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 2018

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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  
Intensive 28 without accommodation 583 1030 1476 1750 2153 2557 2960 3297 3692 4088 4483 4659 5035 5412 5789 6166 6542 6919 7296 7673 8050 8426
Intensive 28 with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 843 1463 2082 2530 3107 3683 4260 4771 5339 5908 6476 6825 7375 7925 8476 9026 9576 10126 10676 11226 11776 12326
Intensive 28 with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 881 1538 2195 2680 3294 3908 4522 5070 5676 6282 6887 7274 7862 8449 9037 9624 10212 10799 11387 11974 12562 13149
Intensive 28 with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2822 3472 4121 4771 5355 5996 6637 7279 7701 8324 8947 9570 10193 10816 11440 12063 12686 13309 13932
Intensive 28 with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 3512 4334 5156 5978 6734 7548 8362 9175 9770 10566 11361 12157 12952 13748 14543 15339 16134 16930 17725
Intensive 28 with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1007 1789 2572 3183 3923 4663 5403 6077 6809 7540 8272 8785 9498 10212 10925 11638 12352 13065 13779 14492 15205 15919
Intensive 28 with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 2979 3668 4357 5045 5668 6349 7030 7710 8172 8834 9496 10159 10821 11483 12146 12808 13470 14133 14795
Intensive 28 with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 3461 4270 5079 5888 6632 7433 8234 9035 9617 10400 11182 11965 12748 13531 14313 15096 15879 16661 17444
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €55, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges host family:   single room : 24/06/2018 - 25/08/2018 : €9 per week
double room : 24/06/2018 - 25/08/2018 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €56 per week
Info usa residence:  

A private bathroom in the Kenmore or USA residence is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).

Accommodation in the USA OR Kenmore residence has a minimum duration of 4 weeks

Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 23) and a refundable security deposit of € 320 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€23, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €22 per week
double room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €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

Accommodation in the Kenmore residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 23) and a refundable security deposit of € 320 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €22 per week
double room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €16 per week
Transfer:  

€97

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 119 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 28 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

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

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

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 15/01/2018, 19/02/2018, 30/03/2018, 28/05/2018, 04/07/2018, 03/09/2018, 22/11/2018, 23/11/2018, and from 24/12/2018 to 28/12/2018.

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 2018

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  
Intensive (in the morning) without accommodation 508 878 1248 1451 1779 2108 2436 2655 2970 3285 3599 3805 4110 4416
Intensive (in the morning) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 768 1311 1855 2231 2733 3235 3736 4129 4617 5105 5593 5971 6450 6929
Intensive (in the morning) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 805 1386 1967 2381 2920 3459 3998 4428 4953 5479 6004 6420 6937 7453
Intensive (in the morning) with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2523 3098 3672 4247 4712 5273 5835 6396 6847 7399 7951
Intensive (in the morning) with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 3213 3960 4707 5454 6092 6825 7559 8292 8916 9641 10365
Intensive (in the morning) with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 931 1638 2345 2884 3549 4214 4879 5435 6086 6738 7389 7931 8573 9215
Intensive (in the morning) with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 2680 3294 3908 4522 5026 5627 6227 6827 7318 7909 8500
Intensive (in the morning) with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 3162 3896 4630 5365 5990 6710 7431 8152 8763 9475 10186
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €55, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges host family:   single room : 24/06/2018 - 25/08/2018 : €9 per week
double room : 24/06/2018 - 25/08/2018 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €56 per week
Info usa residence:  

A private bathroom in the Kenmore or USA residence is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).

Accommodation in the USA OR Kenmore residence has a minimum duration of 4 weeks

Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 23) and a refundable security deposit of € 320 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€23, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €22 per week
double room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €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

Accommodation in the Kenmore residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 23) and a refundable security deposit of € 320 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €22 per week
double room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €16 per week
Transfer:  

€97

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 119 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 28 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

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

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

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 15/01/2018, 19/02/2018, 30/03/2018, 28/05/2018, 04/07/2018, 03/09/2018, 22/11/2018, 23/11/2018, and from 24/12/2018 to 28/12/2018.

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 2018

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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  
Intensive (in the afternoon) without accommodation 426 714 1002 1159 1415 1670 1925 2115 2362 2610 2857 3006 3245 3484
Intensive (in the afternoon) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 686 1147 1609 1939 2368 2797 3225 3588 4009 4430 4850 5172 5585 5997
Intensive (in the afternoon) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 723 1222 1721 2089 2555 3021 3487 3888 4346 4804 5262 5621 6071 6521
Intensive (in the afternoon) with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2231 2733 3235 3736 4172 4666 5159 5653 6048 6533 7019
Intensive (in the afternoon) with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 2921 3595 4269 4943 5552 6218 6884 7550 8117 8775 9433
Intensive (in the afternoon) with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 849 1474 2099 2592 3184 3776 4368 4895 5479 6063 6646 7132 7707 8283
Intensive (in the afternoon) with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 2388 2929 3470 4011 4486 5019 5552 6084 6519 7043 7568
Intensive (in the afternoon) with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 2870 3531 4192 4854 5450 6103 6756 7409 7964 8609 9254
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €55, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges host family:   single room : 24/06/2018 - 25/08/2018 : €9 per week
double room : 24/06/2018 - 25/08/2018 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €56 per week
Info usa residence:  

A private bathroom in the Kenmore or USA residence is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).

Accommodation in the USA OR Kenmore residence has a minimum duration of 4 weeks

Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 23) and a refundable security deposit of € 320 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€23, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €22 per week
double room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €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

Accommodation in the Kenmore residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 23) and a refundable security deposit of € 320 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €22 per week
double room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €16 per week
Transfer:  

€97

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 119 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 28 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

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

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

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 15/01/2018, 19/02/2018, 30/03/2018, 28/05/2018, 04/07/2018, 03/09/2018, 22/11/2018, 23/11/2018, and from 24/12/2018 to 28/12/2018.

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 2018

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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 938 1723 2469 3195 3960 4724
Business English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1198 2156 3076 3975 4913 5851
Business English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1236 2231 3188 4125 5100 6075
Business English with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 4267 5278 6289
Business English with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 4957 6140 7323
Business English with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1362 2483 3566 4628 5730 6831
Business English with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 4424 5474 6524
Business English with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 4906 6076 7247
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

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

Course materials:  

ca. €55, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges host family:   single room : 24/06/2018 - 25/08/2018 : €9 per week
double room : 24/06/2018 - 25/08/2018 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €56 per week
Info usa residence:  

A private bathroom in the Kenmore or USA residence is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).

Accommodation in the USA OR Kenmore residence has a minimum duration of 4 weeks

Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 23) and a refundable security deposit of € 320 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€23, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €22 per week
double room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €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

Accommodation in the Kenmore residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 23) and a refundable security deposit of € 320 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €22 per week
double room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €16 per week
Transfer:  

€97

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 119 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 28 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

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

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

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 15/01/2018, 19/02/2018, 30/03/2018, 28/05/2018, 04/07/2018, 03/09/2018, 22/11/2018, 23/11/2018, and from 24/12/2018 to 28/12/2018.

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 2018

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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 13 weeks  
Cambridge Exam without accommodation 2655 2970 3285 3599 4110
Cambridge Exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4129 4617 5105 5593 6450
Cambridge Exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4428 4953 5479 6004 6937
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 4712 5273 5835 6396 7399
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 6092 6825 7559 8292 9641
Cambridge Exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5435 6086 6738 7389 8573
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 5026 5627 6227 6827 7909
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 5990 6710 7431 8152 9475
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 13 weeks  
Cambridge Exam without accommodation 3297 3692 4088 4483 5035
Cambridge Exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4771 5339 5908 6476 7375
Cambridge Exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5070 5676 6282 6887 7862
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 5355 5996 6637 7279 8324
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 6734 7548 8362 9175 10566
Cambridge Exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 6077 6809 7540 8272 9498
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 5668 6349 7030 7710 8834
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 6632 7433 8234 9035 10400
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 02/01, 19/03, 16/04, 02/07, 10/09, 08/10

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: 02/07/2018 (FCE / CAE)
  • 9 weeks: 16/04/2018, 08/10/2018 (all levels)
  • 10 weeks: 02/01/2018 (FCE & CPE)
  • 11 weeks: 02/01/2018 (CAE)
  • 13 weeks: 19/03/2018, 10/09/2018 (all levels)

Prices of the Cambridge exam courses do not include materials (US$ 130) and the exam fee (approx. $330)

Course materials:  

€119, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

€302, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges host family:   single room : 24/06/2018 - 25/08/2018 : €9 per week
double room : 24/06/2018 - 25/08/2018 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €56 per week
Info usa residence:  

A private bathroom in the Kenmore or USA residence is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).

Accommodation in the USA OR Kenmore residence has a minimum duration of 4 weeks

Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 23) and a refundable security deposit of € 320 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€23, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €22 per week
double room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €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

Accommodation in the Kenmore residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 23) and a refundable security deposit of € 320 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €22 per week
double room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €16 per week
Transfer:  

€97

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 119 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 28 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

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

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

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 15/01/2018, 19/02/2018, 30/03/2018, 28/05/2018, 04/07/2018, 03/09/2018, 22/11/2018, 23/11/2018, and from 24/12/2018 to 28/12/2018.

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 2018

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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 2108
TOEFL exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 3235
TOEFL exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 3459
TOEFL exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 3672
TOEFL exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 4707
TOEFL exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4214
TOEFL exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 3908
TOEFL exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 4630
Starting dates:  

22/01, 12/03, 14/05, 16/07, 17/09

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. €51, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

€178, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges host family:   single room : 24/06/2018 - 25/08/2018 : €9 per week
double room : 24/06/2018 - 25/08/2018 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €56 per week
Info usa residence:  

A private bathroom in the Kenmore or USA residence is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).

Accommodation in the USA OR Kenmore residence has a minimum duration of 4 weeks

Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 23) and a refundable security deposit of € 320 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€23, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €22 per week
double room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €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

Accommodation in the Kenmore residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 23) and a refundable security deposit of € 320 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €22 per week
double room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €16 per week
Transfer:  

€97

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 119 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 28 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

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

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

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 15/01/2018, 19/02/2018, 30/03/2018, 28/05/2018, 04/07/2018, 03/09/2018, 22/11/2018, 23/11/2018, and from 24/12/2018 to 28/12/2018.

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 2018

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 1030
Teacher course with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1463
Teacher course with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1538
Teacher course with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1789
Starting dates:  

advanced : 05/03, 16/07, 13/08, 15/10

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €55, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges host family:   single room : 24/06/2018 - 25/08/2018 : €9 per week
double room : 24/06/2018 - 25/08/2018 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €56 per week
Transfer:  

€97

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 119 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 28 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

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

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

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 15/01/2018, 19/02/2018, 30/03/2018, 28/05/2018, 04/07/2018, 03/09/2018, 22/11/2018, 23/11/2018, and from 24/12/2018 to 28/12/2018.

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): Cambridge Exam , Intensive (in the afternoon) , Intensive (in the morning) , Intensive 28
  • valid for all accommodations
  • book before 23-08-2018
  • the course has to take place between 09-04-2018 and 21-12-2018
  • 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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Cathy, Valencia

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