English school in
Fort Lauderdale USA Embassy English USA

Looking to learn English and experience American life by the beach? Embassy's modern English school in Fort Lauderdale, Florida offers you the chance to do both.

Why you’ll love Embassy Fort Lauderdale

Our city-centre location on Las Olas Boulevard is hard to beat.  Step outside and you’ll find everything you need: attractive river-front cafes, boutique shops, nightlife, green spaces and pretty canals.  

The beach is close to our high-tech school and right next to our student residence, so if you’re looking to improve your English and make the most of a fun social programme, Fort Lauderdale could be the ideal choice.

When in Fort Lauderdale…
Buy American brands at the shopping centre close to our school and soak up the Florida sunshine on the beach.

Facilities and highlights

  • WiFi-enabled
  • IT suite
  • Interactive whiteboards
  • Activities
  • University application counselling
  • Residence with pool
  • Close to the beach
Green Island Inn - Embassy Fort Lauderdale residence USA
Swimming pool and terrace at the Green Island Residence Fort Lauderdale USA
*Although you may not stay in the accommodation pictured, you will stay in accommodation of a very similar quality.

Student Residence (16 years+)

Have fun sharing a residence with other international students

Distance from school

25 minutes by bicycle or bus

Meals provided

Self-catering

Rooms

Single and shared with private bathroom

Other facilities

See factsheet


Homestay (live with a host family)

Live with an English-speaking host and practise your English every day!

Distance from school

30-60 minutes by public transport

Meals provided

14 per week (breakfast/evening meal)

Rooms

Single and shared rooms

Homestay breakfast only

Live with an English speaking host (breakfast only)

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Enjoy sunshine and sandy beaches ay Las Olas beach Fort Lauderdale - Florida USA

Local facilities

Nearest bus stop: across the road
Nearest shopping centre: 10 minutes by bus
Nearest coffee shop: next door
Nearest post office: 12 minutes' walk
Nearest restaurant: all around the school
Nearest park: all around the school
Nearest bank: next door
Nearest church: 5 minutes' walk
Nearest mosque: 1.8 miles
Nearest newsagent: 5 minutes' walk
Nearest supermarket: 10 minutes' walk

Travelling around the city

By bus
The bus system (Broward County Transit) is an easy way to get around. The city’s central bus station is two blocks from the school and all buses conveniently drop off at this location, so getting to the school from anywhere in Fort Lauderdale is easy.

By trolley
Sun Trolleys are either free or 50 cents per ride. The most popular trolley takes passengers from Las Olas Boulevard downtown to the beach and back.

Fort Lauderdale city skyline English students sightseeing in Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale beach and ocean Take a tour by water-taxi on the sea canals of Fort Lauderdale

Cost of Living

We currently advise that students should budget approximately US $150-250 per week. This will cover all basic transport, food and entertainment costs. (Last updated April 2013)

Sample prices (all in US $):

Item Price in US $
A cup of coffee (in a chain like Starbucks) 2.00
Can of Coca Cola 1.00
Big Mac 3.75
Three course meal in a reasonably priced restaurant 35.00
Takeaway, e.g. from a noodle bar 8.00
Cinema ticket 9.50
Nightclub entrance 10.00 upwards
Bus 1.75 per ride
Taxi 4.50 for first mile and then 2.50 per additional mile

Popular trips from Fort Lauderdale:

  • Orlando theme parks including Disney World & Universal Studios
  • Beaches and art deco buildings in Miami
  • Key West and the Everglades

No two weeks are ever the same, but here's an idea of what to expect:

  • Riverfront cruise
  • Bowling
  • Beach volleyball
  • Shopping trips
  • Windsurfing
  • Sailing
  • Cinema
  • Snorkelling
  • Clubs (21 and over)
  • Golf
  • Miami Seaquarium
  • Museums/art galleries
  • Miami Heat basketball game
Vizcaya near Miami DisneyWorld Orlando Flroida See Aligators in the Everglades See Dolphins at Seaqurium Miami Note: Actual activities may vary on arrival All activities and trips are optional and some will have a cost attached.

Finding our school

From the major thoroughfare Broward Boulevard, take SE 1st Avenue South to 200 SW 1st Avenue. The main entrance is on the south side of the building.

Centre Director

Camilo Fontecilla

Address

Embassy Fort Lauderdale Study Centre,
Las Olas Circle,
200 SW 1st Avenue, Suite 108,
Fort Lauderdale, FL3301
Tel: +1 954 522 8810
Fax: +1 954 522 6955

School accreditation

See Awards and accreditations

Accessibility

Accessible to students with visual impairment, hearing impairment and wheelchairs

Prayer Room

Available upon request