Language Exchange International

Learn English in Boca Raton, United States

The Area & School

Boca Raton is a beautiful town located on Florida's "Gold Coast" in between Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. Sitting in the sunny Southern Florida, Boca Raton has a gorgeous year-round climate with an average 77 F (or 25 C) temperature. Though as a small town, Boca Raton has all big city amenities to welcome many visitors per year. There are a variety of shopping centers, restaurants and concert venues in the area, keeping the city safe, friendly and convenient. In addition, you can find numerous cultural activities in Boca Raton as well as well-known golf resorts. Language Exchange International is a professional English school that is only within walking distance from the beach. From here, you can easily connect to many attractions nearby such as Key West, Walt Disney World, and University Studios.

English Courses

Intensive 18 English

The Intensive 18 English program consists of four classes daily, focusing on essential English skills such as Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing. Most classes are taught in mornings and afternoons Monday through Thursday. Fridays are designed as "makeup days" to help students answer questions and catch up with any missing contents throughout the week.

  • Classes begin on Mondays. F-1 student visas are required for this program (must complete 18 hours of lessons per week). Minimum enrollment age is 16. Students have to enroll in at least 1 week of this program.

Starts at $275 for one week

Conversational 8 English

The Conversational 8 English Program primarily focuses on helping students enhance their speaking skills. With 8 hours of lessons per week, students have the opportunity to engage in an active classroom atmosphere and develop solid public speaking skills. All classes meet in the afternoon or evening.

  • All classes start on Mondays. Minimum enrollment age is 16. Students have to enroll in at least 1 week of class.

Starts at $280 for one week

General 16 English

The General 16 English is designed for students who wish to improve their English skills while having more flexibility to enjoy their stay in Boca Ratan. This course is conducted through an unique conversational approach to maximize students' learning outcomes in a lively class environment. With 16 hours of studying per week, the program is taught from 8 am to noon, Monday to Thursday. Having a handful of free time on Fridays, students are able to explore the city and have some fun in the sun!

  • Only tourists visas are required for this program. Courses start every Monday. Minimum student age is 16. All students have to enroll in at least 1 week of class.

Starts at $300 for one week

Private 10

LEI also offers private English courses to meet different needs and preferences. Students have great flexibility to discuss their desired contents with teachers in achieving their own goals. Meetings can be arranged upon mutual availability from both teachers and students. However, LEI highly recommends students take a minimum of 10 hours per week. I-20s and student visas are required for more than 18 hours of studying per week.

Starts at $400 for one week

Exam Preparation 20

LEI offers this program to facilitate students in their test preparation process, with a focus on TOEFL. Including 20 hours of lessons per week, the Exam Preparation 20 English trains students on important test-taking knowledge and techniques and prepares them to enter American universities. 20 hours of lessons are required for two consecutive weeks of studying. Classes on Monday through Friday. I-20s are required for this program.

Starts at $450 for one week

Teaching 20

The Teaching 20 English program offers systematic training for incoming teachers from beginner to advanced level. The TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) program is delivered through a dynamic approach that equips teachers with necessary language skills. Students who successfully complete this course will be recognized with TEFL certificates. Two options for the Dynamic Teaching Training Workshop are also available. This is an advanced level course. A two-week pre-TEFL classes are offered to help students meet this requirement...

Starts at $500 for one week

Business 18

The Business 18 English is designed for business professionals who wish to gain English proficiency and acquire communication skills in real-world settings. In this class, not only can students improve their overall English proficiencies, but also can each student practice fundamental business tasks such as business emails, reports, negotiation, interviews and presentations. The program is taught by a team of professional English teachers who have real experiences in the workplace. This is an advanced program that requires a minimum of 36 hours lessons in two consecutive weeks...

Starts at $800 for one week


Host Family

LEI carefully selects caring and enthusiastic families to welcome each student. Each family is monitored by the school and students are asked to complete host family evaluation forms at the end of their stay to give feedbacks. Each host family will provide a private bedroom, access to restroom and shower, two meals per day, and clean linens and towels to ensure great comfort. All host families are conveniently located within 5 miles away from the school. However, students are responsible for their own transportation.

  • Due to high demand in the summer, early bookings are highly recommended.
  • Shared bedrooms and executive bedrooms are also available upon request. Prices vary.

Starts at $285 / week

Traditional Hotel

LEI also offers hotel accommodations to students who prefer independence and flexibility. A variety of hotels are available to meet different student needs, ranging from standard hotels to beautiful oceanside hotels. Students are able to choose a single room or share the room with a friend. There are many restaurants, movie theaters, shopping malls and other entertainments nearby each hotel location, keeping your stay in Boca Ratan fun and memorable.

  • Hotel prices may vary by season. Please contact school for detailed information.

Starts at $300 / week

Additional Details

2016 US national holidays:

  • New Years Day-Jan 1st
  • Martin Luther King Day-Jan 18th
  • Memorial Day-May 30th
  • Independence Day-Jul 4th
  • Labor Day-Sep 5th
  • Veterans Day-Nov 11th
  • Thanksgiving-Nov 24th
  • Christmas Day-Dec 25th
  • By Plane:
    The biggest airport nearby is Miami International Airport. Students may also choose to arrive via West Palm Beach Airport or Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, about 30 miles away from the school. LEI offers optional round-trip airport pickup service(RECOMMENDED). Please contact school to inquire availability.

  • By Car:
    Students may also choose to arrive via road. If driving, students can follow signs to I-95 north to Yamato Road east exist. Go on Federal Highway (U.S. 1) then head down south. Go one mile and turn right into Spanish River Boulevard. The school is located in Suite 19 in the Spanish River Plaza building.

  • By Bus:
    If you are more comfortable with getting around through bus, there are also plenty options. Take bus route 01 then transfer to #10 and #1 and get off at Federal Highway at Spanish River Boulevard station.

  • For more information, please contact school directly.

Max Group Class Size: 13.0 students per class
Max Capacity: 300 students
Adjusted Price of INT 20: $15.28 per class hour

Some activities include:
* Trip to Sawgrass Mills
* Natural parks explorations
* Excursion to Miami and Palm Beach
* Beach parties
* Airboat rides
* Visit Walt Disney World, Wet and Wild, SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, MGM Studios, etc.

Language Exchange International has over 30 years of quality language education since 1983. The school adopts an unique teaching approach to foster skills and confidence among students just within a few months. LEI is a highly professional and prestigious organization. Accredited by CEA, the school is authorized to issue F-1 visas and I-20s to its global students. With small class sizes and a natural, conversational methodology offered by LEI, students are able effectively improve their English proficiencies as well as cultural awareness. Language Exchange International also stands out via setting a high standard, highly qualified staff, small classes, the most up-to-date materials and exciting curriculum. Come join the warm and friendly student community here at Language Exchange International!