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HOFT Institute

Intensive English Program [Austin, Texas]


  • 2-day and 4-day programs offered
  • After school conversation partners with native English speakers available
  • TOEFL prep as well as other test prep options available: IELTS, TSI

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  • Information
    • About the ESL Program
    • HOFT Institute offers academic core classes for all levels in reading, writing, listening/speaking, and grammar. In addition to these core classes, we offer intensive TOEFL preparation courses and academic electives for both low and high level students.

      Our intensive English program is available both as a 2-day or 4-day option; each option includes 18 hours each week of classes.
    • DATA
    • Type : Private English School
      Establishment : 1984
      Membership/Accreditation : EnglishUSA / ACCET
      Enrollment : 50-100
      Average Class Size : 7-12
      Student Adviser : Available
      Airport Pickup : Available from School
      Internet Access : Available On-Campus
      Tuition : Low
      Activities : Frequently Available
      Location : Urban
      Transportation : Bus, Train, Taxi
    • A Message from School
    • HOFT Institute is a leading private English language school in Austin, Texas. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to improving the language skills of every student. We know that the best way to learn English and improve your fluency is with intensive English programs. You can immerse yourself in the language and practice with native English speakers. Please enjoy our free conversation partners and ESL computer lab. Welcome to the HOFT family! The ESL Director, Erin Taylor, is a warm, friendly person. She is an experienced ESL Instructor for all ages, and she is passionate about helping students become successful. Her office is open any time for students.

      Erin Taylor
      HOFT Institute
      ESL Academic Director
    • HOFT Institute
      2400 Pearl Street
      Austin, Texas  78705  U.S.A.
      TEL: +1 (512) 472-6666
      FAX: +1 (512) 472-6666
      E-mail: katie@hoft.edu
      Website: http://www.hoft.edu/esl/
  • More Details
    • Student Countries of Origin
    • HOFT Institute hosts students from countries all around the world.
    • Faculty Qualifications
    • HOFT instructors are highly qualified professionals with many years of experience teaching English to students from all over the world. Most instructors hold a master’s degree in TESOL, TESL, Linguistics, English or a closely related field, have lived and traveled abroad and also speak a second or third language. Instructors care deeply about their students and are committed to their academic and personal success.
    • Housing
    • HOFT Institute provides students with the opportunity to live in off-campus residences. For students who prefer an independent lifestyle, off-campus residences provide more privacy and offer opportunities to interact with people in the community outside the school environment. Students are encouraged to make their housing arrangements as early as possible due to the limited amount of space available.
    • Surrounding Area
    • HOFT Institute is next to the University of Texas in Austin. Student housing, laundromats, grocery stores and restaurants are across the street. HOFT is close to public transportation, libraries, indoor gyms, public volleyball courts, walking paths, and more!

      HOFT is close to exciting downtown Austin activities and nightlife. The school is amongst many top universities and community colleges, all accessible by public transportation.
    • About the College/University
    • HOFT Institute has over 30 years of education experience in Austin, Texas. The school partners with local universities to offer quality Intensive English programs that prepare students for university transfers. HOFT also provides TOEFL waivers for many local universities, and free academic advising and workshops for students.

      All students enjoy a warm, family-style atmosphere with a rigorous academic curriculum.
    • Conditional Admission / Credit Courses
    • Conditional Admission to colleges and universities is available for qualified students.
  • Courses
    • Intensive English Program

    • About This Course
    • Every morning in the 4-day program, classes begin at 9:00AM and finish at 2:00PM. Students have lunch together on campus every day in the kitchen and dining area. Students receive additional conversation practice after school.

      HOFT’s student areas have fun activities: volleyball, table tennis, and more! Each month, we create fun group activities for students of all ages. The school creates special activities for older students ages 40+ as well.

      Students can use the computer lab any time to study English, TOEFL, IELTS, TSI, GMAT, and GRE.
    • Course Data
    • CLASS SIZE: 7-12 Students
      CLASS LEVELS: 6 Levels
      COURSE LENGTH: 15 Weeks
      MINIMUM AGE: 15 Years Old
      VISA INFORMATION: I-20 Issued Upon Request
      HOUSING: Off-Campus Residence
    • Dates
    • 2019
      15 WEEKS:
      5/13 - 8/229/9 - 12/19

    • Fees
      US$ 100
      TUITION FEE (2018-2019)
      15 WEEKS US$ 4,500
      15 WEEKS N/A N/A US$ 950-2100 Per Month
      Airport Pickup Service
      US$ 30 (Austin International Airport)
    • Remarks / Other Information
    • Dates and Fees are approximate and may change without prior notice.
      Application fee is non-refundable.
  • Location
    • United States Austin, Texas
    • Location
      HOFT Institute
      2400 Pearl Street Austin, Texas  78705  U.S.A.
    • Getting To Your School
    • From Austin-Bergstrom International Airport:
      School provides airport pick-up service that costs US$ 30 and brings students directly to campus. Students are required to request airport pick-up service prior to departing their home country. Taxis are also available at the airport.
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