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

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 565 987 1409 1832 2254 2676 3098 3520 3943 4365 4787 4783 5169 5556 5943 6329 6716 7103 7489 7876 8263 8649 9036 8143 8476 8809 9143 9476 9809 10143 10476 10809
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 885 1547 2209 2872 3534 4196 4858 5520 6183 6845 7507 7743 8369 8996 9623 10249 10876 11503 12129 12756 13383 14009 14636 13983 14556 15129 15703 16276 16849 17423 17996 18569
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 943 1663 2383 3103 3823 4543 5263 5983 6703 7423 8143 8436 9120 9805 10489 11174 11858 12543 13227 13912 14596 15280 15965 15369 16000 16632 17263 17894 18525 19156 19787 20418
Intensive with summer residence, double room, no meals 1107 1992 2876 3760 4645 5529 6414
Intensive with comfort residence, double room, no meals 1098 1974 2849 3725 4600 5476 6352 7227 8103 8978 9854 10303 11143 11983 12823 13663 14503 15343 16183 17023 17863 18703 19543 19103 19889 20676 21463 22249 23036 23823 24609 25396
Intensive with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1192 2160 3129 4098 5067 6036 7005 7974 8943 9912 10880 11423 12356 13289 14223 15156 16089 17023 17956 18889 19823 20756 21689 21343 22223 23103 23983 24863 25743 26623 27503 28383
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   18/06 - 14/09 : €19 per week
Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €28 per week
double room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €23 per week
Surcharges host family:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €28 per week
double room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €28 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €86 per week
Transfer:  

€161

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 € 67 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 614 1085 1556 2027
Commercial English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 934 1645 2356 3067
Commercial English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 992 1760 2529 3298
Commercial English with summer residence, double room, no meals 1156 2089 3023 3956
Commercial English with comfort residence, double room, no meals 1147 2072 2996 3920
Commercial English with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1240 2258 3276 4294
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   18/06 - 14/09 : €19 per week
Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €28 per week
double room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €23 per week
Surcharges host family:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €28 per week
double room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €28 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €86 per week
Transfer:  

€161

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 € 67 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 2027 3912
TOEFL exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 3067 5912
TOEFL exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 3298 6374
TOEFL exam with summer residence, double room, no meals 3956
TOEFL exam with comfort residence, double room, no meals 3920 7618
TOEFL exam with comfort residence, single room, no meals 4294 8365
Starting dates:  

advanced : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The prices of the TOEFL exam course do not include the exam fees (€ 169).

Exam fees:  

ca. €169, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharge course:   18/06 - 14/09 : €19 per week
Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €28 per week
double room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €23 per week
Surcharges host family:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €28 per week
double room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €28 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €86 per week
Transfer:  

€161

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 € 67 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 565 987 1409 1832 2254 2676 3098 3520 3943 4365 4787 4783 5169 5556 5943 6329 6716 7103 7489 7876 8263 8649 9036 8143 8476 8809 9143 9476 9809 10143 10476 10809
Intensive 30+ with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 885 1547 2209 2872 3534 4196 4858 5520 6183 6845 7507 7743 8369 8996 9623 10249 10876 11503 12129 12756 13383 14009 14636 13983 14556 15129 15703 16276 16849 17423 17996 18569
Intensive 30+ with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 943 1663 2383 3103 3823 4543 5263 5983 6703 7423 8143 8436 9120 9805 10489 11174 11858 12543 13227 13912 14596 15280 15965 15369 16000 16632 17263 17894 18525 19156 19787 20418
Intensive 30+ with summer residence, double room, no meals 1107 1992 2876 3760 4645 5529 6414
Intensive 30+ with comfort residence, double room, no meals 1098 1974 2849 3725 4600 5476 6352 7227 8103 8978 9854 10303 11143 11983 12823 13663 14503 15343 16183 17023 17863 18703 19543 19103 19889 20676 21463 22249 23036 23823 24609 25396
Intensive 30+ with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1192 2160 3129 4098 5067 6036 7005 7974 8943 9912 10880 11423 12356 13289 14223 15156 16089 17023 17956 18889 19823 20756 21689 21343 22223 23103 23983 24863 25743 26623 27503 28383
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   18/06 - 14/09 : €19 per week
Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €28 per week
double room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €23 per week
Surcharges host family:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €28 per week
double room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €28 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €86 per week
Transfer:  

€161

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 € 67 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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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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