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 2022

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
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €40, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   13/06/2022 - 09/09/2022 : €25 per week
Info comfort residence:  

The accommodation in the comfort residence is only available for a minimum stay from 2 weeks. A stay of 1 week only upon request, please contact us.
Minimum age for this residence is 18 years old.

Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €31 per week
Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 persons travelling together.

Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €31 per week
double room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €31 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €80 per week
Host Family in Manhattan (single room with breakfast): € 167 per week
Special dietary needs: € 45 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info shared apartment:  

The accommodation in a shared apartment is only available for a minimum stay from 4 weeks. A stay of 1-3 weeks only upon request, please contact us.

Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €16 per week
Private bathroom: € 64 per week
Transfer:   Transfer upon arrival at New York JFK airport: € 177
Transfer upon arrival at New York LaGuardia airport: € 177
Transfer upon arrival at Newark Liberty International airport: € 177

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • 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 $ 80 / € 79 applies.

Please note that all students have to pay a landmark fee of $ 10 / € 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 2022 the school is closed on: 17/01/2022, 21/02/2022, 30/05/2022, 20/06/2022, 04/07/2022, 05/09/2022, 10/10/2022, 11/11/2022, 24/11/2022, 25/11/2022, 26/12/2022. 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 2022

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:
24
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Commercial English without accommodation 697 1227 1757 2287
Commercial English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1080 1899 2718 3537
Commercial English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1158 2056 2954 3851
Commercial English with shared apartment, single room, no meals 4911
Commercial English with comfort residence, single room, no meals 2596 3763 4931
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €40, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   13/06/2022 - 09/09/2022 : €25 per week
Info comfort residence:  

The accommodation in the comfort residence is only available for a minimum stay from 2 weeks. A stay of 1 week only upon request, please contact us.
Minimum age for this residence is 18 years old.

Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €31 per week
Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 persons travelling together.

Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €31 per week
double room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €31 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €80 per week
Host Family in Manhattan (single room with breakfast): € 167 per week
Special dietary needs: € 45 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info shared apartment:  

The accommodation in a shared apartment is only available for a minimum stay from 4 weeks. A stay of 1-3 weeks only upon request, please contact us.

Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €16 per week
Private bathroom: € 64 per week
Transfer:   Transfer upon arrival at New York JFK airport: € 177
Transfer upon arrival at New York LaGuardia airport: € 177
Transfer upon arrival at Newark Liberty International airport: € 177

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • 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 $ 80 / € 79 applies.

Please note that all students have to pay a landmark fee of $ 10 / € 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 2022 the school is closed on: 17/01/2022, 21/02/2022, 30/05/2022, 20/06/2022, 04/07/2022, 05/09/2022, 10/10/2022, 11/11/2022, 24/11/2022, 25/11/2022, 26/12/2022. 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 2022

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 2542 4916
TOEFL exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 3793 7325
TOEFL exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4107 7953
TOEFL exam with shared apartment, single room, no meals 5166 10072
TOEFL exam with comfort residence, single room, no meals 5186 10111
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The prices of the TOEFL exam course do not include the exam fees ($ 190 / € 187).

Course materials:  

ca. €40, invoiced by StudyTravel

Exam fees:  

ca. €187, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharge course:   13/06/2022 - 09/09/2022 : €25 per week
Info comfort residence:  

The accommodation in the comfort residence is only available for a minimum stay from 2 weeks. A stay of 1 week only upon request, please contact us.
Minimum age for this residence is 18 years old.

Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €31 per week
Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 persons travelling together.

Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €31 per week
double room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €31 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €80 per week
Host Family in Manhattan (single room with breakfast): € 167 per week
Special dietary needs: € 45 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info shared apartment:  

The accommodation in a shared apartment is only available for a minimum stay from 4 weeks. A stay of 1-3 weeks only upon request, please contact us.

Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €16 per week
Private bathroom: € 64 per week
Transfer:   Transfer upon arrival at New York JFK airport: € 177
Transfer upon arrival at New York LaGuardia airport: € 177
Transfer upon arrival at Newark Liberty International airport: € 177

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • 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 $ 80 / € 79 applies.

Please note that all students have to pay a landmark fee of $ 10 / € 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 2022 the school is closed on: 17/01/2022, 21/02/2022, 30/05/2022, 20/06/2022, 04/07/2022, 05/09/2022, 10/10/2022, 11/11/2022, 24/11/2022, 25/11/2022, 26/12/2022. 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 2022

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 697 1227 1757 2287 2816 3346 3876 4406 4936 5465 5995 6054 6545 7035 7526 8016 8507 8997 9488 9979 10469 10960 11450 10175 10592 11009 11426 11843 12260 12677 13094 13511
Intensive 30+ with shared apartment, single room, no meals 4911 6074 7236 8399 9562 10724 11887 13050 13741 14865 15988 17111 18235 19358 20482 21605 22728 23852 24975 26099 25456 26506 27556 28605 29655 30705 31755 32805 33854
Intensive 30+ with comfort residence, single room, no meals 2596 3763 4931 6098 7266 8433 9601 10768 11936 13104 13800 14928 16057 17185 18313 19442 20570 21698 22827 23955 25083 26211 25574 26628 27683 28738 29793 30847 31902 32957 34011
Intensive 30+ with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1080 1899 2718 3537 4357 5176 5995 6814 7634 8453 9272 9620 10400 11180 11960 12740 13520 14300 15080 15860 16640 17420 18200 17214 17921 18627 19334 20040 20747 21453 22159 22866
Intensive 30+ with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1158 2056 2954 3851 4749 5647 6545 7442 8340 9238 10136 10562 11421 12279 13138 13996 14855 15713 16572 17430 18289 19147 20006 19098 19883 20668 21453 22238 23023 23808 24593 25377
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €40, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   13/06/2022 - 09/09/2022 : €25 per week
Info comfort residence:  

The accommodation in the comfort residence is only available for a minimum stay from 2 weeks. A stay of 1 week only upon request, please contact us.
Minimum age for this residence is 18 years old.

Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €31 per week
Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 persons travelling together.

Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €31 per week
double room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €31 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €80 per week
Host Family in Manhattan (single room with breakfast): € 167 per week
Special dietary needs: € 45 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info shared apartment:  

The accommodation in a shared apartment is only available for a minimum stay from 4 weeks. A stay of 1-3 weeks only upon request, please contact us.

Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €16 per week
Private bathroom: € 64 per week
Transfer:   Transfer upon arrival at New York JFK airport: € 177
Transfer upon arrival at New York LaGuardia airport: € 177
Transfer upon arrival at Newark Liberty International airport: € 177

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • 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 $ 80 / € 79 applies.

Please note that all students have to pay a landmark fee of $ 10 / € 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 2022 the school is closed on: 17/01/2022, 21/02/2022, 30/05/2022, 20/06/2022, 04/07/2022, 05/09/2022, 10/10/2022, 11/11/2022, 24/11/2022, 25/11/2022, 26/12/2022. 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 in New York, The Mansfield Hotel, is located in the city center and under ten-minute walk to Time Square and Grand Central Station. It is just a 8-minute walk to school! 

Each room has a flat screen television already connected with streaming service, and relevant applications. The building has study and work areas, a library, a shared kitchen and a fitness center.

Washing and drying machines can be used in exchange for a small fee. All rooms include linens, but you will have to bring you own towels. Cleaning service can be provided at an additional cost. 

Minimum age: 18 years old.
Minimum stay: 2 weeks. 

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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