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 2021

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

Surcharge course:   14/06/2021 - 10/09/2021 : €18 per week
Info comfort residence:  

The accommodation in the comfort residence is only available for a minimum stay from 4 weeks. A stay of 1-3 weeks only upon request, please contact us.
Minimum age for this residence is 18 years old.

Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €32 per week
Info host family:  

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

Tourist tax:  

€9,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €41 per week
double room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €32 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €85 per week
Special dietary needs: € 40 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Host Family in Manhattan (single room with breakfast): € 172 per week
The mentioned surcharge applies on the price of a standard single room with breakfast.
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.

Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €14 per week
Private bathroom: € 53 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at New York JFK airport: € 159
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from New York JFK airport: € 318
transfer upon arrival at New York LaGuardia airport: € 159
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from New York LaGuardia airport: € 318
transfer upon arrival at Newark Liberty International airport: € 159
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Newark Liberty International airport: € 441

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 $ 80 / € 71 applies.

Please note that all students have to pay a landmark fee of $ 10 / € 9.

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 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 18/01/2021, 15/02/2021, 31/05/2021, 05/07/2021, 06/09/2021, 11/10/2021, 11/11/2021, 25/11/2021, 26/11/2021, 24/12/2021, 31/12/2021. 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 2021

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 595 1049 1503 1957
Commercial English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 913 1605 2296 2988
Commercial English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 970 1719 2468 3217
Commercial English with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1217 2213 3209 4205
Commercial English with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1243 2266 3288 4310
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   14/06/2021 - 10/09/2021 : €18 per week
Info comfort residence:  

The accommodation in the comfort residence is only available for a minimum stay from 4 weeks. A stay of 1-3 weeks only upon request, please contact us.
Minimum age for this residence is 18 years old.

Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €32 per week
Info host family:  

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

Tourist tax:  

€9,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €41 per week
double room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €32 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €85 per week
Special dietary needs: € 40 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Host Family in Manhattan (single room with breakfast): € 172 per week
The mentioned surcharge applies on the price of a standard single room with breakfast.
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.

Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €14 per week
Private bathroom: € 53 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at New York JFK airport: € 159
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from New York JFK airport: € 318
transfer upon arrival at New York LaGuardia airport: € 159
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from New York LaGuardia airport: € 318
transfer upon arrival at Newark Liberty International airport: € 159
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Newark Liberty International airport: € 441

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 $ 80 / € 71 applies.

Please note that all students have to pay a landmark fee of $ 10 / € 9.

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 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 18/01/2021, 15/02/2021, 31/05/2021, 05/07/2021, 06/09/2021, 11/10/2021, 11/11/2021, 25/11/2021, 26/11/2021, 24/12/2021, 31/12/2021. 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 2021

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 2169 4196
TOEFL exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 3200 6179
TOEFL exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 3429 6637
TOEFL exam with shared apartment, single room, no meals 4416 8611
TOEFL exam with comfort residence, single room, no meals 4522 8823
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The prices of the TOEFL exam course do not include the exam fees ($ 190 / € 168).

Exam fees:  

ca. €168, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharge course:   14/06/2021 - 10/09/2021 : €18 per week
Info comfort residence:  

The accommodation in the comfort residence is only available for a minimum stay from 4 weeks. A stay of 1-3 weeks only upon request, please contact us.
Minimum age for this residence is 18 years old.

Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €32 per week
Info host family:  

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

Tourist tax:  

€9,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €41 per week
double room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €32 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €85 per week
Special dietary needs: € 40 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Host Family in Manhattan (single room with breakfast): € 172 per week
The mentioned surcharge applies on the price of a standard single room with breakfast.
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.

Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €14 per week
Private bathroom: € 53 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at New York JFK airport: € 159
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from New York JFK airport: € 318
transfer upon arrival at New York LaGuardia airport: € 159
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from New York LaGuardia airport: € 318
transfer upon arrival at Newark Liberty International airport: € 159
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Newark Liberty International airport: € 441

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 $ 80 / € 71 applies.

Please note that all students have to pay a landmark fee of $ 10 / € 9.

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 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 18/01/2021, 15/02/2021, 31/05/2021, 05/07/2021, 06/09/2021, 11/10/2021, 11/11/2021, 25/11/2021, 26/11/2021, 24/12/2021, 31/12/2021. 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 2021

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 595 1049 1503 1957 2411 2865 3319 3773 4227 4680 5134 5165 5584 6003 6421 6840 7258 7677 8096 8514 8933 9352 9770 8708 9065 9422 9779 10136 10493 10850 11207 11564
Intensive 30+ with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 913 1605 2296 2988 3680 4372 5064 5756 6448 7139 7831 8100 8757 9413 10070 10727 11383 12040 12696 13353 14010 14666 15323 14499 15094 15689 16284 16878 17473 18068 18663 19258
Intensive 30+ with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 970 1719 2468 3217 3967 4716 5465 6214 6963 7712 8462 8788 9502 10215 10929 11643 12357 13071 13785 14499 15213 15927 16640 15874 16526 17178 17830 18483 19135 19787 20439 21091
Intensive 30+ with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1217 2213 3209 4205 5200 6196 7192 8188 9184 10180 11176 11749 12710 13670 14631 15592 16552 17513 18474 19434 20395 21356 22316 21796 22695 23594 24493 25392 26291 27190 28089 28988
Intensive 30+ with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1243 2266 3288 4310 5333 6355 7377 8400 9422 10445 11467 12066 13053 14040 15028 16015 17002 17989 18976 19963 20950 21937 22925 22431 23356 24282 25207 26133 27058 27984 28909 29834
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   14/06/2021 - 10/09/2021 : €18 per week
Info comfort residence:  

The accommodation in the comfort residence is only available for a minimum stay from 4 weeks. A stay of 1-3 weeks only upon request, please contact us.
Minimum age for this residence is 18 years old.

Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €32 per week
Info host family:  

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

Tourist tax:  

€9,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €41 per week
double room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €32 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €85 per week
Special dietary needs: € 40 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Host Family in Manhattan (single room with breakfast): € 172 per week
The mentioned surcharge applies on the price of a standard single room with breakfast.
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.

Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €14 per week
Private bathroom: € 53 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at New York JFK airport: € 159
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from New York JFK airport: € 318
transfer upon arrival at New York LaGuardia airport: € 159
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from New York LaGuardia airport: € 318
transfer upon arrival at Newark Liberty International airport: € 159
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Newark Liberty International airport: € 441

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 $ 80 / € 71 applies.

Please note that all students have to pay a landmark fee of $ 10 / € 9.

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 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 18/01/2021, 15/02/2021, 31/05/2021, 05/07/2021, 06/09/2021, 11/10/2021, 11/11/2021, 25/11/2021, 26/11/2021, 24/12/2021, 31/12/2021. 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 “Studio 94 Residence” in New York is located in the beautiful Upper West Side neighborhood of Manhattan. The residence is just two subway stations away from the school, which is under a fifteen-minute commute during peak hours.
The residence is on a residential block near Riverside Park, and is a short walk to Central Park, Lincoln Center, and major New York City colleges and universities.
All student rooms are equipped with a mini refrigerator, WiFi, flat screen-cable television, and private ensuite bathroom. All rooms include linens and weekly cleanings. There is also a mini kitchenette available in the residence with hot plate and microwave.
Washing and drying machines can be used in exchange for a small fee.
Please note that the minimum stay is 4 weeks.

The “Studio 94 Residence” in New York is located in the beautiful Upper West Side neighborhood of Manhattan. The residence is just two subway stations away from the school, which is under a fifteen-minute commute during peak hours.

The residence is on a residential block near Riverside Park, and is a short walk to Central Park, Lincoln Center, and major New York City colleges and universities.

All student rooms are equipped with a mini refrigerator, WiFi, flat screen-cable television, and private ensuite bathroom. All rooms include linens and weekly cleanings. There is also a mini kitchenette available in the residence with hot plate and microwave.

Washing and drying machines can be used in exchange for a small fee.

Please note that the minimum stay is 4 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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