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HOFT Institute - Intensive American English Institute

HOFT Institute - Intensive American English Institute

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Basic information

  • Enrollment
  • 100students
  • Airport Pickup
  • Yes
  • Telephone
  • 512-472-6666
  • Fax
  • Address
  • Austin, TX 2400 Pearl Street Austin, TX 78705


  • Suburban
  • Homestay
  • Off-campus Residence
  • Private language school
  • Conditional Admission (0)

Why This School?

  • - The Close links between House of Tutors and universities
    - the opportunity to participate in exciting cultural and educational trips
    - The opportunity to gain access to the recreational facilities and libraries of University of Texas at Austin
    - Austin area is home to the World headquarters of Dell, Apple, Samsung, Hewlett Packard, Google
    - IAEI offers a iBT TOEFL CLASS

HOFT Institute - Intensive American English Institute About the

  • IAEI – Intensive American English Institute was established in 1987 and is a leading private English as a Second Language (ESL) school in Austin, Texas. With several programs to choose from, IAEI can accommodate the needs and schedules of F-1 visa students and visitors alike. IAEI also offer classes year-round and have open enrollment so students can register at any time. IAEI offers an intensive 16-week semester of core English classes in the Fall and Spring and an intensive 13-week program in the Summer. In addition, the institution's highly-trained instructors help students build confidence for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). IAEI's various study programs are designed to meet students' personal needs and schedule. Whether it’s individualized independent study or one-on-one tutoring, student will be delighted with his progress and results. Tutoring and GRE, GMAT, LSAT, and SAT Test Preparation services are provided by House of Tutors Learning Centers. IAEI partners with colleges and universities across the United States, some of which will waive TOEFL requirements for students who complete our program, while others work closely with us to prepare students for their university.

Conditional admission

  • Upon successful completion of your English program, You can be conditionally admitted for LETOURNEAU University, The Art Institute of Austin, Tennessee Tech University, Benedictine College and Southeast Missouri State University.Please visit for a good resource with housing and other aspects of studying in Austin.


Course Information

  • Focus of Study and Benefits:
    IAEI customize programs to meet the needs of individual students, as well as those of large groups. IAEI's staff help students for College-entrance assistance after succesfully finishing the program, visa and housing assistance and academic counseling. Students will haave access to TOEFL, GRE, and GMAT test prep programs at IAEI and institutional TOEFL. Through weekly movies and conversation clubs, students can socialize with students from other nations.
    Curriculum :
    Our Academic Core program is excellent for students who are studying to gain admission into an American college or universiy. Students can supplement the normal academic core program with a TOEFL-specific course to create a TOEFL preparation program.

    Classroom Hour :
    18hours/week,Monday-Thursday 9am-2pm

Course Information

Class size 10 Students Schedule 15, 31 Weeks
Course Level 6level VISA Info I-20 Issued Upon Request
Minimum age 18 Accommodation Homestay, Off-campus Residence


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Course Schedule

2025-01-07 2024-09-09 2024-05-13
※ From the Course Starting Dates 15, 31Weeks(month) Choose



School's Admin fee (USD)$ 100
15 Week 30 Week Week Week Week
(USD)$ 4,500 (USD)$ 9,000
Week Week Week Week Week


Housing Placement fee
Accommodation Fee
Terms Homestay On-Campus Dorm/residence Off-Campus residence
Weekly (USD)$ 200 (USD)$ 200

Airport Pickup

Airport Pickup
Other Charges (USD)$ 200    Detail

Remarks / Other Information

  • * Dates and Fees are approximate and may change without prior notice.



  • Apartments and Dormitories
    IAEI is located near the University of Texas, and many dormitories and apartments serving the university community. Dormitories are mainly for students and have group activities, cafeterias and quiet study hours. Apartments give students more independence and responsibility. Apartment homes include private kitchens, multiple rooms and sometimes balconies, swimming pools, workout rooms and yards.
    Homestays with American families are available on a limited basis. IAEI has many connections with Austin families who offer homestays to international students. Home stay living offers a structured, family environment, meals, laundry facilities, private furnished bedrooms, and more. Home stays are ideal for students who wish to stay with a family and experience American culture first hand.IAEI  do not offer housing or transportation to and from the airport. IAEI encourage our students to visit for a good resource with housing and other aspects of studying in Austine.

Surrounding Area

  • Austin is booming, and people everywhere are talking about what a great place Austin is to live in, to go to school and do business. What makes Austin so special… THE CULTURE: Austin is made up of a diverse blend of cultures and lifestyles and has a reputation for being an open, accepting city. When we say “Keep Austin Weird” the city sends the message that they enjoy the uniqueness and diversity of people's culture. THE CREATIVITY: From artists to entrepreneurs, the creativity in Austin is contagious. Austin is a breeding ground for new ideas and clever ways to embellish the ordinary. THE FOOD: Austin is a foodie town! The city has Bar-B-Q, Tex-Mex, Organic and Ethnic that can rival anywhere on earth. Austin has amazing food trucks that offer some of the best food around. THE MUSIC: Any day of the week residents can find live music pulsing through the air. Austin is the “Live Music Capital of the World” with over 200 live music venues throughout the city. ACL Music Festival and SXSW bring people from all over the globe to share the music scene. THE OUTDOORS: Austinites thrive on being outdoors. The city is surrounded by hills and lakes and have miles of hike and bike trails and fabulous parks throughout the city. THE BUSINESS CLIMATE Austin’s attractiveness as a place to live and work is a huge draw for business. We have one of the most educated and talented work forces in the country, giving us the name “Human Capital”. Texas is one of the few states that does not impose a state income tax, and the cost of living and housing is considered very affordable. From large corporations to start ups, Austin is at the top of the list of best places to do business.


  • Movie Club
    Students watch and discuss a variety of movies every week.

    Recreational English
    In this club, students get to enjoy the Austin outdoors.  Examples of past activities include:  paintballing, playing soccer, go-kart racing, kayaking, and rock climbing.

    Tour Austin
    Students in this class explore all that Austin has to offer while practicing their conversational English skills. Students attend weekly field trips to places of interest such as the Texas State Capitol, Harry Ransom Center, Blanton Museum of Art, Mount Bonnell, and Town Lake.

Top Native Language by Center

  • Nationalities of students include Asian, South American,European and other countries. The percentage may vary each month.


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Q: 請問語言學校住宿的相關問題? A: 感謝您的詢問,為您說明如下: 公寓和宿舍 IAEI 靠近德克薩斯大學,大學社區公寓的許多宿舍和服務。宿舍主要為學生,並且有團體活動,食堂和安靜的學習時間。公寓給學生更多的獨立性和責任感。公寓住宅包括私人廚房,多個房間,有時還有陽臺,遊泳池,健身室和庭園。 寄宿家庭 可以提供有限的美國家庭家庭寄宿。 IAEI 與奧斯汀的家庭合作,為國際學生提供許多連接的寄宿家庭。寄宿家庭的生活提供穩定的家庭環境,膳食,洗衣設施,帶家具的私​​人臥室等等。家庭寄宿是願意留在一個家庭中,直接體驗美國文化學生的理想選擇。 IAEI 不提供住房或機場接送服務。 IAEI 鼓勵我們的學生去到 了解住房和奧斯丁課程等不同方面的資源。

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