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 2017

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 603 1050 1497 1944 2392 2839 3286 3733 4180 4627 5074 5055 5463 5871 6279 6688 7096 7504 7912 8320 8729 9137 9545 8670 9025 9380 9735 10089 10444 10799 11154 11509
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 938 1638 2338 3038 3738 4438 5137 5837 6537 7237 7937 8170 8831 9492 10153 10814 11475 12135 12796 13457 14118 14779 15440 14818 15426 16033 16640 17248 17855 18463 19070 19678
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1002 1765 2528 3291 4054 4817 5580 6343 7106 7869 8632 8928 9652 10376 11100 11824 12549 13273 13997 14721 15445 16169 16893 16334 17005 17676 18346 19017 19688 20358 21029 21700
Intensive with summer residence, double room, no meals 1191 2144 3096 4049 5001 5954 6906 7859
Intensive with comfort residence, double room, no meals 1152 2066 2980 3893 4807 5720 6634 7548 8461 9375 10289 10736 11611 12485 13360 14235 15110 15984 16859 17734 18609 19483 20358 19950 20771 21593 22414 23235 24057 24878 25699 26520
Intensive with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1249 2260 3271 4282 5293 6304 7315 8325 9336 10347 11358 11902 12874 13846 14818 15790 16762 17734 18706 19678 20650 21622 22594 22283 23201 24120 25038 25957 26875 27794 28712 29631
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   19/06 - 01/09 : €20 per week
Info comfort residence:  

Minimum age for this residence is 18 years old.

Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 01/01 - 17/06 : €16 per week
single room : 18/06 - 02/09 : €45 per week
single room : 03/09 - 25/11 : €16 per week
double room : 01/01 - 17/06 : €16 per week
double room : 18/06 - 02/09 : €40 per week
double room : 03/09 - 25/11 : €16 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 € 190 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 € 39 per person per week.
    The surcharges will be included in StudyTravel´s invoice-confirmation.
Surcharges host family:   single room : 01/01 - 17/06 : €6 per week
single room : 18/06 - 02/09 : €31 per week
single room : 03/09 - 25/11 : €6 per week
double room : 01/01 - 17/06 : €6 per week
double room : 18/06 - 02/09 : €31 per week
double room : 03/09 - 25/11 : €6 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €93 per week
Info summer residence:  
  • Minimum age for this residence is 18 years old.
  • This residence is only available in summer from June 24th until August 19th inclusive.
Transfer:  

€176

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
  • 24+week courses include choice of Cambridge/TOEFL exam preparation
  • welcome breakfast
  • 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 € 73 applies.

In 2017 the school is closed on:02/01/2017, 16/01/2017, 20/02/2017, 29/05/2017, 04/07/2017, 04/09/2017, 09/10/2017, 10/11/2017, 23/11/2017, 24/11/2017 & 25/12/2017.

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 2017

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 657 1157 1658 2158
Commercial English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 992 1745 2498 3252
Commercial English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1055 1872 2688 3504
Commercial English with summer residence, double room, no meals 1245 2251 3257 4263
Commercial English with comfort residence, double room, no meals 1206 2173 3140 4107
Commercial English with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1303 2367 3432 4496
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   19/06 - 01/09 : €20 per week
Info comfort residence:  

Minimum age for this residence is 18 years old.

Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 01/01 - 17/06 : €16 per week
single room : 18/06 - 02/09 : €45 per week
single room : 03/09 - 25/11 : €16 per week
double room : 01/01 - 17/06 : €16 per week
double room : 18/06 - 02/09 : €40 per week
double room : 03/09 - 25/11 : €16 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 € 190 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 € 39 per person per week.
    The surcharges will be included in StudyTravel´s invoice-confirmation.
Surcharges host family:   single room : 01/01 - 17/06 : €6 per week
single room : 18/06 - 02/09 : €31 per week
single room : 03/09 - 25/11 : €6 per week
double room : 01/01 - 17/06 : €6 per week
double room : 18/06 - 02/09 : €31 per week
double room : 03/09 - 25/11 : €6 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €93 per week
Info summer residence:  
  • Minimum age for this residence is 18 years old.
  • This residence is only available in summer from June 24th until August 19th inclusive.
Transfer:  

€176

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
  • 24+week courses include choice of Cambridge/TOEFL exam preparation
  • welcome breakfast
  • 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 € 73 applies.

In 2017 the school is closed on:02/01/2017, 16/01/2017, 20/02/2017, 29/05/2017, 04/07/2017, 04/09/2017, 09/10/2017, 10/11/2017, 23/11/2017, 24/11/2017 & 25/12/2017.

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 2017

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 2158 4160
TOEFL exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 3252 6265
TOEFL exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 3504 6770
TOEFL exam with summer residence, double room, no meals 4263 8286
TOEFL exam with comfort residence, double room, no meals 4107 7975
TOEFL exam with comfort residence, single room, no meals 4496 8753
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The prices of the TOEFL exam course do not include the exam fees.

Exam fees:  

ca. €185, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharge course:   19/06 - 01/09 : €20 per week
Info comfort residence:  

Minimum age for this residence is 18 years old.

Surcharges comfort residence:   single room : 01/01 - 17/06 : €16 per week
single room : 18/06 - 02/09 : €45 per week
single room : 03/09 - 25/11 : €16 per week
double room : 01/01 - 17/06 : €16 per week
double room : 18/06 - 02/09 : €40 per week
double room : 03/09 - 25/11 : €16 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 € 190 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 € 39 per person per week.
    The surcharges will be included in StudyTravel´s invoice-confirmation.
Surcharges host family:   single room : 01/01 - 17/06 : €6 per week
single room : 18/06 - 02/09 : €31 per week
single room : 03/09 - 25/11 : €6 per week
double room : 01/01 - 17/06 : €6 per week
double room : 18/06 - 02/09 : €31 per week
double room : 03/09 - 25/11 : €6 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €93 per week
Info summer residence:  
  • Minimum age for this residence is 18 years old.
  • This residence is only available in summer from June 24th until August 19th inclusive.
Transfer:  

€176

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
  • 24+week courses include choice of Cambridge/TOEFL exam preparation
  • welcome breakfast
  • 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 € 73 applies.

In 2017 the school is closed on:02/01/2017, 16/01/2017, 20/02/2017, 29/05/2017, 04/07/2017, 04/09/2017, 09/10/2017, 10/11/2017, 23/11/2017, 24/11/2017 & 25/12/2017.

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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May 22 12 8
June 27 17 9
July 30 20 9
Aug 29 20 9
Sept 25 16 7
Oct 19 10 7
Nov 12 5 5
Dec 6 -1 5
Jan 3 -4 5
Feb 5 -3 6
Mar 10 2 7
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