TLA is accredited by ACCET, recognized by the US Department of Education and AAIEP. The school is internationally renowned for exceptional customer service. TLA new prestigious building is located in downtown Fort Lauderdale, one of America's top tourist destinations, a 5-minute walk to the TLA is accredited by ACCET, recognized by the US Department of Education and AAIEP. The school is internationally renowned for exceptional customer service. TLA new prestigious building is located in the Museum of Art Plaza in downtown Fort Lauderdale, one of America's top tourist destinations, a 5-minute walk to the entertainment/shopping district and the bus terminal. Truly international atmosphere with more than 30 nationalities represented, including: German speaking (Swiss-German-Austrian) 20% / Saudi Arabia 15%/ French 10% / Italian 10% / Brazilian 10% / Spanish speaking (Spain, Venezuela, Argentina, etc) 15% / Japanese 2% / Korean 1%. Ten levels of intensive English, from absolute beginner to advanced. TLA is an official iBT TOEFL Center and offers TOEFL, TOEIC and CAMBRIDGE Preparation (FCE and CAE), along with GAP YEAR, ACADEMIC YEAR and University prep. The EXECUTIVE TRAINING programs attract professionals and executives from 20 different countries. Executive students will find a dedicated Wifi executive suite with PC/printer and magazines. TLA offers cable TV, coffee lounge, free coffee, tea and bottled water. Free access to media center with flat-screen PCs. Our housing department carefully selects caring host families and apartments. TLA SUMMER JUNIOR PROGRAMS are recognized for their outstanding quality and feature en-suite accommodation, full board, English classes and an exciting calendar of activities and excursions, including a full weekend Florida adventure to NASA Cape Canaveral and Orlando Disney world.
TLA'S PREPARATION COURSES FOR THE TOEFL™ TEST
The TOEFL® Test is a standardized test that evaluates the language proficiency of people whose native language is not English. If you are planning to study at an American college or university, you can take the course and sit the exam locally or in your own country. The course duration is of 4 weeks and an intermediate level of English is required.
CAMBRIDGE EXAMINATIONS - PREPARATION COURSES
The University of Cambridge examinations provide students with an internationally qualification which is an assessment of all their skills in English. They are ideal for those who need English for further study or for work, and who intend to spend at least 12 weeks in the USA. An upper intermediate level of English is required for these courses. Options:
- The Cambridge First Certificate
- Certificate in Advanced English
- Certificate of Proficiency in English
The TOEIC® test is becoming widely recognized as a standard international test of English for the business professional. International companies and airlines alike require the TOEIC® certificate. This test is offered throughout the year.
REPORTS AND CERTIFICATES
At the end of your course you will receive a Certificate of Attendance provided you have attended classes regularly. This Certificate states the duration and level of study. If requested you may obtain from the Director of Studies a signed report of attendance, course content and progress.
The Language Academy Certificate is awarded to any student who completes a course satisfactorily and passes a written test at one of the following levels: Beginner, Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate, Advanced, Proficiency and Mastery. The certificate is also based on continuous assessment of speaking and listening skills and the ability to communicate in everyday situations.
Relaxed 10-15 hrs/wk, General 15-25 hrs/wk, Intensive 25+ hrs/wk
A comprehensive course which focuses on Business English and American corporate culture. You will learn financial and banking terms, write reports and practice your business negotations and presentations skills.
In addition to the group classes you will receive 5 private lessons where you can focus on your specific professional language needs. The private lessons can be scheduled at your convenience during school hours. Each private class is 50 minutes.
In addition to the group training, you will receive 10 private lessons. You will practice your English by means of simulated business situations and role-play. Specific training is given in developing presentation and negotiating skills.
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