Brooklyn School of Languages, New York

From 453.- EUR
520.- USD
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Key points

  • Brooklyn is a great NYC district for an authentic experience of the Big Apple
  • School with a family atmosphere a few minutes from Manhattan
  • Unlimited leisure options in a city that never sleeps

The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
School size
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Accommodations
Host family, Residence
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
18 years
Average age
34 years
Nationality mix
France, Italy, Japan, etc..
ratings
290 authentic opinions
Please note that due to the safety measures implemented following official recommendations and requirements, some school facts and services – such as the number of students per class, schedules, access to common areas as well as certain activities - may differ from those described on our website. Please contact us for more information.

Brooklyn is located just over the iconic Brooklyn Bridge, with its neo-gothic towers, from Manhattan. Life is different here: you're surrounded by a mosaic of communities which sharply contrast Manhattan. The area is a unique melting pot, a setting for movies, with its famous brownstone houses along tree-lined streets. Just 5 minutes’ walk from the bridge in Brooklyn Heights, our partner school welcomes you to a friendly environment. Its location, only one metro station from Manhattan, is a great asset. From the classrooms, you'll enjoy spectacular views of the most famous skyline in the world. Classes offer excellent study conditions and teachers give personal attention to each student. Facilities include free Wi-Fi. There is a wide array of shopping centres, restaurants and coffee shops to enjoy right on the doorstep.

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Standard course

Beginner to advanced (C1), 1 - 12 week(s)
1 week From 453.- EUR
(520.- USD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ Conversation (group): 2 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 12 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 12
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
General (group): 10:00-13:15 (Mon), 09:00-12:15 (Tues, Wed, Thu, Fri)
Conversation (group): 13:00-14:00 (Tues, Thu)
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

Conversation classes focused on New York City-themed topics: NYC transportation, Broadway, Fashion, Art, Film, Food, Brooklyn, Sports, Music, New York slang, Immigration, Current Events, etc.

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Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
East Bushwick Coliving residence, single room, no meals
1
520 USD
1050 USD
2
910 USD
1860 USD
2000 USD
3
1300 USD
2670 USD
2880 USD
4
1690 USD
3480 USD
3760 USD
6
2290 USD
4920 USD
5340 USD
8
3010 USD
6480 USD
7040 USD
12
4090 USD
9240 USD
10080 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.87   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Options

One-to-one course (1-9 lessons) (per lesson) 80 USD
One-to-one course (10-19 lessons) (per lesson) 75 USD
One-to-one course (20+ lessons) (per lesson) 65 USD
Airport transfer from JFK & La Guardia (pick-up) (10:00-20:00) 160 USD
Airport transfer from Newark (pick-up) (10:00-20:00) 180 USD
Transfer supplement (20:00-10:00) 40 USD
Course Material (to be paid on site) (In case of level change, approx.) 50 USD
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 17.02 / 25.05 / 07.09 / 12.10.2020
Holidays
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 26.12.2020
28.12.2020 - 02.05.2021

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Intensive course

Beginner to advanced (C1), 1 - 52 week(s)
1 week From 540.- EUR
(620.- USD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ Options (group): 10 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 52 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 12
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
General (group): 10:00-13:15 (Mon), 09:00-12:15 (Tues, Wed, Thu, Fri)
Options (group): 13:15-16:00 (Tues, Thu)
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

Options: Reading & Vocabulary, Reading & Writing, Pronunciation, Speaking & Listening, Critical Thinking, Essay Writing, Business English, etc.

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Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
East Bushwick Coliving residence, single room, no meals
12
5290 USD
10440 USD
11280 USD
16
7010 USD
13840 USD
14960 USD
24
9490 USD
19680 USD
21360 USD
36
14170 USD
29400 USD
31920 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.87   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Options

One-to-one course (1-9 lessons) (per lesson) 80 USD
One-to-one course (10-19 lessons) (per lesson) 75 USD
One-to-one course (20+ lessons) (per lesson) 65 USD
Airport transfer from JFK & La Guardia (pick-up) (10:00-20:00) 160 USD
Airport transfer from Newark (pick-up) (10:00-20:00) 180 USD
Transfer supplement (20:00-10:00) 40 USD
Course Material (to be paid on site) (In case of level change, approx.) 50 USD
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 17.02 / 25.05 / 07.09 / 12.10.2020
Holidays
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 26.12.2020
28.12.2020 - 02.05.2021

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

English business course

Upper-intermediate (B2) to advanced (C1), 1 - 8 week(s)
1 week From 471.- EUR
(540.- USD)
Lessons
22 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 8 week(s)
Levels
Upper-intermediate (B2) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 8
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
10:00-13:15 (Mon), 09:00-12:15 + 13:00-14:00 (Tues, Thu), 09:00-12:15 (Wed, Fri)
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
East Bushwick Coliving residence, single room, no meals
1
540 USD
1070 USD
2
950 USD
1900 USD
2040 USD
3
1360 USD
2730 USD
2940 USD
4
1770 USD
3560 USD
3840 USD
6
2410 USD
5040 USD
5460 USD
8
3170 USD
6640 USD
7200 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.87   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Options

One-to-one course (1-9 lessons) (per lesson) 80 USD
One-to-one course (10-19 lessons) (per lesson) 75 USD
One-to-one course (20+ lessons) (per lesson) 65 USD
Airport transfer from JFK & La Guardia (pick-up) (10:00-20:00) 160 USD
Airport transfer from Newark (pick-up) (10:00-20:00) 180 USD
Transfer supplement (20:00-10:00) 40 USD
Course Material (to be paid on site) (In case of level change, approx.) 50 USD
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 17.02 / 25.05 / 07.09 / 12.10.2020
Holidays
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 26.12.2020
28.12.2020 - 02.05.2021

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Combined course, 20+3 lessons/week

Beginner to advanced (C1), 1 - 12 week(s)
1 week From 575.- EUR
(660.- USD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ General (private): 3 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 12 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 12
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
General (group): 10:00-13:15 (Mon), 09:00-12:15 (Tues, Wed, Thu, Fri)
General (private): To be defined
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
East Bushwick Coliving residence, single room, no meals
1
660 USD
1190 USD
2
1190 USD
2140 USD
2280 USD
3
1720 USD
3090 USD
3300 USD
4
2250 USD
4040 USD
4320 USD
6
3130 USD
5760 USD
6180 USD
8
4130 USD
7600 USD
8160 USD
12
6130 USD
11280 USD
12120 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.87   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Options

One-to-one course (1-9 lessons) (per lesson) 80 USD
One-to-one course (10-19 lessons) (per lesson) 75 USD
One-to-one course (20+ lessons) (per lesson) 65 USD
Airport transfer from JFK & La Guardia (pick-up) (10:00-20:00) 160 USD
Airport transfer from Newark (pick-up) (10:00-20:00) 180 USD
Transfer supplement (20:00-10:00) 40 USD
Course Material (to be paid on site) (In case of level change, approx.) 50 USD
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 17.02 / 25.05 / 07.09 / 12.10.2020
Holidays
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 26.12.2020
28.12.2020 - 02.05.2021

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

One-to-one course, 10 lessons/week

Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1), 1 - 12 week(s)
1 week From 767.- EUR
(880.- USD)
Lessons
10 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 12 week(s)
Levels
Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1)
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
To be defined
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
East Bushwick Coliving residence, single room, no meals
1
880 USD
1410 USD
2
1630 USD
2580 USD
2720 USD
3
2380 USD
3750 USD
3960 USD
4
3130 USD
4920 USD
5200 USD
6
4630 USD
7260 USD
7680 USD
8
6130 USD
9600 USD
10160 USD
12
9130 USD
14280 USD
15120 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.87   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Options

One-to-one course (1-9 lessons) (per lesson) 80 USD
One-to-one course (10-19 lessons) (per lesson) 75 USD
One-to-one course (20+ lessons) (per lesson) 65 USD
Airport transfer from JFK & La Guardia (pick-up) (10:00-20:00) 160 USD
Airport transfer from Newark (pick-up) (10:00-20:00) 180 USD
Transfer supplement (20:00-10:00) 40 USD
Course Material (to be paid on site) (In case of level change, approx.) 50 USD
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 17.02 / 25.05 / 07.09 / 12.10.2020
Holidays
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 26.12.2020
28.12.2020 - 02.05.2021

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

4.4/5
Overall rating

99% of students recommending this school

Destination
/ 5
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/ 5
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/ 5
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/ 5
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/ 5
Leisure
/ 5

290 students gave their opinion about this school

41 years old - France
/ 5
2 weeks, March 2020
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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Leisure (5 / 5)
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21 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
3 weeks, December 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (4.3 / 5)
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Teaching (4.7 / 5)
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49 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
8 weeks, October – December 2019
Value for money (5 / 5)
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School (4.5 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.5 / 5) (Host family)
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43 years old - Germany
/ 5
2 weeks, November – December 2019
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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School (4.8 / 5)
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Teaching (5 / 5)
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Accommodation (4 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (4.3 / 5)
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68 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
8 weeks, September – November 2019
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
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School (4.3 / 5)
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Teaching (3.7 / 5)
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Accommodation (2.3 / 5) (Host family)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Oui, bonne qualité descours et des profs! »
25 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Die Schule ist super. Familiär, mal fühlt sich sehr willkommen. Hilfsbereite und lustige Lehrer.
4 weeks, September – October 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Ja das denke ich. Die Schüler waren etwas älter und nahmen den Unterricht ernst. Wir haben alle Englisch miteinander gesprochen auch wenn mehrer die selbe Muttersprache hatten. Man konnte mit den Schulkameraden etwas unternehmen da die meisten älter als 21 Jahren waren. »
School highlights
« Hilfsbereite Lehrer die immer gute Stimmung gesorgt haben. »
33 years old - Italy
/ 5
1 week, September – October 2019
Value for money (5 / 5)
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School (5 / 5)
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Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (4.3 / 5)
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55 years old - Italy
/ 5
2 weeks, September 2019
Value for money (5 / 5)
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39 years old - Italy
/ 5
La signora Milstein è una donna deliziosa: affabile, premurosa, socievole e soprattutto eccellente cuoca! Ho mangiato divinamente e la signora cerca di viziare i suoi ospiti come può! Ottima organizzazione della scuola sotto tutti i punti di vista
1 week, September 2019
Value for money (5 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.5 / 5) (Host family)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« I suggerimenti dati dall'insegnante per continuare a migliorare la lingua sono ottimi »
32 years old - Italy
/ 5
La città di New York è stupenda, la formula del corso standard permette di conciliare studio e turismo. La scuola organizza delle attività pomeridiane facoltative che rappresentano delle ottime proposte per gli studenti Professori e personale della scuola estremamente disponibili e sempre attenti ad ogni esigenza dello studente La famiglia è stata molto accogliente, attenta alle mie esigenze, sempre pronta a coinvolgermi nelle conversazioni e nelle attività quotidiane. Il soggiorno è stato piacevolissimo! La scuola offre numerosissimi spunti e proposte per il tempo libero, un grande aiuto per chi visita la città per la prima volta
2 weeks, August 2019
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (4.5 / 5)
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Teaching (5 / 5)
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Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Sì, penso di aver fatto dei progressi. Trascorrere del tempo in un paese di lingua inglese, permette di esercitarsi con costanza, imparando a conoscere e ad utilizzare il linguaggio della vita quotidiana. »
School highlights
« La disponibilità, professionalità, cortesia e competenza dello staff; le proposte e il materiale con suggerimenti riguardo al tempo libero; la posizione e la vista panoramica sulla città. »
Testimonials
Helen Barke
Helen Barke

Until now, the 6 weeks spent in New York were the best of my life! The city, the people and of course the gastronomy deserve a 100% positive satisfaction. When you stay for such a long period, you do not live like a tourist. After two weeks and through taking the subway everyday, chatting with the locals in the street and living the New Yorkers’ daily life, one feels like a local. I very much recommend the Brooklyn School of Language. There, you learn to know many people and you undertake many activities with them, as well as with the school. For example: a visit of the Rockefeller Center, ice skating in the Bryant Park, visits of many museums or an evening on Times Square… New York was the happy alternative to my daily life in Germany. Not only did I learn many things but I also got to know myself! I will certainly never forget this experience. Thanks to ESL for the supervision and the optimal organization of my language stay.

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Oriane Chastonay
Oriane Chastonay
Brooklyn Schools of LanguagesNew York
Duration: 11 weeks

I spent 11 weeks in New York and attended a course at the Brooklyn School of Languages. It was a beautiful experience. Being in the “calm” of Brooklyn but only a 15-minute ride to Manhattan allowed me to enjoy the Big Apple while living the real New Yorker life in Brooklyn. The school is on the 34th floor of one of the only skyscrapers in this area – the 360° view on Manhattan is mind-blowing! I couldn’t get enough! The school is small, the team is very nice and I made new friends on the first day. The school organises 2 activities per week, to discover all the different areas of New York. In class, we speak a lot because groups are pretty small, but do less grammar. Enjoy your stay in Brooklyn!

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Host family
Our partner school selects its host families with special care. All live in Brooklyn, usually less than 30 minutes from the school by public transport. Some are even within walking distance. Staying with an American family is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in their culture and practise English in everyday life situations. You will stay in a single bedroom and choose from breakfast only, half-board or just the room.

East Bushwick Coliving (minimum 2 weeks)
Stay in a true New York neighbourhood: Brooklyn’s vibrant, multicultural Bushwick. You’ll have a private room (sheets included) and share bathrooms and common areas with your housemates. There are multiple shared kitchens, living areas with TVs, free Wi-Fi and even a back yard! Just 5 minutes away, you’ll find a subway station, which will connect you with the language school or Times Square in the centre of Manhattan in 40 minutes total. Enjoy the surrounding bars, coffee shops, street art and ethnic restaurants, all right on your doorstep!

The school will take you to discover amazing attractions in the area. Make sure to take advantage of the free tours organised by the school to off-the-beaten-track places like the Frick Museum, The High Line and movie tours of New York! Explore the Brooklyn Flea Market, meet amazing people, grab one-off bargains and taste international food in the surrounding restaurants. Brooklyn offers intense nightlife, alternative clubs and friendly bars, perfect for a night out. If you decide to spend the night in Manhattan, be sure to cross the famous Brooklyn Bridge and see the sun set behind the skyscrapers. There are so many things to explore and enjoy in the city that never sleeps, so get ready for an incredible language study stay in the USA!

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