Language course English in San Francisco

St. Giles Colleges

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

Key features of our partner English school in San Francisco:

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

Social Programme

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

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

Intensive 28

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


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

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2019

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
28
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks 33 weeks 34 weeks 35 weeks 36 weeks  
Intensive 28 without accommodation 610 1079 1549 1837 2262 2686 3110 3468 3884 4300 4716 4898 5294 5691 6087 6484 6880 7277 7673 8070 8466 8863 9259 9656 10052 10449 10845 11242 11638 12035 12431 12828 13224 13621 14017 14414
Intensive 28 with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 880 1532 2184 2653 3260 3866 4472 5012 5610 6208 6806 7170 7748 8327 8905 9484 10062 10641 11219 11798 12376 12955 13533 14112 14690 15269 15847 16426 17004 17583 18161 18740 19318 19897 20475 21054
Intensive 28 with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 919 1610 2301 2809 3455 4100 4745 5324 5961 6598 7235 7638 8255 8873 9490 10108 10725 11343 11960 12578 13195 13813 14430 15048 15665 16283 16900 17518 18135 18753 19370 19988 20605 21223 21840 22458
Intensive 28 with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2928 3603 4278 4953 5562 6228 6895 7562 7995 8642 9289 9936 10583 11231 11878 12525 13172 13819 14467 15114 15761 16408 17056 17703 18350 18997 19644 20292 20939 21586 22233 22880 23528
Intensive 28 with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 3630 4481 5331 6182 6966 7808 8650 9492 10101 10923 11746 12569 13391 14214 15037 15860 16682 17505 18328 19150 19973 20796 21619 22441 23264 24087 24909 25732 26555 27378 28200 29023 29846
Intensive 28 with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 3088 3803 4518 5233 5881 6588 7294 8001 8474 9161 9848 10535 11222 11909 12597 13284 13971 14658 15345 16032 16719 17407 18094 18781 19468 20155 20842 21529 22217 22904 23591 24278 24965
Intensive 28 with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 3578 4416 5253 6091 6862 7691 8520 9349 9945 10754 11564 12374 13183 13993 14803 15613 16422 17232 18042 18851 19661 20471 21281 22090 22900 23710 24519 25329 26139 26949 27758 28568 29378
Intensive 28 with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1051 1873 2696 3337 4114 4891 5668 6379 7148 7917 8685 9220 9970 10719 11468 12218 12967 13716 14466 15215 15964 16714 17463 18213 18962 19711 20461 21210 21959 22709 23458 24207 24957 25706 26455 27205
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €56, 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 : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €10 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €78 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €59 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • A private bathroom in is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 24) and a refundable security deposit of € 325 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€24, to be paid directly on arrival

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

€98

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

  • Outside these hours and on holidays the price of a transfer is € 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.

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

Intensive (in the morning)

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

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2019

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

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks 33 weeks 34 weeks 35 weeks 36 weeks  
Intensive (in the morning) without accommodation 530 920 1310 1525 1872 2218 2564 2792 3123 3455 3786 4006 4329 4651 4973 5295 5617 5940 6262 6584 6906 7228 7551 7873 8195 8517 8840 9162 9484 9806 10128 10451 10773 11095 11417 11739
Intensive (in the morning) with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 2776 3413 4050 4687 5205 5827 6449 7072 7582 8195 8808
Intensive (in the morning) with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 3266 4026 4785 5545 6186 6930 7675 8420 9053 9789 10524 11259 11995 12730 13466 14201 14937 15672 16407 17143 17878 18614 19349 20085 20820 21555 22291 23026 23762 24497 25233 25968 26703
Intensive (in the morning) with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2616 3213 3810 4407 4886 5468 6050 6632 7103 7676 8249
Intensive (in the morning) with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 3318 4091 4863 5636 6290 7047 7805 8563 9209 9958 10706 11454 12203 12951 13700 14448 15197 15945 16693 17442 18190 18939 19687 20436 21184 21932 22681 23429 24178 24926 25675 26423 27171
Intensive (in the morning) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 800 1372 1944 2341 2870 3398 3926 4336 4849 5363 5876 6279 6783 7287 7791 8295 8800 9304 9808 10312 10816 11321 11825 12329 12833 13338 13842 14346 14850 15354 15859 16363 16867 17371 17875 18380
Intensive (in the morning) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 839 1450 2061 2497 3065 3632 4199 4648 5200 5753 6305 6747 7290 7833 8376 8919 9463 10006 10549 11092 11635 12179 12722 13265 13808 14352 14895 15438 15981 16524 17068 17611 18154 18697 19240 19784
Intensive (in the morning) with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 971 1714 2457 3025 3724 4423 5122 5703 6387 7072 7756 8329 9004 9679 10354 11029 11704 12379 13054 13729 14404 15080 15755 16430 17105 17780 18455 19130 19805 20480 21155 21830 22505 23180 23855 24531
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €56, 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 : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €10 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €78 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €59 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • A private bathroom in is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 24) and a refundable security deposit of € 325 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€24, to be paid directly on arrival

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

€98

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

  • Outside these hours and on holidays the price of a transfer is € 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.

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

Intensive (in the afternoon)

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

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2019

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

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks 33 weeks 34 weeks 35 weeks 36 weeks  
Intensive (in the afternoon) without accommodation 443 747 1051 1217 1486 1755 2025 2220 2480 2740 3000 3159 3411 3663 3914 4166 4418 4669 4921 5173 5424 5676 5928 6179 6431 6682 6934 7186 7437 7689 7941 8192 8444 8696 8947 9199
Intensive (in the afternoon) with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 2468 3028 3588 4147 4633 5184 5734 6285 6735 7278 7820
Intensive (in the afternoon) with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 2958 3640 4323 5005 5614 6287 6960 7633 8206 8871 9536 10201 10866 11531 12195 12860 13525 14190 14855 15520 16185 16849 17514 18179 18844 19509 20174 20839 21503 22168 22833 23498 24163
Intensive (in the afternoon) with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2308 2828 3348 3868 4314 4824 5335 5846 6256 6759 7261
Intensive (in the afternoon) with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 3010 3705 4401 5096 5718 6404 7090 7776 8362 9040 9718 10396 11074 11752 12429 13107 13785 14463 15141 15819 16497 17174 17852 18530 19208 19886 20564 21242 21919 22597 23275 23953 24631
Intensive (in the afternoon) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 714 1199 1685 2033 2484 2936 3387 3764 4206 4648 5090 5432 5865 6299 6733 7166 7600 8034 8467 8901 9334 9768 10202 10635 11069 11503 11936 12370 12804 13237 13671 14105 14538 14972 15405 15839
Intensive (in the afternoon) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 753 1277 1802 2189 2679 3170 3660 4076 4557 5038 5519 5900 6372 6845 7318 7790 8263 8736 9208 9681 10153 10626 11099 11571 12044 12517 12989 13462 13935 14407 14880 15353 15825 16298 16770 17243
Intensive (in the afternoon) with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 884 1541 2197 2717 3339 3961 4583 5131 5744 6357 6969 7482 8086 8691 9295 9900 10504 11109 11713 12318 12922 13527 14131 14736 15340 15945 16549 17154 17758 18363 18967 19572 20176 20781 21385 21990
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €56, 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 : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €10 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €78 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €59 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • A private bathroom in is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 24) and a refundable security deposit of € 325 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€24, to be paid directly on arrival

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

€98

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

  • Outside these hours and on holidays the price of a transfer is € 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.

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

Business English

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

Minimum age is 21 years .

Prices 2019

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

Max. 5 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks  
Business English without accommodation 984 1809 2597 3360 4165 4970
Business English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1254 2262 3231 4176 5163 6150
Business English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1293 2340 3348 4332 5358 6384
Business English with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 4451 5507 6563
Business English with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 5153 6384 7616
Business English with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 4611 5707 6802
Business English with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 5101 6319 7538
Business English with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1425 2603 3744 4860 6018 7176
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

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

Course materials:  

ca. €56, 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 : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €10 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €78 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €59 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • A private bathroom in is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 24) and a refundable security deposit of € 325 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€24, to be paid directly on arrival

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

€98

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

  • Outside these hours and on holidays the price of a transfer is € 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.

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

Cambridge Exam

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

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

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2019

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

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
28
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Cambridge Exam without accommodation 2792 3123 3455 3786 4006
Cambridge Exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4336 4849 5363 5876 6279
Cambridge Exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4648 5200 5753 6305 6747
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 4886 5468 6050 6632 7103
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 6290 7047 7805 8563 9209
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 5205 5827 6449 7072 7582
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 6186 6930 7675 8420 9053
Cambridge Exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5703 6387 7072 7756 8329
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Cambridge Exam without accommodation 3468 3884 4300 4716 4898
Cambridge Exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 5012 5610 6208 6806 7170
Cambridge Exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5324 5961 6598 7235 7638
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 5562 6228 6895 7562 7995
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 6966 7808 8650 9492 10101
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 5881 6588 7294 8001 8474
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 6862 7691 8520 9349 9945
Cambridge Exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 6379 7148 7917 8685 9220
Starting dates:  

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

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

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

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

Starting dates per level:

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

Exam dates 2019:

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

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

Course materials:  

ca. €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 : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €10 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €78 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €59 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • A private bathroom in is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 24) and a refundable security deposit of € 325 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€24, to be paid directly on arrival

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

€98

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

  • Outside these hours and on holidays the price of a transfer is € 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.

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

TOEFL exam

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

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

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

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2019

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  6 weeks  
TOEFL exam without accommodation 2218
TOEFL exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 3398
TOEFL exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 3632
TOEFL exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 3810
TOEFL exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 4863
TOEFL exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 4050
TOEFL exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 4785
TOEFL exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4423
Starting dates:  

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

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

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

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

Course materials:  

ca. €56, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

€191, 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 : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €10 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €78 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €59 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • A private bathroom in is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 24) and a refundable security deposit of € 325 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€24, to be paid directly on arrival

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

€98

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

  • Outside these hours and on holidays the price of a transfer is € 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.

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

Teacher course

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

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

 

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

Minimum age is 18 years .

Prices 2019

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

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
26
Number of weeks:
  2 weeks  
Teacher course without accommodation 1079
Teacher course with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1532
Teacher course with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1610
Teacher course with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1873
Starting dates:  

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

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €56, 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 : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €10 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €78 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €59 per week
Transfer:  

€98

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

  • Outside these hours and on holidays the price of a transfer is € 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.

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

Commercial English

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

Minimum age is 18 years .

Prices 2019

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

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
28
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Commercial English without accommodation 1079 1549 1837 2262 2686 3110 3468
Commercial English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1532 2184 2653 3260 3866 4472 5012
Commercial English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1610 2301 2809 3455 4100 4745 5324
Commercial English with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2928 3603 4278 4953 5562
Commercial English with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 3630 4481 5331 6182 6966
Commercial English with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 3088 3803 4518 5233 5881
Commercial English with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 3578 4416 5253 6091 6862
Commercial English with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1873 2696 3337 4114 4891 5668 6379
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €56, 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 : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €10 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €78 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €59 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • A private bathroom in is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 24) and a refundable security deposit of € 325 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€24, to be paid directly on arrival

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

€98

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

  • Outside these hours and on holidays the price of a transfer is € 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.

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

Host family

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

Executive host family

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

USA residence

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

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

Kenmore residence

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

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

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Discount of 20% on an intensive course

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

Discount

20%

Conditions
  • valid for the following course(s): TOEFL exam , Cambridge Exam , Intensive (in the afternoon) , Intensive (in the morning) , Intensive 28
  • valid for all accommodations
  • book before 28-06-2019
  • the course has to take place between 08-10-2018 and 13-12-2019
  • max. course duration: 24 weeks
Important:

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

This promotion will be applied automatically during your price request

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