The beautiful city of Fort Lauderdale, located half-way between Miami and Palm Beach in Florida, is the perfect location in which to combine an English Language Course with a beach holiday! The city is well-known for its hotels, beaches, restaurants and for its lively cultural and arts scene. In your free-time you can be hiking in the Everglades, diving in the atlantic, or shopping in the world-famous Las Olas Boulevard. You could be dining in the restaurants on the beachfront promenade, riding a gondola along the canals, admiring the yachts in the marina, keeping fit through countless different sports or water sports, or taking a tour of the historical city and simply soaking-in the atmosphere!
Florida recently ranked as the second best state in which to do business and as one of seven American Dream Communities! With so many start-ups and new companies arriving and settling in the city of Fort Lauderdale, there is an exciting and innovative energy in all corners of the city! Book one of the many English language programmes that we offer here and find out for yourself why everyone is talking about Florida!
The school was established in 1997 and has since been offering exceptionally high quality English courses to international students from all over the world. The school is located in a prestigious building, in the financial area of downtown Fort Lauderdale and has modern facilities and a large selection of language-learning resources, to ensure that you study in the best possible environment. Las Olas Boulevard and the Museum of Modern Art are close to the school, as well the central bus station.
There is a computer room, a library, a student lounge area and a garden. There is also a kitchen for students to use, vending machines and free WiFi internet connection.
In order to improve your general English in all aspects of the language and covering all skills, you can choose to take the Intensive or Super-Intensive course of 20, 22 or 30 group lessons each week, as you prefer and according to the intensity of the programme you would like to attend. There is a maximum of 14 students in each class and each lesson lasts 50 minutes. We also offer a Mini-Group Intensive English course of 20 classes per week and just 5 students per class maximum.
As in all of our schools, you are welcome to book One-to-one classes if you are looking for private tuition with specific focus on certain language skills or vocabulary, or you can combine the Intensive group course with as many private lessons as you wish, in order to benefit from the advantages of both of these options.
There is a Business English Programme, consisting of either 20 or 25 lessons each week in groups of just 5 students maximum. This course is available to all students above the age of 21 with a higher-intermediate language level and an ideal option for anyone aiming to further their skills and business knowledge for a job or career in an English speaking or international environment.
Students who are looking for support and help with specific examination preparation can choose to take the Cambridge or the TOEFL Exam Preparation courses, where the school´s highly trained and experienced teachers will guide you through all aspects of these exams for a successful result.
There is arguably no better way to improve your English than to practise it as much as possible with native speakers! Students who are looking for a total immersion experience during their stay in Fort Lauderdale can choose to stay with an American host family. All of the hosts are carefully selected by the school and they are open, friendly, eager to get to know the students and to help them to practise their language skills in their free time! There is access to WiFi in all of the homes and the option of a private bathroom on request. The host families are located 20 minutes from the school by public transport.
Alternatively, if you are looking for more independence or more privacy during your stay, then you have the possibility to book accommodation in a self-catering private studio apartment. There are kitchen and bathroom facilities, in addition to WiFi internet access in all of the apartments. There is a weekly cleaning service, access to laundry facilities, air conditioning and heating.
There is a weekly programme of cultural and sight-seeing activities organised at the school, including evenings out in a local pub, concerts, cinema evenings, jazz nights and excursions at the weekend. The possibilities for sports and leisure activities in the city of Fort Lauderdale and its surroundings are seemingly endless. You can join visits to museums, the theatre and the various outdoor festivals in the city, you can watch boat shows, hire a jet ski, go wind surfing or play volleyball on the beach. There are also options for diving, swimming, tennis, squash, football and yoga close to the school!
Fly into Miami or Fort Lauderdale International Airport. An airport transfer can be arranged on your arrival for an additional fee.