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Reviews of TLA-The Language Academy, Fort Lauderdale, USA

Total number of reviews: 24
NOTE: All reviews are authentic. Only students who booked their course through us can publish evaluations here, and only after the end of their programme. These evaluations then are not manipulated in any way, neither by us nor by the school, and can be trusted as honest opinions about personal experiences with the school.

Average Rating

Based on 24 reviews of former students of TLA-The Language Academy
Overall Rating
TLA-The Language Academy, Fort Lauderdale, USA

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7/5.0 
City

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7/5.0 
Organisation

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7/5.0 
Facilities

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.4/5.0 
Social activities

Rating: 4.1/5.0

4.1/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7/5.0 
Value for money

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 
Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 4.6/5.0

4.6/5.0 
Shared Flat

Rating: 4.5/5.0

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Individual Reviews

TLA-The Language Academy
3. Feb. 2020
1. Omar (62 years) - 
101. Course:  General English 1 [Anglais] - 3 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 3/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
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Accommodation
other

Rating: 4/5.0

11. Feb. 2019
2.  (41 years) - 
102. Course:  General English 1  - 3 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 4/5.0

Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Interaction with other cultures and the fact that you make a lot of friends.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Enjoy your stay and take advantage of this opportunity.
Other comments
They are very professional and classes are well distributed. Good materials too.
29. Oct. 2018
3.  (24 years) - 
103. Course:  General English 1 [English] - 3 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
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Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Excellent organization and very competent professors.
26. Aug. 2018
4.  (15 years) - 
104. Course:  General English 1 (GE A1) - 1 week

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
teaching
Other comments
great location
21. Aug. 2018
5.  (55 years) - France
105. Course:  20 group + 5 individual (GEC) - 3 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
the teachers
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
social activities
Other comments
good staff
16. Aug. 2018
6. Ksenia (30 years) - 
106. Course:  General English 1 (GE A1) - 2 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
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Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

12. Jun. 2017
7.  (29 years) - Russia
107. Course:  TOEFL Preparation (TP) - 2 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Friendly atmosphere. Good organization of the educational process. Qualified teachers.
17. Apr. 2017
8. Ekaterina (16 years) - 
108. Course:  TOEFL Preparation (TP) + General English Afternoon - 4 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

12. Nov. 2015
9. Joachim (60 years) - 
109. Course:  General Intensive English (GE B) - 4 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 4/5.0

Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 4/5.0

9. Oct. 2015
10. Polina (22 years) - 
110. Course:  General English 1 (GE A1) - 5 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

8. Sep. 2015
11.  (50 years) - 
111. Course:  General English 1 (GE A1) - 3 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The truly dedicated lecturers and of course not forgetting TED !!
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
The trips to Key West and the Everglades are a MUST !!
Other comments
This was my second time there, a great team and it's always exciting to get to know new people and other cultures!
27. Aug. 2015
12. Ekaterina (14 years) - 
112. Course:  General English (GE A) - 4 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

19. Aug. 2015
13.  (16 years) - 
113. Course:  TOEFL Preparation (TP) - 4 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
I liked everything
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
You can book a General English if you are on a tourist visa, then it is possible to take additional classes of your choice upon arrival at school.
Other comments
Great teaching staff!!! Very productive classes in the school for children as well as for adults. Very helpful and informative classes after lunch. Thanks to Edward Cornwell and other teachers.
28. Jun. 2015
14.  (41 years) - French Guiana
114. Course:  General English 1 (GE A1) - 2 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 3/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 3/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 2/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 4/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The teachers.
2. Apr. 2015
15.  (31 years) - 
115. Course:  General English 1 (GE A1) - 1 week

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Students of different nationalities, it is nice to discover the culture of other people
Other comments
I loved the teachers and the school in general, it is very good !!! There's even a list of activities proposed to students, I would go back anytime !!
8. Sep. 2014
16.  (49 years) - 
116. Course:  General English 1 (GE A1) - 3 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The friendliness of Ted and the lecturers.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
In any case, a tour with the Water Taxi or a Riverfront Tour!
5. May. 2014
17.  (35 years) - 
117. Course:  General English 1 (GE A1) - 2 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Organization and teacher
24. Mar. 2014
18. Mariia (34 years) - 
118. Course:  General Intensive English (GE B) - 2 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 4/5.0

3. Sep. 2013
19.  (40 years) - 
119. Course:  General English 1 (GE A1) - 4 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 4/5.0

Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The facilities and the methodology.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
The excursions the school organises are expensive. It's great to rent a car during your stay, as the public transport is bad.
7. Oct. 2012
20.  (22 years) - 
120. Course:  General English 1 (GE A1) - 3 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The atmosphere and the teachers.
30. Apr. 2012
21.  (39 years) - 
121. Course:  General English - 6 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Accommodation
other

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The way of teaching, very friendly teachers, good combination of explanation if the grammar and communication through games.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
- Find out beforehand how to get to school by bus (nobody could explain this to me in my accommodation) - For everybody staying over 4 weeks: buy an American cell!
16. Aug. 2011
22.  (34 years) - 
122. Course:  General English - 2 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 3/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 3/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 4/5.0

Accommodation
other

Rating: 4/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
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.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Except on the weekend, the school does not organize guided excursions outside school hours, it only provides suggestions.
6. Apr. 2011
23.  (49 years) - 
123. Course:  GE B General Intensive - 30 lessons 27hours per week - 2 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 3/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 3/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 3/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 3/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 4/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The teachers are highly cultured!!
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
The average age was less than 20 years. For older people (I'm 49 years old) this is not necessarily appropriate.
28. Dec. 2010
24.  (38 years) - 
124. Course:  General English - 3 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 4/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Professionalism coupled with a friendly atmosphere.

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