TLA-The Language Academy, Fort Lauderdale, USA

TLA-The Language Academy

Students rated TLA-The Language Academy, Fort Lauderdale : 4.6/5.0   (8 reviews)

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2. TLA-The Language Academy

General Information

The language school TLA-The Language Academy was founded in Fort Lauderdale, USA in 1997. TLA is located in one of downtown Fort Lauderdale's most prestigious buildings, in the Museum of Art Plaza, on the famous Las Olas Boulevard, a 5-minute walk to the central bus terminal and the entertainment district.

The school address is: 200 South Andrews Avenue, 33301 - Fort Lauderdale (USA).


Facilities

Cafeteria, kitchen for student use, microwave for student use, fridge for student use, computer lab, library, lounge, student support desk, free coffee, free water dispenser, free WIFI


Facilities for disabled students

Wheelchair access to classroom, disabled toilet, wheelchair access to reception


Classroom equipment

Air conditioning, heating, ample natural light in all classrooms.
TV in some classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals





Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is FLL Fort Lauderdale.  It takes 10 minutes by taxi to school.


Average no. of students: Adult courses in summer: 250
Adult courses throughout the year: 100
Junior courses in summer: 400
Junior courses throughout the year: 50
Average no. of levels: Adult courses in summer: 8
Adult courses throughout the year: 8
Junior courses throughout the year: 8
Number of classrooms: 25
Number of public workstations: 15
English teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
70 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 18 years
throughout the year: 27 years
Minimum age of students: 17 years
14 years for specific Junior courses
Student nationalities: Brazil 10 %
Germany 10 %
France 10 %
Holland 1 %
Russia 10 %
Sweden 1 %
Saudi Arabia 5 %
 
Italy 12 %
Japan 2 %
Korea 2 %
Switzerland 20 %
Spain 5 %
Turkey 3 %
Venezuela 5 %
Chile 2 %  

3. Courses

All prices in USD (convert currency). Below the original school prices are displayed.  The 5% DISCOUNT on the tuition fee will automatically be deducted on receipt of your registration.

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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD -- 750 1100 1450 1800 2150 2500 2850 3550 4250 350
It requires F1 Visa.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD -- 480 700 920 1140 1360 1580 1800 2240 2680 220
Starting dates Every first Monday of month .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:45
Afternoon: 13:30  - 17:10
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD -- 550 1100 1350 1600 1850 2100 2350 2850 3350 250
F1 visa
Starting dates Every first Monday of month .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:45
Afternoon: 13:30  - 17:10
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in USD -- 2490 3735 4980 6255 7470 -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation: Apartment - shared / Residence, Double room, Full board on weekdays, half board on weekends

Starting dates 2014: 29.Jun.2014, 06.Jul.2014, 13.Jul.2014, 20.Jul.2014, 27.Jul.2014.
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD -- 1140 1685 2230 275 3320 3865 4410 5550 6590 545
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:40
Afternoon: 13:30  - 17:10
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in USD -- -- -- -- -- 5400 -- -- -- -- --
Starting dates 2014: 06.Jan.2014, 20.Jan.2014, 03.Feb.2014, 17.Feb.2014, 03.Mar.2014, 17.Mar.2014, 07.Apr.2014, 21.Apr.2014, 05.May.2014, 19.May.2014, 02.Jun.2014, 16.Jun.2014, 07.Jul.2014, 21.Jul.2014, 04.Aug.2014, 18.Aug.2014, 02.Sep.2014, 15.Sep.2014, 06.Oct.2014, 20.Oct.2014, 03.Nov.2014, 17.Nov.2014, 01.Dec.2014, 15.Dec.2014.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:40
Required min. language level Advanced (C1)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in USD 800 1600 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Starting dates Every Day .
Required min. language level Upper intermediate (B2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD -- -- -- 1000 -- -- -- -- -- -- 250
Textbook and materials fee: US$75. The TOEFL test fee (credit card required) is payable directly to ETS Corporation.
Also available Cambridge FCE and CAE upon request.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:40
Required min. language level Upper intermediate (B2)
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Lesson duration (minutes): 50 minutes
School's administrative fee: 125.00  USD
Individual classes: Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 60 USD. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Exams offered: BEC
Language school closed: In 2014 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2014, 18.Apr.2014, 26.May.2014, 04.Jul.2014, 01.Sep.2014, 27.Nov.2014, 28.Nov.2014, 25.Dec.2014, 26.Dec.2014, 31.Dec.2014
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): Italian, French, Spanish, English, Portuguese
Comments about courses: Absolute beginners are required to attend private classes until they can reach the A1 Beginner Level. TLA reserves the right to replace group classes with private classes at a 5:1 ratio if the student's level is not high enough for group classes.

4. Accommodation

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weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in USD -- 585 900 1215 315 200
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 45 USD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room.
Distance from school: 20 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi (wireless LAN) in building, Heating, Air conditioning, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in USD -- 715 1100 1485 385 200
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 55 USD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 20 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi (wireless LAN) in building, Heating, Air conditioning, Half board, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in USD 500 1000 1500 2000 500 200
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Price extra night: 71 USD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 25 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi (wireless LAN) in building, Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 01.Jan.2014 - 01.Jun.2014, 02.Nov.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
High season High season supplement per week: 200 USD
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in USD 650 1300 1950 2600 650 200
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Price extra night: 93 USD (Only extra week bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 25 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Kitchen, Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 01.Jan.2014 - 01.Jun.2014, 02.Nov.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
High season High season supplement per week: 200 USD
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Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? no
Single room on request
Optional airport transfer: Miami International (MIA): for 190 USD (one way)
Taxi costs about 150 USD to the city center
Fort Lauderdale / Hollywood International (FLL): for 90 USD (one way)
Taxi costs about 30 USD to the city center

5. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Dancing      
Diving      
Golf      
Horse riding      
Mountainbiking      
Music      
Sailing      
Tennis      
Volleyball      
Windsurfing      

6. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.6/5.0 
(8 reviews)
City 4.7/5.0 
Organisation 4.5/5.0 
Facilities 4.5/5.0 
Social activities 3.9/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 4.6/5.0 
Value for money 4.4/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 4.6/5.0 
Shared flat (apartment) 4.7/5.0 
Other 4.3/5.0 
Students liked about TLA-The Language Academy, Fort Lauderdale
"The facilities and the methodology. " - (40 years)
"The atmosphere and the teachers." - (22 years)
"I appreciated the seriousness of the school structure and the organization of the classes. Furthermore, because of the Florida's climate, I appreciate so much the afternoon classes." - (34 years)
"Professionalism coupled with a friendly atmosphere." - (38 years)
"Organization and teacher" - (35 years)
All 8 reviews of TLA-The Language Academy

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