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Language Schools - Guide 2009 by The-association-of-Language-Schools.org


This is a selection of the best Language Schools, member of the-association-of-languageschools.org. The-association-of-language-schools.org is the first internet based non governmental association of Language Centers. The aim of the Association is to promote learning of foreign languages in the country where it is spoken. A better understanding of foreign cultures helps the world develops its economy and lives in peace. The learning of foreign languages is the number one need. The-association-of-language-schools.org aims to promote unity in diversity. Most Schools are accredited by the British Council or equivalent organisations. You can book a course direct with the easy-booking solution. Our team of professional consultants are also here to inform you and book a course free of charge.

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English language schools in the USA New-York, San Francisco, Dallas, Los Angeles, Boston, San Diego… so many big cities to visit in the US! There are plenty of English language schools in the US and they will be glad to help you discovering this wonderful country. From the Great Canyon to the Niagara falls or Yosemite Park, there are indeed numerous places to see in the US. It is definitely a perfect place to take English courses in an English language school. With a population of 295.7 million inhabitants and a superficies of 9.6 millions km2, it is a vast country. The US dollar is the currency used and English the spoken language. Spanish is also very popular, especially in the south. There are 50 states in the US, all very different from each other. You want to make some rodeo while listening to country music? Go to an English language school in Texas! You want to go on the Fifth Avenue and walk around in Central Park after your afternoon classes, just go to an English language school

in New-York! Whatever you like, you will find a place offering it, and an English language school willing to help you learning English and discovering the country. The climate is very changeable according to the state you are going to, it is naturally very hot in the south and some colder in the North…Do not hesitate to contact the language schools for precise information about the climate of the city you are going to. It is also true for other issues: visas, packing, airport transfert… You will definitely enjoy visiting the US while taking English courses there!

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USA English Courses in Boston ASC -English Boston

Educamia's point of view

1105 Commonwealth Avenue, suite 200, Boston MA 02215, Massachusetts - USA Contact: Mrs Annie Wu (Office Manager) +1 781 789 4942 e-mail - website - Location: Boston City:

ASC English is located on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston known historically as a city of education. Our office is in walking distance from Boston University.

Founded in:

1993

A School perfect for University Students ASC English is located nearby Boston University and the environment is full of international University Students. It is a nice part of Boston with caf¨¦s and restaurants. A good way to discover the USA.

- English Schools in Boston -

Presentation:

Packard Corner, Boston - A corner of Commonwealth Avenue and Brighton Avenue

z z z z z z z

ASC

General English Intensive English Business English One-to-One Examination Programme English + Work Experience Junior courses

TOEFL preparation course Courses:

This is a 15 hour per week TOEFL preparation course for entrance into US Universities or general English skill evaluation.

Boston

Length

Price

Date

1 month

$750

Open dates

2 months

$1500

Open dates

3 months

$2250

Open dates

4 months

$3000

Open dates

Key points:

z Computer lab including free Internet access z Walking distance to food court

Facilities for disabled:

Elevator and restrooms

Quality guaranteed by:

z z z z

Activities

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Quality Schools NAFSA MTA MATSOL - Students -

Average number Adults: 40-60 - Juniors: 650 and Year round Adults: 20-40/session - Juniors: 250/session of students Age:

Adults: 20 / Juniors: 12 - Minimum Age Adults: 18 / Juniors: 7 - Location -

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USA English Courses in Boston Boston Academy of English

Educamia's point of view Study English in Central Boston If you are looking to study English right in the center of Boston, Boston Academy of English is the place to go. Prices are good value for money!

59 Temple Place, suite 204, Boston 02111, Massachusetts - USA Contact: Marisa Krall +1 617-338-6243 e-mail - website - Location: Boston City:

Boston

Founded in:

1986

Presentation:

Boston Academy of English is committed to teaching English as a Second language, Test Preparation, and the Certificate of Teaching English as a Foreign Language to foreign students from around the world and the US through small, high quality, interactive classes in a stimulating environment. Boston Academy of English wants you to not only learn English – we want you to live it! Experience American culture in the best city for international students in the world – Boston. Whether you need to improve your English before applying to one of the outstanding colleges and universities in the Boston area - or you need English to prepare you for the better job that you deserve – our Academy is the English school for you! Accredited by ACCET, our central downtown location enables you to enjoy Boston’s old-world charm within steps from our school…the Boston Common and shopping district are just outside our door! Inside, our warm, caring environment and small classes ensure that you will receive the individual attention you deserve. A friendly school, superior classes, prime location, quality accommodations, and a wide range of services and fun activities - why would you learn English anywhere else? We look forward to seeing you soon at the Boston Academy of English!

- English Schools in Boston -

English School in Boston

z z z z z z

English courses in the USA

Intensive English Business English One-to-One Examination Programme Junior courses Teacher Programme

Intensive English 20 lessons per week

Courses: Students

Length

Price

Date

2 weeks

$620

Open dates

4 weeks

$975

Open dates

8 weeks

$1825

Open dates

12 weeks

$2547

Open dates

24 weeks

$4715

Open dates

Book

Intensive English With Accommodation Half Board, Single Room 20 lessons per week

Length

Price

Date

4 weeks

$1900

Open dates

8 weeks

$3675

Open dates

12 weeks

$6247

Open dates

24 weeks

$10265

Open dates

Book

Small interactive classes great teachers central downtown location fun activities and reasonably priced. We are a personable school, not a large chain!

Key points:

z z z z z z

Facilities for disabled:

wheelchair accessible

Quality z Quality Schools guaranteed by: z Accredited by ACCET (www.accet.org) - Students Average number of students

100 winter / 220 summer

Age:

Median age is 24. Range is 16 to 60. - Location -

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USA English Courses in Boston Boston School of English

Educamia's point of view

A School you can trust: founded in 1925 Boston School of English is one of the oldest English language Schools in the USA. Founded in 1925, located in a nice, safe and quiet suburb of - Location: Boston Boston, Boston School of English is a serious Boston is a clean, friendly, and safe city famous for its excellent English. No car needed. New York School that teaches English as a second language City and Washington D.C. just a few hours away. An amazing learning and living experience. to highly motivated students wether for entry into College or University in the USA or for work. - English Schools in Boston -

814 South Street, Boston 2131, Massachusetts - USA Contact: Thomas Smith + 1 617-325-2760 e-mail - website City:

Founded in:

1925

Presentation:

14 levels of intensive English training and TOEFL preparation at one of America's first language centers. Beautiful campus in a safe, clean, and quiet Boston neighborhood. Computer lab; performance theater; exercise room; dining hall; entertainment room, and much more. Student apartments and American homestays within walking distance of the school. An amazing living and learning experience.

z z z z z z z z z z z

The school

General English Intensive English Business English One-to-One Examination Programme English + Work Experience English + Au Pair English + Sport Junior courses Academic Year Programme Teacher Programme

Intensive English course This is a 20 hours per week English course. English course Courses:

Length

Price

Date

4 weeks

$950

Open dates

8 weeks

$1850

Open dates

12 weeks

$2750

Open dates

16 weeks

$3650

Open dates

Book

Super Intensive English course This is a 30 hours per week English course. Group of students

Length

Price

Date

4 weeks

$1200

Open dates

8 weeks

$2300

Open dates

12 weeks

$3400

Open dates

16 weeks

$4500

Open dates

Book

Key points:

z Small classes for more individual attention. z Spacious campus in a clean, friendly, and safe city famous for its excellent English. z Separate campus area for executives with private classrooms, conference room, e-mail, and restroom. z On-campus theater for dramas and public speaking practice. z Exercise room. z Student lounge. z 24 specially designed classrooms. z Fully equipped computer/internet lab.

Facilities for disabled:

Yes

z Quality z guaranteed by: z z

Quality Schools ACCET – Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training. AAIEP – American Association Intensive English Programs. NAFSA – Association of International Educators - Students -

Average number of students

100-150 students per month. Year round: 700-800 students

Age:

From 12 years old - Average age: between 16 – 35 years old - Location -

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USA English Courses in Denver BridgeEnglish

Educamia's point of view English courses in Colorado This is our preferred language Center in Colorado. The Institute is in Denver one of the most attractive city in the USA. Here you will have all what you want and first of all high quality English courses in a safe and beautiful environment!

915 South Colorado Blvd, Denver 80246, - USA Contact: Federica Ragusin +1 303 785 8888 e-mail - website - Location: Denver City:

Denver, CO

Founded in:

1983

Presentation:

For 25 years, BridgeEnglish has welcomed students from all over the world, offering experience, quality lessons and a personalised service. Students are assured personal attention in class as class sizes are limited to a maximum of 10 people at any one time. The language school building itself contains 20 well-equipped classrooms, a student lounge, a multimedia lab and a computer room.

- English Schools in Denver -

z z z z z z z z z z z

English School in Denver

General English Intensive English Business English One-to-One Examination Programme English + Work Experience English + Au Pair English + Sport Junior courses Academic Year Programme Teacher Programme

Private Classes All fees included English courses in the USA

Length

Price

Date

1 week

$2470

Open dates

2 weeks

$4185

Open dates

3 weeks

$6210

Open dates

4 weeks

$7935

Open dates

Courses:

Book

Private Classes With Accommodation All fees included with Host Family Accommodation in a private bedroom included two meals per day.

Students

Length

Price

Date

1 week

$2715

Open dates

2 weeks

$4675

Open dates

3 weeks

$6945

Open dates

4 weeks

$8915

Open dates

Book

Tourist Program All fees included - Part-time program for those with Tourist Visas or Visa Waivers.

Length

Price

Date

4 week

$1035

Open dates

8 weeks

$1935

Open dates

12 weeks

$1835

Open dates

Book

Key points: Facilities for disabled:

Yes

Quality z guaranteed by: z

Quality Schools ACCET - Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training - Students -

Average number of students

40

Age:

25-35

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Courses:

- Location -

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USA English Courses in Miami CCLS 3191 Coral Way, Suite 114, Miami 33145, Florida - USA Contact: Shirley Schneider +1 3055292257 e-mail - website - Location: Miami City:

CCLS is located in Miami just a few blocks from Coral Gables and 10 minutes from Coconut Grove. South beach is just 20-25 minutes away!

Founded in:

1989

Presentation:

CCLS is a language school in Miami that offers unique English, Portuguese and Spanish language programs that effectively teach communication skills from day one of class. Students are encouraged to think and speak only in the language they are learning and to avoid translations. Language classes are centered on the students who actively participate in a variety of activities using the target language all the time.

- English Schools in Miami -

z z z z z z z

English School in Miami

General English Intensive English Business English One-to-One Examination Programme Junior courses Teacher Programme

Intensive English The student acquires proficiency in the four language skills (listening, speaking,

English courses in the USA

Length

Price

Date

1 week

$235

Open dates

2 weeks

$418

Open dates

3 weeks

$600

Open dates

4 weeks

$750

Open dates

5 weeks

$890

Open dates

6 weeks

$1014

Open dates

8 weeks

$1296

Open dates

10 weeks

$1550

Open dates

12 weeks

$1824

Open dates

Students

Book

General English 25 lessons per week Courses:

Length

Price

Date

1 week

$235

Open dates

2 weeks

$418

Open dates

3 weeks

$600

Open dates

4 weeks

$750

Open dates

5 weeks

$890

Open dates

6 weeks

$1014

Open dates

8 weeks

$1296

Open dates

10 weeks

$1550

Open dates

12 weeks

$1824

Open dates

Book

General English 25 lessons per week with Homestay Accommodation

Key points:

z z z z z z

Facilities for disabled:

Yes

Quality z guaranteed by:

Length

Price

Date

1 week

$485

Open dates

2 weeks

$918

Open dates

3 weeks

$1350

Open dates

4 weeks

$1750

Open dates

5 weeks

$2140

Open dates

6 weeks

$2514

Open dates

8 weeks

$3296

Open dates

10 weeks

$4050

Open dates

12 weeks

$4824

Open dates

Book

Small groups with a minimum of 4 and maximum of 10 students per class. Conversatio-based system. Executive classes. Portuguese, Spanish and English classes offered. Test preparation. Kids programs

Quality Schools - Students -

Average number of students

60

Age:

24

Courses:

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USA English Courses in San Diego Converse International School of Languages

Educamia's point of view

636 Broadway Street, Suite 210, San Diego 92101, California - USA Contact: Julie Odlum +1 619 239 3363 e-mail - website

Converse is really a good School Located in San Diego city center, Converse offers large, modern and bright classrooms with professional qualified staff and teachers. Wether you are a young adult or an executive, you can choose Converse with confidence and enjoy at the same time the easy way of life in San Diego.

- Location: San Diego City:

San Diego and San Francisco, California United States

Founded in:

1972

Presentation:

Converse International School of Languages is your best choice to learn English and foreign languages in San Diego and San Francisco, California. Our programs are designed to provide you with the best option to study English (ESL), as well as TOEFL, TOEIC and Cambridge exam preparation and foreign languages in San Diego

- English Schools in San Diego -

z z z z z z z z z

School Video

General English Intensive English Business English One-to-One Examination Programme English + Work Experience English + Sport Junior courses Academic Year Programme

Standard English course This is a 20 lessons per week English course + single room family accommodation. English School in San Diego

Courses:

Length

Price

Date

2 weeks

$1075

Open dates

3 weeks

$1490

Open dates

4 weeks

$1840

Open dates

Book

Standard English course + work experience This is a 20 lessons per week English course + work experience in a US corporation. The English course lasts 6 weeks followed by 8 weeks internship.

English courses in the USA

Length

Price

Date

14 weeks

$2509

Open dates

Book

TOEIC preparation This is a 20 lessons per week TOEIC preparation course + Family accommodation in a single bedroom.

Students

Length

Price

Date

4 weeks

$1840

May 15

4 weeks

$1840

July 16

4 weeks

$1840

Sept 11

4 weeks

$1840

Nov 12

Key points:

z Student Lounge z Computer Lab z Wireless Internet throughout the school

Facilities for disabled:

We are wheelchair accessible

Book

z Quality Schools Quality We are accredited through the following organizations: AAIEP and BPPVE. We are also members guaranteed by: of FIYTO and WYSTC. - Students Average number of students

During the summer : 400 - Year round : 190

Age:

average: 23 Minimum: 18 + for the general programs; 15-17 for the Juniors Programs - Location -

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USA English Courses in La Jolla ICAE - International Center for American English

Educamia's point of view

1012 Prospect St,#200, La Jolla 92037, California - USA Contact: Alexis Lasheras +1 858 456 1212 e-mail - website

A Quality School with a unique seaside location! ICAE is located just north of San Diego in the beautiful Californian seaside resort of La Jolla. A unique dream like place with palm trees, warm ocean, nature. This is what California dream is all about! From the School classroom and Terrace, you look down to the pacific ocean and if you are lucky can watch whales at some times of the year.

- Location: La Jolla -

City:

La Jolla, California z La Jolla is one of Southern California's most beautiful seaside resorts with year-round great weather. La Jolla is known for its sandy beaches and its many outdoor cafes, restaurants, and shops. Just a 15-minute drive to the south lies San Diego, California's second largest city and home to many famous attractions.

Founded in:

1992

Presentation:

ICAE is located in the heart of downtown La Jolla, a community of 30,000. Our center is only one block from many beach cafes, the La Jolla Cove with its famous beaches, the La Jolla Contemporary Art Museum. Students find that ICAE is exceptional because of its... z Central location in La Jolla z Welcoming atmosphere created by its friendly staff z Excellent instructors who have specialized training in teaching ESOL z Small, lively classes with much interaction between students and teachers z Test preparation classes: Toeic, Toefl, Cambridge FCE, CAE, and CPE z After school sports and activities program z Accommodations in American homestays or in student-shared apartments

- English Schools in La Jolla -

San Diego

z z z z z z Our Building

General English Intensive English Business English One-to-One Examination Programme English + Sport

English course 15 + Family Accommodation English courses in the morning 15 hours per week + Family Accommodation half board.

Classroom

Courses:

Length

Price

Date

2 weeks

$963

Open dates

4 weeks

$1875

Open dates

6 months

$10450

Open dates

9 months

$15300

Open dates

Book

English course 15 + Student Apartments English courses in the morning 15 hours per week + Student Apartments with swimming pool.

Length

Price

Date

4 weeks shared room

$1950

Open dates

4 weeks single room

$2775

Open dates

6 months shared room

$10525

Open dates

6 months single room

$15475

Open dates

9 months shared room

$15375

Open dates

9 months single room

$22800

Open dates

Book

Key points:

ICAE occupies three floors of a modern brick building, just one block from the Pacific. Many classrooms have spectacular ocean views. There are two large decks with ocean views and a garden patio where students meet during breaks and lunchtime. A computer lab with free Internet and e-mail is available.

Facilities for disabled:

No

Quality z Quality Schools guaranteed by: Accredited by ACCET; member of AAIEP, NAFSA and TESOL - Students Average number of students

170 Year round 100

Age:

Average age: 22 - Minimum Age: 16 - Location -

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USA English Courses in Washington Lado International College 2233 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington DC 2007, - USA Contact: F.Leroux +1 (202) 223 0023 e-mail - website - Location: Washington City:

Washington, D.C.

Founded in:

1978 by Dr. Robert Lado, Dean of Georgetown University School of Languages and Linguistics (1962- 1968) He is the author of the internationally known LADO ENGLISH SERIES.

- English Schools in Washington -

Presentation:

LADO International College offers classes for all skill levels from beginning to Advanced.

z z z z z z

General English Intensive English Business English One-to-One Examination Programme Teacher Programme

English School in Washington

General English :: Morning Intensive All registration fees included Courses:

Length

Price

Date

4 weeks

$630

Open dates

Book

General English :: Semi-Intensive All registration fees included English courses in the USA

Students

Length

Price

Date

8 weeks

$530

Open dates

Book

Key points:

We also have FUN FRIDAYS where the teachers take students to various locations in DC to enhance their classroom experience.

Facilities for disabled:

We are accessible for students in wheel chairs

z Quality Schools Quality z ACCET. Education programs offered by LADO International College in the USA are validated guaranteed by: by ACCET (Accrediting Commission of the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training. ACCET is a national accrediting agency listed by the US Secretary of Education. - Students Average number of students

Average class size is 7 students.

Age:

Students range from 15 to 35 on average - Location -

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