Language course English in San Francisco

St. Giles Colleges

Learn English in San Francisco at our partner language institute, St. Giles. Found in the financial centre of San Francisco, St. Giles is close to a number of shops and restaurants.The enthusiastic, highly professional teachers and the unique teaching methods guarantee effective English study through a relaxed but hardworking atmosphere.

Key features of our partner English school in San Francisco:

  • Accredited by the British Council
  • 90 different nationalities
  • 19 modern, spacious classrooms
  • Intensive courses start each Monday
  • Computer room with free internet access and Skype use
  • WIFI access across the whole school
  • Student room
  • Library
  • Student orientation service
  • Multimedia centre
  • Language laboratory
  • Cafeteria
  • Host family accommodation with no more than 1 student of the same nationality
  • Minimum age: 16 years

Social Programme

To complete your English course St. Giles organises a programme of 2 to 3 extra-curricular activities each week, example include:

  • Trips to Union Square, Chinatown, Alcatraz, Yosemite Park and Lake Tahoe
  • Cinema and theatre visits
  • Outings to nightclubs and festivals
  • Excursions to Los Angeles, Disneyland, Las Vegas and Grand Canyon 

Intensive 28

This course of  28 lessons per week consists of grammar, vocabulary building, reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Small classes (maximum 12 students) guarantee that you will receive a high level of personal attention and maximum learning opportunities. In the morning you have 4 lessons and in the afternoon 2 lessons (except for Fridays). Minimum course length is one week.


The interactive teaching method engages you into the learning process so that you learn communication skills and develop confidence quickly. The school offers 6 different levels, so there will be a class which is just right for you.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2019

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
28
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks 33 weeks 34 weeks 35 weeks 36 weeks  
Intensive 28 without accommodation 599 1061 1522 1805 2222 2639 3056 3407 3816 4224 4633 4812 5201 5591 5980 6370 6760 7149 7539 7928 8318 8707 9097 9486 9876 10265 10655 11045 11434 11824 12213 12603 12992 13382 13771 14161
Intensive 28 with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 864 1505 2145 2607 3203 3798 4394 4924 5512 6099 6687 7044 7613 8181 8749 9318 9886 10454 11023 11591 12159 12728 13296 13864 14433 15001 15569 16138 16706 17275 17843 18411 18980 19548 20116 20685
Intensive 28 with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 903 1581 2260 2760 3394 4028 4662 5231 5856 6482 7108 7504 8111 8717 9324 9931 10537 11144 11751 12357 12964 13571 14177 14784 15391 15997 16604 17211 17817 18424 19031 19637 20244 20851 21457 22064
Intensive 28 with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2877 3540 4203 4867 5464 6119 6774 7429 7854 8490 9126 9762 10398 11034 11669 12305 12941 13577 14213 14849 15485 16120 16756 17392 18028 18664 19300 19936 20572 21207 21843 22479 23115
Intensive 28 with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 3567 4402 5238 6074 6844 7671 8498 9326 9923 10732 11540 12348 13156 13965 14773 15581 16390 17198 18006 18814 19623 20431 21239 22048 22856 23664 24472 25281 26089 26897 27706 28514 29322
Intensive 28 with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 3034 3736 4439 5141 5778 6472 7166 7861 8325 9000 9675 10350 11025 11700 12376 13051 13726 14401 15076 15751 16426 17101 17776 18451 19126 19802 20477 21152 21827 22502 23177 23852 24527
Intensive 28 with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 3516 4338 5161 5984 6741 7556 8371 9185 9770 10566 11361 12157 12952 13748 14543 15339 16134 16930 17725 18521 19316 20112 20907 21703 22498 23294 24089 24885 25680 26476 27271 28067 28862
Intensive 28 with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1032 1841 2649 3278 4042 4805 5569 6267 7022 7778 8533 9059 9795 10531 11267 12003 12740 13476 14212 14948 15684 16421 17157 17893 18629 19365 20102 20838 21574 22310 23047 23783 24519 25255 25991 26728
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €55, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 people who travel together.

  • Surcharge for half board: The system calculates the surcharge for a single room (€ 77 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 64 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €77 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €58 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • A private bathroom in is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 23) and a refundable security deposit of € 320 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€23, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €14 per week
Info kenmore residence:  
  • A private bathroom in the Kenmore residence is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Accommodation in the Kenmore residence has a minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €16 per week
Transfer:  

€97

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 21.00 hours.

  • Outside these hours and on holidays the price of a transfer is € 119 p.p.
  • In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 28 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • information about the city
  • access to e-learning online
  • Certificate of assistance

Text / grammar books are not included, the price depends on the language level.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 21/01/2019, 18/02/2019, 19/04/2019, 27/05/2019, 04/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 28/11/2019, 29/11/2019, and from 23/12/2019 - 27/12/2019. Lessons start again on 30/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled

Intensive (in the morning)

This intensive morning course of  20 lessons per week consists of grammar, vocabulary building, reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Small classes (maximum 12 students) guarantee that you will receive a high level of personal attention and maximum learning opportunities. The lessons are In the morning (from 9.00 - 13.00 hours) If you choose to take your lessons in the afternoon, this will be cheaper. Minimum course length is one week.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2019

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

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks 33 weeks 34 weeks 35 weeks 36 weeks  
Intensive (in the morning) without accommodation 520 904 1287 1498 1839 2179 2519 2743 3068 3394 3720 3936 4253 4569 4886 5202 5519 5835 6152 6469 6785 7102 7418 7735 8051 8368 8684 9001 9318 9634 9951 10267 10584 10900 11217 11534
Intensive (in the morning) with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 2727 3353 3979 4605 5114 5725 6336 6948 7449 8051 8653
Intensive (in the morning) with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 3209 3955 4701 5448 6077 6809 7540 8272 8894 9617 10339 11062 11784 12507 13229 13952 14675 15397 16120 16842 17565 18287 19010 19732 20455 21177 21900 22622 23345 24067 24790 25512 26235
Intensive (in the morning) with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2570 3157 3744 4330 4800 5372 5944 6516 6979 7541 8104
Intensive (in the morning) with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 3260 4019 4778 5537 6179 6924 7668 8413 9048 9783 10518 11253 11989 12724 13459 14195 14930 15665 16401 17136 17871 18606 19342 20077 20812 21548 22283 23018 23754 24489 25224 25959 26695
Intensive (in the morning) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 786 1348 1910 2300 2819 3339 3858 4260 4764 5269 5773 6168 6664 7159 7655 8150 8645 9141 9636 10131 10627 11122 11617 12113 12608 13104 13599 14094 14590 15085 15580 16076 16571 17067 17562 18057
Intensive (in the morning) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 824 1425 2025 2454 3011 3568 4126 4566 5109 5652 6195 6628 7162 7696 8229 8763 9297 9830 10364 10898 11431 11965 12499 13032 13566 14100 14633 15167 15701 16235 16768 17302 17836 18369 18903 19437
Intensive (in the morning) with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 954 1684 2413 2972 3659 4346 5033 5603 6275 6948 7620 8183 8846 9509 10172 10836 11499 12162 12825 13489 14152 14815 15478 16141 16805 17468 18131 18794 19458 20121 20784 21447 22111 22774 23437 24100
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €55, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 people who travel together.

  • Surcharge for half board: The system calculates the surcharge for a single room (€ 77 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 64 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €77 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €58 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • A private bathroom in is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 23) and a refundable security deposit of € 320 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€23, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €14 per week
Info kenmore residence:  
  • A private bathroom in the Kenmore residence is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Accommodation in the Kenmore residence has a minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €16 per week
Transfer:  

€97

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 21.00 hours.

  • Outside these hours and on holidays the price of a transfer is € 119 p.p.
  • In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 28 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • information about the city
  • access to e-learning online
  • Certificate of assistance

Text / grammar books are not included, the price depends on the language level.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 21/01/2019, 18/02/2019, 19/04/2019, 27/05/2019, 04/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 28/11/2019, 29/11/2019, and from 23/12/2019 - 27/12/2019. Lessons start again on 30/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled

Intensive (in the afternoon)

This intensive afternoon course of  20 lessons per week consists of grammar, vocabulary building, reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Small classes (maximum 12 students) guarantee that you will receive a high level of personal attention and maximum learning opportunities. The intensive course lessons are In the afternoon (from 14.00 - 17.50 hours). Minimum intensive course length is one week.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2019

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

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks 33 weeks 34 weeks 35 weeks 36 weeks  
Intensive (in the afternoon) without accommodation 436 734 1032 1196 1460 1725 1989 2181 2436 2692 2947 3104 3351 3599 3846 4093 4340 4587 4835 5082 5329 5576 5824 6071 6318 6565 6812 7060 7307 7554 7801 8049 8296 8543 8790 9038
Intensive (in the afternoon) with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 2424 2975 3525 4075 4552 5093 5634 6175 6617 7150 7683
Intensive (in the afternoon) with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 2906 3577 4247 4918 5515 6177 6838 7499 8062 8716 9369 10022 10675 11328 11981 12635 13288 13941 14594 15247 15901 16554 17207 17860 18513 19167 19820 20473 21126 21779 22433 23086 23739
Intensive (in the afternoon) with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2268 2778 3289 3800 4238 4740 5242 5743 6147 6640 7134
Intensive (in the afternoon) with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 2957 3640 4324 5007 5617 6292 6966 7640 8216 8882 9548 10213 10879 11545 12211 12877 13543 14209 14875 15541 16207 16873 17539 18205 18871 19537 20203 20869 21535 22201 22867 23533 24199
Intensive (in the afternoon) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 701 1178 1655 1997 2441 2884 3328 3698 4132 4566 5001 5336 5762 6188 6615 7041 7467 7893 8319 8745 9171 9597 10023 10449 10875 11301 11727 12153 12579 13005 13431 13857 14283 14709 15135 15561
Intensive (in the afternoon) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 739 1255 1770 2151 2632 3114 3596 4004 4477 4950 5422 5796 6261 6725 7189 7654 8118 8582 9047 9511 9975 10440 10904 11368 11833 12297 12761 13226 13690 14155 14619 15083 15548 16012 16476 16941
Intensive (in the afternoon) with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 869 1514 2159 2669 3280 3891 4503 5041 5643 6245 6847 7351 7945 8539 9132 9726 10320 10914 11508 12102 12696 13290 13884 14477 15071 15665 16259 16853 17447 18041 18635 19229 19823 20416 21010 21604
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €55, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 people who travel together.

  • Surcharge for half board: The system calculates the surcharge for a single room (€ 77 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 64 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €77 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €58 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • A private bathroom in is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 23) and a refundable security deposit of € 320 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€23, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €14 per week
Info kenmore residence:  
  • A private bathroom in the Kenmore residence is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Accommodation in the Kenmore residence has a minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €16 per week
Transfer:  

€97

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 21.00 hours.

  • Outside these hours and on holidays the price of a transfer is € 119 p.p.
  • In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 28 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • information about the city
  • access to e-learning online
  • Certificate of assistance

Text / grammar books are not included, the price depends on the language level.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 21/01/2019, 18/02/2019, 19/04/2019, 27/05/2019, 04/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 28/11/2019, 29/11/2019, and from 23/12/2019 - 27/12/2019. Lessons start again on 30/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled

Business English

The business English course (20 lessons per week) is recommended for students who use English mainly in their professional lives. The business english course lessons cover the language skills needed in the work place such as negotiating, telephoning, presentations, writing reports, etc. Participants have to be at least 21 years old. Minimum stay of 1 week.

Minimum age is 21 year .

Prices 2019

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

Max. 5 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks  
Business English without accommodation 967 1778 2551 3301 4092 4883
Business English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1232 2222 3174 4103 5073 6043
Business English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1270 2299 3289 4256 5264 6272
Business English with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 4373 5410 6448
Business English with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 5063 6272 7482
Business English with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 4530 5606 6683
Business English with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 5012 6209 7405
Business English with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1400 2558 3678 4774 5912 7050
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Minimum age for this course is 21 years and the minimum level is A1.

Course materials:  

ca. €55, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 people who travel together.

  • Surcharge for half board: The system calculates the surcharge for a single room (€ 77 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 64 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €77 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €58 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • A private bathroom in is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 23) and a refundable security deposit of € 320 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€23, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €14 per week
Info kenmore residence:  
  • A private bathroom in the Kenmore residence is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Accommodation in the Kenmore residence has a minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €16 per week
Transfer:  

€97

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 21.00 hours.

  • Outside these hours and on holidays the price of a transfer is € 119 p.p.
  • In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 28 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • information about the city
  • access to e-learning online
  • Certificate of assistance

Text / grammar books are not included, the price depends on the language level.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 21/01/2019, 18/02/2019, 19/04/2019, 27/05/2019, 04/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 28/11/2019, 29/11/2019, and from 23/12/2019 - 27/12/2019. Lessons start again on 30/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled

Cambridge Exam

The Cambridge exams are recognised throughout the world. The exams test your ability to communicate effectively and with confidence. You can take the official exam at the end of your Cambridge exam preparation course when you are well prepared to achieve you best result. You can do the Cambridge exam course for 8 up to 12 weeks, with 20 or 28 lessons per week. Please check carefully the correct starting date for your level and duration (or contact us in advance).

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

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2019

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

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
28
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Cambridge Exam without accommodation 2743 3068 3394 3720 3936
Cambridge Exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4260 4764 5269 5773 6168
Cambridge Exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4566 5109 5652 6195 6628
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 4800 5372 5944 6516 6979
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 6179 6924 7668 8413 9048
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 5114 5725 6336 6948 7449
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 6077 6809 7540 8272 8894
Cambridge Exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5603 6275 6948 7620 8183
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Cambridge Exam without accommodation 3407 3816 4224 4633 4812
Cambridge Exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4924 5512 6099 6687 7044
Cambridge Exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5231 5856 6482 7108 7504
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 5464 6119 6774 7429 7854
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 6844 7671 8498 9326 9923
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 5778 6472 7166 7861 8325
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 6741 7556 8371 9185 9770
Cambridge Exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 6267 7022 7778 8533 9059
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 02/01, 25/03, 15/04, 01/07, 16/09, 15/10

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

If you book a Cambridge exam course it might be necessary to book an extra night of accommodation due to the exam date. Price for extra night on request.

The Cambridge courses have different starting dates and durations according to the level you wish to prepare for (FCE, CAE, CPE)

Starting dates per level:

  • 8 weeks: 01/07/2019 (CAE), 15/10/2019 (FCE/CAE/CPE)
  • 9 weeks: 15/04/2019 (all levels)
  • 10 weeks: 02/01/2019 (FCE & CPE)
  • 11 weeks: 02/01/2019 (CAE)
  • 12 weeks: 25/03/2019, 16/09/2019 (all levels)

Exam dates 2019:

  • FCE: 09/03/2019, 11/06/2019, 22/08/2019, 03/12/2019
  • CAE: 16/03/2019, 12/06/2019, 23/08/2019, 04/12/2019
  • CPE: 09/03/2019, 13/06/2019, 05/12/2019

Prices of the Cambridge exam courses do not include materials or the exam fee.

Course materials:  

ca. €119, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

€302, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 people who travel together.

  • Surcharge for half board: The system calculates the surcharge for a single room (€ 77 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 64 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €77 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €58 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • A private bathroom in is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 23) and a refundable security deposit of € 320 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€23, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €14 per week
Info kenmore residence:  
  • A private bathroom in the Kenmore residence is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Accommodation in the Kenmore residence has a minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €16 per week
Transfer:  

€97

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 21.00 hours.

  • Outside these hours and on holidays the price of a transfer is € 119 p.p.
  • In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 28 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • information about the city
  • access to e-learning online
  • Certificate of assistance

Text / grammar books are not included, the price depends on the language level.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 21/01/2019, 18/02/2019, 19/04/2019, 27/05/2019, 04/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 28/11/2019, 29/11/2019, and from 23/12/2019 - 27/12/2019. Lessons start again on 30/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled

TOEFL exam

TOEFL = (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
This English proficiency test is recognised throughout the world by universities and businesses as a measure of English proficiency. It is also required by most U.S. colleges and universities for the admission of international students. In addition, many companies will accept your TOEFL score as proof of your English abilities. The exam training of 20 lessons per week is being helt during 6 weeks. The course consists of 20 lessons in groups with a maximum of 12 students.

The school will help you register to take the official TOEFL exam at the end of your 6 week course.

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

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2019

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  6 weeks  
TOEFL exam without accommodation 2179
TOEFL exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 3339
TOEFL exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 3568
TOEFL exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 3744
TOEFL exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 4778
TOEFL exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 3979
TOEFL exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 4701
TOEFL exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4346
Starting dates:  

advanced : 22/01, 11/03, 13/05, 15/07, 16/09

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Prices of the TOEFL course do not include the materials nor the exam fees.

With the TOEFL courses you might need to book an extra night or extra weeks of accommodation, due to the exam dates. Prices on request.

Course materials:  

ca. €55, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

€188, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 people who travel together.

  • Surcharge for half board: The system calculates the surcharge for a single room (€ 77 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 64 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €77 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €58 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • A private bathroom in is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 23) and a refundable security deposit of € 320 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€23, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €14 per week
Info kenmore residence:  
  • A private bathroom in the Kenmore residence is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Accommodation in the Kenmore residence has a minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €16 per week
Transfer:  

€97

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 21.00 hours.

  • Outside these hours and on holidays the price of a transfer is € 119 p.p.
  • In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 28 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • information about the city
  • access to e-learning online
  • Certificate of assistance

Text / grammar books are not included, the price depends on the language level.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 21/01/2019, 18/02/2019, 19/04/2019, 27/05/2019, 04/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 28/11/2019, 29/11/2019, and from 23/12/2019 - 27/12/2019. Lessons start again on 30/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled

Teacher course

The TEC (Teachers of English Course) is a teacher development course for non-native teachers of English who want to update their teaching methodologies, as well as improve their English. The course consists of 26 lessons per week. Participants develop and explore aspects of teaching methodology and techniques, and learn to assess and utilise a variety of teaching aids and resources. At the end of the course, all participants receive a certificate of attendance and a St. Giles Teachers of English Course Certificate.
The main elements of the course are:

  • Language development
  • Background to language learning and teaching
  • Different methodologies for teaching
  • Classroom management and practical teaching skills
  • Lesson planning
  • Teaching aids and resources
  • Observation of experienced teachers

 

These courses are designed to be very flexible, and can be adapted to suit the specific needs of the participants. We can also arrange closed group courses for groups of teachers travelling together at any time of year.
Your level of English should be at least level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages to take part.

Minimum age is 18 year .

Prices 2019

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

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
26
Number of weeks:
  2 weeks  
Teacher course without accommodation 1061
Teacher course with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1505
Teacher course with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1581
Teacher course with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1841
Starting dates:  

advanced : 15/04, 28/05, 01/07, 12/08

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €55, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 people who travel together.

  • Surcharge for half board: The system calculates the surcharge for a single room (€ 77 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 64 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €77 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €58 per week
Transfer:  

€97

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 21.00 hours.

  • Outside these hours and on holidays the price of a transfer is € 119 p.p.
  • In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 28 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • information about the city
  • access to e-learning online
  • Certificate of assistance

Text / grammar books are not included, the price depends on the language level.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 21/01/2019, 18/02/2019, 19/04/2019, 27/05/2019, 04/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 28/11/2019, 29/11/2019, and from 23/12/2019 - 27/12/2019. Lessons start again on 30/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled

Commercial English

This course combines 20 lessons of General English with 8 group lessons in the afternoon dedicated to “English for Business”, which help students to improve their English and also develop specific English skills for a business environment, such as giving presentations, writing reports and compiling emails. Students can also add this course as a module on a long-term International Semester Course and can choose to prepare for the Cambridge Business English Certificate (BEC) during the course.

Minimum age is 18 year .

Prices 2019

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

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
28
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Commercial English without accommodation 1061 1522 1805 2222 2639 3056 3407
Commercial English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1505 2145 2607 3203 3798 4394 4924
Commercial English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1581 2260 2760 3394 4028 4662 5231
Commercial English with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2877 3540 4203 4867 5464
Commercial English with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 3567 4402 5238 6074 6844
Commercial English with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 3034 3736 4439 5141 5778
Commercial English with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 3516 4338 5161 5984 6741
Commercial English with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1841 2649 3278 4042 4805 5569 6267
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €55, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 people who travel together.

  • Surcharge for half board: The system calculates the surcharge for a single room (€ 77 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 64 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €77 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €58 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • A private bathroom in is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 23) and a refundable security deposit of € 320 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€23, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €14 per week
Info kenmore residence:  
  • A private bathroom in the Kenmore residence is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Accommodation in the Kenmore residence has a minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €16 per week
Transfer:  

€97

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 21.00 hours.

  • Outside these hours and on holidays the price of a transfer is € 119 p.p.
  • In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 28 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • information about the city
  • access to e-learning online
  • Certificate of assistance

Text / grammar books are not included, the price depends on the language level.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 21/01/2019, 18/02/2019, 19/04/2019, 27/05/2019, 04/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 28/11/2019, 29/11/2019, and from 23/12/2019 - 27/12/2019. Lessons start again on 30/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled

Host family

Learn English in San Francisco and stay with a real American host family in a single or double room. The host families usually live 10-40 minutes from the English school (by public transport). Host familiy accommodation in San Francisco includes either bed and breakfast or half board.

Executive host family

In an executive host family you stay in a single room with a private bathroom and you can choose between bed and breakfast or half board.

USA residence

The 'USA residence club´ is centrally located in downtown San Francisco. The language school is just a 15 minute walk away. The residence also serves as a hostel for tourists. The students from the school are staying on the upper floors.

The residents can use the launderette (charges apply) and there is free wifi available. All rooms have a fridge, microwave and television. ou will share the bathroom with your fellow residents. It is possible to book a room with a private bathroom by paying a supplement.You will stay in the residence on a bed& breakfast basis, but you can make use of the communal kitchen or eat in the cafeteria that belongs to the residence.

Kenmore residence

The Kenmore residence combines the services of a hotel with the conveniences of an apartment. The distance to the school is 15 minutes by bus. There is a 24-hour reception and a communal TV room, library, free wifi and residents can use the launderette (charges apply).

You can choose a single or twin room. You will share the bathroom with your fellow residents. It is possible to book a room with a private bathroom by paying a supplement. You will stay in this residence on a half board basis. There is no kitchen in the residence.

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Discount of 20% on an intensive course

Discount of 20% on an intensive language course in San Francisco: California's 4th largest city!

Discount

20%

Conditions
  • valid for the following course(s): Cambridge Exam , Intensive (in the afternoon) , Intensive (in the morning) , Intensive 28
  • valid for all accommodations
  • book before 31-01-2019
  • the course has to take place between 08-10-2018 and 13-12-2019
  • max. course duration: 24 weeks
Important:

This promotion is only valid for students from the following nationalities:
Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Sweden & Ukraine.

This promotion will be applied automatically during your price request

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