English in Fort Lauderdale

Adult learners | All levels

Fort Lauderdale

Studying and exploring enchanting Florida with numerous water sports and famous landmark attractions in the city known as the Venice of the Americas, one of the largest and popular yachting destinations in the world.

Our programs

A wide range of courses: group classes, one-on-one classes, standard and specialized lessons to suit specific needs, exams preparation, etc… with high qualified teachers in multicultural classes. Activities, sporting and cultural excursions are available to enjoy the free time.

General English course

  • 20 lessons (15 hours) of 45 minutes each, in group of 15 students maximum

Develop your language skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking), improve your knowledge of grammar and learn how to use it in practice. Every Monday (or the first Monday of the month if you are a beginner).

Intensive English course

30 lessons (22.5 hours) of English lessons per week, in two parts:

  • 20 lessons (15 hours) of General English.
  • 10 further lessons (7.5 hours) of communication skills, which may be with different students.

The additional 10 afternoon lessons each week will give you the opportunity to put into practice the new language learnt in the General English Course.

Intensive Englishin mini groups

30 lessons (22.5 hours) of English lessons per week, in two parts:

  • 20 lessons (15 hours) of General English.
  • 10 further lessons (7.5 hours) of communication skills, which may be with different students in classes of 6 students, to allow grater personal attention and develop skills faster

General English extra

24 lessons (18 hours) in group of 12 students, divided in two parts:

  • 20 lessons (15 hours) of English General English
  • 4 lessons (3 hours) of conversation classes per week

English course which meets the minimum requirement for an F1 visa, including additional conversation classes. The course will cover everyday English reading, writing and listening with an emphasis on speaking and practical communication in common situations, such as travelling, shopping, and leisure time.

Business Englishin mini group

  • 20 lessons (15 hours) of English lessons per week, in group of 6 students, with special focus on Business purposes.

This course is designed to promote confidence among the students when in a business situation, or when needing to use English for professional, business purposes. The smaller class size in the business component is designed to allow the teacher to provide a degree of individual help to the students.

FCE Cambridge ExamPreparation course

  • 30 lessons (22.5 hours) of English lessons per week, in group of 10.
  • A preparation for the FCE exam, lessons dedicated to all 5 exam papers: Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking and Use of English.

 

have already achieved B1 level. The course will provide you with a thorough preparation for the FCE exam. The lessons will be dedicated to all 5 exam papers: Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking and Use of English. You will need an F1 visa in order to take this course. Minimum level required B1.

CPE Cambridge ExamPreparation course

  • 30 lessons (22.5 hours) of English lessons per week, in group of 10.

 

Exams, designed for learners who have achieved an extremely high level of skill in the English language. You can join this course if you have passed CAE and/or your level is C1 or C2. You will need an F1 visa in order to take this course. Our course will thoroughly prepare you for CPE. A preparation for the CAE exam. Minimum level required B2.

 

General English + TOEFL ExamPreparation course

30 lessons (22.5 hours) of English lessons per week, in two parts:

  • 20 lessons (15 hours) of General English
  • 10 lessons (7.5 hours) of exam preparation in groups of 6 students

English, such as for entrance to an American University, a TOEFL exam may be ideal. The TOEFL class will provide you with the practice in all the language skills tested on the new TOEFL iBT (Internet-based test). Not only will you become familiar with the test format but you will also learn the strategies necessary to tackle each task. Skill-building exercises will help you improve your academic reading, writing, listening and speaking.

General English+ 2 private

  • 20 lessons (15 hours) in group of 15 students maximum
  • 2 private lessons.

 

Develop your language skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking), improve your knowledge of grammar and learn how to use it in practice

General English+ 4 private

  • 20 lessons (15 hours) in group of 15 students maximum
  • 4 private lessons.

 

Develop your language skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking), improve your knowledge of grammar and learn how to use it in practice

Private English/Private Business

From 2 to 30 one-to-one lessons per week (up to 22.5 hours per week),

Suitable to work on a particular area of your interest or concentrate on some of your weaknesses or special needs. Lessons are 45-minute sessions and can be scheduled flexibly.

Private English for 2

A program of any number of private tuition lessons per week.

It can be taken as a complete study course, or linked with other courses.

Our accomodation

LAL propose the following types of accomodations

Host Home

Carefully selected families, usually between 1-5 miles from the school; the family will provide bed linen and assistance with laundry.

Note :

  • Towels are not normally provided.
Residence on Site

Furnished, air-conditioned rooms with wi-fi. Linens and towels changed. Rooms and common areas of the hotel residence are cleaned daily.

Included :

  • Swimming pool, Jacuzzi, fitness centre.
  • laundry facilities.
  • continental breakfast included.
Hotel
Shore Haven Resort

En-suite hotel rooms or studio/apartment with kitchenette.

Included :

  • Linen and towels changed.
  • Common areas of the resort are cleaned regularly.
Hotel
Courtyard Marriott

Included:

  • Bed and breakfast hotel residence offering single and twins rooms with ensuite bathroom.

Our activities

LAL propose the following types of activities

Fun excursion:

  • Orlando Weekend : Full-day excursions to Miami and NASA Kennedy Space Center; entrance to Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios included as well as transportation and one night accommodation at Champions World Resort Hotel; from $300.
  • Kennedy Space Center (Full-day) : NASA bus tour to see to experience a launch countdown and visit to the Saturn V Center; from $110.
  • Shop Miami & South Beach Night : Exploring the international cultures of Miami, including sightseeing boat rides, trendy bars and nightclubs in  South Beach and dinner and drinks on Ocean Drive, the international party scene!; from $78.
  • Key West Fury Ultimate Adventure : A relaxing trip into the ocean with possibility to snorkel, parasail, jet ski, kayak and a complementary drink enjoying the sunset; from $150.

Sightseeing excursion :

  • Key West4 : A visit to the home of one of Key West’s most famous residents and renowned author, Ernest Hemmingway and Duval Street; packed lunch included; from $175.
  • Miami Thriller Speed Boat : Experiencing the true “Miami Vice Style”, walking between celebrity mansions on Star Island, Fisher Island and Miami Beach and admiring the Art Deco district of South Beach from the Atlantic Ocean; from $78.
  • Fort Lauderdale Cruise : Known as “the cruise of a lifetime”, it's a chance to see multi-million dollar mansions and yachts; from $55.

Nature excursion :

  • Everglades Airboat Tour : Home to rare species, from the tiniest grass frog to the biggest American crocodile; an Airboat tour of the park included; from $55.
  • Miami Seaquarium : 8 different marine animal shows, including dolphins, sea lions and whales and thousands of fish! from $85.

TIPS FOR TRAVELERS

Distance to School:

  • Host homes are usually not more than 5 miles (10km) from LAL Fort Lauderdale.

Local Transport:

  • A 7-day bus ticket costs $18; a 31-day bus ticket costs $60.

Laundry:

  • Host home: free access to laundry machines.
  • Residence: Laundry machines cost $1.50 for each washer and dryer load.