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 years .

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 621 1099 1578 1871 2303 2735 3167 3531 3954 4378 4802 4987 5391 5794 6198 6602 7005 7409 7813 8216 8620 9024 9428 9831 10235 10639 11042 11446 11850 12254 12657 13061 13465 13868 14272 14676
Intensive 28 with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 896 1560 2223 2702 3319 3936 4554 5103 5712 6321 6930 7300 7889 8478 9067 9656 10245 10834 11423 12012 12602 13191 13780 14369 14958 15547 16136 16725 17314 17903 18492 19081 19670 20259 20848 21437
Intensive 28 with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 936 1639 2342 2860 3518 4175 4832 5421 6069 6718 7367 7777 8406 9034 9663 10292 10920 11549 12178 12807 13435 14064 14693 15322 15950 16579 17208 17836 18465 19094 19723 20351 20980 21609 22238 22866
Intensive 28 with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2982 3669 4356 5044 5663 6342 7020 7699 8140 8799 9458 10117 10776 11435 12094 12753 13412 14071 14730 15389 16048 16707 17366 18025 18684 19343 20002 20661 21320 21979 22638 23296 23955
Intensive 28 with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 3696 4562 5428 6294 7092 7950 8807 9665 10284 11122 11960 12797 13635 14473 15310 16148 16986 17823 18661 19499 20336 21174 22012 22849 23687 24525 25362 26200 27038 27875 28713 29551 30388
Intensive 28 with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 3144 3872 4600 5328 5988 6708 7427 8147 8628 9327 10027 10727 11426 12126 12826 13525 14225 14924 15624 16324 17023 17723 18423 19122 19822 20522 21221 21921 22620 23320 24020 24719 25419
Intensive 28 with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 3643 4496 5349 6202 6986 7831 8675 9519 10125 10950 11774 12599 13423 14248 15072 15896 16721 17545 18370 19194 20019 20843 21667 22492 23316 24141 24965 25790 26614 27439 28263 29087 29912
Intensive 28 with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1070 1907 2745 3398 4189 4980 5772 6495 7278 8060 8843 9388 10151 10914 11677 12440 13203 13966 14729 15492 16255 17018 17781 18544 19307 20070 20833 21596 22359 23122 23885 24648 25411 26174 26936 27699
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €57, 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 (€ 80 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 67 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €10 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €81 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €60 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 € 24) and a refundable security deposit of € 331 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€24, 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:  

€100

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 € 123 p.p.
  • In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 29 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 years .

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 539 936 1334 1553 1906 2258 2611 2843 3180 3518 3855 4079 4407 4735 5063 5391 5720 6048 6376 6704 7032 7360 7688 8016 8344 8672 9000 9328 9656 9984 10313 10641 10969 11297 11625 11953
Intensive (in the morning) with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 2826 3475 4124 4772 5300 5933 6567 7200 7720 8344 8968
Intensive (in the morning) with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 3326 4099 4872 5646 6298 7056 7815 8573 9218 9967 10715 11464 12213 12962 13711 14459 15208 15957 16706 17455 18203 18952 19701 20450 21199 21947 22696 23445 24194 24943 25691 26440 27189
Intensive (in the morning) with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2664 3272 3880 4488 4975 5567 6160 6753 7232 7816 8399
Intensive (in the morning) with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 3379 4165 4952 5738 6404 7176 7947 8719 9377 10139 10901 11663 12425 13187 13949 14711 15473 16235 16997 17759 18521 19283 20045 20807 21569 22331 23093 23855 24617 25379 26141 26903 27665
Intensive (in the morning) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 815 1397 1979 2384 2922 3460 3998 4415 4938 5460 5983 6393 6906 7419 7933 8446 8960 9473 9986 10500 11013 11527 12040 12553 13067 13580 14093 14607 15120 15634 16147 16660 17174 17687 18200 18714
Intensive (in the morning) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 854 1476 2098 2543 3120 3698 4276 4732 5295 5858 6420 6869 7422 7975 8528 9082 9635 10188 10741 11294 11847 12400 12953 13506 14059 14612 15166 15719 16272 16825 17378 17931 18484 19037 19590 20143
Intensive (in the morning) with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 988 1745 2501 3080 3792 4504 5216 5807 6503 7200 7897 8480 9168 9855 10542 11230 11917 12604 13292 13979 14666 15354 16041 16728 17416 18103 18790 19478 20165 20852 21540 22227 22915 23602 24289 24977
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €57, 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 (€ 80 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 67 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €10 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €81 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €60 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 € 24) and a refundable security deposit of € 331 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€24, 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:  

€100

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 € 123 p.p.
  • In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 29 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 years .

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 451 761 1070 1239 1513 1787 2062 2260 2525 2790 3054 3217 3473 3729 3986 4242 4498 4754 5010 5267 5523 5779 6035 6292 6548 6804 7060 7316 7573 7829 8085 8341 8598 8854 9110 9366
Intensive (in the afternoon) with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 2513 3083 3653 4223 4717 5278 5839 6399 6858 7410 7962
Intensive (in the afternoon) with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 3012 3707 4402 5096 5716 6401 7087 7772 8355 9032 9709 10386 11063 11740 12417 13094 13771 14448 15125 15802 16479 17156 17833 18510 19187 19864 20540 21217 21894 22571 23248 23925 24602
Intensive (in the afternoon) with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2350 2879 3409 3938 4392 4912 5432 5952 6370 6882 7393
Intensive (in the afternoon) with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 3065 3773 4481 5189 5822 6520 7219 7918 8514 9204 9895 10585 11275 11965 12655 13346 14036 14726 15416 16106 16796 17487 18177 18867 19557 20247 20938 21628 22318 23008 23698 24388 25079
Intensive (in the afternoon) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 727 1221 1716 2070 2530 2989 3449 3832 4282 4732 5183 5530 5972 6414 6855 7297 7738 8180 8621 9063 9504 9946 10387 10829 11270 11712 12153 12595 13036 13478 13919 14361 14803 15244 15686 16127
Intensive (in the afternoon) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 766 1300 1835 2229 2728 3227 3727 4150 4640 5130 5619 6007 6488 6969 7451 7932 8413 8894 9376 9857 10338 10819 11301 11782 12263 12744 13226 13707 14188 14669 15150 15632 16113 16594 17075 17557
Intensive (in the afternoon) with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 901 1569 2237 2766 3399 4033 4666 5224 5848 6472 7096 7618 8234 8849 9464 10080 10695 11311 11926 12542 13157 13773 14388 15004 15619 16235 16850 17466 18081 18697 19312 19928 20543 21159 21774 22390
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €57, 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 (€ 80 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 67 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €10 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €81 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €60 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 € 24) and a refundable security deposit of € 331 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€24, 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:  

€100

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 € 123 p.p.
  • In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 29 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 years .

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 1002 1842 2644 3421 4241 5061
Business English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1277 2303 3290 4252 5257 6262
Business English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1317 2382 3409 4411 5456 6500
Business English with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 4532 5607 6682
Business English with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 5247 6500 7754
Business English with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 4695 5810 6926
Business English with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 5194 6434 7675
Business English with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1451 2651 3812 4948 6127 7306
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

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

Course materials:  

ca. €57, 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 (€ 80 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 67 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €10 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €81 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €60 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 € 24) and a refundable security deposit of € 331 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€24, 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:  

€100

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 € 123 p.p.
  • In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 29 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 years .

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 2843 3180 3518 3855 4079
Cambridge Exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4415 4938 5460 5983 6393
Cambridge Exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4732 5295 5858 6420 6869
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 4975 5567 6160 6753 7232
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 6404 7176 7947 8719 9377
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 5300 5933 6567 7200 7720
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 6298 7056 7815 8573 9218
Cambridge Exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5807 6503 7200 7897 8480
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Cambridge Exam without accommodation 3531 3954 4378 4802 4987
Cambridge Exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 5103 5712 6321 6930 7300
Cambridge Exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5421 6069 6718 7367 7777
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 5663 6342 7020 7699 8140
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 7092 7950 8807 9665 10284
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 5988 6708 7427 8147 8628
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 6986 7831 8675 9519 10125
Cambridge Exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 6495 7278 8060 8843 9388
Starting dates:  

elementary : 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. €123, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

€312, 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 (€ 80 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 67 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €10 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €81 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €60 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 € 24) and a refundable security deposit of € 331 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€24, 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:  

€100

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 € 123 p.p.
  • In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 29 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 years .

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 2258
TOEFL exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 3460
TOEFL exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 3698
TOEFL exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 3880
TOEFL exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 4952
TOEFL exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 4124
TOEFL exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 4872
TOEFL exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4504
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 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. €57, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

€194, 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 (€ 80 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 67 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €10 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €81 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €60 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 € 24) and a refundable security deposit of € 331 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€24, 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:  

€100

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 € 123 p.p.
  • In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 29 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 years .

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 1099
Teacher course with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1560
Teacher course with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1639
Teacher course with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1907
Starting dates:  

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

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €57, 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 (€ 80 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 67 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €10 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €81 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €60 per week
Transfer:  

€100

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 € 123 p.p.
  • In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 29 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 years .

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 1099 1578 1871 2303 2735 3167 3531
Commercial English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1560 2223 2702 3319 3936 4554 5103
Commercial English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1639 2342 2860 3518 4175 4832 5421
Commercial English with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2982 3669 4356 5044 5663
Commercial English with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 3696 4562 5428 6294 7092
Commercial English with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 3144 3872 4600 5328 5988
Commercial English with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 3643 4496 5349 6202 6986
Commercial English with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1907 2745 3398 4189 4980 5772 6495
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €57, 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 (€ 80 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 67 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €10 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €81 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €60 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 € 24) and a refundable security deposit of € 331 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€24, 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:  

€100

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 € 123 p.p.
  • In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 29 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): TOEFL exam , Cambridge Exam , Intensive (in the afternoon) , Intensive (in the morning) , Intensive 28
  • valid for all accommodations
  • book before 18-10-2019
  • 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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