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 613 1078 1542 2006 2470 2935 3399 3863 4328 4792 5256 5275 5702 6129 6556 6983 7410 7838 8265 8692 9119 9546 9973 8952 9319 9685 10052 10419 10786 11153 11519 11886
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 948 1663 2378 3093 3808 4523 5238 5953 6668 7383 8098 8367 9045 9723 10400 11078 11756 12434 13112 13790 14468 15145 15823 15053 15670 16288 16905 17523 18140 18758 19375 19993
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1008 1783 2559 3334 4109 4885 5660 6435 7211 7986 8762 9091 9829 10568 11306 12044 12782 13520 14259 14997 15735 16473 17212 16501 17179 17857 18535 19213 19890 20568 21246 21924
Intensive with comfort residence, double room, no meals 1184 2136 3088 4040 4992 5943 6895 7847 8799 9750 10702 11208 12123 13038 13952 14867 15782 16696 17611 18525 19440 20355 21269 20735 21590 22444 23298 24153 25007 25861 26715 27570
Intensive with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1277 2322 3367 4411 5456 6500 7545 8590 9634 10679 11724 12323 13330 14338 15345 16353 17360 18368 19375 20383 21390 22398 23405 22964 23911 24858 25805 26753 27700 28647 29594 30541
Intensive with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1268 2303 3339 4374 5409 6445 7480 8515 9551 10586 11622 12211 13209 14208 15206 16204 17202 18200 19199 20197 21195 22193 23192
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €19 per week
Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 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 € 177 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 € 42 per person per week.
Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €38 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €89 per week
Info shared apartment:  

Against a surcharge of € 38 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:  

€168

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 € 75 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 669 1189 1709 2229
Commercial English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1003 1774 2545 3315
Commercial English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1064 1895 2726 3557
Commercial English with comfort residence, double room, no meals 1240 2248 3255 4263
Commercial English with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1333 2433 3534 4634
Commercial English with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1324 2415 3506 4597
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €19 per week
Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 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 € 177 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 € 42 per person per week.
Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €38 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €89 per week
Info shared apartment:  

Against a surcharge of € 38 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:  

€168

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 € 75 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 2229 4309
TOEFL exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 3315 6398
TOEFL exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 3557 6881
TOEFL exam with comfort residence, double room, no meals 4263 8293
TOEFL exam with comfort residence, single room, no meals 4634 9035
TOEFL exam with shared apartment, single room, no meals 4597 8961
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The prices of the TOEFL exam course do not include the exam fees (€ 177).

Exam fees:  

ca. €177, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €19 per week
Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 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 € 177 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 € 42 per person per week.
Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €38 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €89 per week
Info shared apartment:  

Against a surcharge of € 38 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:  

€168

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 € 75 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 613 1078 1542 2006 2470 2935 3399 3863 4328 4792 5256 5275 5702 6129 6556 6983 7410 7838 8265 8692 9119 9546 9973 8952 9319 9685 10052 10419 10786 11153 11519 11886
Intensive 30+ with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 948 1663 2378 3093 3808 4523 5238 5953 6668 7383 8098 8367 9045 9723 10400 11078 11756 12434 13112 13790 14468 15145 15823 15053 15670 16288 16905 17523 18140 18758 19375 19993
Intensive 30+ with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1008 1783 2559 3334 4109 4885 5660 6435 7211 7986 8762 9091 9829 10568 11306 12044 12782 13520 14259 14997 15735 16473 17212 16501 17179 17857 18535 19213 19890 20568 21246 21924
Intensive 30+ with comfort residence, double room, no meals 1184 2136 3088 4040 4992 5943 6895 7847 8799 9750 10702 11208 12123 13038 13952 14867 15782 16696 17611 18525 19440 20355 21269 20735 21590 22444 23298 24153 25007 25861 26715 27570
Intensive 30+ with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1277 2322 3367 4411 5456 6500 7545 8590 9634 10679 11724 12323 13330 14338 15345 16353 17360 18368 19375 20383 21390 22398 23405 22964 23911 24858 25805 26753 27700 28647 29594 30541
Intensive 30+ with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1268 2303 3339 4374 5409 6445 7480 8515 9551 10586 11622 12211 13209 14208 15206 16204 17202 18200 19199 20197 21195 22193 23192 22741 23679 24617 25555 26493 27430 28368 29306 30244
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €19 per week
Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 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 € 177 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 € 42 per person per week.
Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €38 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €89 per week
Info shared apartment:  

Against a surcharge of € 38 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:  

€168

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 € 75 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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