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TLA-The Language Academy, Fort Lauderdale, USA

Average student rating for this school was the best or in the top 20% among all schools in USA

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TLA-The Language Academy

The language school TLA-The Language Academy was founded in Fort Lauderdale, USA in 1997. TLA is located in a prestigious building, within the Museum of Art Plaza, on famous Las Olas Boulevard, in downtown Fort Lauderdale, 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).

Accreditations and Quality seals

AAIEPACCET ALTOIALC NAFSASEVPPreferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal

School Size:

Facilities

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Lounge

  • Garden

  • Student support desk

  • Free coffee

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

Facilities for disabled students

  • Disabled car park

  • Wheelchair access to classroom

  • Disabled toilet

  • Wheelchair access to reception

Classroom equipment

  • TV in all classrooms

  • Electronic whiteboard in some classrooms

  • Air conditioning in all classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in most classrooms

Number of classrooms:

18

Number of public PC workstations:

17

Prices include

  • Internet access and use of school computers
  • Wireless LAN zone at school
  • Free certificate of course attendance
  • Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • For junior courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program

Course material:

Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.

Average number of students

  • Adult courses throughout the year: 100

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 7
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 7
  • Junior courses in summer: 6

Minimum age of students

  • 16 years
  • 14 years for specific Junior courses

The school is an official exam center

The following language examinations can be taken directly at the school:

English teacher qualifications

  • 100 % hold a university degree
  • 70 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification

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

15
2
10
10
1
10
2
5
12
2
2
15
5
5
2

Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport (F.It takes 10 minutes  to school.

Language school closed

In 2017 (including national and regional bank holidays): 14.Apr.2017, 29.May.2017, 04.Jul.2017, 04.Sep.2017, 23.Nov.2017 - 24.Nov.2017, 25.Dec.2017In 2018 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01.Jan.2018, 28.May.2018, 04.Jul.2018, 03.Sep.2018, 22.Nov.2018, 23.Dec.2018 - 25.Dec.2018

If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are classes recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.

English Courses

Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 13 14 15 0 Additional Week
Price in US$ 380 361 760 722 1140 1083 1520 1444 2280 2166 3040 2888 4680 4446 5040 4788 5400 5130 5760 5472 360 342
This course requires an F1 student visa.
Starting dates
Every Monday .
General course schedule
6-7 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 15:40
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Special Offers
10.00 % discount: 10.00 % discount on tuition fees only - Only for TRANSFER students: F1 visa students who are already in the US and come from another school. . Only valid for courses starting before 18.12.2017.
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 13 14 16 17 Additional Week
Price in US$ 250 238 500 475 750 713 1000 950 1500 1425 2000 1900 3055 2903 3290 3126 3760 3572 3995 3796 235 224
Starting dates
Every Monday .
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:45
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Special Offers
10.00 % discount: 10.00 % discount on tuition fees only - Only for TRANSFER students: F1 visa students who are already in the US and come from another school. . Only valid for courses starting before 18.12.2017.
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 13 20 Additional Week
Price in US$ -- 550 523 825 784 1100 1045 1650 1568 2200 2090 2750 2613 3300 3135 3380 3211 5200 4940 260 247
This GEA2 course requires F1 student visa. Afternoon classes only meet 1 afternoon per week.
Starting dates
Every Monday .
General course schedule
4-5 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 15:40
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Special Offers
10.00 % discount: 10.00 % discount on tuition fees only - Only for TRANSFER students: F1 visa students who are already in the US and come from another school. . Only valid for courses starting before 18.12.2017.
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 13 20 Additional Week
Price in US$ 500 475 1000 950 1500 1425 2000 1900 3000 2850 4000 3800 5000 4750 6000 5700 5850 5558 9000 8550 450 428
Starting dates
Every Monday .
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 14:50
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
Special Offers
10.00 % discount: 10.00 % discount on tuition fees only - Only for TRANSFER students: F1 visa students who are already in the US and come from another school. . Only valid for courses starting before 18.12.2017.
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 13 20 Additional Week
Price in US$ 900 855 1800 1710 2700 2565 3600 3420 5400 5130 7200 6840 9000 8550 9600 9120 10400 9880 16000 15200 800 760
Starting dates
Every Monday .
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
Special Offers
10.00 % discount: 10.00 % discount on tuition fees only - Only for TRANSFER students: F1 visa students who are already in the US and come from another school. . Only valid for courses starting before 18.12.2017.
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in US$ -- -- -- 1100 1045 1375 1307 1650 1568 1925 1829 2200 2090 2475 2352 2750 2613 3300 3135
Textbook and materials fee: US$100. The TOEFL test fee (credit card required) is payable directly to ETS Corporation.
Starting dates
Every Monday .
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
Special Offers
10.00 % discount: 10.00 % discount on tuition fees only - Only for TRANSFER students: F1 visa students who are already in the US and come from another school. . Only valid for courses starting before 18.12.2017.
Exam fee
190 US$
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in US$ -- -- -- 1100 1045 1375 1307 1650 1568 1925 1829 2200 2090 -- -- --
Starting dates
Every Monday .
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
Special Offers
10.00 % discount: 10.00 % discount on tuition fees only - Only for TRANSFER students: F1 visa students who are already in the US and come from another school. . Only valid for courses starting before 18.12.2017.
Exam fee
125 US$
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3200 3040 -- 4000 3800 4800 4560
The January FCE course is either 8 or 10 weeks. The rest are 12 weeks.
Starting dates
2017: 09.Jan.2017, 20.Mar.2017, 11.Sep.2017.
2018: 15.Jan.2018, 02.Apr.2018, 24.Sep.2018.
General course schedule
6-7 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 15:40
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
Special Offers
10.00 % discount: 10.00 % discount on tuition fees only - Only for TRANSFER students: F1 visa students who are already in the US and come from another school. . Only valid for courses starting before 18.12.2017.
Exam dates
15.Mar.2017, 18.Mar.2017, 07.Jun.2017, 10.Jun.2017, 29.Nov.2017, 02.Dec.2017
Exam fee
375 US$
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in US$ 500 475 1000 950 1500 1425 2000 1900 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Starting dates
2017: Every first Monday of month 06.Feb.2017, 06.Mar.2017, 01.May.2017, 05.Jun.2017, 21.Aug.2017, 04.Dec.2017.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
Special Offers
10.00 % discount: 10.00 % discount on tuition fees only - Only for TRANSFER students: F1 visa students who are already in the US and come from another school. . Only valid for courses starting before 18.12.2017.
Exam dates
17.Feb.2017, 17.Mar.2017, 13.May.2017, 16.Jun.2017, 02.Sep.2017, 15.Dec.2017
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in US$ -- -- -- 1200 1140 1500 1425 1800 1710 2100 1995 2400 2280 -- -- --
Starting dates
2017: 09.Jan.2017, 06.Feb.2017, 06.Mar.2017, 03.Apr.2017, 01.May.2017, 05.Jun.2017, 03.Jul.2017, 31.Jul.2017, 14.Aug.2017, 18.Sep.2017, 16.Oct.2017, 13.Nov.2017.
2018: 08.Jan.2018, 05.Feb.2018, 05.Mar.2018, 02.Apr.2018, 07.May.2018, 04.Jun.2018, 02.Jul.2018, 30.Jul.2018, 01.Oct.2018, 05.Nov.2018.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
Special Offers
10.00 % discount: 10.00 % discount on tuition fees only - Only for TRANSFER students: F1 visa students who are already in the US and come from another school. . Only valid for courses starting before 18.12.2017.
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Note: All courses offered by TLA-The Language Academy, Fort Lauderdale can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just mention the course description in the comment field of the online registration form.
Lesson duration: 50 minutes
School's administrative fee: 125.00 US$
Individual classesSingle individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 50 US$. 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.
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 Beginner group classes.
For test preparation courses, tuition fees do not include book and materials. The books and material fee for these courses is $100.

Accommodation

weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week
Price in US$ -- 585 900 1215 315
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
45 US$ (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 in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 15
weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week
Price in US$ -- 715 1100 1485 385
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
55 US$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
12 minutes by public transport (average reported by our former students)
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 15
weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week
Price in US$ 570 1140 1710 2280 570
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per room
Price extra night:
75 US$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
20 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates
High season dates 01.Jan.2017 - 14.May.2017, 01.Oct.2017 - 31.Dec.2017
High season
High season supplement per week: 130 US$
weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in US$ 700 1400 2100 2800 700 200
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per room
Price extra night:
95 US$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
20 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 21
Dates
High season dates 01.Jan.2017 - 14.May.2017, 01.Oct.2017 - 31.Dec.2017
High season
High season supplement per week: 175 US$
  • Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? yes
  • Single room: on request
  • Optional airport transfer
    Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport: for 90 US$ (one way); for 180 US$ (return trip)
    Miami International Airport: for 190 US$ (one way); for 380 US$ (return trip)

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Cooking1 km
Dancing1 km
Diving1 km
Football (soccer)1 km
Golf5 km
Horse riding10 km
Music 
Sailing1 km
Squash1 km
Swimming1 km
Tennis1 km
Volleyball1 km
Windsurfing1 km
Yoga0.5 km

Reviews

City
4.7/5.0 
Organisation
4.7/5.0 
Facilities
4.5/5.0 
Social activities
4.1/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language
4.7/5.0 
Value for money
4.4/5.0 
Accommodation
Homestay
4.6/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment)
4.6/5.0 
Other
4.5/5.0 
Students liked about TLA-The Language Academy, Fort Lauderdale
The facilities and the methodology.
Overall rating
5.0/5.0
Value for money
4.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0/5.0
School organization
5.0/5.0
Social activities
4.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
5.0/5.0
Other
5.0/5.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
5.0/5.0
Additional information
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.
The atmosphere and the teachers.
Overall rating
5.0/5.0
Value for money
5.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0/5.0
School organization
5.0/5.0
Social activities
4.0/5.0
Accommodation
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.
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
4.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
4.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0/5.0
School organization
3.0/5.0
Social activities
3.0/5.0
Accommodation
Other
4.0/5.0
Additional information
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.
Professionalism coupled with a friendly atmosphere.
Overall rating
5.0/5.0
Value for money
5.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
4.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0/5.0
School organization
5.0/5.0
Social activities
4.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
4.0/5.0
Friendly atmosphere. Good organization of the educational process. Qualified teachers.
Overall rating
5.0/5.0
Value for money
4.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0/5.0
School organization
5.0/5.0
Social activities
5.0/5.0
Accommodation

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