is an en-suite bathroom for one of the bedrooms and the other bathroom is shared for the remaining three bedrooms (private bathroom available against a supplement).

Building Facilities:

  • Communal Kitchen
  • Communical Lounge
  • Fitness Center
  • Free-Wifi
  • Games Room
  • Cleaning Service Provided
  • Library
  • Rooftop
  • Sport Premises
  • Wheelchair Accessible
Bedlinen will be provided, but students need to bring their own towels.

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