2015 Prices and Dates

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General English

International Semester Course

English for Academic Purposes

Cambridge Examination

TOEFL Preparation

TOEIC Preparation

General English plus English for Tourism

General English plus English for Art & Design

English plus Internship

General English plus English for Business

Teachers of English Refresher Course (TEC)

Platinum Courses

Accommodations

Other fees


Included in the tuition fees Not included in the tuition fees
  • Lessons of 50 minutes each
  • Free use of all supplementary teaching materials
  • Use of Self-access facilities
  • Use of Internet cafe
  • End-of-course certificates and reports
  • Informational pack and gifts from the school
  • Registration fee
  • Accommodations
  • Accommodation placement fee
  • Examination entry fees
  • Textbooks
  • Airport transfers
  • Excursions, theatre tickets, etc.
  • Bank fee

2015 Holidays

January 1, 19, February 16, April 3, May 25, July 3, September 7, November 26, 27, December 25.

There are no refunds or discounts for classes missed on these days, but no fees are charged for these days on Platinum courses or 1-week General English courses. All classes are suspended from December 21 - 27, but no fees are charged for this period.

Prices and Dates for 2015
All fees are in US Dollars

General English Courses for Beginners

This carefully structured 4-week programme is designed for Beginner level students. After 4 weeks you can progress to a General English or International Semester program (at elementary + level).

Optional extras: Students can take additional one-to-one lessons on the English Plus program or the General English One-to-one Courses - see below.

Starting dates: Janauary 5, February 2, April 6, June 29, August 3, October 5, 2015.
Weeks Lessons Price
4 weeks 20 Lessons 9:00 am - 1:00 pm $340 per week
4 weeks 22 Lessons 9:00 am - 1:00 pm $373 per week
4 weeks 28 Lessons 9:00 am - 3:30 pm $418 per week

General English Courses for Elementary to Advanced levels

Courses start every Monday, except on public holidays.
# of Weeks 28 Lessons
09:00-15:30
22 Lessons AM
09:00-13:00
22 Lessons PM
13:45-17:40
20 Lessons AM
09:00-13:00
20 Lessons PM
13:45-17:40
1 $549 / week $498 / week $395 / week $454 / week $362 / week
2 - 3 $462 / week $420 / week $333 / week $383 / week $305 / week
4 - 7 $418 / week $373 / week $296 / week $340 / week $270 / week
8 - 11 $409 / week $360 / week $284 / week $326 / week $261 / week
12 - 15 $390 / week $346 / week $274 / week $317 / week $253 / week
16+ $339 / week $307 / week $240 / week    
The course with 28 lessons a week includes two lessons of supervised study on selected afternoons.

Students taking 22 lessons or more per week are eligible for a student visa.

Courses with 20 lessons per week DO NOT qualify for a student visa and students can take classes while in the US on a B1/B2 visa or a visa waiver program.

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General English One-to-one Course

You can start the One-to-one course any Monday

Weeks 20 Lessons
09:00 - 13:00
15 Lessons
13:45 - 16:45
1 - 14 Lessons
1 week $1458 $930

$77 per lesson
2 weeks $1414 per week $900 per week
3 weeks $1369 per week $873 per week
4+ weeks $1327 per week $849 per week

English Plus Course Fee
This course offers a combination of any English course with additional one-to-one lessons each day (minimum 5 lessons per week), and is for people who want to accelerate their progress (available only in combination with group programs). $310 per week $62 for any additional lesson.

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International Semester Course (ISC)

Discounted courses for students staying 24 weeks or more, who want to improve your language level, experience American life and culture, or take a year out before university. Your program is carefully structured to ensure that you improve your level, develop confidence in using English, and have the option of taking at least one recognised international examination.

Our examination and special interest options help you personalise your program. You can choose from the following: 22 (mornings) and 28 lessons a week - FCE, CAE, CPE, TOEFL, TOEIC, English for Academic Purposes. Students enrolled in the ISC with 28 lessons can also choose English for Art and Design and English for Tourism.

International Semester Course University Pathway Program is designed for ambitious students looking to progress to Associate degree courses at a choice of US colleges (2 years), leading to direct undergraduate degree entry at a US university. Entry requirement: Advanced level study for a period of at least 6 weeks prior to college progression (some partner institutions may consider Upper Intermediate level).

Courses start every Monday, except on public holidays.

Weeks 28 Lessons
09:00 - 15:30
22 Lessons AM
09:00 - 13:00
22 Lessons PM
13:45 - 17:40
24 weeks $6530 $6084 $4868
Extra Week (25-35) +$259 / week +$251 / week +$201 / week
36 weeks $9423 $8965 $7170
Extra week (37+) +$255 / week +$247 / week +$197 / week

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English for Academic Purposes

This 8-week systematic and rigorous program is designed to give ambitious students the key skills required for US university life.(Entry level: Intermediate + (B1)).

Starting dates: March 2, April 20, June 15, July 20
Weeks Lessons Price
8 weeks 20 Lessons 9:00 am - 1:00 pm $326 per week
8 weeks 22 Lessons 9:00 am - 1:00 pm $360 per week
8 weeks 28 Lessons 9:00 am - 3:30 pm $409 per week

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Cambridge Examinations

Standard Course Fast-Track Course
January 5 - March 6 (9 weeks, FCE, CPE)
January 5 - March 13 (10 weeks, CAE)
April 20 - June 12 (8 weeks) FCE/CAE/CPE
March 23 - June 12 (12 weeks) June 29 - August 21 (8 weeks) FCE/CAE
September 14 - December 4 (12 weeks) October 12 - December 4 (8 weeks) FCE/CAE/CPE
Examination dates:
  • First Certificate in English (FCE) - March 7, June 9, August 20, December 1
  • Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) - March 14, June 10, August 21, December 2
  • Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - March 7, June 11, December 3
Exam fees: FCE/CAE/CPE - $330 for each examination.

Standard Course 20 Lessons
09:00 - 13:00
22 Lessons
09:00 - 13:00
28 Lessons
09:00 - 15:30
9 weeks $2934 $3240 $3681
10 weeks $3260 $3600 $4090
12 weeks $3804 $4152 $4680

Fast-Track Course 20 Lessons
09:00 - 13:00
22 Lessons
09:00 - 13:00
28 Lessons
09:00 - 15:30
8 weeks $2608 $2880 $3272

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TOEFL Preparation

20 lessons per week of examination preparation in the morning, with the option of an additional 2 lessons of supervised study on selected afternoons or 8 lessons General English in the afternoon. TOEFL examinations are held regularly throughout the year. For locations and dates of the test, please check http://www.toefl.org.

Starting dates: January 20, March 16, May 18, July 20, September 21
Weeks 20 Lessons AM
09:00 - 13:00
22 Lessons AM
09:00 - 13:00
28 Lessons
09:00 - 15:30
6 weeks $340 per week $373 per week $418 per week

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TOEIC Preparation

20 lessons per week of examination preparation in the morning, with the option of an additional 2 lessons of supervised study on selected afternoons or 8 lessons General English in the afternoon. Students can take the TOEIC examination at our school, and examinations are held regularly throughout the year.

Starting dates: February 9, June 29, August 3, 2015
Weeks 20 Lessons AM
09:00 - 13:00
22 Lessons AM
09:00 - 13:00
28 Lessons
09:00 - 15:30
4 weeks $340 per week $373 per week $418 per week

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General English plus English for Tourism

General English classes in the morning, and English for Tourism in the afternoon.

Starting dates: January 12, April 13, July 6, August 31, 2015
Weeks 28 Lessons
09:00 - 15:30
4 weeks $418 per week

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English plus Art & Design

General English classes in the morning and English for Art and Design in the afternoon.

Starting dates: February 9, June 8, August 3, October 5
Weeks 28 Lessons
09:00 - 15:30
4 weeks $418 per week

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English plus Unpaid Internship Internship Placement fee
Students choose an English course of 22 or 28 lessons per week for 4 weeks or more, followed by a period of internship of 12 weeks in the following:

Regular Placement: Business Administration, Catering, Hospitality, Legal Services, Sales & Marketing, Theatre & the Arts, Hospitality and Tourism.

Specialized Options: Architecture, Engineering, Finance, Information Technology

All placements are unpaid, and are subject to availability and a successful interview.
$1150

Supplementary fee for specialized options: $212

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General English plus Business English

General English classes in the morning and non-specialist English for Business in the afternoon. Duration: from 2 to 12 weeks. Entry level: Intermediate + (B1).

Starting date: Any Monday
# of Weeks 28 Lessons 09:00 - 15:30
2 - 3 $462 / week
4 - 7 $418 / week
8 - 11 $409 / week
12 $390 / week

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Teachers of English Course (TEC)

Teacher development courses are designed for non-native English teachers. Choose this course to improve your English skills and to learn more about current ELT practice and methodology. 26 lessons per week.
Durration: 2 weeks
March 9, June 8, July 6, October 5

Durration Tuition Fee
2 weeks $924

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Platinum Group (Executive) Courses

You can start the Group course any Monday

Tailor-made English courses according to students' specific needs in small groups and one-to-one. Courses are offered in a superior suite of dedicated classrooms with comfortable coffee lounge and complimentary services for executives/professional adults. Specialist courses are also available in English for administration, aviation, finance, human resources, journalism, law, medicine and the military, with other specialist courses available on request and offered as one-to-one private Platinum courses. Minimum age 21.

Weeks 35 Lessons
09:00-16:45
30 Lessons
09:00-15:30
25 Lessons
09:00-14:35
20 Lessons
09:00-13:00
15 Lessons
13:45-16:45
1 week $1497 / week $1289 / week $1074 / week $861 / week $549 / week
2 weeks $1446 / week $1254 / week $1056 / week $852 / week $544 / week
3 weeks $1406 / week $1220/ week $1034 / week $835 / week $532 / week
4+ weeks $1361 / week $1188 / week $1008 / week $822 / week $523 / week
Students taking 25 lessons or more per week are eligible for a student visa.

Courses with 20 lessons per week DO NOT qualify for a student visa and may be taken on B1/B2 visas or visa waiver programs.

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Platinum Private (Executive) Courses

You can start the One-to-one course any Monday

Weeks 35 Lessons
09:00-16:45
30 Lessons
09:00-15:30
25 Lessons
09:00-14:35
20 Lessons
09:00-13:00
15 Lessons
13:45-16:45
1 week $2667 / week $2329 / week $1941 / week $1566 / week $1134 / week
2 weeks $2557 / week $2231 / week $1879 / week $1520 / week $1104 / week
3 weeks $2478 / week $2140 / week $1824 / week $1475 / week $1068 / week
4+ weeks $2356 / week $2056 / week $1769 / week $1430 / week $1037 / week
Students taking 25 lessons or more per week are eligible for a student visa.

Courses with 15 and 20 lessons per week DO NOT qualify for a student visa.

Platinum Plus Course Fee
This program offers a combination of Platinum group lessons above with additional one-to-one lessons each day (minimum 5 lessons per week), and is for people who want to accelerate their progress during a short stay. $330 per week $66 for any additional lesson

Weekend lessons Course Fee
Weekend lessons (One-to-one) are available by arrangement (minimum 4 per day). $118 per lesson

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Accommodations

Homestay

  Single Room Shared Room
Standard with Half Board (Jan - June/Sept - Dec) $312 per week $255 per week
Standard with breakfast (Jan - June/Sept - Dec) $232 per week $191 per week
Standard with Half Board (June 28 - August 30) $324 per week $268 per week
Standard with breakfast (June 28 - August 30) $241 per week $199 per week
Superior with half-board (private bathroom) $431 per week  
Superior with breakfast (private bathroom) $371 per week  
Students who remain in their homestay at Christmas receive special hospitality during the Christmas celebrations, including lunch on Christmas day, and pay an additional $50 for that week.

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Residence Clubs (ages 18 and over), all prices are per week. per person. Subject to confirmation at the time of booking.

  Private room with Private bath Shared room with Private bath Shared room with Shared bath
1 - 3 weeks 4 + weeks 1 - 3 weeks 4 + weeks 1 - 3 weeks 4 + weeks
Vantaggio Garland
with breakfast
710 459 375 243    
Vantaggio Abigail
with breakfast
675 432 355 230    
Vantaggio Turk
with breakfast
630 389 352 210    
Spaulding
with breakfast
690 490 400 300    
Kenmore
with breakfast and dinner
550 520 370 340 310 286
USA Residence Club
with breakfast
718 590 410 333 385 308
Monroe Residence Club/b>
with breakfast and dinner
583 510 396 341 341 292
NB. Accommodation Prices are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. Students should check with the us for seasonal or special offers available from time to time at the Residence Clubs. The school has also negotiated special terms with hotels close to the college, and will be pleased to send details and a quotation on request. Residence Clubs and Hotels are available only to students over the age of 18. Hotel tax is payable on stays of less than 30 nights, and is included in the weekly rates. All prices are per person.

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Hotels (Single rooms with private bathrooms)

    1 - 3 wks 4 + wks
Gaylord Suites Upper-floor studios with microwave, mini-refrigerator and sink 1125 690
Steinhart Hotel Deluxe studio, with full kitchen facilities 1395 1300
Steinhart Hotel One-bedroom apartment, with full kitchen facilities 1725 1575
Hotel Metropolis Internet access, gym and library provided 1200 1200
Hotel Fusion Hotel is a very short walk from the school. Breakfast included. 1675 1675
NB. Accommodation Prices are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. Students should check with the us for seasonal or special offers available from time to time at the Residence Clubs. The school has also negotiated special terms with hotels close to the college, and will be pleased to send details and a quotation on request. Residence Clubs and Hotels are available only to students over the age of 18. Hotel tax is payable on stays of less than 30 nights, and is included in the weekly rates below. All prices are per person.

Other Fees, per person

Course registration* $135.00
Accommodation placement fee* $85.00
Course books (approximates price per book) $45 - $60
Airport Transfer, private sedan (one way) $105.00
Airport Transfer, multi-drop minibus (one way) $85.00
Waiting time (if you or your flight are delayed more than one hour): $30.00 per hour
Please add $25 for arrivals on holidays, or between the hours of 10 pm and 7 am.
The school can arrange travel and medical insurance for you for US$8 per week.
* - non-refundable
All prices are subject to change without notice.

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