Fort Lauderdale, USA
Learn English in Fort Lauderdale at LAL’s friendly and professional school located on the Atlantic coast of Florida, midway between upscale West Palm Beach and vibrant Miami providing plenty of cultural opportunities.
LAL Fort Lauderdale is a modern, two storey learning centre sharing a property with our residence. The English school is located only 10 minutes from the beach and 20 minutes from the trendy Las Olas Boulevard and the famous Fort Lauderdale Beach. A variety of restaurants, coffee shops, supermarkets, shopping, banks and pharmacies are all within walking distance of the school.
The LAL Fort Lauderdale English language school runs a wide variety of English language courses, whether you require General and Intensive, private lessons or Business English. It has 19 classrooms including a dedicated exam preparation classroom, wireless internet throughout the school as well as a multimedia centre with free internet access. Students have access to a large social area where they can mix with students of different nationalities, play games on Xbox, enjoy a friendly game of table tennis, or watch a movie on the flat screen TV.
LAL Fort Lauderdale is accredited by Commission on English Language Accreditation (CEA).
We’re the only school in South Florida with on-site student residence accommodation – all rooms are less than a minute’s walk to the school.
Relax in the pool
All students can use the swimming pool and Jacuzzi so socialising after classes and into the evening is easy.
New Aviation English
Take our new course that is designed specifically for students wanting to become pilots –
prepare for the ICAO Level 4 English Test in only 10 weeks
At a glance
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- Free wireless internet access
- Free computer access
- Listening Facilities
- Lounge Area
- Drinks available
- Swimming Pool
- Wheelchair access
We offer a wide range of English language courses at LAL Fort Lauderdale, including our new specialist courses: ICAO Level 4 Exam Preparation English for Aviation and Technical English for Engineering.
Gain an internationally-recognised English language qualification.
La Quinta Inn (on site)
LAL is the only international language school in Fort Lauderdale that has a residence on site. The residence offers a convenient hotel environment, such as a cleaning service, 24 hours security, comfortable and friendly accommodation.
All rooms are air-conditioned, have free...
The Courtyard Marriott is located just minutes from Fort Lauderdale and only 1km (0.6 miles) from LAL Fort Lauderdale. The spacious guest rooms feature balconies, safes and refrigerators. Wake up to a healthy continental breakfast at The Bistro or relax by the outdoor heated pool. The hotel...
For an all-American experience, come to a part of the USA that has a long-standing reputation for great vacations. From coast to wetlands, from action to animals, rollercoasters to rockets, Florida has it all and a lot more besides.
Everglades Airboat Tour
Half-day excursion to the largest subtropical wilderness in America. The Everglades is home to a variety of rare and endangered species, from the tiniest grass frog to the biggest American crocodile. Students will take part in an Airboat tour of the park, a unique way to see the local...
Key West Ultimate Adventure
Join us on the most exciting tour yet. We will go to beautiful Key West, where students will board a large catamaran. After a relaxing trip into the ocean students will be able to snorkel, parasail, jet ski, kayak and so much more. Breakfast and lunch are included as well as complementary...
Sawgrass Mills Mall
Sawgrass Mill Mall Excursion is a half-day excursion to one of South Florida’s top attractions. Sawgrass Mills Mall the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in South Florida. With more than 350 stores, including outlet locations from Nike, Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren...
Area and travel guide
Fort Lauderdale, a beautiful American beach city and popular tourist destination located only one hour north of Miami, is renowned for its shopping, cultural events and sporting activities. Fort Lauderdale is also known as the Venice of America because of the miles of canals and waterfront properties on the eastern side of the city. The city is home to over 100 marinas and close to 50,000 yachts.
About Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale is perfect for water sports such as boating, wind surfing and deep sea fishing. If you prefer to relax, spend a sunny afternoon at the beach, go shopping at one of the many malls or enjoy visiting a museum or art gallery near fashionable Las Olas Boulevard.
In the evening you can unwind at one of the city's many waterside restaurants and savour dishes from around the world or sample some of our local specialities including Stone Crab, Pompano fish, fresh orange juice and Key Lime Pie, before heading off to one of Fort Lauderdale's nightclubs, theatres or cinemas.
Life in the USA
Visiting the USA should be an adventure: but it doesn't need to be difficult. This section will tell you about all the practical aspects of visiting and living in the USA, from currency to business opening times.More information
Keeping safe and sound
We want to you to enjoy your time in the USA, and to stay safe and healthy. Our staff are available to help you with any concerns you may have, and here is some useful advice to help keep you 'safe and sound'.Read more
Travel and transport
The easiest way to see Fort Lauderdale and the surrounding area is with our excursions, but if you want to get about on your own there are plenty of options available.
Arrival and first day
Your first days in the States should be fun, not stressful. For peace of mind when you travel to the USA, book an LAL airport transfer to take you to your accommodation. And don't worry about your first day at school: we've got everything organised.
Standard Shuttle Transfers
Our Standard Shuttle Transfers are our shared service between Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and Miami (MIA) airports and your accommodation. This does not include a meet and greet service.Find out more
Meet and Greet Transfers
Our Meet and Greet Transfer option includes meeting you at the airport and a private transfer to your accommodation. This service operates from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and Miami (MIA) airports.More information
Your first day will begin at 08.00 at LAL Fort Lauderdale, and will include a placement test, induction talk and a welcome event, as well as your first lessons.Read more
All students will need a valid passport to come to the USA. Depending on how long you will stay, where you were born and where you live, you may also need a visa to study in the United States. This will affect your choice of courses.