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 645 995 1426 1691 2080 2470 2860 3186 3567 3949 4331 4501 4865 5229 5593 5195 5512 5828 6144 6461 6777 7094
Intensive 28 with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 900 1422 2025 2462 3024 3585 4146 4644 5198 5751 6305 6647 7183 7719 8254 8029 8517 9005 9494 9982 10470 10958
Intensive 28 with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 937 1496 2136 2610 3209 3807 4406 4940 5531 6122 6712 7091 7664 8237 8810 8621 9146 9672 10197 10722 11247 11773
Intensive 28 with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 1068 1757 2527 2660 3270 3881 4492 5039 5642 6245 6848 7239 7824 8410 8995 8818 9356 9894 10431 10969 11507 12044
Intensive 28 with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 1316 2254 3273 3269 4033 4796 5559 6259 7014 7770 8525 9069 9806 10544 11282 11258 11948 12638 13328 14018 14709 15399
Intensive 28 with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 1009 1639 2350 2804 3451 4098 4745 5328 5967 6606 7245 7673 8294 8915 9537 9397 9970 10544 11118 11692 12265 12839
Intensive 28 with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 1159 1939 2800 3400 4196 4992 5787 6520 7308 8096 8884 9460 10230 11001 11771 11780 12503 13225 13948 14671 15393 16116
Intensive 28 with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1062 1745 2509 3107 3830 4553 5275 5935 6649 7364 8079 8582 9279 9977 10674 10609 11259 11908 12558 13208 13857 14507
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €47, 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 (€ 75 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 62 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €56 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:  

€23, 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:  

€93

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 115 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 27 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 556 848 1206 1402 1719 2036 2354 2565 2869 3173 3477 3676 3971 4266
Intensive (in the morning) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 811 1276 1806 2173 2662 3151 3640 4024 4500 4976 5452 5822 6289 6756
Intensive (in the morning) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 848 1350 1917 2321 2847 3373 3900 4320 4833 5346 5859 6266 6770 7274
Intensive (in the morning) with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 979 1611 2308 2370 2909 3447 3986 4419 4944 5469 5995 6414 6931 7447
Intensive (in the morning) with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 1227 2108 3054 2980 3671 4362 5053 5639 6316 6994 7672 8244 8913 9582
Intensive (in the morning) with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 973 1598 2289 2818 3469 4119 4770 5314 5951 6589 7226 7757 8386 9014
Intensive (in the morning) with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 920 1493 2131 2515 3090 3664 4239 4708 5269 5831 6392 6848 7400 7953
Intensive (in the morning) with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 1070 1792 2580 3111 3834 4558 5282 5899 6610 7320 8031 8635 9337 10038
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €47, 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 (€ 75 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 62 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €56 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:  

€23, 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:  

€93

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 115 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 27 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 464 690 968 1120 1367 1613 1860 2043 2282 2521 2760 2904 3135 3366
Intensive (in the afternoon) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 720 1117 1568 1891 2310 2728 3147 3502 3913 4324 4734 5050 5453 5855
Intensive (in the afternoon) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 757 1191 1679 2039 2495 2950 3406 3798 4246 4694 5141 5494 5934 6374
Intensive (in the afternoon) with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 887 1452 2070 2088 2556 3024 3492 3897 4357 4817 5277 5642 6094 6546
Intensive (in the afternoon) with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 1136 1949 2816 2698 3319 3939 4560 5117 5729 6342 6954 7472 8076 8681
Intensive (in the afternoon) with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 881 1440 2051 2536 3116 3696 4276 4792 5364 5936 6508 6985 7549 8113
Intensive (in the afternoon) with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 828 1334 1893 2233 2737 3241 3745 4186 4682 5178 5675 6076 6564 7052
Intensive (in the afternoon) with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 978 1634 2342 2829 3482 4135 4788 5378 6023 6668 7313 7863 8500 9138
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €47, 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 (€ 75 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 62 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €56 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:  

€23, 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:  

€93

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 115 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 27 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 907 1664 2385 3087 3826 4564
Business English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1162 2092 2985 3858 4769 5679
Business English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1199 2166 3096 4006 4954 5901
Business English with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1323 2415 3469 4503 5575 6647
Business English with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 1271 2309 3310 4200 5196 6192
Business English with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 1420 2608 3759 4796 5941 7086
Business English with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 1330 2427 3487 4056 5015 5975
Business English with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 1578 2924 4233 4666 5778 6890
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €47, 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 (€ 75 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 62 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €56 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:  

€23, 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:  

€93

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 115 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 27 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 2565 3138 3676
Cambridge Exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4024 4940 5822
Cambridge Exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4320 5311 6266
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 4419 5434 6414
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 5639 6959 8244
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 4708 5795 6848
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 5899 7285 8635
Cambridge Exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5314 6553 7757
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks  
Cambridge Exam without accommodation 3186 3949 4501
Cambridge Exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4644 5751 6647
Cambridge Exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4940 6122 7091
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 5039 6245 7239
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 6259 7770 9069
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 5328 6606 7673
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 6520 8096 9460
Cambridge Exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5935 7364 8582
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:  

€115, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

€291, 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 (€ 75 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 62 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €56 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:  

€23, 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:  

€93

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 115 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 27 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

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 10 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  6 weeks  
TOEFL exam without accommodation 2036
TOEFL exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 3151
TOEFL exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 3373
TOEFL exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 3447
TOEFL exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 4362
TOEFL exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 3664
TOEFL exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 4558
TOEFL exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4119
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. €47, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

€168, 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 (€ 75 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 62 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €56 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:  

€23, 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:  

€93

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 115 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 27 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 995
Teacher course with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1422
Teacher course with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1496
Teacher course with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1745
Teacher course with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 1639
Teacher course with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 1939
Teacher course with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 1757
Teacher course with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 2254
Starting dates:  

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

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €47, 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 (€ 75 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 62 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €56 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:  

€23, 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:  

€93

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 115 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 27 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 30% on an intensive course

Discount of 30% on an intensive language course in San Francisco: California's 4th largest city!

Discount

30%

Conditions
  • valid for the following course(s): Intensive (in the afternoon) , Intensive (in the morning) , Intensive 28
  • valid for all accommodations
  • book before 19-10-2017
  • 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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Cathy, Valencia

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