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 2017

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:
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  
Intensive 28 without accommodation 679 1048 1502 1781 2192 2602 3013 3356 3758 4160 4563 4742 5125 5509 5892 5473 5807 6140 6474 6807 7140 7474
Intensive 28 with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 949 1498 2133 2594 3185 3777 4368 4893 5476 6059 6643 7003 7567 8132 8697 8459 8973 9488 10002 10517 11031 11545
Intensive 28 with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 988 1576 2250 2750 3380 4011 4641 5205 5827 6449 7072 7471 8074 8678 9282 9083 9636 10190 10743 11297 11850 12403
Intensive 28 with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 1125 1851 2663 2802 3445 4089 4732 5309 5944 6579 7215 7627 8243 8860 9477 9291 9857 10424 10990 11557 12123 12689
Intensive 28 with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 1387 2375 3448 3445 4249 5053 5857 6594 7390 8186 8982 9555 10332 11109 11886 11861 12588 13315 14042 14769 15496 16224
Intensive 28 with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 1063 1727 2476 2954 3636 4317 4999 5614 6287 6960 7633 8084 8738 9393 10048 9900 10504 11109 11713 12318 12922 13527
Intensive 28 with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 1221 2042 2950 3582 4420 5259 6097 6869 7699 8529 9360 9967 10778 11590 12402 12411 13172 13934 14695 15457 16218 16979
Intensive 28 with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1118 1838 2643 3274 4035 4797 5558 6253 7006 7759 8512 9042 9776 10511 11245 11178 11862 12546 13231 13915 14599 15284
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €50, 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 (€ 78 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 65 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €10 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €78 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €59 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€24, to be paid directly on arrival

Info kenmore residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Transfer:  

€98

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 121 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.
On the first Monday a level test takes place. If you have booked the intensive course with 20 lessons, the lessons start on Tuesday. With the course of 28 lessons, you have 2 lessons the first day.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 16/01/2017, 20/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 29/05/2017, 04/07/2017, 04/09/2017, 23/11/2017, 24/11/2017, and from 25/12/2017 - 01/01/2018.

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 2017

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:
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  
Intensive (in the morning) without accommodation 585 894 1271 1477 1811 2145 2480 2703 3023 3343 3664 3873 4184 4495
Intensive (in the morning) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 855 1344 1902 2289 2805 3320 3835 4239 4741 5242 5744 6134 6626 7118
Intensive (in the morning) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 894 1422 2019 2445 3000 3554 4108 4551 5092 5632 6173 6602 7133 7664
Intensive (in the morning) with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 1031 1697 2431 2497 3065 3632 4199 4655 5209 5762 6316 6758 7302 7846
Intensive (in the morning) with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 1293 2221 3217 3140 3868 4596 5324 5941 6655 7369 8083 8685 9390 10095
Intensive (in the morning) with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1025 1684 2412 2969 3654 4340 5025 5599 6270 6942 7613 8173 8835 9497
Intensive (in the morning) with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 969 1573 2245 2650 3255 3861 4466 4960 5551 6143 6734 7215 7797 8379
Intensive (in the morning) with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 1127 1888 2718 3277 4040 4802 5564 6215 6964 7712 8461 9098 9837 10576
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €50, 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 (€ 78 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 65 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €10 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €78 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €59 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€24, to be paid directly on arrival

Info kenmore residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Transfer:  

€98

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 121 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.
On the first Monday a level test takes place. If you have booked the intensive course with 20 lessons, the lessons start on Tuesday. With the course of 28 lessons, you have 2 lessons the first day.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 16/01/2017, 20/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 29/05/2017, 04/07/2017, 04/09/2017, 23/11/2017, 24/11/2017, and from 25/12/2017 - 01/01/2018.

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 2017

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:
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  
Intensive (in the afternoon) without accommodation 489 727 1020 1180 1440 1700 1960 2153 2405 2656 2908 3059 3302 3546
Intensive (in the afternoon) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 758 1177 1651 1992 2433 2874 3315 3690 4122 4555 4988 5320 5745 6169
Intensive (in the afternoon) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 797 1255 1768 2148 2628 3108 3588 4002 4473 4945 5417 5788 6252 6715
Intensive (in the afternoon) with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 935 1530 2181 2200 2693 3186 3679 4106 4590 5075 5560 5944 6421 6897
Intensive (in the afternoon) with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 1196 2054 2966 2843 3497 4150 4804 5391 6036 6682 7327 7872 8509 9146
Intensive (in the afternoon) with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 928 1517 2161 2672 3283 3894 4505 5049 5652 6254 6857 7359 7954 8548
Intensive (in the afternoon) with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 872 1405 1994 2353 2884 3415 3946 4410 4933 5456 5979 6401 6916 7430
Intensive (in the afternoon) with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 1030 1721 2468 2980 3668 4356 5044 5666 6345 7025 7705 8284 8956 9627
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €50, 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 (€ 78 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 65 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €10 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €78 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €59 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€24, to be paid directly on arrival

Info kenmore residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Transfer:  

€98

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 121 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.
On the first Monday a level test takes place. If you have booked the intensive course with 20 lessons, the lessons start on Tuesday. With the course of 28 lessons, you have 2 lessons the first day.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 16/01/2017, 20/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 29/05/2017, 04/07/2017, 04/09/2017, 23/11/2017, 24/11/2017, and from 25/12/2017 - 01/01/2018.

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 2017

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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 955 1754 2513 3252 4030 4809
Business English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1224 2204 3145 4065 5024 5983
Business English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1263 2282 3262 4221 5219 6217
Business English with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1394 2544 3654 4745 5874 7003
Business English with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 1339 2432 3487 4425 5474 6524
Business English with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 1496 2748 3961 5053 6259 7465
Business English with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 1401 2557 3674 4273 5284 6295
Business English with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 1663 3081 4459 4915 6087 7259
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €50, 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 (€ 78 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 65 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €10 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €78 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €59 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€24, to be paid directly on arrival

Info kenmore residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Transfer:  

€98

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 121 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.
On the first Monday a level test takes place. If you have booked the intensive course with 20 lessons, the lessons start on Tuesday. With the course of 28 lessons, you have 2 lessons the first day.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 16/01/2017, 20/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 29/05/2017, 04/07/2017, 04/09/2017, 23/11/2017, 24/11/2017, and from 25/12/2017 - 01/01/2018.

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, 9, 10, or 12 weeks, with 20 or 28 lessons per week.

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

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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:
20
28
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks  
Cambridge Exam without accommodation 2703 3306 3873
Cambridge Exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4239 5205 6134
Cambridge Exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4551 5595 6602
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 4655 5725 6758
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 5941 7332 8685
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 4960 6106 7215
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 6215 7675 9098
Cambridge Exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5599 6904 8173
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks  
Cambridge Exam without accommodation 3356 4160 4742
Cambridge Exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4893 6059 7003
Cambridge Exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5205 6449 7471
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 5309 6579 7627
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 6594 8186 9555
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 5614 6960 8084
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 6869 8529 9967
Cambridge Exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 6253 7759 9042
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 03/01 (10 weeks), 20/03 (12 weeks), 17/04 (8 weeks), 03/07 (8 weeks), 11/09 (12 weeks), 09/10 (8 weeks)

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Prices of the Cambridge exam course do not include the material nor the exam fees.

It might be necessary to book an extra night or week accommodation due to the exam date (price is on request); please contact us for the exam dates according to your level.

The Cambridge Exam course of 8 weeks with starting date 03/07 only prepares for FCE and CAE. All other courses prepare for all levels (FCE, CAE, CPE).

Course materials:  

€121, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

€307, 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 (€ 78 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 65 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €10 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €78 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €59 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€24, to be paid directly on arrival

Info kenmore residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Transfer:  

€98

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 121 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.
On the first Monday a level test takes place. If you have booked the intensive course with 20 lessons, the lessons start on Tuesday. With the course of 28 lessons, you have 2 lessons the first day.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 16/01/2017, 20/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 29/05/2017, 04/07/2017, 04/09/2017, 23/11/2017, 24/11/2017, and from 25/12/2017 - 01/01/2018.

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 2017

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:
20
Number of weeks:
  6 weeks  
TOEFL exam without accommodation 2145
TOEFL exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 3320
TOEFL exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 3554
TOEFL exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 3632
TOEFL exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 4596
TOEFL exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 3861
TOEFL exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 4802
TOEFL exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4340
Starting dates:  

advanced : 23/01, 13/03, 15/05, 17/07, 18/09 (6 weeks)

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. €50, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

€177, 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 (€ 78 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 65 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €10 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €78 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €59 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€24, to be paid directly on arrival

Info kenmore residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Transfer:  

€98

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 121 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.
On the first Monday a level test takes place. If you have booked the intensive course with 20 lessons, the lessons start on Tuesday. With the course of 28 lessons, you have 2 lessons the first day.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 16/01/2017, 20/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 29/05/2017, 04/07/2017, 04/09/2017, 23/11/2017, 24/11/2017, and from 25/12/2017 - 01/01/2018.

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 2017

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:
26
Number of weeks:
  2 weeks  
Teacher course without accommodation 1048
Teacher course with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1498
Teacher course with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1576
Teacher course with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1838
Teacher course with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 1727
Teacher course with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 2042
Teacher course with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 1851
Teacher course with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 2375
Starting dates:  

advanced : 06/03, 17/07, 14/08, 16/10

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €50, 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 (€ 78 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 65 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €10 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €78 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €59 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€24, to be paid directly on arrival

Info kenmore residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Transfer:  

€98

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 121 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.
On the first Monday a level test takes place. If you have booked the intensive course with 20 lessons, the lessons start on Tuesday. With the course of 28 lessons, you have 2 lessons the first day.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 16/01/2017, 20/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 29/05/2017, 04/07/2017, 04/09/2017, 23/11/2017, 24/11/2017, and from 25/12/2017 - 01/01/2018.

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 self catering 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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Learn English in San Francisco, California's 4th largest city. San Francisco is a popular international tourist destination renowned for its steep rolling hills, an eclectic mix of Victorian and modern architecture, and famous landmarks, including Alcatraz Island, the Golden Gate Bridge, the cable cars, Coit Tower, and Chinatown. San Francisco is a diverse international centre of culture in terms of music, festivals, museums and the arts, much of which have greatly influenced the country and the world at large over the years.

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Discount of 25% on an intensive course

Discount of 25% on an intensive language course in San Francisco: California's 4th largest city!

Discount

25%

Conditions
  • valid for the following course(s): Intensive (in the afternoon) , Intensive (in the morning) , Intensive 28
  • valid for all accommodations
  • book before 06-07-2017
  • the course has to take place between 27-02-2017 and 29-12-2017
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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