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 532 939 1346 1596 1964 2332 2700 3007 3368 3728 4088 4249 4592 4936 5280 5623 5967 6310 6654 6998 7341 7685
Intensive 28 with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 769 1334 1899 2308 2833 3359 3885 4351 4869 5388 5906 6225 6726 7228 7730 8231 8733 9235 9737 10238 10740 11242
Intensive 28 with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 803 1402 2001 2444 3004 3564 4124 4624 5176 5729 6281 6634 7170 7706 8241 8777 9313 9849 10385 10920 11456 11992
Intensive 28 with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2574 3166 3759 4351 4884 5468 6053 6638 7023 7592 8160 8728 9296 9865 10433 11001 11569 12138 12706
Intensive 28 with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 3203 3952 4702 5452 6141 6884 7626 8368 8910 9636 10361 11087 11812 12538 13263 13989 14714 15440 16165
Intensive 28 with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 918 1632 2346 2903 3578 4253 4928 5542 6210 6877 7544 8012 8662 9313 9964 10614 11265 11916 12566 13217 13867 14518
Intensive 28 with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 2717 3345 3973 4601 5170 5790 6411 7032 7453 8057 8661 9265 9869 10473 11077 11681 12285 12889 13493
Intensive 28 with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 3156 3894 4632 5370 6048 6779 7509 8240 8771 9484 10198 10912 11626 12340 13054 13768 14481 15195 15909
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €50, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges host family:   single room : 24/06 - 25/08 : €9 per week
double room : 24/06 - 25/08 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €69 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €50 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 € 21) and a refundable security deposit of € 292 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€21, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 03/06 - 29/09 : €20 per week
double room : 03/06 - 29/09 : €13 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 € 21) and a refundable security deposit of € 292 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 03/06 - 29/09 : €20 per week
double room : 03/06 - 29/09 : €14 per week
Transfer:  

€88

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 109 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 25 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 463 801 1139 1323 1623 1922 2222 2422 2709 2996 3283 3470 3749 4027
Intensive (in the morning) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 700 1196 1692 2035 2492 2950 3408 3765 4210 4656 5101 5446 5883 6320
Intensive (in the morning) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 734 1264 1794 2171 2663 3155 3646 4038 4517 4997 5476 5855 6326 6797
Intensive (in the morning) with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2301 2825 3349 3873 4298 4809 5321 5833 6245 6748 7251
Intensive (in the morning) with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 2930 3611 4293 4974 5556 6225 6894 7563 8132 8792 9453
Intensive (in the morning) with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 849 1494 2139 2630 3237 3844 4450 4957 5551 6145 6739 7233 7819 8405
Intensive (in the morning) with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 2444 3004 3564 4124 4584 5131 5679 6226 6674 7213 7752
Intensive (in the morning) with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 2883 3553 4223 4893 5463 6120 6777 7434 7992 8641 9290
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €50, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges host family:   single room : 24/06 - 25/08 : €9 per week
double room : 24/06 - 25/08 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €69 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €50 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 € 21) and a refundable security deposit of € 292 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€21, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 03/06 - 29/09 : €20 per week
double room : 03/06 - 29/09 : €13 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 € 21) and a refundable security deposit of € 292 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 03/06 - 29/09 : €20 per week
double room : 03/06 - 29/09 : €14 per week
Transfer:  

€88

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 109 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 25 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 388 651 914 1057 1290 1523 1756 1929 2155 2380 2605 2741 2959 3177
Intensive (in the afternoon) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 625 1046 1467 1768 2160 2551 2942 3273 3656 4040 4423 4717 5093 5469
Intensive (in the afternoon) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 659 1115 1570 1905 2330 2755 3180 3546 3963 4381 4799 5126 5537 5947
Intensive (in the afternoon) with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2035 2492 2950 3408 3805 4255 4705 5156 5516 5958 6401
Intensive (in the afternoon) with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 2664 3279 3893 4508 5063 5671 6278 6885 7403 8003 8603
Intensive (in the afternoon) with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 774 1344 1914 2364 2904 3444 3984 4464 4997 5529 6062 6504 7029 7554
Intensive (in the afternoon) with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 2178 2671 3165 3658 4091 4577 5063 5549 5945 6424 6902
Intensive (in the afternoon) with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 2617 3220 3824 4427 4970 5566 6161 6757 7263 7851 8439
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €50, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges host family:   single room : 24/06 - 25/08 : €9 per week
double room : 24/06 - 25/08 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €69 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €50 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 € 21) and a refundable security deposit of € 292 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€21, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 03/06 - 29/09 : €20 per week
double room : 03/06 - 29/09 : €13 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 € 21) and a refundable security deposit of € 292 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 03/06 - 29/09 : €20 per week
double room : 03/06 - 29/09 : €14 per week
Transfer:  

€88

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 109 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 25 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 856 1571 2252 2914 3611 4309
Business English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1093 1967 2805 3626 4481 5336
Business English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1127 2035 2908 3762 4651 5541
Business English with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 3892 4814 5735
Business English with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 4521 5600 6679
Business English with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1242 2264 3252 4221 5225 6230
Business English with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 4035 4992 5950
Business English with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 4474 5542 6609
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. €50, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges host family:   single room : 24/06 - 25/08 : €9 per week
double room : 24/06 - 25/08 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €69 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €50 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 € 21) and a refundable security deposit of € 292 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€21, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 03/06 - 29/09 : €20 per week
double room : 03/06 - 29/09 : €13 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 € 21) and a refundable security deposit of € 292 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 03/06 - 29/09 : €20 per week
double room : 03/06 - 29/09 : €14 per week
Transfer:  

€88

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 109 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 25 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 2422 2709 2996 3283 3749
Cambridge Exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 3765 4210 4656 5101 5883
Cambridge Exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4038 4517 4997 5476 6326
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 4298 4809 5321 5833 6748
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 5556 6225 6894 7563 8792
Cambridge Exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4957 5551 6145 6739 7819
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 4584 5131 5679 6226 7213
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 5463 6120 6777 7434 8641
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 13 weeks  
Cambridge Exam without accommodation 3007 3368 3728 4088 4592
Cambridge Exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4351 4869 5388 5906 6726
Cambridge Exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4624 5176 5729 6281 7170
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 4884 5468 6053 6638 7592
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 6141 6884 7626 8368 9636
Cambridge Exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5542 6210 6877 7544 8662
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 5170 5790 6411 7032 8057
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 6048 6779 7509 8240 9484
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:  

€109, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

€275, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges host family:   single room : 24/06 - 25/08 : €9 per week
double room : 24/06 - 25/08 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €69 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €50 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 € 21) and a refundable security deposit of € 292 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€21, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 03/06 - 29/09 : €20 per week
double room : 03/06 - 29/09 : €13 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 € 21) and a refundable security deposit of € 292 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 03/06 - 29/09 : €20 per week
double room : 03/06 - 29/09 : €14 per week
Transfer:  

€88

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 109 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 25 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 1922
TOEFL exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 2950
TOEFL exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 3155
TOEFL exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 3349
TOEFL exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 4293
TOEFL exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 3844
TOEFL exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 3564
TOEFL exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 4223
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. €46, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

€163, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges host family:   single room : 24/06 - 25/08 : €9 per week
double room : 24/06 - 25/08 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €69 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €50 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 € 21) and a refundable security deposit of € 292 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€21, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 03/06 - 29/09 : €20 per week
double room : 03/06 - 29/09 : €13 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 € 21) and a refundable security deposit of € 292 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 03/06 - 29/09 : €20 per week
double room : 03/06 - 29/09 : €14 per week
Transfer:  

€88

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 109 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 25 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 939
Teacher course with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1334
Teacher course with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1402
Teacher course with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1632
Starting dates:  

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

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €50, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges host family:   single room : 24/06 - 25/08 : €9 per week
double room : 24/06 - 25/08 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €69 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €50 per week
Transfer:  

€88

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 109 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 25 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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Lecyca
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24 years
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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): Cambridge Exam , Intensive (in the afternoon) , Intensive (in the morning) , Intensive 28
  • valid for all accommodations
  • book before 01-03-2018
  • the course has to take place between 08-01-2018 and 21-12-2018
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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