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 2017

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 without accommodation 542 944 1346 1748 2150 2552 2954 3356 3758 4160 4563 4545 4912 5279 5646 6013 6380 6747 7114 7482 7849 8216 8583 7796 8115 8434 8753 9072 9391 9710 10029 10348
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 844 1473 2102 2732 3361 3990 4619 5249 5878 6507 7136 7346 7940 8535 9129 9723 10317 10912 11506 12100 12695 13289 13883 13324 13870 14416 14963 15509 16055 16601 17147 17694
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 901 1587 2273 2959 3645 4331 5017 5703 6389 7075 7761 8028 8679 9330 9981 10632 11283 11934 12585 13236 13888 14539 15190 14687 15290 15893 16496 17099 17702 18305 18908 19511
Intensive with summer residence, double room, no meals 1071 1928 2784 3640 4497 5353 6210 7066
Intensive with comfort residence, double room, no meals 1036 1858 2679 3501 4322 5144 5965 6787 7608 8430 9251 9653 10440 11226 12013 12799 13586 14373 15159 15946 16732 17519 18305 17938 18677 19415 20154 20892 21631 22369 23108 23846
Intensive with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1124 2032 2941 3850 4759 5668 6577 7486 8395 9304 10213 10702 11576 12450 13324 14198 15072 15946 16820 17694 18568 19442 20315 20036 20862 21688 22513 23339 24165 24991 25817 26643
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   19/06 - 01/09 : €18 per week
Info comfort residence:  

Minimum age for this residence is 18 years old.

Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 01/01 - 17/06 : €14 per week
single room : 18/06 - 02/09 : €40 per week
single room : 03/09 - 25/11 : €14 per week
double room : 01/01 - 17/06 : €14 per week
double room : 18/06 - 02/09 : €36 per week
double room : 03/09 - 25/11 : €14 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 € 171 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 € 35 per person per week.
    The surcharges will be included in StudyTravel´s invoice-confirmation.
Surcharges host family:   single room : 01/01 - 17/06 : €6 per week
single room : 18/06 - 02/09 : €28 per week
single room : 03/09 - 25/11 : €6 per week
double room : 01/01 - 17/06 : €6 per week
double room : 18/06 - 02/09 : €28 per week
double room : 03/09 - 25/11 : €6 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €84 per week
Info summer residence:  
  • Minimum age for this residence is 18 years old.
  • This residence is only available in summer from June 24th until August 19th inclusive.
Transfer:  

€159

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
  • 24+week courses include choice of Cambridge/TOEFL exam preparation
  • welcome breakfast
  • 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 € 66 applies.

In 2017 the school is closed on:02/01/2017, 16/01/2017, 20/02/2017, 29/05/2017, 04/07/2017, 04/09/2017, 09/10/2017, 10/11/2017, 23/11/2017, 24/11/2017 & 25/12/2017.

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 2017

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 590 1040 1491 1941
Commercial English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 892 1569 2247 2924
Commercial English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 949 1683 2417 3151
Commercial English with summer residence, double room, no meals 1119 2024 2928 3833
Commercial English with comfort residence, double room, no meals 1084 1954 2823 3693
Commercial English with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1172 2129 3086 4043
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   19/06 - 01/09 : €18 per week
Info comfort residence:  

Minimum age for this residence is 18 years old.

Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 01/01 - 17/06 : €14 per week
single room : 18/06 - 02/09 : €40 per week
single room : 03/09 - 25/11 : €14 per week
double room : 01/01 - 17/06 : €14 per week
double room : 18/06 - 02/09 : €36 per week
double room : 03/09 - 25/11 : €14 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 € 171 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 € 35 per person per week.
    The surcharges will be included in StudyTravel´s invoice-confirmation.
Surcharges host family:   single room : 01/01 - 17/06 : €6 per week
single room : 18/06 - 02/09 : €28 per week
single room : 03/09 - 25/11 : €6 per week
double room : 01/01 - 17/06 : €6 per week
double room : 18/06 - 02/09 : €28 per week
double room : 03/09 - 25/11 : €6 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €84 per week
Info summer residence:  
  • Minimum age for this residence is 18 years old.
  • This residence is only available in summer from June 24th until August 19th inclusive.
Transfer:  

€159

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
  • 24+week courses include choice of Cambridge/TOEFL exam preparation
  • welcome breakfast
  • 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 € 66 applies.

In 2017 the school is closed on:02/01/2017, 16/01/2017, 20/02/2017, 29/05/2017, 04/07/2017, 04/09/2017, 09/10/2017, 10/11/2017, 23/11/2017, 24/11/2017 & 25/12/2017.

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 2017

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 1941 3741
TOEFL exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 2924 5633
TOEFL exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 3151 6088
TOEFL exam with summer residence, double room, no meals 3833 7451
TOEFL exam with comfort residence, double room, no meals 3693 7171
TOEFL exam with comfort residence, single room, no meals 4043 7870
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The prices of the TOEFL exam course do not include the exam fees.

Exam fees:  

ca. €167, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharge course:   19/06 - 01/09 : €18 per week
Info comfort residence:  

Minimum age for this residence is 18 years old.

Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 01/01 - 17/06 : €14 per week
single room : 18/06 - 02/09 : €40 per week
single room : 03/09 - 25/11 : €14 per week
double room : 01/01 - 17/06 : €14 per week
double room : 18/06 - 02/09 : €36 per week
double room : 03/09 - 25/11 : €14 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 € 171 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 € 35 per person per week.
    The surcharges will be included in StudyTravel´s invoice-confirmation.
Surcharges host family:   single room : 01/01 - 17/06 : €6 per week
single room : 18/06 - 02/09 : €28 per week
single room : 03/09 - 25/11 : €6 per week
double room : 01/01 - 17/06 : €6 per week
double room : 18/06 - 02/09 : €28 per week
double room : 03/09 - 25/11 : €6 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €84 per week
Info summer residence:  
  • Minimum age for this residence is 18 years old.
  • This residence is only available in summer from June 24th until August 19th inclusive.
Transfer:  

€159

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
  • 24+week courses include choice of Cambridge/TOEFL exam preparation
  • welcome breakfast
  • 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 € 66 applies.

In 2017 the school is closed on:02/01/2017, 16/01/2017, 20/02/2017, 29/05/2017, 04/07/2017, 04/09/2017, 09/10/2017, 10/11/2017, 23/11/2017, 24/11/2017 & 25/12/2017.

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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Learn English in New York, one of the largest and most impressive cities in the world. Home a diverse mix of world culture, famous landmarks and archetecture, New York has been one of the world's major centres of finance and commerce for over 100 years. Many of New York's landmarks and neighbourhoods are known all over the globe, including the Statue of Liberty, Wall Street and the Empire State Building and a visit really is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. As New York is divided into the 5 distinctive boroughs of Queens, The Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn and Staten Island, it is best to visit them individually to discover the incredible variety on offer.

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Oct 19 10 7
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Jan 3 -4 5
Feb 5 -3 6
Mar 10 2 7
Apr 16 7 8
May 22 12 8
June 27 17 9
July 30 20 9
Aug 29 20 9
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