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 624 1097 1570 2043 2515 2988 3461 3934 4406 4879 5352 5371 5806 6240 6675 7110 7545 7980 8415 8850 9285 9720 10155 9115 9488 9862 10235 10608 10982 11355 11729 12102
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 965 1693 2421 3149 3877 4605 5333 6061 6789 7517 8245 8519 9209 9899 10590 11280 11970 12660 13350 14040 14731 15421 16111 15326 15955 16584 17212 17841 18470 19099 19727 20356
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1026 1816 2605 3395 4184 4974 5763 6552 7342 8131 8921 9256 10008 10760 11511 12263 13015 13766 14518 15270 16021 16773 17524 16801 17491 18182 18872 19562 20252 20942 21632 22323
Intensive with comfort residence, double room, no meals 1206 2175 3144 4113 5082 6051 7020 7990 8959 9928 10897 11412 12343 13275 14206 15137 16068 17000 17931 18862 19794 20725 21656 21112 21982 22852 23722 24592 25462 26331 27201 28071
Intensive with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1300 2364 3428 4491 5555 6619 7682 8746 9810 10873 11937 12547 13572 14598 15624 16650 17676 18702 19727 20753 21779 22805 23831 23382 24346 25310 26275 27239 28203 29168 30132 31096
Intensive with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1291 2345 3399 4454 5508 6562 7616 8670 9724 10779 11833 12433 13450 14466 15482 16499 17515 18531 19548 20564 21580 22597 23613
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €20 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 € 180 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 € 43 per person per week.
Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €39 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €91 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:  

€171

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 € 76 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 681 1211 1740 2270
Commercial English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1022 1806 2591 3376
Commercial English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1083 1929 2775 3622
Commercial English with comfort residence, double room, no meals 1263 2288 3314 4340
Commercial English with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1357 2478 3598 4718
Commercial English with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1348 2459 3570 4680
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €20 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 € 180 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 € 43 per person per week.
Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €39 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €91 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:  

€171

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 € 76 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 2270 4387
TOEFL exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 3376 6515
TOEFL exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 3622 7006
TOEFL exam with comfort residence, double room, no meals 4340 8443
TOEFL exam with comfort residence, single room, no meals 4718 9200
TOEFL exam with shared apartment, single room, no meals 4680 9124
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The prices of the TOEFL exam course do not include the exam fees (€ 180).

Exam fees:  

ca. €180, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €20 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 € 180 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 € 43 per person per week.
Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €39 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €91 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:  

€171

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 € 76 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 624 1097 1570 2043 2515 2988 3461 3934 4406 4879 5352 5371 5806 6240 6675 7110 7545 7980 8415 8850 9285 9720 10155 9115 9488 9862 10235 10608 10982 11355 11729 12102
Intensive 30+ with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 965 1693 2421 3149 3877 4605 5333 6061 6789 7517 8245 8519 9209 9899 10590 11280 11970 12660 13350 14040 14731 15421 16111 15326 15955 16584 17212 17841 18470 19099 19727 20356
Intensive 30+ with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1026 1816 2605 3395 4184 4974 5763 6552 7342 8131 8921 9256 10008 10760 11511 12263 13015 13766 14518 15270 16021 16773 17524 16801 17491 18182 18872 19562 20252 20942 21632 22323
Intensive 30+ with comfort residence, double room, no meals 1206 2175 3144 4113 5082 6051 7020 7990 8959 9928 10897 11412 12343 13275 14206 15137 16068 17000 17931 18862 19794 20725 21656 21112 21982 22852 23722 24592 25462 26331 27201 28071
Intensive 30+ with comfort residence, single room, no meals 1300 2364 3428 4491 5555 6619 7682 8746 9810 10873 11937 12547 13572 14598 15624 16650 17676 18702 19727 20753 21779 22805 23831 23382 24346 25310 26275 27239 28203 29168 30132 31096
Intensive 30+ with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1291 2345 3399 4454 5508 6562 7616 8670 9724 10779 11833 12433 13450 14466 15482 16499 17515 18531 19548 20564 21580 22597 23613 23155 24110 25064 26019 26974 27929 28884 29839 30794
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €20 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 € 180 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 € 43 per person per week.
Tourist tax:  

€10,00, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €39 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €34 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €91 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:  

€171

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 € 76 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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