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Jamaica Language School, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

What we like about the school

  • Outdoor swimming pool

Jamaica Language School

  • Located in the town center, in the Island Village shopping and entertainment complex, the school is just a short walk from Ocho Rios Bay Beach.
  • The language school Jamaica Language School was founded in Ocho Rios, Jamaica in 2015.
  • Address: Island Village, Turtle River Road, 10461 - Ocho Rios, Jamaica (see on map)
  • Legal name / parent company: Jamaica ESL Center
  • Tax registration ID: 89049
  • Covid-19 Status: School currently open

Covid-19 related security measures that are taken by Jamaica Language School

Students wear masks and have hand sanitizer on entering school/class room.
There are no further current restrictions.

Accreditations and Quality seals

NAFSAPreferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalNew School, LSA
“Thousands of students from around the world have chosen us as their destination of choice to study ”

School Size:

Facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Restaurant

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Library

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Movie room

  • Games room

  • Lounge

  • Auditorium

  • Garden

  • Balcony / terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Billiards

  • Gym

  • Volleyball court

  • Basketball court

  • Soccer field / football pitch

  • Tennis courts

  • Outdoor swimming pool

  • Free coffee

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Free parking

Classroom equipment

  • TV in some classrooms

  • Electronic whiteboard in some classrooms

  • Air conditioning in all classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

4

Number of public PC workstations:

4

Facilities for disabled students

  • Disabled car park

  • Wheelchair access to classroom

  • Disabled toilet

  • Wheelchair access to reception

  • Wheelchair access to cafeteria

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Free access to swimming pool
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Free consultation about suitable college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in applying to college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Paid assistance in finding flats for long-term students at 100US$

Course material:

Generally course material is distributed free to students but has to be returned to the school at end of course.

Average number of students

  • Adult courses in summer: 18
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 60
  • Junior courses in summer: 12
  • Junior courses throughout the year: 30

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 7
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 7
  • Junior courses in summer: 7
  • Junior courses throughout the year: 7

Minimum age of students

  • 14 years
  • 7 years for specific Junior courses

English teacher qualifications

  • 100% hold a university degree
  • 100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

10
20
5
1
10
2
2
50

Optional airport transfer

Sangster International Airport:
100 US$ pick up
200 US$ return (both ways)
Norman Manley International Airport:
175 US$ pick up
350 US$ return (both ways)
Ian Fleming International Airport:
100 US$ pick up
200 US$ return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2020, 26 Feb. 2020, 10 Apr. 2020, 13 Apr. 2020, 23 May 2020, 01 Aug. 2020, 06 Aug. 2020, 19 Oct. 2020, 25 Dec. 2020, 26 Dec. 2020.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Full number of lost classes are made up

English Courses

General Language
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Price in US$ -- 510 485 765 727 1020 969 1470 1397 1960 1862 2350 2233 2820 2679 2990 2841 3680 3496 3825 3634
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in US$ -- 490 466 735 699 980 931 1470 1397 1960 1862 2450 2328 2940 2793 3120 2964 3840 3648 3910 3715
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in US$ -- 1100 1045 1650 1568 2200 2090 3300 3135 4400 4180 5500 5225 6600 6270 7150 6793 8800 8360 9350 8883
Recognized by Berlin, Brandenburg, Niedersachsen, Rheinland-Pfalz.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Junior
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Students can participate in daily and weekly activities. Many of these activities are free such as volleyball, football, netball, beach games, swimming and other games.
Activities with extra cost are visits and excursions to museums, theme parks, nature reserves, Dunns River, green grotto caves, dolphin cave, etc. Prices vary according to the activity. Price includes
Airport transfer (one way)
Starting dates
2020: 29 Jun. 2020, 06 Jul. 2020, 13 Jul. 2020, 20 Jul. 2020, 27 Jul. 2020, 03 Aug. 2020.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in US$ -- 490 466 735 699 980 931 1225 1164 1470 1397 1715 1630 1960 1862 -- -- --
Students can participate in daily and weekly activities. Many of these activities are free such as: volleyball, football, netball, beach games, swimming and other games.
Activities with extra cost are: visits and excursions to museums, theme parks, nature reserves, Dunns River, green grotto caves, dolphin cave, etc. Prices vary according to the activity. Price includes
Airport transfer (one way)
Starting dates
2020: 29 Jun. 2020, 06 Jul. 2020, 13 Jul. 2020, 20 Jul. 2020, 27 Jul. 2020, 03 Aug. 2020.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Private
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Price in US$ 1144 1087 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Starting dates
Every Day.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Business
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Price in US$ -- 900 855 1350 1283 1800 1710 2640 2508 3520 3344 4300 4085 5160 4902 5460 5187 6720 6384 6970 6622
This course includes 37 business lessons per week.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Price in US$ -- 640 608 960 912 1280 1216 1860 1767 2480 2356 3000 2850 3600 3420 3770 3582 4640 4408 4760 4522
This course includes 27 business lessons per week.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Exam Preparation
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Price in US$ -- -- -- 1210 1150 -- -- -- 2415 2295 2615 2485 2815 2675 3215 3055
This course prepares students for the TOEFL exam.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Proficiency (C2)
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Price in US$ -- -- -- 1210 1150 -- -- -- 2415 2295 2615 2485 2815 2675 3215 3055
This course prepares students for the TOEIC exam.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Proficiency (C2)
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Note: All courses offered by Jamaica Language School, Ocho Rios can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.
Lesson duration: 45 minutes
School's administrative fee: 100.00 US$
Comments about courses:Additional fees:
- JLS Online Learning fee: USD 85
- Testing and Academic Service Fee: USD 20
The school can also provide medical insurance.

Accommodation

weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in US$ 350 700 1050 1400 1750 2100 2450 2800 3500 4200 350 100
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Students booking homestay accommodation MUST also book airport pick-up as many of the streets/houses do not have signs and/or numbers. The cost varies depending on the airport.
Price extra night:
50 US$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
15 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Air conditioning, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 14
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in US$ 350 560 840 1120 1400 1680 1960 2240 2800 3360 280 100
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Students booking homestay accommodation MUST also book airport pick-up as many of the streets/houses do not have signs and/or numbers. The cost varies depending on the airport.
Price extra night:
40 US$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
15 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Air conditioning, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 14
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in US$ 350 560 840 1120 1400 1680 1960 2240 2800 3360 280 100
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
40 US$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
15 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Air conditioning, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 60
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in US$ 350 700 1050 1400 1750 2100 2450 2800 3500 4200 350 100
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
50 US$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
15 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Air conditioning, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 60
IMPORTANT: If students wish to book housing within walking distance to the school, it is essential that they book in advance, 2 to 4 months is recommended.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Baseball0.5 km
Basketball0.5 km
Cooking0.5 km
Cricket0.5 km
Dancing0.5 km
Diving0.5 km
Football (soccer)0.5 km
Golf0.5 km
Horse riding0.5 km
Mountainbiking0.5 km
Music0.5 km
Sailing0.5 km
Swimming0.5 km
Table Tennis 
Tennis0.5 km
Volleyball0.5 km
Windsurfing0.5 km
Yoga0.5 km

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    FAQ about Jamaica Language School, Ocho Rios

  • English courses at Jamaica Language School start at 233 US$ for Language Experience course with 22 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of Jamaica Language School
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Sangster International Airport (100 US$), Norman Manley International Airport (175 US$), Ian Fleming International Airport (100 US$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Jamaica Language School varies from 1 students (Private Lessons) to 12 students (Bildungsurlaub)
  • 100% of teachers at Jamaica Language School hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Jamaica Language School comes from Switzerland with a 50% representation, followed by students from Germany (20%) and Brazil (10%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Jamaica Language School offers courses from 8 years (Summer Language Adventure, 25 lessons per week) to 99. Average age is 20 during the summer and 35 for the rest of the year.
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