Language school Ft Lauderdale, LAL - Fort Lauderdale

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Information 2014
Information 2015

School

Established in 1992, our partner school occupies the modern premises of the La Quinta Inn and is conveniently located to the east of the city centre. The school has 19 classrooms, a student lounge and a WiFi connection as well as its own residence. You’ll also find numerous restaurants and shops nearby.
Established in 1992, our partner school occupies the modern premises of the La Quinta Inn and is conveniently located to the east of the city centre. The school has 19 classrooms, a student lounge and a WiFi connection as well as its own residence. You’ll also find numerous restaurants and shops nearby.

Courses

Standard course
Lessons: 20 of 45 minutes
Course duration: 1 - 12 week(s)
Level: Beginner to Advanced
Students/class: max. 12 people (15 during the high season)
Minimum age: 18 years
Daily schedule: 09:00-12:15 (possibly afternoon during summer)

Intensive course
Lessons: 30 of 45 minutes
Course duration: 1 - 48 week(s)
Level: Beginner to Advanced
Students/class: max. 12 people (15 during the high season)
Minimum age: 18 years
Daily schedule: 09:00-12:15 + 13:00-14:30

TOEFL course
Lessons: 20 of 45 minutes
(15 general + 5 TOEFL)
Course duration: 4 week(s)
Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class: max. 12 people (15 during the high season)
Minimum age: 18 years
Daily schedule: 09:00-12:15

Cambridge course (FCE)
Lessons: 30 of 45 minutes
Course duration: 8 / 10 week(s)
Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class: max. 10 people (15 during the high season)
Minimum age: 18 years
Daily schedule: 09:00-12:15 + 13:00-14:30

Cambridge course (CAE)
Lessons: 30 of 45 minutes
Course duration: 8 / 10 week(s)
Level: Upper intermediate to Advanced
Students/class: max. 10 people (15 during the high season)
Minimum age: 18 years
Daily schedule: 09:00-12:15 + 13:00-14:30

Cambridge course (CPE)
Lessons: 30 of 45 minutes
Course duration: 8 / 10 week(s)
Level: Advanced to Advanced
Students/class: max. 10 people (15 during the high season)
Minimum age: 18 years
Daily schedule: 09:00-12:15 + 13:00-14:30

Standard course
Lessons: 20 of 45 minutes
Course duration: 1 - 12 week(s)
Level: Beginner to Advanced
Students/class: max. 12 people (15 during the high season)
Minimum age: 16 years
Daily schedule: 09:00-12:15 (possibly afternoon during summer)

Intensive course
Lessons: 30 of 45 minutes
Course duration: 1 - 48 week(s)
Level: Beginner to Advanced
Students/class: max. 12 people (15 during the high season)
Minimum age: 16 years
Daily schedule: 09:00-12:15 + 13:00-14:30

TOEFL course
Lessons: 20 of 45 minutes
(15 general + 5 TOEFL)
Course duration: 4 week(s)
Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class: max. 12 people (15 during the high season)
Minimum age: 16 years
Daily schedule: 09:00-12:15

Cambridge course (FCE)
Lessons: 30 of 45 minutes
Course duration: 8 / 10 week(s)
Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class: max. 10 people (15 during the high season)
Minimum age: 16 years
Daily schedule: 09:00-12:15 + 13:00-14:30

Cambridge course (CAE)
Lessons: 30 of 45 minutes
Course duration: 8 / 10 week(s)
Level: Upper intermediate to Advanced
Students/class: max. 10 people (15 during the high season)
Minimum age: 16 years
Daily schedule: 09:00-12:15 + 13:00-14:30

Cambridge course (CPE)
Lessons: 30 of 45 minutes
Course duration: 8 / 10 week(s)
Level: Advanced to Advanced
Students/class: max. 10 people (15 during the high season)
Minimum age: 16 years
Daily schedule: 09:00-12:15 + 13:00-14:30

Accommodation

Host family
This accommodation option is ideal for immersing yourself completely in everyday life and for making the most out of everything the “easy going” lifestyle of Florida has to offer. All of the families are carefully selected by our partner school and are situated around 45 minutes by public transport away from the school. You will stay in a single room with half board provided.

Residence (18 years)
It is also possible to stay on the same grounds as the school. The bedrooms, which offer a welcoming atmosphere, are for double or single use. They each have a private bathroom, air conditioning, a desk, a TV, a telephone (free local calls!) and a WiFi connection. Breakfast is included every morning and you will be able make use of the swimming pool and jacuzzi in the residence as well as a fitness centre, which you can access using your room key.

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Host family
This accommodation option is ideal for immersing yourself completely in everyday life and for making the most out of everything the easy going lifestyle of Florida has to offer. All of the families are carefully selected by our partner school and are situated around 45 minutes by public transport away from the school. You will stay in a single room with half board provided.

La Quinta Inn Residence (from 18 years)
It is also possible to stay on the same grounds as the school. The bedrooms, which offer a welcoming atmosphere, are for double or single use. All have a private bathroom, air conditioning, a desk, a TV, a telephone (free local calls!) and a WiFi connection. Breakfast is included every morning and you will be able to use the residence's swimming pool and jacuzzi as well as a fitness centre, which you can access using your room key.

Click here to see residence fact sheet

Leisure

LAL Fort Lauderdale has a great variety of activities on offer. Take a leisurely afternoon boat trip to discover the breathtaking fauna of the Everglades National Park; more than 36 species which are considered to be endangered live here, such as the Florida Panther or the American crocodile. Look at the houses of the stars during a boat excursion on the Miami river and, in the lively streets of South Beach, take your turn at being a star by being driven around in a limousine. Thanks to our partner school, Florida will keep no secrets from you. Between catamaran trips, snorkelling, relaxing on the magnificent beaches or a shopping trip to “Sawgrass Mills”, the largest shopping centre in the United States, what a programme! Experience American baseball fever by attending professional games or enjoy yourself during concerts and shows. The weekend has also many surprises in store for you...You could visit Universal Studios, Disney World, Key West, the Kennedy Space Centre or go swimming with the dolphins during a crossing to the Bahamas. On a language study stay in Fort Lauderdale, you will be amazed by the richness of Florida!
LAL Fort Lauderdale has a great variety of activities on offer. Take a leisurely afternoon boat trip to discover the breathtaking fauna of the Everglades National Park; more than 36 species which are considered to be endangered live here, such as the Florida Panther or the American crocodile. Look at the houses of the stars during a boat excursion on the Miami river and, in the lively streets of South Beach, take your turn at being a star by being driven around in a limousine. Thanks to our partner school, Florida will keep no secrets from you. Between catamaran trips, snorkelling, relaxing on the magnificent beaches or a shopping trip to “Sawgrass Mills”, the largest shopping centre in the United States, what a programme! Experience American baseball fever by attending professional games or enjoy yourself during concerts and shows. The weekend has also many surprises in store for you...You could visit Universal Studios, Disney World, Key West, the Kennedy Space Centre or go swimming with the dolphins during a crossing to the Bahamas. On a language study stay in Fort Lauderdale, you will be amazed by the richness of Florida!

Information

At a glance

Number of inhabitants 155'000
School size L
Levels Beginner to advanced
Minimum age / Average age 18 years / 25 years
Accommodation Host family / residence
Exams TOEFL, FCE, CAE, CPE
Number of inhabitants 155'000
School size L
Levels Beginner to advanced
Minimum age / Average age 16 years / 25 years
Accommodation Host family / residence
Exams TOEFL, FCE, CAE, CPE

Location of the language school LAL - Language Centre

Quality marks

AAIEP

Special offer

Testimonial

Linda Emond I have been to LAL Languages Center - Fort Lauderdale for one week only. It was too short. I will go back again, I hope in a near future. I liked the school and the teachers were great. I was impressed. I didn’t know that it was that big and well organized. Fort Lauderdale it's a beautiful city, there's so many things to do around. I met people almost all around the world it is so rewarding.
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Key points

  • Beautiful city with a pleasant climate
  • Departure point for numerous destinations in Florida
  • Very attractive prices
  • Beautiful city with a pleasant climate
  • Departure point for numerous destinations in Florida
  • Very attractive prices

Nationality mix

Dates and Prices

For further information concerning the school dates and prices, please contact us.

Dates and prices in USD (USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.79) Not-binding exchange rate
Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end
Starting dates: every week, throughout the year
TOEFL course : 03.03  / 05.05  / 02.09  / 03.11.2014
Cambridge course (FCE) 8 w.: 20.01.2014 - 15.03.2014 / 14.04.2014 - 08.06.2014 / 20.10.2014 - 14.12.2014
Cambridge course (FCE) 10 w.: 06.01.2014 - 15.03.2014 / 31.03.2014 - 08.06.2014 / 06.10.2014 - 14.12.2014
Cambridge course (CAE) 8 w.: 20.01.2014 - 16.03.2014 / 14.04.2014 - 08.06.2014 / 20.10.2014 - 14.12.2014
Cambridge course (CAE) 10 w.: 06.01.2014 - 16.03.2014 / 31.03.2014 - 08.06.2014 / 06.10.2014 - 14.12.2014
Cambridge course (CPE) 8 w.: 21.04.2014 - 14.06.2014 / 13.10.2014 - 06.12.2014
Cambridge course (CPE) 10 w.: 07.04.2014 - 14.06.2014 / 29.09.2014 - 06.12.2014
Bank holidays: 01.01 / 18.04 / 26.05 / 04.07 / 01.09 / 27.11 / 25.12 / 26.12.2014

Lowest prices guaranteed

ESL guarantees you the most attractive prices on the market!
If you find any price difference, you will be entirely refunded.

Details

Included in price

  • Language course & course material
  • Host family or residence
  • School enrolment fee & certificate
  • Travel documents
A: Host family, single room, half board ; B: Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
Standard course A B
1 week(s) 675 829
2 week(s) 1245 1553
3 week(s) 1775 2237
4 week(s) 2305 2921
6 week(s) 3305 4229
8 week(s) 4265 5497
12 week(s) 6101 8033
Intensive course A B
1 week(s) 755 909
2 week(s) 1405 1713
3 week(s) 2015 2477
4 week(s) 2625 3241
6 week(s) 3725 4649
8 week(s) 4745 5977
12 week(s) 6821 8753
16 week(s) 9033 11609
24 week(s) 13217 17081
Extra week (24+) 543 704
TOEFL course A B
4 week(s) 2565 3181
Cambridge course (FCE) A B
8 week(s) 5505 6737
10 week(s) 6835 8375
Exam fee ~250
Cambridge course (CAE) A B
8 week(s) 5505 6737
10 week(s) 6835 8375
Exam fee ~265
Cambridge course (CPE) A B
8 week(s) 5505 6737
10 week(s) 6835 8375
Exam fee ~280
Options/Extras
One-to-one course (min. 2 lessons) (per lesson) 65
Exam fees to be paid online, http://www.ets.org/toefl
FCE Cambridge exam fee (to be paid on site) 250
CAE Cambridge exam fee (to be paid on site) 265
CPE Cambridge exam fee (to be paid on site) 280
Extra night with host family 35
Extra night in a residence 57
Extra night in a residence (29.06-31.08.2014) 81
Additional night compulsory (FCE: 07.06 / 13.12.2014, CAE: 15.03 / 07.06 / 13.12.2014)
Supplement Course high season (per wk.) (29.06-31.08.2014) 20
Supplement Accommodation high season (per wk.) (Host family, 29.06-31.08.2014) 21
Supplement Accommodation high season (per wk.) (Residence/single room, 01.01-13.04.2014/12.12-31.12.2014) 168
Supplement Accommodation high season (per wk.) (Residence/double room, 01.01-13.04.2014/12.12-31.12.2014) 90
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Fort Lauderdale International, Meet & Greet) 95
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Miami, Meet & Greet) 120

Other Types of Accommodation
Host family, single room, half board +245/w.
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom) ("La Quinta") +154/w.
Residence, double room, breakfast (private bathroom) ("La Quinta") -147/w.
Low/high season

For further information concerning the school dates and prices, please contact us.

Dates and prices in USD (USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.79) Not-binding exchange rate
Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end
Starting dates: every week, throughout the year
TOEFL course : 05.01  / 02.03  / 04.05  / 07.09  / 02.11.2015
Cambridge course (FCE) 8 w.: 19.01.2015 - 14.03.2015 / 13.04.2015 - 07.06.2015 / 12.10.2015 - 05.12.2015
Cambridge course (FCE) 10 w.: 05.01.2015 - 14.03.2015 / 30.03.2015 - 07.06.2015 / 28.09.2015 - 05.12.2015
Cambridge course (CAE) 8 w.: 19.01.2015 - 15.03.2015 / 20.04.2015 - 13.06.2015 / 12.10.2015 - 06.12.2015
Cambridge course (CAE) 10 w.: 05.01.2015 - 15.03.2015 / 06.04.2015 - 13.06.2015 / 28.09.2015 - 06.12.2015
Cambridge course (CPE) 8 w.: 20.04.2015 - 13.06.2015 / 12.10.2015 - 05.12.2015
Cambridge course (CPE) 10 w.: 06.04.2015 - 13.06.2015 / 28.09.2015 - 05.12.2015
Bank holidays: 01.01 / 03.04 / 25.05 / 03.07 / 07.09 / 26.11 / 27.11.2015
School holidays: 20.12.2015 - 26.12.2015

Lowest prices guaranteed

ESL guarantees you the most attractive prices on the market!
If you find any price difference, you will be entirely refunded.

Details

Included in price

  • Language course & course material
  • Host family or residence
  • School enrolment fee & certificate
  • Travel documents
A: Host family, single room, half board ; B: Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
Standard course A B
1 week(s) 722 869
2 week(s) 1304 1598
3 week(s) 1846 2287
4 week(s) 2388 2976
6 week(s) 3412 4294
8 week(s) 4396 5572
12 week(s) 6320 8168
Intensive course A B
1 week(s) 802 949
2 week(s) 1464 1758
3 week(s) 2086 2527
4 week(s) 2708 3296
6 week(s) 3832 4714
8 week(s) 4876 6052
12 week(s) 7040 8888
16 week(s) 9300 11764
24 week(s) 13620 17316
Extra week (24+) 555 709
TOEFL course A B
4 week(s) 2628 3216
Cambridge course (FCE) A B
8 week(s) 5191 6367
10 week(s) 6295 7765
Cambridge course (CAE) A B
8 week(s) 5191 6367
10 week(s) 6295 7765
Cambridge course (CPE) A B
8 week(s) 5191 6367
10 week(s) 6295 7765
Options/Extras
One-to-one course (min. 2 lessons) (per lesson) 65
Exam fees to be paid online, http://www.ets.org/toefl
FCE Cambridge exam fee (to be paid on site)
CAE Cambridge exam fee (to be paid on site)
Extra night with host family (04.01-27.06.2015 & 31.08-26.12.2015) 36
Extra night in a residence (04.01-27.06.2015 & 31.08-26.12.2015) 57
Additional night compulsory (FCE: 06.06 /  CAE: 14.03, 05.12.2015)
Supplement Course high season (per wk.) (28.06-30.08.2015) 15
Supplement Accommodation high season (per wk.) (Host family, 28.06-30.08.2015) 21
Supplement Accommodation high season (per wk.) (Residence/single room, 01.01-18.08.2015/13.12-31.12.2015) 161
Supplement Accommodation high season (per wk.) (Residence/double room, 01.01-13.08.2014/12.12-31.12.2014) 84
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Fort Lauderdale International, Meet & Greet) 95
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Miami, Meet & Greet) 145

Other Types of Accommodation
Host family, single room, half board +252/w.
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom) ("La Quinta") +147/w.
Residence, double room, breakfast (private bathroom) ("La Quinta") -140/w.
Low/high season

La Quinta, Fort Lauderdale - Fact sheet

General information 

Area description

La Quinta Inn is right next to LAL Fort Lauderdale and offers clean, comfortable rooms with bed and breakfast.

Residence location

Journey to school

Door to door travel time : 1 minute
Means of transportation : on foot
Walking time from residence to the public transport station : 1 minute

Walking time to

Supermarkets : 10 minutes
Coffees : 5 minutes
Restaurants : 5 minutes
Shops : 10 minutes
Pharmacy : 10 minutes

Residence availability

All year round
Minimum age : 18+

Arrival and departure 

  Check in
Check out

Sunday from 1:00 pm
Saturday until 12:00 pm
Flexible check in/check out
  Entry card (building)    
Key (building)    
Code (building)    
  24h staff on site    
  Deposit    

Residence facilities 

  Reception desk   Open 24 hours
  Smoking area    
  Cafeteria   07h00 - 10h00
Common kitchen area    
  Oven    
  Microwave    
  Cutlery available    
  Vending machine    
  Laundry   ~1.50 USD per load
  Common area/lounge   Whirlpool/spa
  Internet access WIFI   Free
Internet access cable    
  TV in the common room    
  DVD in the common room    
  Balcony/terrasse    
  Garden    
  BBQ area    
  Wheelchair accessible   No wheelchair access to non-ground floor rooms
  Car parking    
  Bike parking    
  Swimming pool    
  Gym    

Room types and facilities 

  Single   76 rooms available
~22 m2
  Twin   76 rooms available
~22 m2

Facilities

  Air conditioned    
  Heating    
  Smoking    
  Duvet and pillow provided    
Bed sheets provided    
  Towels provided    
  Toilet paper    
  Ensuite toilets    
  Ensuite Shower    
  Wash basin    
  Shared toilets    
  Shared shower bathroom    
  Cleaning   Rooms are serviced and towels are changed daily. Linen is changed 3 times per week.
  Desk    
  Wardrobe    
  Cooking facilities    
  Microwave   Only rooms with kingsized bed have microwaves
  TV    
  Internet access WIFI    
Internet access cable    
  Floor   Carpet
  Balcony    
  Safety box    
  Room Key provided    

Board status 

  Use of kitchen    
  Board   Breakfast only
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