South Beach Languages, founded in 2003, is located 1 block from the ocean in the best part of Miami Beach. We offer group, individual and corporate classes in English or Spanish.
Our mission is to meet individual student needs by providing exceptional programs, instructors and activities within a unique, immersion environment.
Our language classes emphasize communication for academic, social and professional development.
Our native-speaker teachers are dynamic and experienced. We understand that your teacher is the most important element of your learning experience, so we recruit the best language teachers available.
Regardless of your nationality, age or schedule, come visit us in Miami Beach, and let our teachers take you to fluency!
With our CLT learning approach:
Below are some video and written testimonials of students from different countries:
“I am so happy about my experience learning Spanish with South Beach Languages. I’m having so much more fun in Miami now that I can strike up conversations with people at the gym, in stores and on the beach. Liliana and Pelican (Spanish teachers) have been so skillful, friendly and encouraging. I have felt a big increase in fluency. ”Jane Rosen, Chicago ~ Spanish private & group classes
“I love the small group English classes, which have prepared me for the TOEFL in just a few months“Grecia Ortega, Venezuela ~ Course: Advanced English & TOEFL Prep.
“It has really improved my Spanish. The teachers are great and the school feels like a family atmosphere“Linda Green, Miami ~ Course: Spanish Immersion
“Miami Beach is the best! I came here for vacation, but taking English classes was a great way to meet people and go back home with an English certificate“Laura Legaite, Germany ~ English Conversation
“The exchange program is a good opportunity to learn English. I meet my new friend in Starbucks every week for 2 hours. Thank you to South Beach Languages for organizing this“Carolina, Mexico ~ Course: English Beginner Level
“I stayed in their furnished apartment for 3 months. It was very safe, comfortable and just 1 block from the beach.“Luciano Silva, Brazil ~ English Conversation
Why Choose Us?
Experience Miami Beach
South Beach Languages offers free weekly events, such as: volleyball on the beach, karaoke nights, movie nights, museum and club passes, pizza parties and happy hours. As a local school with ties to the Miami Beach community, South Beach Languages loves to take part in community projects. South Beach Languages also offers organized tours/excursions for students.
The following guide is intended for students from abroad applying for the first time:
Please email email@example.com with the following documents:
After we have approved the above documents, please follow the next steps:
For students intending to transfer school, please follow the steps below:
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the following documents
After we have approved the above documentation, an Acceptance Letter + Transfer Form will be issued.
South Beach Languages accepts qualifying students on a case-by-case basis.
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Also known as F1 Visa. The Immigration and National Act has specific requirements which must be met by applicants for the student visa. Consulates will determine whether you qualify for the visa. Applicants must demonstrate that they properly meet student visa requirements including:
· Live in a residence abroad, with no immediate intention of abandoning that residence
· Intend to depart from the United States upon completion of the course of study
· Possess sufficient funds to pursue the proposed course of study
Embassies/Consulates can issue your F1 student visa as early as 120 days before the start date on your I-20 form. Students are encouraged to apply for their I-20 early to provide enough time for visa processing. It is recommended that you wait until you receive your Form I-20 before you make an interview appointment at the U.S. embassy or U.S. consulate. Students can enter the U.S. no earlier than 30 days before the study start date shown on your I-20 form
The I-20 form shows that you are eligible for F-1 Student status. The I-20 form is issued by the school (South Beach Languages). The F1 visa is issued by the US Consulate/Embassy.Download I-20 Application Form
South Beach Languages assists students with accommodation options as follow:
For students staying 1 to 3 weeks. Students can book directly with below hostels. Hostels average range: $20-35/night (for shared room & meals)
- International Travelers Hostel (236 9 Street, across the street from South Beach Languages) www.hostelmiamibeach.com
- Jazz Hostel (321 Collins Ave) http://www.jazzhostels.com/jazzsouthbeach.php
- South Beach Hostel (235 Washington Ave) http://www.sobe-hostel.com/
- Deco Walk Hostel (928 Ocean Drive) http://decowalkhostel.com/
- Bikini Hostel (1247 West Ave) http://bikinihostel.com/
- The Clay Hotel (1438 Washington Ave) http://www.clayhotel.com/
- The Freehand (2727 Indian Creek Drive) www.thefreehand.com
For students staying 1 to 8 weeks:
We can reserve a clean, safe, private room in a hotel, 1 block from the school, 1 block from the beach, with cable tv, air conditioning, private bathroom and a small study area.
Price: $350/week or $1200/month total for the room (2 students or couple can share).
Distance from Language Center: 2 blocks.
For long-term students staying 12 or more weeks:
We suggest renting a private apartment or sharing an apartment with other students.
There are many apartment options based on your budget and preferences.
After you register for classes, we can refer you to our Accommodations Coordinator for a list of current options.
For Homestay information please visit the following site: http://www.sarahomestay.com/locations/miami/
We offer 8 levels of English classes, plus College Prep, TOEFL Prep and Business English. Our English classes are small groups taught by dynamic, experienced, American teachers. There are part-time, vacation or intensive class options.
Our part-time Spanish program is ideal for locals, new arrivals and International visitors to Miami who want to improve their Spanish for work, travel or life in Miami. Spanish Classes are a mix of Spanish grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, with a focus on conversation.