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OHLA Language School New York Manhattan (OHLA New York)

Address: 36 7th Ave, New York, NY 10011

Description OHLA Language School New York Manhattan (OHLA New York)

The school is temporarily closed.

On April 4, 2016 in New York, OHLA language school was opened in the lively and vibrant Manhattan. The campus is located in the heart of the island, in the Midtown area, at the corner of East 34th Street and Madison Avenue, and operates on the campus of DeVry College: literally a couple of blocks away is the legendary Empire State Building. Thanks to the excellent transport interchange (buses and metro) to reach any part of the city it will not be difficult, which makes it easier for students to tour the city, transfer and travel. And to look or see in New York precisely is on what! This is the world center of culture, cosmopolitanism, fashion and nightlife, art. Here are such world-famous attractions as the Museum of Modern Art, the main square of Times Square, the Statue of Liberty, the Metropolitan Museum; Open incredibly great opportunities for shopping - from luxury boutiques on Fifth Avenue to democratic Macy's or SAKS. Many modern sports teams are based here: New York Yankees (basketball), New York Rangers (hockey) and others.

OHLA School New York Manhattan is a member of the Open Hearts Educational Association (OHLA), which has been training foreign students for over 16 years. These are effective and balanced English language programs adapted to the particularities and needs of foreign students: it will help to significantly improve the language level, develop speech and communication skills, prepare for international language exams and entrance to the university.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in OHLA Language School New York Manhattan (OHLA New York)

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
16+
from 300 $ / week

English language courses: standard (20 hours per week), semi-intensive (24 lessons per week), intensive (28 lessons per week).

  • 1 lesson = 50 minutes.
  • Lessons start: every second Monday of the month, all year round
  • Group size: 12-15 people and small classes (up to 8 people)
  • Minimum level of preparation: any, from the initial and above.

This universal English course is suitable for students with any requests and requirements - among the options of this program for everyone there is an optimal and effective course. Lessons do not end in the classroom - students can practice their knowledge and skills during leisure activities, excursions, sightseeing tours around the city, in communication with native English speakers. Language practice occurs constantly, daily and hourly - only in conditions of constant communication in English, one can learn the language in its modern, lively and lively form, just as naturally as the mother tongue was studied.

We study all the main language skills: reading, listening, writing and speaking, grammar; Vocabulary is actively expanding, phonetics (correct pronunciation) and the basics of syntax are also studied. There are 8 levels of English knowledge:

  • Pre-Basic
  • Basic I and II
  • Intermediate I and II
  • Advanced I and II
  • Elite.

At each level, 12 weeks are allocated, which are divided into 6 thematic blocks (respectively, two weeks each), after which the students write a screening test and, subject to good results (as well as high attendance), can move to the next level. Initial testing for the primary level of knowledge is also performed before the classes start: it consists of a standard exam and a personal interview.

The program is divided into several intensity options - each student chooses the most convenient and priority for himself:

1) Standard

This is 20 lessons weekly, on weekdays (Monday to Friday, from 9:00 to 12:40). Three times a week you can visit the Talking Club for free, to additionally practice linguistic and conversational skills, to gain confidence in your own communication skills.

2) Intensive

24 lessons weekly (Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 12:40 + Monday to Thursday from 13:10 to 14:00). In addition to the main curriculum, 2 elective courses are attached (lessons are held after lunch): students choose courses independently, they can change them during the year. Examples of electives:

  • English in the workplace
  • Application of grammatical rules
  • Clarity and confidence
  • Successful negotiations
  • Reading strategy
  • Communication for fluency of speech
  • Producing a presentation
  • Mastery in pronunciation of English sounds.

3) Super-Intensive

30 lessons per week for the most stubborn and ambitious students: Monday to Friday (9:00 - 12:40) and Monday to Thursday (14:10 to 15:00). Here, students can choose up to 4 additional courses to the main curriculum - a set of courses can be changed throughout the year.

4) Combined course

35 lessons per week: from Monday to Friday (9:00 - 12:40) students master the main language course, and from 14:10 to 17:00 are preparing to successfully pass the selected language test.

The cost of training in OHLA New York Manhattan is:

1) English language courses (standard, 20 lessons per week): $ 300 / week; When booking a course of 2-8 weeks = 30% discount, 9-16 weeks = 35% discount, over 17 weeks = 40%
2) English language courses (semi-intensive, 24 lessons per week) = 325 $ / week; When booking a course of 2-8 weeks = 30% discount, 9-16 weeks = 35% discount, over 17 weeks = 40%
3) English language courses (intensive, 28 lessons per week) = $ 355 / week; When booking a course of 2-8 weeks = 30% discount, 9-16 weeks = 35% discount, over 17 weeks = 40%.

The price does not include and is paid additionally:

  • Registration fee - 120 $
  • Original visa invitation
  • Teaching aids, books and materials = $ 50-150 (the cost depends on the course chosen)
  • Surcharge for accommodation during the peak season
  • Selection of a variant of family residence = $ 175
  • SEVIS collection for intensive courses (more than 20 hours per week)
  • Transfer in both directions, meeting and seeing off at the airport (upon prior request)
  • Additional admission fee = $ 100
  • Travel card
  • Medical insurance = $ 20.
Annual
16+
from 355 $ / week
  • Minimum duration: 4 weeks
  • 1 lesson = 50 minutes.
  • Lessons start: every second Monday, year-round
  • Group size: 8 people
  • Minimum age: 16 years
  • Minimum level of preparation: Intermediate II and above.

The course of specialized preparation for entering the university includes classes in basic academic disciplines, improving the language level and preparing for the successful passing of the selected language exam (TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge - FCE / CAE).
From Monday to Thursday, students are engaged in small groups of 8 people: from 14:10 to 16:00 group lessons are provided, and from 16:10 to 17:00 - individual laboratory works and projects. Weekly on Fridays, students write test tests similar to real university exams; Long-term laboratory studies can also be arranged (3 academic hours).

The cost of training in OHLA New York Manhattan is:

  • Pathway Program = $ 355 / week; When booking a course of 2-8 weeks = 30% discount, 9-16 weeks = 35% discount, over 17 weeks = 40%.

The price does not include and is paid additionally:

  • Registration fee - 120 $
  • Original visa invitation
  • Teaching aids, books and materials = $ 50-150 (the cost depends on the course chosen)
  • Surcharge for accommodation during the peak season
  • Selection of a variant of family residence = $ 175
  • SEVIS collection for intensive courses (more than 20 hours per week)
  • Transfer in both directions, meeting and seeing off at the airport (upon prior request)
  • Additional admission fee = $ 100
  • Travel card
  • Medical insurance = $ 20.
  • Minimum duration: 1 week
  • 1 lesson = 50 minutes.
  • Beginning of classes: on Mondays
  • Group size: 1 person
  • Minimum age: 16 years
  • Minimum level of preparation: initial and higher.

10 individual lessons are held per week with an experienced teacher, on weekdays from 14:10 to 17:00 at the chosen time.

Individual lessons are the fastest and most effective way of learning the language: the structure and subject of the lesson, the intensity and duration of the lesson are fully adapted to individual needs and requirements. You can devote time to general English, focus on complex topics or aspects, work on pronunciation and get rid of the accent, learn business English. In addition, you can take lessons in Spanish. Also, tete-a-tete classes will help you effectively prepare for the passing of language testing or for admission to the chosen university.

The cost of training in OHLA New York Manhattan is:

  • Individual lessons (10 lessons per week) = 550 $ / week; When booking a course of 2-8 weeks = 30% discount, 9-16 weeks = 35% discount, over 17 weeks = 40%.

The price does not include and is paid additionally:

  • Registration fee - 120 $
  • Original visa invitation
  • Teaching aids, books and materials = $ 50-150 (the cost depends on the course chosen)
  • Surcharge for accommodation during the peak season
  • Selection of a variant of family residence = $ 175
  • SEVIS collection for intensive courses (more than 20 hours per week)
  • Transfer in both directions, meeting and seeing off at the airport (upon prior request)
  • Additional admission fee = $ 100
  • Travel card
  • Medical insurance = $ 20.

Accommodation and food

Students can choose the most convenient type of accommodation from the options offered by the school:

1) Host American family

This is not only the most economical and budget way of living, but also a great opportunity to practice constantly His language skills in continuous communication with native speakers of English, to learn new about American traditions, life and way of life, history and culture of the United States. All families are carefully checked and supervised by school staff, all members of the family are decent and honest citizens, native speakers; For students there is a 24-hour telephone hotline, where you can always turn in case of difficulties, household or administrative problems. Students are provided with comfortable, fully furnished single rooms, breakfasts; Houses are located at a distance of 45-90 minutes from the school (by public transport), in safe and quiet areas.

2) Student Residence

There are two options available:

  • Manhattan Residence is located in Upper East Side, near the world famous museums The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Guggenheim Museum, many restaurants and shopping centers, a 20-minute walk from Central Park. You can reach the school building in 5-10 minutes by public transport. For living are provided cozy two-storey lofts (each designed for 2 people), fully equipped with everything you need: beds, wardrobes and wardrobes, desks, TV with a large flat screen (cable connection), kitchen (refrigerator, gas stove, microwave, toaster, Kettle), free Wi-Fi is available. The territory is guarded around the clock. The minimum age of students is 18, the minimum booking period is 4 weeks (arrivals on Sundays, departures on Saturdays).
  • Brooklyn Residence is located in a large, prestigious area of ​​Brooklyn Heights - close to many cafes, restaurants, bars, shopping and entertainment centers. This elite area is almost completely built up by beautiful old buildings made of brown sandstone; Only two blocks separate the residence from the new section of the city embankment, Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan Bridge, DUMBO. Early in the building of the residence was the hotel: it is an old building, which is more than 100 years old, made up of three sections. On the contrary there is a gym and a swimming pool - all residents are provided with membership cards. For living, comfortable rooms for 2 people are prepared. There is free access to Wi-Fi, laundry, there is a common fully equipped kitchen, satellite TV, the territory is guarded around the clock. The minimum age of students is 18, the minimum booking period is 4 weeks (arrivals on Sundays, departures on Saturdays).

Cost of living (per week per person):

1) Host family (breakfast, personal room): from January 1 to May 14 = $ 290 , From May 15 to September 3 = $ 350, from September 4 to December 31 = $ 290. Extra night = 40-65 $
2) Residence Brooklyn Residence (double room): from January 1 to May 14 = $ 415, from May 15 to September 3 = $ 450, from September 4 to December 31 = $ 415
3) Residence Manhattan Residence (Double room): from January 1 to May 14 = $ 440, from May 15 to September 3 = $ 490, from September 4 to December 31 = $ 440.

Subjects, specialties

Subjects list: business English, Classes in mini-groups, English, English for teenagers, English for the summer, General English, IELTS preparation, Individual english, Individual lessons, Preparation for TOEFL, Preparation of CAE and FCE

Events OHLA Language School New York Manhattan (OHLA New York)

On Saturdays, and on weekdays from 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm (Monday, Wednesday and Friday), the OHLA students in New York City Manhattan are offered an exciting and exciting excursion program. Many excursions are free of charge or are already included in the basic cost of the program:

  • New York area "Little Italy"
  • Central Park
  • Memorial 9/11
  • District Meat packing District
  • Ferry to Staten Island where the Statue of Liberty is located.
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Other tours and trips are available at an additional cost, and entrance fees and some transportation costs are additionally paid:

  • Skyscraper Empire State Building = $ 50
  • Sighting Place Top of the Rock = 29 $
  • Museum of Natural History = $ 22 [ 999.22]
  • Museum of Modern Art - MoMa = 25 $
  • Broadway shows, musicals and theater productions.

Advantages

  • Excellent, convenient and geographically advantageous location
  • Modern and effective curriculum that allows excellent results to be achieved in a short time
  • Comfortable learning environment: spacious and bright audiences, Modern equipment, educational and auxiliary materials, own computer laboratory, Research Center and Information Resources Center
  • Cozy recreation areas where students like to gather during breaks and after classes
  • Free access to high-speed wireless Internet
  • Friendly, open and friendly atmosphere, helping to quickly overcome the communication barrier
  • International staff OHLA students New York Manhattan: today students from over 60 countries
  • Direct partnership with many universities in the US and Canada.

Term dates and fees

The cost of training at OHLA New York Manhattan is:

1) English language courses (standard, 20 lessons per week): $ 300 / week; When booking a course of 2-8 weeks = 30% discount, 9-16 weeks = 35% discount, over 17 weeks = 40%
2) English language courses (semi-intensive, 24 lessons per week) = $ 325 / week; When booking a course of 2-8 weeks = 30% discount, 9-16 weeks = 35% discount, over 17 weeks = 40%
3) English language courses (intensive, 28 lessons per week) = $ 355 / week; When booking a course of 2-8 weeks = 30% discount, 9-16 weeks = 35% discount, over 17 weeks = 40%
4) Individual lessons (10 lessons weekly) = $ 550 / week; When booking a course of 2-8 weeks = 30% discount, 9-16 weeks = 35% discount, over 17 weeks = 40%
5) Pathway Program = $ 355 / week; When booking a course of 2-8 weeks = 30% discount, 9-16 weeks = 35% discount, over 17 weeks = 40%.

The price does not include and is paid in addition:

  • Registration fee - 120 $
  • Original of the visa invitation
  • Teaching aids, books and materials = 50-150 $ (the cost depends on the course chosen)
  • Surcharge for stays during the peak season
  • Selection of a family option = 175 $
  • SEVIS collection for intensive courses (more than 20 hours per week)
  • Transfer in both directions, meeting and seeing off at the airport (upon prior request)
  • Additional admission fee = $ 100
  • Travel
  • Medical insurance = 20 $.

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
university
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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