Language course English in Cape Town

Good Hope Studies

Learn English in Cape Town at our partner school Good Hope Studies. This school has two locations, one in the city centre (in a beautiful office building in the pedestrian walkway of St. Georges Mall), and the other location called Newland campus, which is a private building in a leafy, upmarket residential area of Newlands.

Newland campus: Close to the school you can find shops, restaurants, bars and various sports facilities. Apart of classrooms, student lounge and lending library, the school has a large garden and outdoor pool. Popular beaches and the city centre are just 20 minutes away by public transport.

Key features of our partner English school in Cape Town (Newland campus)

  • Accredited by the prestigious IALC group
  • 10 fully equipped classrooms
  • Receives students from over 50 different countries each year
  • One of the most established language schools in South Africa
  • Choice of 2 locations; either inner city Capetown or in the more peaceful Newlands suburb
  • Relaxed, yet professional atmosphere
  • Free internet and WIFI access
  • Student lounge and self-study programmes
  • Minimum age: 17 years

Social programme

The Good Hope Studies Social Club aims to help students meet people from all over the world and enjoy themselves whilst they learn English in Cape Town. Examples of the excursions organised by the school include:

  • City tour
  • Table Mountain
  • Transport to on a Friday to Long Street, one of Capetown’s best nightspots
  • Cape of Good Hope
  • Township tour  

Intensive

There are many options for the intensive course: 16, 20, 26 or 30 lessons per week. The lessons include grammar, reading, writing, listening and vocabulary extension, with a strong focus on communication. An emphasis is placed on real-life situations through role-plays, conversations, interviews, and simulated telephone dialogues.


For the intensive course 30 lessons per week you will have 4 lessons in the morning and 2 lessons in the afternoon with skills focus. The training is complemented by discussions around South African culture, history and current affairs. The 10 afternoon lessons are arranged Monday to Thursday.

Minimum age is 17 year .

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
16
20
25
30
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 340 635 930 1185 1470 1755 2040 2325 2610 2895 3180 3045
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 525 975 1425 1835 2275 2715 3155 3595 4035 4475 4915 4935
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 570 1065 1560 2015 2500 2985 3470 3955 4440 4925 5410 5475
Intensive with school residence, double room, no meals 1955 2425 2895 3365 3835 4305 4775 5245 5295
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 560 1045 1530 1975 2450 2925 3400 3875 4350 4825 5300 5355
Intensive with campus, 4 person room, no meals 610 1145 1680 2175 2700 3225 3750 4275 4800 5325 5850 5955
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 380 715 1050 1345 1670 1995 2320 2645 2970 3295 3620 3465
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 565 1055 1545 1995 2475 2955 3435 3915 4395 4875 5355 5355
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 610 1145 1680 2175 2700 3225 3750 4275 4800 5325 5850 5895
Intensive with school residence, double room, no meals 2115 2625 3135 3645 4155 4665 5175 5685 5715
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 600 1125 1650 2135 2650 3165 3680 4195 4710 5225 5740 5775
Intensive with campus, 4 person room, no meals 650 1225 1800 2335 2900 3465 4030 4595 5160 5725 6290 6375
Starting dates:  

beginner : 02/01, 29/01, 26/02, 26/03, 23/04, 21/05, 18/06, 16/07, 13/08, 10/09, 08/10, 05/11, 03/12
from beginner : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Special intensive courses can start on any Monday (with basic level), although we advise you to start on the starting dates for beginners.

Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked for 2 people travelling together. Private bathroom on request for a supplement: 45€ per person / per week when staying in a twin room and 45€ per week when staying in a single room. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Transfer:  

€35

The price mentioned above is for for a one-way transfer upon arrival. In case you wish to also book a transfer on departure, please indicate this on the booking.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • information about Capetown
  • certificate of attendance

The teaching materials are not included; for a deposit of 2000 ZAR / € 150 you can loan them.

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 21/03/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 27/04/2018, 01/05/2018, 16/06/2018, 09/08/2018, 24/09/2018, 17/12/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018. Only one-to-one lessons will be rescheduled. If the first Monday of your course is on a holiday, lessons start on Tuesday.

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 10 per class
Number of lessons per week:
16
20
25
30
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 345 645 945 1205 1495 1785 2075 2365 2655 2945 3235 3105
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 540 1005 1470 1895 2350 2805 3260 3715 4170 4625 5080 5115
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 585 1095 1605 2075 2575 3075 3575 4075 4575 5075 5575 5655
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 575 1075 1575 2035 2525 3015 3505 3995 4485 4975 5465 5535
Intensive with school residence, double room, no meals 2015 2500 2985 3470 3955 4440 4925 5410 5475
Intensive with school residence, single room, no meals 2155 2675 3195 3715 4235 4755 5275 5795 5895
Intensive with campus, 4 person room, no meals 590 1105 1620 2095 2600 3105 3610 4115 4620 5125 5630 5715
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 385 725 1065 1365 1695 2025 2355 2685 3015 3345 3675 3525
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 580 1085 1590 2055 2550 3045 3540 4035 4530 5025 5520 5535
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 625 1175 1725 2235 2775 3315 3855 4395 4935 5475 6015 6075
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 615 1155 1695 2195 2725 3255 3785 4315 4845 5375 5905 5955
Intensive with school residence, double room, no meals 2175 2700 3225 3750 4275 4800 5325 5850 5895
Intensive with school residence, single room, no meals 2315 2875 3435 3995 4555 5115 5675 6235 6315
Intensive with campus, 4 person room, no meals 630 1185 1740 2255 2800 3345 3890 4435 4980 5525 6070 6135
Starting dates:  

beginner : 07/01, 11/02, 18/03, 23/04, 27/05, 01/07, 05/08, 09/09, 14/10, 18/11, 23/12
from beginner : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course can start on any Monday with basic level, for beginner level please see beginner starting dates.

Surcharge course:   07/01/2019 - 29/03/2019 : €20 per week
Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked for 2 people travelling together. Private bathroom on request for a supplement: 30€ per person / per week when staying in a twin room and 50€ per week when staying in a single room. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Info residence:  

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Info school residence:  

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Info campus:  

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Transfer:  

€35

The price mentioned above is for for a one-way transfer upon arrival. It is compulsory to book a transfer on arrival when booking accommodation. In case you wish to also book a transfer on departure, please indicate this on the booking.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • information about Capetown
  • certificate of attendance
  • course report for courses of 4 weeks or longer

Important: The teaching materials are not included. Students are required to purchase a course book on their first day of school at reception (approx cost € 19-564 = € 20-38). Every 10 weeks, the course book changes. Students who require a course book for only 3 weeks or less can rent a book at no extra costs.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 21/03/2019, 19/04/2019, 22/04/2019, 27/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 17/06/2019, 09/08/2019, 24/09/2019, 16/12/2019, 25/12/2019, 26/12/2019, 01/01/2020. Only one-to-one lessons will be rescheduled. If the first Monday of your course is on a holiday, lessons start on Tuesday.

Combined

The combined course is specially designed for those participants who would like to study in a group, yet at the same time have some private lessons for their professional or personal needs. 25 lessons per week, daily 4 lessons + 1 individual lesson.

Minimum age is 17 year .

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12/1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
25
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Combined without accommodation 510 975 1440 1845
Combined with host family, double room, halfboard 695 1315 1935 2495
Combined with host family, single room, halfboard 740 1405 2070 2675
Combined with school residence, double room, no meals 2615
Combined with residence, single room, no meals 730 1385 2040 2635
Combined with campus, 4 person room, no meals 780 1485 2190 2835
Starting dates:  

beginner : 02/01, 29/01, 26/02, 26/03, 23/04, 21/05, 18/06, 16/07, 13/08, 10/09, 08/10, 05/11, 03/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Special intensive courses can start on any Monday (with basic level), although we advise you to start on the starting dates for beginners.

Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked for 2 people travelling together. Private bathroom on request for a supplement: 45€ per person / per week when staying in a twin room and 45€ per week when staying in a single room. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Transfer:  

€35

The price mentioned above is for for a one-way transfer upon arrival. In case you wish to also book a transfer on departure, please indicate this on the booking.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • information about Capetown
  • certificate of attendance

The teaching materials are not included; for a deposit of 2000 ZAR / € 150 you can loan them.

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 21/03/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 27/04/2018, 01/05/2018, 16/06/2018, 09/08/2018, 24/09/2018, 17/12/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018. Only one-to-one lessons will be rescheduled. If the first Monday of your course is on a holiday, lessons start on Tuesday.

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12/1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
25
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Combined without accommodation 520 995 1470 1885
Combined with host family, double room, halfboard 715 1355 1995 2575
Combined with host family, single room, halfboard 760 1445 2130 2755
Combined with residence, single room, no meals 750 1425 2100 2715
Combined with school residence, double room, no meals 2695
Combined with school residence, single room, no meals 2835
Combined with campus, 4 person room, no meals 765 1455 2145 2775
Starting dates:  

beginner : 07/01, 11/02, 18/03, 23/04, 27/05, 01/07, 05/08, 09/09, 14/10, 18/11, 23/12
from beginner : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course can start on any Monday with basic level. For beginners, please see the beginner level starting dates.

Surcharge course:   07/01/2019 - 29/03/2019 : €20 per week
Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked for 2 people travelling together. Private bathroom on request for a supplement: 30€ per person / per week when staying in a twin room and 50€ per week when staying in a single room. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Info residence:  

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Info school residence:  

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Info campus:  

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Transfer:  

€35

The price mentioned above is for for a one-way transfer upon arrival. It is compulsory to book a transfer on arrival when booking accommodation. In case you wish to also book a transfer on departure, please indicate this on the booking.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • information about Capetown
  • certificate of attendance
  • course report for courses of 4 weeks or longer

Important: The teaching materials are not included. Students are required to purchase a course book on their first day of school at reception (approx cost € 19-564 = € 20-38). Every 10 weeks, the course book changes. Students who require a course book for only 3 weeks or less can rent a book at no extra costs.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 21/03/2019, 19/04/2019, 22/04/2019, 27/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 17/06/2019, 09/08/2019, 24/09/2019, 16/12/2019, 25/12/2019, 26/12/2019, 01/01/2020. Only one-to-one lessons will be rescheduled. If the first Monday of your course is on a holiday, lessons start on Tuesday.

Commercial English

The commercial English course is recommended for students who use English mainly in business situations. This course combines an intensive course of 20 lessons with 10 business lessons per week. The afternoon business lessons cover the language skills needed in the work place such as negotiating, telephoning, presentations, writing reports, etc.

Minimum age is 19 year .

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 6 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Commercial English without accommodation 380 715 1050 1345
Commercial English with host family, double room, halfboard 565 1055 1545 1995
Commercial English with host family, single room, halfboard 610 1145 1680 2175
Commercial English with school residence, double room, no meals 2115
Commercial English with residence, single room, no meals 600 1125 1650 2135
Commercial English with campus, 4 person room, no meals 650 1225 1800 2335
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 02/01, 29/01, 26/02, 26/03, 23/04, 21/05, 18/06, 16/07, 13/08, 10/09, 08/10, 05/11, 03/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked for 2 people travelling together. Private bathroom on request for a supplement: 45€ per person / per week when staying in a twin room and 45€ per week when staying in a single room. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Transfer:  

€35

The price mentioned above is for for a one-way transfer upon arrival. In case you wish to also book a transfer on departure, please indicate this on the booking.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • information about Capetown
  • certificate of attendance

The teaching materials are not included; for a deposit of 2000 ZAR / € 150 you can loan them.

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 21/03/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 27/04/2018, 01/05/2018, 16/06/2018, 09/08/2018, 24/09/2018, 17/12/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018. Only one-to-one lessons will be rescheduled. If the first Monday of your course is on a holiday, lessons start on Tuesday.

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 6 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Commercial English without accommodation 385 725 1065 1365
Commercial English with host family, double room, halfboard 580 1085 1590 2055
Commercial English with host family, single room, halfboard 625 1175 1725 2235
Commercial English with residence, single room, no meals 615 1155 1695 2195
Commercial English with school residence, double room, no meals 2175
Commercial English with school residence, single room, no meals 2315
Commercial English with campus, 4 person room, no meals 630 1185 1740 2255
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 07/01, 11/02, 18/03, 23/04, 27/05, 01/07, 05/08, 09/09, 14/10, 18/11, 23/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Surcharge course:   07/01/2019 - 29/03/2019 : €20 per week
Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked for 2 people travelling together. Private bathroom on request for a supplement: 30€ per person / per week when staying in a twin room and 50€ per week when staying in a single room. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Info residence:  

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Info school residence:  

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Info campus:  

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Transfer:  

€35

The price mentioned above is for for a one-way transfer upon arrival. It is compulsory to book a transfer on arrival when booking accommodation. In case you wish to also book a transfer on departure, please indicate this on the booking.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • information about Capetown
  • certificate of attendance
  • course report for courses of 4 weeks or longer

Important: The teaching materials are not included. Students are required to purchase a course book on their first day of school at reception (approx cost € 19-564 = € 20-38). Every 10 weeks, the course book changes. Students who require a course book for only 3 weeks or less can rent a book at no extra costs.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 21/03/2019, 19/04/2019, 22/04/2019, 27/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 17/06/2019, 09/08/2019, 24/09/2019, 16/12/2019, 25/12/2019, 26/12/2019, 01/01/2020. Only one-to-one lessons will be rescheduled. If the first Monday of your course is on a holiday, lessons start on Tuesday.

Cambridge exam

Cambridge examination certificates are English language qualifications which are recognised and highly valued by many employers around the world.

The school is one of the leading providers of Cambridge exam courses in Cape Town. The courses are run by specially trained teachers and are offered as closed courses. From beginning to end all lessons have one dedicated goal: the offering of the best possible preparation.
Small class sizes ensure personal attention for all participants and 25 hours of lessons per week (9 or 10 weeks) ensures a high pass rate. The exam can be taken in Cape Town after the course.

To read more about the Cambridge examination course please click here.

Minimum age is 17 year .

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 10 per class
Number of lessons per week:
25
Number of weeks:
  9 weeks 10 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 2610 2895
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 4035 4475
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 4440 4925
Cambridge exam with school residence, double room, no meals 4305 4775
Cambridge exam with residence, single room, no meals 4350 4825
Cambridge exam with campus, 4 person room, no meals 4800 5325
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 08/01, 03/04, 26/03, 25/09

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

The Cambridge course prepares for all 3 exam levels, depending on your level:

FCE: 08/01/2018, 03/04/2018 & 25/09/2018

CAE: 08/01/2018, 26/03/2018, 25/09/2018*

CPE: 08/01/2018, 03/04/2018*, 25/09/2018

*Candidates starting on these dates require an extra week of accommodation for the exam. Prices not included and available upon request.

Please contact StudyTravel for more information about exam dates and starting dates.

The prices of the Cambridge exam courses do not include the exam fee nor the teaching materials.

Course materials:  

ca. €75, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €160, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked for 2 people travelling together. Private bathroom on request for a supplement: 45€ per person / per week when staying in a twin room and 45€ per week when staying in a single room. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Transfer:  

€35

The price mentioned above is for for a one-way transfer upon arrival. In case you wish to also book a transfer on departure, please indicate this on the booking.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • information about Capetown
  • certificate of attendance

The teaching materials are not included; for a deposit of 2000 ZAR / € 150 you can loan them.

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 21/03/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 27/04/2018, 01/05/2018, 16/06/2018, 09/08/2018, 24/09/2018, 17/12/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018. Only one-to-one lessons will be rescheduled. If the first Monday of your course is on a holiday, lessons start on Tuesday.

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 10 per class
Number of lessons per week:
25
Number of weeks:
  9 weeks 10 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 2655 2945
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 4170 4625
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 4575 5075
Cambridge exam with residence, single room, no meals 4485 4975
Cambridge exam with school residence, double room, no meals 4440 4925
Cambridge exam with school residence, single room, no meals 4755 5275
Cambridge exam with campus, 4 person room, no meals 4620 5125
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 07/01, 01/04, 30/09, 07/10

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

The Cambridge course prepares for all 3 exam levels, depending on your level:

FCE: 07/01/2019, 01/04/2019 & 07/10/2019
CAE: 07/01/2019, 01/04/2019, 30/09/2019
CPE: 07/01/2019, 01/04/2019, 30/09/2019

Depending on the exam date, you will have to require an extra week of accommodation for the exam. Prices not included and available upon request. Please contact StudyTravel for more information about exam dates and starting dates.

The prices of the Cambridge exam courses do not include the exam fee (aprox. 160€) nor the teaching materials (aprox. 75€).

Course materials:  

ca. €75, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €160, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked for 2 people travelling together. Private bathroom on request for a supplement: 30€ per person / per week when staying in a twin room and 50€ per week when staying in a single room. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Info residence:  

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Info school residence:  

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Info campus:  

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Transfer:  

€35

The price mentioned above is for for a one-way transfer upon arrival. It is compulsory to book a transfer on arrival when booking accommodation. In case you wish to also book a transfer on departure, please indicate this on the booking.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • information about Capetown
  • certificate of attendance
  • course report for courses of 4 weeks or longer

Important: The teaching materials are not included. Students are required to purchase a course book on their first day of school at reception (approx cost € 19-564 = € 20-38). Every 10 weeks, the course book changes. Students who require a course book for only 3 weeks or less can rent a book at no extra costs.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 21/03/2019, 19/04/2019, 22/04/2019, 27/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 17/06/2019, 09/08/2019, 24/09/2019, 16/12/2019, 25/12/2019, 26/12/2019, 01/01/2020. Only one-to-one lessons will be rescheduled. If the first Monday of your course is on a holiday, lessons start on Tuesday.

IELTS

International English Language Testing System

The IELTS course can be taken for 4 or 8 weeks, consisting of 20 lessons of General English + 10 lessons of exam preparation per week. The students work on test examples and improve basic communication skills such as speaking, reading, writing and listening. The overall goal of this course is to be well prepared and pass the IELTS exam.
The IELTS exam often takes place on Saturdays. Therefore, it may be necessary to book an extra night (staying until Sunday).

If you are interested in taking the IELTS exam at the end of your course, please contact us for the appropriate starting dates. We also inform you about how to register sufficiently in advance via www.ielts.org. The exam fees are not included in the prices below.

For more information on the IELTS examination course please click here.

Minimum age is 17 year .

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 6 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks 8 weeks  
IELTS without accommodation 1345 2645
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 1995 3915
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 2175 4275
IELTS with school residence, double room, no meals 2115 4155
IELTS with residence, single room, no meals 2135 4195
IELTS with campus, 4 person room, no meals 2335 4595
Starting dates:  

02/01, 29/01, 26/02, 26/03, 23/04, 21/05, 18/06, 16/07, 13/08, 10/09, 08/10, 05/11, 03/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

The exam fees for the IELTS exam are not included (approx €150).


Exam fees:  

ca. €204, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked for 2 people travelling together. Private bathroom on request for a supplement: 45€ per person / per week when staying in a twin room and 45€ per week when staying in a single room. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Transfer:  

€35

The price mentioned above is for for a one-way transfer upon arrival. In case you wish to also book a transfer on departure, please indicate this on the booking.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • information about Capetown
  • certificate of attendance

The teaching materials are not included; for a deposit of 2000 ZAR / € 150 you can loan them.

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 21/03/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 27/04/2018, 01/05/2018, 16/06/2018, 09/08/2018, 24/09/2018, 17/12/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018. Only one-to-one lessons will be rescheduled. If the first Monday of your course is on a holiday, lessons start on Tuesday.

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 6 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks 8 weeks  
IELTS without accommodation 1365 2685
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 2055 4035
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 2235 4395
IELTS with residence, single room, no meals 2195 4315
IELTS with school residence, double room, no meals 2175 4275
IELTS with school residence, single room, no meals 2315 4555
IELTS with campus, 4 person room, no meals 2255 4435
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 07/01, 11/02, 18/03, 23/04, 27/05, 01/07, 05/08, 09/09, 14/10, 18/11, 23/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

The exam fees for the IELTS exam are not included (€ 214).


Exam fees:  

ca. €214, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharge course:   07/01/2019 - 29/03/2019 : €20 per week
Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked for 2 people travelling together. Private bathroom on request for a supplement: 30€ per person / per week when staying in a twin room and 50€ per week when staying in a single room. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Info residence:  

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Info school residence:  

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Info campus:  

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Transfer:  

€35

The price mentioned above is for for a one-way transfer upon arrival. It is compulsory to book a transfer on arrival when booking accommodation. In case you wish to also book a transfer on departure, please indicate this on the booking.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • information about Capetown
  • certificate of attendance
  • course report for courses of 4 weeks or longer

Important: The teaching materials are not included. Students are required to purchase a course book on their first day of school at reception (approx cost € 19-564 = € 20-38). Every 10 weeks, the course book changes. Students who require a course book for only 3 weeks or less can rent a book at no extra costs.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 21/03/2019, 19/04/2019, 22/04/2019, 27/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 17/06/2019, 09/08/2019, 24/09/2019, 16/12/2019, 25/12/2019, 26/12/2019, 01/01/2020. Only one-to-one lessons will be rescheduled. If the first Monday of your course is on a holiday, lessons start on Tuesday.

TOEFL

The TOEFL preparation course can be taken for 4 or 8 weeks, consisting of 20 lessons of General English + 10 lessons of exam preparation per week.The overall goal of this course is to be well prepared and pass the TOEFL exam.

If you are interested in taking the TOEFL exam at the end of your course, please contact StudyTravel. We will inform you about how to register sufficiently in advance via http://www.ets.org/toefl.

Click here for more information about the TOEFL exam.

Minimum age is 17 year .

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 6 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks 8 weeks  
TOEFL without accommodation 1345 2645
TOEFL with host family, double room, halfboard 1995 3915
TOEFL with host family, single room, halfboard 2175 4275
TOEFL with school residence, double room, no meals 2115 4155
TOEFL with residence, single room, no meals 2135 4195
TOEFL with campus, 4 person room, no meals 2335 4595
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 02/01, 29/01, 26/02, 26/03, 23/04, 21/05, 18/06, 16/07, 13/08, 10/09, 08/10, 05/11, 03/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Exam fees are not included in the course price.

Exam fees:  

ca. €201, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked for 2 people travelling together. Private bathroom on request for a supplement: 45€ per person / per week when staying in a twin room and 45€ per week when staying in a single room. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Transfer:  

€35

The price mentioned above is for for a one-way transfer upon arrival. In case you wish to also book a transfer on departure, please indicate this on the booking.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • information about Capetown
  • certificate of attendance

The teaching materials are not included; for a deposit of 2000 ZAR / € 150 you can loan them.

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 21/03/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 27/04/2018, 01/05/2018, 16/06/2018, 09/08/2018, 24/09/2018, 17/12/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018. Only one-to-one lessons will be rescheduled. If the first Monday of your course is on a holiday, lessons start on Tuesday.

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 6 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks 8 weeks  
TOEFL without accommodation 1365 2685
TOEFL with host family, double room, halfboard 2055 4035
TOEFL with host family, single room, halfboard 2235 4395
TOEFL with residence, single room, no meals 2195 4315
TOEFL with school residence, double room, no meals 2175 4275
TOEFL with school residence, single room, no meals 2315 4555
TOEFL with campus, 4 person room, no meals 2255 4435
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 07/01, 11/02, 18/03, 23/04, 27/05, 01/07, 05/08, 09/09, 14/10, 18/11, 23/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Exam fees are not included in the course price (aprox. € 201).

Exam fees:  

ca. €201, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharge course:   07/01/2019 - 29/03/2019 : €20 per week
Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked for 2 people travelling together. Private bathroom on request for a supplement: 30€ per person / per week when staying in a twin room and 50€ per week when staying in a single room. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Info residence:  

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Info school residence:  

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Info campus:  

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Transfer:  

€35

The price mentioned above is for for a one-way transfer upon arrival. It is compulsory to book a transfer on arrival when booking accommodation. In case you wish to also book a transfer on departure, please indicate this on the booking.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • information about Capetown
  • certificate of attendance
  • course report for courses of 4 weeks or longer

Important: The teaching materials are not included. Students are required to purchase a course book on their first day of school at reception (approx cost € 19-564 = € 20-38). Every 10 weeks, the course book changes. Students who require a course book for only 3 weeks or less can rent a book at no extra costs.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 21/03/2019, 19/04/2019, 22/04/2019, 27/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 17/06/2019, 09/08/2019, 24/09/2019, 16/12/2019, 25/12/2019, 26/12/2019, 01/01/2020. Only one-to-one lessons will be rescheduled. If the first Monday of your course is on a holiday, lessons start on Tuesday.

One-to-One

One-to-one course lessons are ideally suited for students who want to improve as quickly as possible and want the maximum in personal attention. In these lessons you can specify exactly what you would like to focus on. The exact needs within the focus of study are established at the beginning of the course through a needs analysis. Throughout your stay your needs will constantly be assessed to take into consideration your changing requirements as the course progresses.

Minimum age is 17 year .

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 845 1645
One-to-One with host family, double room, halfboard 1030 1985
One-to-One with host family, single room, halfboard 1075 2075
One-to-One with residence, single room, no meals 1065 2055
One-to-One with campus, 4 person room, no meals 1115 2155
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked for 2 people travelling together. Private bathroom on request for a supplement: 45€ per person / per week when staying in a twin room and 45€ per week when staying in a single room. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Transfer:  

€35

The price mentioned above is for for a one-way transfer upon arrival. In case you wish to also book a transfer on departure, please indicate this on the booking.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • information about Capetown
  • certificate of attendance

The teaching materials are not included; for a deposit of 2000 ZAR / € 150 you can loan them.

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 21/03/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 27/04/2018, 01/05/2018, 16/06/2018, 09/08/2018, 24/09/2018, 17/12/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018. Only one-to-one lessons will be rescheduled. If the first Monday of your course is on a holiday, lessons start on Tuesday.

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 865 1685
One-to-One with host family, double room, halfboard 1060 2045
One-to-One with host family, single room, halfboard 1105 2135
One-to-One with residence, single room, no meals 1095 2115
One-to-One with campus, 4 person room, no meals 1110 2145
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked for 2 people travelling together. Private bathroom on request for a supplement: 30€ per person / per week when staying in a twin room and 50€ per week when staying in a single room. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Info residence:  

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Info campus:  

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Transfer:  

€35

The price mentioned above is for for a one-way transfer upon arrival. It is compulsory to book a transfer on arrival when booking accommodation. In case you wish to also book a transfer on departure, please indicate this on the booking.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • information about Capetown
  • certificate of attendance
  • course report for courses of 4 weeks or longer

Important: The teaching materials are not included. Students are required to purchase a course book on their first day of school at reception (approx cost € 19-564 = € 20-38). Every 10 weeks, the course book changes. Students who require a course book for only 3 weeks or less can rent a book at no extra costs.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 21/03/2019, 19/04/2019, 22/04/2019, 27/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 17/06/2019, 09/08/2019, 24/09/2019, 16/12/2019, 25/12/2019, 26/12/2019, 01/01/2020. Only one-to-one lessons will be rescheduled. If the first Monday of your course is on a holiday, lessons start on Tuesday.

Host family

Staying with a host family offers an insight into the South African life-style, while giving you the opportunity to reinforce newly acquired language skills. A host family can be a traditional family, a young couple or a single woman. However, what they have in common is their interest in meeting people from all over the world and quickly making them feel comfortable. Many families are within walking distance of the school or within a few stations by Metrorail. You will be staying in a single room, double rooms are only available for people traveling together. Lodging is based on half board. If paying a surchage, rooms with private bathrooms are available.

Residence

The student residence is ideally situated in a popular student district close to pubs and restaurants and at approximatly 20-30 minutes by Metrorail from both school locations (City Centre or Newlands).

There are 2 buildings, 1 for male students and 1 for female students. The single rooms are basic, yet with modern furnishings and 5 rooms share one bathroom. It is the right choice for those who are young, or feel young, and wish to be more independent.

The kitchen is shared by other students who you live together with. Lodging is based on no meals, but it is possible to book breakfast, lunch and dinner whilst there. Students from the university also live in the residence.

School residence

The school residence is a house in an attractive suburb of Cape Town, at 15 minutes walking distance from the school building in Newlands. The distance to the other school location in the city centre is 30 minutes by MetroRail. There are double rooms available with shared bathroom. The students further share the living room with TV and DVD, kitchen and garden with swimming pool. Travelling to the city centre of Capetown takes about 30 minutes by metrorail.

Minimal stay is four weeks.

Campus

Situated right next to the school building in Newlands, and accommodating 14 students, this is an upmarket house on a large property, with a garden, a swimming pool and a veranda. There is a self-catering kitchen and large community room. You will share a room with 3-4 students. The students share 4 bathrooms in total.

The main shopping areas for the southern area as well as restaurants, pubs, etc. are within walking distance.


Key features:

  • Location: nice residential area in walking distance (10 minutes) to a commercial centre.
  • Meals: Self-catering facilities are available for students to prepare their own meals.      
  • Laundry: A washing machine is available free of charge.
  • Bedding: Provided.
  • Towels: Not provided.
  • Facilities: A dining room, lounge with TV and DVD, Wifi and a garden with a swimming pool.                     

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South Africa is a stunning country home to some fantastic weather and incredible cultures. Very much Africa's superpower, South Africa has the continent's biggest economy, with strong financial and manufacturing sectors and a leading exporter of minerals, but its largest financial gain is tourism, with some of the most beautiful coastline in the world Cape Town is arguably the most popular tourist destination in South Africa.

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