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LAL School of English- FLORIDA 2017


Florida is called State of the Sun and if you go there you will see why: 1400 km of beaches, more than 30 000 lakes, Florida Keys - complex of islands spreading from the south end to Everglades National Park.
Near Orlando you can visit Disney World and Kennedy Space Center, where you have the opportunity to learn about the history of NASA space programmes.
There are golf courses, tennis, watersports (surfing, windsurfing, waterskis, diving) for enthusiasts.

Ft. Lauderdale, with hundreds of miles of water roads is called "Venice of America". It is situated in the heart of the golden coast of Florida. It is also famous for exotic restaurants, night clubs, discos, theatres and friendly, "cool" people.
The Florida Language Centre (FLC) is a dynamic school established in 1992 located in Imperial Mall by the state highway no 1. Bus stop is by the school, so that it is easy to get to many places of accommodation and the beach (about 10 minutes). At Imperial Mall you can find many shops and caffees as well as other facilities, such as a library or fitness centre. All classrooms are bright, air-conditioned and perfect for classes in small groups. At the reception desk you can obtain such information as e.g. where to play tennis or golf. If you encounter any problems with your stay at the Centre or if you would like to rent a car or a bike you may also ask for help at the reception desk. The Florida Language Centre is open all year long.

English Courses for Adults  (+16)
English Courses for teenagers


Following courses are available in Ft. Lauderdale:
general English of varied intensity in regular and small groups as well as many specialised courses, e.g. Business English or English in Tourism and Hotel Services.
You may also take the general course plus 10 individual classes per week. Individual classes are adjusted to the needs of the student.

Prices of English courses in the USA 2017 (in USD)

Courses on the green background last minimum 4 weeks and require I-20 form.
The course starts every Monday, beginners on the first Monday of the month.
The course lasts minimum 2 weeks.
1 lesson = 45 min.
Class size: Standard 12 people; 15 people from  26th Jun to 28th Aug., Premium= 6 people
Minimum age: 16 years
High Season:  26th Jun to 28th Aug.
Entrance exam: Students wishing to take courses that require a minimum level of English will be required to take our entrance test prior to arriving.
Course fees include: Tuition, placement test, welcome event, induction, local tour, free wireless internet access  in school, use of lending library and certificate of attendance
Course fees do not include: Registration, accommodation placement, course or accommodation changes, examinations, transfers, course books and materials.
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Course name
 
Lessons per week Level Students per group Price (in USD) per week Notifications
General English 15 all 12 335(1-7weeks)

305(8-20)

295(21+)

 
Starts every Monday

*Begginers starts in every first Monday

GE + 2 individual lessons 18 all 12 355(1-7weeks)

325(8-20weeks)

315(21+)

 
Intensive English 22.5 all 12 405(1-7)

365(8-20)

355(8-20)

 
Business English in mini group 15

 

B1+ 6 485(1-7 weeks)
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Business English in mini group + GE Extra 15+ 3 B1+ 6 + 12 505(1-7weeks) -
Business English in mini group + Intensive English 15+7.5 B1+

 

6 + 12

 

515(1-7weeks) -
Individual lessons custom all 1 50/lesson  
Individual lessons via Skype custom B1+ 1 75/lesson  
English for two custom all 2 35/lesson  
FCE Preparation 22.5 B2 10 2280 (6 weeks) Start dates:
30.01/24.04/17.07/30.10
Exam dates:
10.03/03.07/24.08/09.12
B1 3500 (10 weeks) Start dates:
04.01/28.03/03.10
Exam dates:
11.03/04.06/10.12
CAE Preparation 22.5 C1 10 2280 (6 weeks) Start dates:
30.01/24.04/17.07/30.10
Exam dates:
10.03/03.07/24.08/09.12
B2 3500 (10 weeks) Start dates:
03.01/27.03/19.06/02.10
Exam dates:
10.03/03.07/24.08/09.10
CPE Preparation 22.5 C2 10 2280 (6 weeks) Start dates:
01.05/23.10
Exam dates:
08.06/02.12
C1 3500 (10 weeks) Start dates:
03.04/25.09
Exam dates:
08.06/02.12
TOEFL Preparation 15 B1 10 1400 (4 weeks) Start dates:
03.01/06.03/01.05
/05.09/06.11

Exam takes place every month
350 (every next week)
TOEFL Preparation + GE 15 + 3 B1 10 + 12 1480 (4 weeks) Start dates:
03.01/06.03/01.05
05.09/06.11

Exam takes place every month
370 (every next week)
TOEFL Preparation + Intensive English 15+ 7.5 B1 10 + 12 1680 (4 weeks) Start dates:
03.01/06.03/01.05
09.09/06.11
Exam takes place every month
420 (every next week)
Academical Course -  Lynn University Bridge Programme 1 or 2 semester from B1 to C1 15 24 145 (1 semester - 16 weeks) Start dates:
23.01/28.08

Additional costs:

  • enrolment fee $120
  • accommodation reservation $85
  • course or accommodation change after arrival  about $50
  • books $60
  • courier $100

Long-term courses are also possible, from 8 to 21 weeks and more. Prices are lower than standard courses. Pricelist available at LEXIS.

Types of Accommodation


Accommodation with a family
Living with one of American families, known for hospitality and calm and "cool" way of life gives great opportunity to practice your English. It also enables you to get to know American lifestyle and culture, especially on Florida, more closely.

Shore Haven Centre
This institution is perfect for students with limited financial means. It is situated in the quiet region Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, about 3 km from the school (direct bus connection). There is a beach near the hotel, as well as the supermarkets and restaurants. Apart from its great location, Shore Haven offers hotel rooms, apartments, studios, swimming pool and a jacuzzi. All rooms have cable TV and air conditioning.

Other possibilities of accommodation
Apart form the above mentioned, there are also other possibilities of accommodation. There is:  La Quinata Inn Student Hotel. It is an ideal solution for participants who would want to live near the school. What is more, there is beautiful sandy beach nearby. The hotel offers also cosy rooms withair-conditioning, internet, TV set and phone.  

 Prices of accommodation 2017 (in USD)

Host Home Accommodation

  • Accommodation bookings start on Sundays only

  • Students in shared rooms are placed with a student of the same sex unless otherwise requested

  • Private bathrooms:very limited availability

  • Minimum stay: one week

  • Extra nights not available 26th Jun to 28th Aug.


Residence accommodation

  • Students in shared rooms are placed with a student of the same sex unless otherwise requested.

  • Extra nights not available 26th Jun to 28th Aug.

  • All rooms have private bathrooms


Hotel Accommodation

  • Students in shared rooms are placed with a student of the same sex unless otherwise requested

Kind of accommodation

Price in USD/ week Add. payments
Price in USD/ week
La Quinta Student Residence + breakfast + private bathroom (2 min. from school by foot) shared 240 80 (01.01-16.04 i 10.12-31.12)
single 385 160 (01.01-16.04 i 10.12-31.12)
Host Family shared 200 (1-7 weeks)
190 (8+ )
40 (dinner)
21 (26.06-28.08)
28 (breakfast)
single 230 (1-7 weeks)
220 (8+ weeks)
40 (dinner)
21 (25.06-27.08)
28 (breakfast)
Hotel Shore Haven standard room
(up to 2 people) (10 min. from school by bike)
hotel room 560 350(01.01-15.04)
273 (20-31.12)
studio & kitchen 637 343 (01.01-15.04)
273 (20-31.12)
apartment & kitchen 857 284 (01.01-15.04)
291 (20-31.12)
Hotel Courtyard by Marriott (10 min from school by foot) single 955 390 (01.01-04.04)

Free time

The Florida Language Centre organizes activities and trips that will satisfy all individual needs. This programme is diverse as Florida itself. The school may book trips such as to Disney World, Universal Studios, Key West, Kennedy Space Center, Bahamas, Everglades and many more.
It is not importamt if the student wants to look for alligators in the heart of Everglades, visit the house of Ernest Hemingway in Key West, or even swim with dolphins on Bahamas, the aim of LAL is to help you to spend your time in Ft. Lauderdale in interesting way. Of course, you have to remember about the most popular attraction, i.e. beautiful beaches. 
If the student is interested in local culture, the school offers an interesting cultural programme which includes visits at the museums, universities and courts. 
For students who love sport they organize tennis, golf and volleyball, as well as diving and windsurfing.
Regardless of individual interests, all students join the organized "happy hours" and grill evenings, which give the opportunity to integrate with other students and the school's staff
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Optional Extras

Programme Duration Max Price  ($)
Everglades Airboat Tour one afternoon 55
Key West Island Tour one day 175
Miami Limousine Tour one evening 78
Ocean Snorkel and Sail one afternoon 90
Weekend Excursion one weekend Olando - 300, Miami South Beach - 150
Kennedy Space Center Visit one day 110

Visa
Persons who bought the course of 20 or more classes per week have to have student visa - all documents necessary to obtain visa you can get at LEXIS. If you buy the course of less than 20 classes per week you just need touristic visa - at LEXIS you will get all documents that you need to obtain that type of visa.
Students who require an F-1 visa will need to take a course of at least 24 lessons per week.

Insurance
All students must have adequate travel and medical insurance. You will be asked to provide proof of insurance on arrival if you do not book insurance through LAL.

Travel and Medical Insurance
Per week USD 14 with USD 100 deductible (excess) or USD 16 with no deductible (excess).

Standard Shuttle Transfers
Fort Lauderdale : Arrival 25 USD,   Departure: 25 USD 
Miami - Arrival 75 USD; 75 USD Departure


Personal Meet & Greet Transfer
Fort Lauderdale : Arrival: 95 USD, Departure :95 USD 
Miami - Arrival 145 USD,   Departure: 145 USD 
Day of arrival is Sunday, day of departure is Saturday.

How to become a student of LAL Florida?

All issues concerning the course, booking, arrival, journey etc. may be settled in person or by mail at College of Foreign Languages  LEXIS or with our Representative. When you choose the course, accommodation and other services you are asked to fill in the application form, sign the contract and pay the agreed amount in PLN on our bank account LEXIS. The application form, one copy of the contract and confirmation of payment should be sent to us by mail or fax, so that we receive it 2 weeks before the course starts (persons from other towns contact our Representative).

Before you leave you will receive

Confirmation of the admission to the course together with a special letter for the border authorities in Great Britain so that you do not have any problems entering Great Britain,
ticket for your journey - if you leave from Warsaw (persons leaving from other cities in Poland contact our Representative),
ˇ confirmation of the booking of your accommodation together with the address, telephone and short characteristic of the host family,
ˇ bill for all services you paid for.

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