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 campus of the University of Berkeley is also just two blocks from school.

The key features of our school are:

The EC school building was completely renovated in 2009 thus making it a fresh and bright environment to learn English in. Moreover, the school building offers unbeatable views of the city of New York.


• School supported by ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training)
• 16 fully equipped modern classrooms
• 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

You can choose from either 20 or 30 classes per week, in other words 4 or 6 classes per day. Another option is to have 24 classes per week, whoch are divided into 3 days of 4 classes daily and two days of 2 classes daily.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

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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 537 939 1341 1742 2144 2546 2947 3349 3750 4152 4554 4549 4917 5285 5653 6021 6388 6756 7124 7492 7860 8227 8595 7746 8063 8380 8697 9014 9331 9648 9965 10282
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 842 1472 2102 2732 3361 3991 4621 5251 5881 6511 7141 7365 7961 8557 9153 9749 10346 10942 11538 12134 12730 13326 13922 13301 13846 14391 14937 15482 16027 16573 17118 17664
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 897 1582 2267 2951 3636 4321 5006 5691 6376 7061 7746 8025 8676 9327 9978 10629 11280 11931 12582 13233 13884 14535 15186 14620 15220 15820 16421 17021 17621 18222 18822 19422
Intensive with summer residence, double room, no meals 1053 1894 2736 3577 4418 5260 6101
Intensive with comfort residence, double room, no meals 1045 1878 2710 3543 4376 5209 6042 6875 7707 8540 9373 9800 10599 11398 12197 12996 13795 14594 15393 16192 16991 17790 18589 18171 18919 19667 20416 21164 21912 22661 23409 24157
Intensive with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1134 2055 2977 3898 4820 5742 6663 7585 8507 9428 10350 10866 11753 12641 13529 14417 15305 16192 17080 17968 18856 19744 20631 20302 21139 21976 22813 23650 24487 25324 26161 26998
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   18/06 - 14/09 : €18 per week
Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €26 per week
double room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €22 per week
Surcharges host family:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €26 per week
double room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €26 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €82 per week
Transfer:  

€153

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

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 € 64 applies.

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 15/01/2018, 19/02/2018, 28/05/2018, 04/07/2018, 03/09/2018, 08/10/2018, 12/11/2018, 22/11/2018, 23/11/2018 & 25/12/2018.Lessons missed on these days are not 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 year .

Prices 2018

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 584 1032 1480 1928
Commercial English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 888 1565 2241 2918
Commercial English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 943 1675 2406 3137
Commercial English with summer residence, double room, no meals 1100 1987 2875 3763
Commercial English with comfort residence, double room, no meals 1091 1971 2850 3729
Commercial English with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1180 2148 3116 4084
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   18/06 - 14/09 : €18 per week
Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €26 per week
double room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €22 per week
Surcharges host family:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €26 per week
double room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €26 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €82 per week
Transfer:  

€153

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

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 € 64 applies.

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 15/01/2018, 19/02/2018, 28/05/2018, 04/07/2018, 03/09/2018, 08/10/2018, 12/11/2018, 22/11/2018, 23/11/2018 & 25/12/2018.Lessons missed on these days are not 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 year .

Prices 2018

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 1928 3721
TOEFL exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 2918 5623
TOEFL exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 3137 6063
TOEFL exam with summer residence, double room, no meals 3763
TOEFL exam with comfort residence, double room, no meals 3729 7247
TOEFL exam with comfort residence, single room, no meals 4084 7957
Starting dates:  

advanced : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The prices of the TOEFL exam course do not include the exam fees (€ 161).

Exam fees:  

ca. €161, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharge course:   18/06 - 14/09 : €18 per week
Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €26 per week
double room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €22 per week
Surcharges host family:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €26 per week
double room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €26 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €82 per week
Transfer:  

€153

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

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 € 64 applies.

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 15/01/2018, 19/02/2018, 28/05/2018, 04/07/2018, 03/09/2018, 08/10/2018, 12/11/2018, 22/11/2018, 23/11/2018 & 25/12/2018.Lessons missed on these days are not 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 year .

Prices 2018

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 537 939 1341 1742 2144 2546 2947 3349 3750 4152 4554 4549 4917 5285 5653 6021 6388 6756 7124 7492 7860 8227 8595 7746 8063 8380 8697 9014 9331 9648 9965 10282
Intensive 30+ with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 842 1472 2102 2732 3361 3991 4621 5251 5881 6511 7141 7365 7961 8557 9153 9749 10346 10942 11538 12134 12730 13326 13922 13301 13846 14391 14937 15482 16027 16573 17118 17664
Intensive 30+ with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 897 1582 2267 2951 3636 4321 5006 5691 6376 7061 7746 8025 8676 9327 9978 10629 11280 11931 12582 13233 13884 14535 15186 14620 15220 15820 16421 17021 17621 18222 18822 19422
Intensive 30+ with summer residence, double room, no meals 1053 1894 2736 3577 4418 5260 6101
Intensive 30+ with comfort residence, double room, no meals 1045 1878 2710 3543 4376 5209 6042 6875 7707 8540 9373 9800 10599 11398 12197 12996 13795 14594 15393 16192 16991 17790 18589 18171 18919 19667 20416 21164 21912 22661 23409 24157
Intensive 30+ with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1134 2055 2977 3898 4820 5742 6663 7585 8507 9428 10350 10866 11753 12641 13529 14417 15305 16192 17080 17968 18856 19744 20631 20302 21139 21976 22813 23650 24487 25324 26161 26998
  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  
Intensive 30+ without accommodation 584 1032 1480 1928 2376 2825 3273 3721 4169 4617 5065 5107 5522 5936 6350 6765 7179 7593 8008 8422
Intensive 30+ with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 888 1565 2241 2918 3594 4270 4947 5623 6300 6976 7653 7923 8566 9208 9851 10494 11136 11779 12421 13064
Intensive 30+ with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 943 1675 2406 3137 3869 4600 5332 6063 6794 7526 8257 8583 9280 9978 10675 11373 12070 12768 13466 14163
Intensive 30+ with summer residence, double room, no meals 1100 1987 2875 3763 4651 5539 6427
Intensive 30+ with comfort residence, double room, no meals 1091 1971 2850 3729 4609 5488 6367 7247 8126 9005 9885 10358 11204 12049 12895 13740 14586 15431 16277 17122
Intensive 30+ with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1180 2148 3116 4084 5053 6021 6989 7957 8925 9893 10861 11424 12358 13292 14227 15161 16095 17029 17964 18898
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   18/06 - 14/09 : €18 per week
Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €26 per week
double room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €22 per week
Surcharges host family:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €26 per week
double room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €26 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €82 per week
Transfer:  

€153

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

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 € 64 applies.

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 15/01/2018, 19/02/2018, 28/05/2018, 04/07/2018, 03/09/2018, 08/10/2018, 12/11/2018, 22/11/2018, 23/11/2018 & 25/12/2018.Lessons missed on these days are not 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 ‘New Yorker’-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.

Summer residence

The 1760 residence in New York is only available in summer, from late June to late August. Located in Upper East Side, this residence is just a few minutes away from the main museum mile, Central Park, Carl Schultz Park and two blocks from the subway station 96th St / Lexington Avenue. The area is plenty of affordable restaurants, shops, markets and other amenities.
The residence offers double and single rooms fully furnished with private bathrooms. All rooms have air conditioning, refrigerator, microwave, bathroom, cable TV, LCD TV and high speed internet.
Bedding is provided (not towels) There is a weekly cleaning of the communal areas.

Other facilities:

• 24 hour on-site security
• Fitness center
• Communal kitchens
• Community halls
• Media Room
• Computer room
• Laundry facilities with coin washing machine ($ 2 per load)
• Game Room
• Library

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