Palm Beach Language Institute: Dates & Fees

Palm Beach Language Institute offers English as a Second Language ESL programs, Spanish and Foreign Language courses at all levels for adult learners, kids, teens, college students and business executives and professionals.

2017 - 2018 Prices and Dates

English as a Second Language ESL, Spanish and Foreign Languages

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Intensive and Intensive Plus General English ESL Courses
Starting date: any Monday

Class schedule:

  • Intensive General English: 9:00 am to 12:15 pm, Monday through Friday
  • Intensive Plus: 9:00 am to 2:30 pm, Monday - Thursday and 9:00 am to 12:15 pm on Friday
Course Duration Intensive English
20 lessons per week
Intensive English Plus
28 lessons per week
1 - 4 weeks $310.00 per week $430.00 per week
5 - 11 weeks: $270.00 per week $390.00 per week
12 + weeks: $230.00 per week $350.00 per week

Number of students in the class: Maximum 12, minimum 3 students. If there are two students in the class, the number of lessons is reduced to 15 semi-private General English morning lessons. If there is only one student in the class, the number of lessons is reduced to 10 private General English morning lessons a week. If there is only one student in the afternoon part of the Intensive Plus program, the number of afternoon lessons is reduced to 4 private private lessons. 1 lesson = 45 minutes.

Students should take a placement test before the beginning of their classes.


Winter English Courses for Children (7-15) and the Whole Family
Dates: December 4, 2017 - January 26, 2018.

You can start the course any Monday during this period.


Program Children (7 - 15) Adults
General English Classes (20 lessons per week): $440.00 per week $310.00 per week

The program is offered for parents/guardians and their children aged 7-15 years old. Older siblings aged 16+ are welcome to join the program and will be treated as an adult and will study together with their parents. At least one adult must accompany the child to and from lessons every day.

Number of students in the class: Maximum 12, minimum 3 students. All students are placed in the group according to their level of English. Children are also divided by age group. If there are two students in the class, the number of lessons is reduced to 15 semi-private General English lessons. If there is only one student in the class, the number of lessons is reduced to 10 private General English lessons a week.


Summer English Courses for Children (7-15) and the Whole Family
Dates: July 1 - August 12, 2018.

You can start the course any Monday during this period and study from one to 6 weeks.


Program Children (7 - 15) Adults
General English Classes (20 lessons per week): $440.00 per week $310.00 per week

The program is offered for parents/guardians and their children aged 7-15 years old. Older siblings aged 16+ are welcome to join the program and will be treated as an adult and will study together with their parents. At least one adult must accompany the child to and from lessons every day.

Number of students in the class: Maximum 12, minimum 3 students. All students are placed in the group according to their level of English. Children are also divided by age group. If there are two students in the class, the number of lessons is reduced to 15 semi-private General English lessons. If there is only one student in the class, the number of lessons is reduced to 10 private General English lessons a week.

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Part-Time General English ESL Group Afternoon, Evening and Saturday Courses

Starting dates: the first Monday / Tuesday or Saturday of every month

Class schedule:

  • Afternoon classes: 4:30 pm to 6:45 pm, Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday
  • Evening classes: 7:00 pm to 9:12 pm, Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday
  • Saturday classes: 9:00 am to 1.30 pm
4 weeks (24 lessons) $360.00
8 weeks (48 lessons) $700.00
12 weeks (72 lessons) $1,000.00

Number of students in the class: Maximum 10, minimum 2 students. Students must take the placement test before the beginning of their classes. If there is only one student in the class, the number of lessons is reduced from 24 group to 12 one-to-one lessons and you will receive private instruction at a discounted rate. Private classes may be taken one time a week for 4 weeks (3 lessons a day), or two times a week for 2 weeks (3 lessons a day). 1 lesson = 45 minutes. Application fee and study materials are additional.

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General English Private One-to-One Courses
Starting dates: any Monday
General English, all Levels $45.00 per lesson

1 lesson = 45 minutes. Minimum package: 10 lessons. One session = minimum 2 lessons.


American English Pronunciation & Accent Reduction

Starting dates: any day

American English Pronunciation & Accent Reduction course is offered as a private courses with a minimum of 10 one-to-one lessons. 1 lesson = 45 minutes. 1 study session = 2 lessons

Classes are offered in the afternoons, evenings and on Saturdays. We also offe online video classes. Schedule of classes is flexible, subject to teacher's availability.

10 one-to-one lessons $450.00
20 one-to-one lessons $850.00
Online program: 20 one-to-one lessons $850.00
Additional lessons $40.00 per lesson

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Test Preparation Courses: TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS

1. Intensive TOEFL Preparation Course
20 lessons a week of classroom instruction (80 lessons total). Monday through Friday, 1.00 PM - 4.15 PM. In addition, you will have 12 academic hours of optional self-study at the Computer Lab from 6.00 PM to 8:15 PM Monday through Thursday at no additional charge.

Course Duration and Starting dates:
4 weeks. You can start the course the first Monday of every month.

Tuition Fee: $1,680.00. Materials are not included.

Number of students in the class: Maximum 6, minimum 3 students. If there are only two students in the class, the number of lessons is reduced to 15 semi-private two-to-one lessons a week (60 lessons total, classes meet 5 times a week Monday through Friday from 1:00 pm to 3:15 pm (3 lessons a day). If there is only one student in the class, the number of lessons is reduced to 10 one-to-one lessons a week in the afternoon (40 lessons total). 1 lesson = 45 minutes.


2. Private TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS Preparation Courses with Flexible Schedule

Classes are offered in the afternoons, evenings and on Saturdays. Schedule of classes is flexible, subject to teacher's availability.

20 one-to-one lessons $850.00
Additional one-to-one classes (more than 20 one-to-one lessons) $42.00 per lesson

Level Required: High-Intermediate and Advanced

Students enrolled in the TOEFL Preparation classes, must take the placement test on their first day. The placement tests determine what level of English the student has achieved. If you are interested in the TOEFL Preparation course, you will need to have a very high score on the placement test. With high level scores, you can be placed in the TOEFL class. If you do not get a high score, you will have to take the Intensive General English Course with 20 lessons a week.

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English Language Literacy & U.S. Citizenship Test Preparation Program

Starting dates: the first Monday / Tuesday or Saturday of every month

Class schedule:

  • Evening classes: 7:00 pm to 9:12 pm, Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday
  • Saturday classes: 9:00 am to 1.30 pm
Tuition fee: 4 weeks (24 lessons) $360.00*

* The total program fee is $445.00 and includes the tuition fee of $360.00, application fee of $50.00, placement test of $15 and copies of materials fee ($20).

Number of students in the class: Maximum 10, minimum 2 students. If there is only one students in the class, the number of lessons is reduced to 12 lessons and you will receive private classes at a discounted rate. Private classes may be taken one time a week for 4 weeks (3 lessons a day), or two times a week for 2 weeks (3 lessons a day). 1 lesson = 45 minutes

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Intensive Mini-Group English Courses for Executives and Professionals

  • Executive English mini-group courses include General and Business English, English for Meetings, Negotiating, Presentations and Socializing as well as remedial work on pronunciation, accent reduction, vocabulary building and writing skills.

  • Executive students are asked to complete a needs analysis before starting the course, enabling teachers to assess your particular language requirements and to formulate a program tailored to your needs. Your progress is constantly monitored, and your course adapted to meet your needs and priorities.

  • Starting dates: any Monday
  • Intensity: 20 lessons per week, 1 lesson = 45 minutes

Class schedule:

  • Morning: 9:00 am to 12:15 pm, Monday through Friday.
  • Afternoon: 2:45 pm to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
Executive Mini-Group Courses
1 - 4 weeks $860.00 per week
5 + weeks $820.00 per week

Number of students in the class: Maximum 5, minimum 2 students. If there is only one student in the executive group class, the number of lessons is reduced to 15 one-to-one lessons a week. 1 lesson = 45 minutes.

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Private English Courses for Executives and Professionals

English courses for Professionals with specific specialization (English for Accounting & Finance, Automobile Industry, Customer Care, Energy Industry, Human Resources, Legal Professionals, Logistics, Marketing & Advertising, Pharmaceutical Industry, Sales & Purchasing, Telecoms and IT, English for Aviation, English for Law Enforcement, Military English) are offered as private Executive English courses with one-to-one classes.

Starting dates: any Monday

Course Duration: 15 lessons per week 20 lessons per week 25 lessons per week 30 lessons per week
1 - 4 weeks $1,050.00 per week $1,400.00 per week $1,750.00 per week $2,100.00 per week
Extra week $975.00 $1,300.00 $1,625.00 $1,950.00


Executive English Plus
This program offers is offered in addition to Executive mini-group course and is for people who want to accelerate their progress during a short stay or to focus on development of specific English language skills
5 one-to-one lessons a week. $320.00 per week
Additional private classes (more the 5 one-to-one lessons a week) $62.00 per lesson

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English Outside the Classroom

You can select among a variety of trips, including weekend outings.*

This is an additional course to any of our Group or Private courses.

Minimum package: 10 hours.

* - Students pay all additional expenses incurred during the activity, including those of the instructor.

$60.00 per hour

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Italian, French, German, Portuguese and Spanish Afternoon and Evening Group Courses

Starting dates: the first Monday / Tuesday of every month

Class schedule:

  • Afternoon classes: 2:00 pm to 4:15 pm, Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday
  • Evening classes: 7:00 pm to 9:15 pm, Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday
4 weeks (24 lessons) $360.00
8 weeks (48 lessons) $700.00
12 weeks (72 lessons) $1,000.00
16 weeks (96 lessons) $1,300.00

Number of students in the class: Maximum 10, minimum 3 students. Students must take the placement test before the beginning of their classes. If there is only one or two students in the class, the number of lessons is reduced to 12 lessons and you will receive private (semi-private) classes at a discounted rate. Private/semi-private classes may be taken one time a week for 4 weeks (3 lessons a day), or two times a week for 2 weeks (3 lessons a day). 1 lesson = 45 minutes. Application fee and study materials are additional.


Italian, French, German, Portuguese and Spanish Private One-to-One Courses
Starting dates: any time
12 one-to-one lessons $432.00
24 one-to-one lessons $800.00
Additional one-to-one lessons (more than 24) $32.00 per lesson

1 lesson = 45 minutes. Minimum package: 12 lessons. One session = minimum 3 lessons (2 hours 15 minutes). Application fee and study materials are additional.

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Foreign Languages (Arabic, Chinese, Russian and other languages)
Starting dates: any time
12 one-to-one lessons $432.00
24 one-to-one lessons $800.00
Additional one-to-one lessons (more than 24) $32.00 per lesson

Foreign language classes (except Italian, French, German, Portuguese and Spanish classes) are offered as private courses in the afternoons, evenings and on Saturdays. Schedule of classes is flexible, subject to teacher's availability. Closed group courses for students applying together are available at the group rate. Application fee and study materials are additional.

1 lesson = 45 minutes. Minimum package: 12 lessons. One session = minimum 3 lessons (2 hours 15 minutes).

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Accommodations: The Residence Inn Marriott - West Palm Beach Downtown, per night:
Room Type/Duration: Jan 1 - April 30 May 1 - Sept 30 Oct 1 - Dec 31
Studio, 6 - 29 nights: $229.00 $95.00 $129.00
Studio, 30+ nights: $184.00 $80.00 $109.00

Special rates for our students are avaialble if booked through the Institute. Rates are subject to availability. Rates are nightly, subject to 12% tax, and based on single or double occupancy.

BLACKOUT DATES: February 12-28, March 16-21 and May 4 - 8. Hotel reserves the right to issue additional blackout dates if necessary.

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Accommodations: The Breakers Palm Beach, per night:
Room Type: Jan 2 - April 30 May 1 - Oct 31 Nov 1 - Dec 17
Deluxe King: $499.00 $319.00 $399.00
Premium King: $599.00 $369.00 $489.00

Special rates for our students are avaialble if booked through the Institute. Rates are subject to availability. Rates are nightly, subject to 12% tax, and based on single or double occupancy.

BLACKOUT DATES: February 15-22, March 23-26 and April 14-16. The Breakers reserves the right to issue additional blackout dates if necessary.

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Other Fees
Application fee* (Intensive ESL, TOEFL and IELTS preparation courses, Summer Courses for Children and Families, English Courses for Executives and Professionals) $100.00
Application fee* (Part-time ESL, Spanish and Foreign Language courses) $50.00
Placement test* $15.00
Text Book Fee (one session, optional) $65.00 - $150.00
Copies Fee (one session, 4 weeks) $20.00
Housing Placement* $50.00
* - non-refundable. If you decide to extend your course or take another course during one year from the beginning of your first course, you do not need to pay the application fee and the placement test fee once again.

All prices are subject to change without notice.

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Special Limited Time Offer

Apply for 2018 Intensive General English Course Now and get a 10% discount on tuition fees!

We must receive your application on or before November 30, 2017.

Vacation and Holidays:

The school will be closed on the following dates: November 23, 24, December 25, 2017. January 1, 15, February 19, March 30, May 28, July 4, September 3, November 22, 23, December 25, 2018.

There are no refunds or discounts for group classes missed on these days (except for Executive group courses and all private classes - these classes will be rescheduled).

School Location


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Address: 224 Datura Street, Suite 1100
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Admissions Office Hours

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
(Lunch: 12.45 - 1.30 PM)
Friday: 9:00 AM - 12.45 PM
If you want to visit our school outside these hours or on Saturday, please call to make an appointment: (561) 629-5943.
 
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