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 630 1107 1584 2061 2538 3016 3493 3970 4447 4924 5401 5420 5859 6298 6737 7176 7614 8053 8492 8931 9370 9809 10248 9198 9575 9952 10329 10706 11083 11460 11836 12213
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 974 1708 2443 3178 3912 4647 5382 6116 6851 7586 8320 8597 9294 9990 10687 11383 12080 12776 13473 14169 14866 15562 16259 15467 16101 16736 17370 18005 18639 19274 19908 20543
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1036 1832 2629 3426 4223 5019 5816 6613 7409 8206 9003 9341 10100 10858 11617 12376 13134 13893 14651 15410 16168 16927 17685 16955 17652 18348 19045 19741 20438 21134 21831 22527
Intensive with comfort residence, double room, no meals 1217 2195 3173 4151 5129 6107 7085 8063 9041 10019 10997 11517 12457 13396 14336 15276 16216 17156 18096 19035 19975 20915 21855 21306 22184 23062 23940 24817 25695 26573 27451 28329
Intensive with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1312 2386 3459 4533 5606 6679 7753 8826 9900 10973 12046 12662 13697 14732 15767 16803 17838 18873 19908 20944 21979 23014 24049 23596 24569 25543 26516 27489 28462 29435 30409 31382
Intensive with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1303 2367 3431 4494 5558 6622 7686 8750 9814 10878 11941 12547 13573 14599 15624 16650 17676 18701 19727 20753 21778 22804 23830
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 : €35 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €35 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 € 182 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 : €35 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €92 per week
Info shared apartment:  

Against a surcharge of € 39 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:  

€173

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 € 77 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 687 1222 1756 2290
Commercial English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1031 1823 2615 3407
Commercial English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1093 1947 2801 3655
Commercial English with comfort residence, double room, no meals 1274 2309 3345 4380
Commercial English with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1370 2500 3631 4762
Commercial English with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1360 2481 3602 4723
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 : €35 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €35 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 € 182 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 : €35 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €92 per week
Info shared apartment:  

Against a surcharge of € 39 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:  

€173

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 € 77 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- or 8-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 2290 4428
TOEFL exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 3407 6574
TOEFL exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 3655 7071
TOEFL exam with comfort residence, double room, no meals 4380 8521
TOEFL exam with comfort residence, single room, no meals 4762 9284
TOEFL exam with shared apartment, single room, no meals 4723 9208
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The prices of the TOEFL exam course do not include the exam fees (€ 182).

Exam fees:  

ca. €182, 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 : €35 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €35 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 € 182 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 : €35 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €92 per week
Info shared apartment:  

Against a surcharge of € 39 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:  

€173

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 € 77 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 630 1107 1584 2061 2538 3016 3493 3970 4447 4924 5401 5420 5859 6298 6737 7176 7614 8053 8492 8931 9370 9809 10248 9198 9575 9952 10329 10706 11083 11460 11836 12213
Intensive 30+ with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1303 2367 3431 4494 5558 6622 7686 8750 9814 10878 11941 12547 13573 14599 15624 16650 17676 18701 19727 20753 21778 22804 23830 23367 24331 25294 26258 27222 28185 29149 30113 31076
Intensive 30+ with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 974 1708 2443 3178 3912 4647 5382 6116 6851 7586 8320 8597 9294 9990 10687 11383 12080 12776 13473 14169 14866 15562 16259 15467 16101 16736 17370 18005 18639 19274 19908 20543
Intensive 30+ with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1036 1832 2629 3426 4223 5019 5816 6613 7409 8206 9003 9341 10100 10858 11617 12376 13134 13893 14651 15410 16168 16927 17685 16955 17652 18348 19045 19741 20438 21134 21831 22527
Intensive 30+ with comfort residence, double room, no meals 1217 2195 3173 4151 5129 6107 7085 8063 9041 10019 10997 11517 12457 13396 14336 15276 16216 17156 18096 19035 19975 20915 21855 21306 22184 23062 23940 24817 25695 26573 27451 28329
Intensive 30+ with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1312 2386 3459 4533 5606 6679 7753 8826 9900 10973 12046 12662 13697 14732 15767 16803 17838 18873 19908 20944 21979 23014 24049 23596 24569 25543 26516 27489 28462 29435 30409 31382
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 : €35 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €35 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 € 182 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 : €35 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €92 per week
Info shared apartment:  

Against a surcharge of € 39 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:  

€173

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 € 77 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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