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 573 1012 1450 1720 2116 2513 2909 3241 3629 4017 4405 4578 4949 5319 5689 6059 6430 6800 7170 7540 7911 8281
Intensive 28 with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 829 1438 2046 2487 3053 3620 4186 4689 5247 5806 6364 6708 7248 7789 8329 8870 9411 9951 10492 11033 11573 12114
Intensive 28 with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 866 1511 2157 2634 3237 3840 4444 4983 5578 6173 6769 7149 7726 8303 8881 9458 10036 10613 11190 11768 12345 12922
Intensive 28 with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2774 3412 4050 4689 5262 5893 6523 7153 7568 8181 8793 9405 10018 10630 11242 11855 12467 13079 13692
Intensive 28 with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 3451 4259 5067 5875 6618 7418 8217 9017 9602 10383 11165 11947 12729 13511 14292 15074 15856 16638 17420
Intensive 28 with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 989 1759 2528 3129 3856 4583 5310 5972 6691 7410 8130 8633 9334 10036 10737 11438 12139 12840 13541 14242 14943 15644
Intensive 28 with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 2928 3605 4282 4958 5571 6240 6908 7577 8031 8682 9333 9984 10634 11285 11936 12587 13238 13889 14540
Intensive 28 with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 3401 4196 4992 5787 6518 7305 8092 8879 9451 10220 10990 11759 12528 13297 14066 14836 15605 16374 17143
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €54, 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 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €74 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €55 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 € 314 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 : €21 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 € 314 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €21 per week
double room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€95

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 117 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 27 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

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

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

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 499 863 1227 1426 1749 2072 2394 2609 2919 3228 3537 3739 4039 4340
Intensive (in the morning) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 754 1289 1823 2193 2686 3179 3672 4057 4537 5017 5496 5868 6339 6810
Intensive (in the morning) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 791 1362 1933 2340 2869 3399 3929 4351 4868 5384 5901 6310 6817 7324
Intensive (in the morning) with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2479 3044 3609 4174 4631 5183 5734 6285 6729 7272 7814
Intensive (in the morning) with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 3157 3892 4626 5360 5987 6708 7428 8149 8762 9474 10186
Intensive (in the morning) with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 915 1610 2305 2834 3488 4142 4795 5341 5981 6622 7262 7794 8425 9057
Intensive (in the morning) with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 2634 3237 3840 4444 4940 5530 6119 6709 7192 7773 8354
Intensive (in the morning) with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 3107 3829 4550 5272 5886 6595 7303 8011 8612 9311 10010
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €54, 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 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €74 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €55 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 € 314 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 : €21 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 € 314 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €21 per week
double room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€95

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 117 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 27 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

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

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

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

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 afternoon) without accommodation 418 702 985 1139 1390 1641 1892 2079 2322 2565 2808 2954 3189 3424
Intensive (in the afternoon) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 674 1127 1581 1906 2327 2748 3170 3527 3940 4353 4767 5083 5488 5894
Intensive (in the afternoon) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 711 1201 1691 2053 2511 2969 3427 3821 4271 4721 5171 5524 5966 6408
Intensive (in the afternoon) with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2193 2686 3179 3672 4100 4585 5070 5556 5944 6421 6898
Intensive (in the afternoon) with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 2870 3533 4195 4858 5456 6110 6765 7419 7977 8624 9270
Intensive (in the afternoon) with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 834 1448 2063 2548 3129 3711 4293 4810 5384 5958 6532 7009 7575 8140
Intensive (in the afternoon) with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 2347 2878 3410 3942 4409 4932 5456 5980 6406 6922 7437
Intensive (in the afternoon) with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 2820 3470 4120 4770 5356 5998 6639 7281 7826 8460 9094
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €54, 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 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €74 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €55 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 € 314 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 : €21 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 € 314 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €21 per week
double room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€95

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 117 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 27 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

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

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

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 922 1693 2427 3140 3892 4643
Business English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1178 2119 3023 3907 4828 5750
Business English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1214 2193 3133 4054 5012 5971
Business English with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 4194 5187 6180
Business English with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 4871 6034 7197
Business English with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1338 2440 3504 4549 5631 6713
Business English with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 4348 5380 6412
Business English with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 4821 5972 7122
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. €54, 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 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €74 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €55 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 € 314 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 : €21 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 € 314 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €21 per week
double room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€95

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 117 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 27 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

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

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

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 2609 2919 3228 3537 4039
Cambridge Exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4057 4537 5017 5496 6339
Cambridge Exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4351 4868 5384 5901 6817
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 4631 5183 5734 6285 7272
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 5987 6708 7428 8149 9474
Cambridge Exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5341 5981 6622 7262 8425
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 4940 5530 6119 6709 7773
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 5886 6595 7303 8011 9311
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 13 weeks  
Cambridge Exam without accommodation 3241 3629 4017 4405 4949
Cambridge Exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4689 5247 5806 6364 7248
Cambridge Exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4983 5578 6173 6769 7726
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 5262 5893 6523 7153 8181
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 6618 7418 8217 9017 10383
Cambridge Exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5972 6691 7410 8130 9334
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 5571 6240 6908 7577 8682
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 6518 7305 8092 8879 10220
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:  

€117, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

€296, 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 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €74 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €55 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 € 314 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 : €21 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 € 314 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €21 per week
double room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€95

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 117 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 27 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

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

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

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 2072
TOEFL exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 3179
TOEFL exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 3399
TOEFL exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 3609
TOEFL exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 4626
TOEFL exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4142
TOEFL exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 3840
TOEFL exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 4550
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. €50, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

€175, 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 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €74 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €55 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 € 314 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 : €21 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 € 314 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €21 per week
double room : 03/06/2018 - 29/09/2018 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€95

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 117 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 27 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

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

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

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 1012
Teacher course with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1438
Teacher course with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1511
Teacher course with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1759
Starting dates:  

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

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €54, 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 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €74 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €55 per week
Transfer:  

€95

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 117 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 27 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

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

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

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 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): Cambridge Exam , Intensive (in the afternoon) , Intensive (in the morning) , Intensive 28
  • valid for all accommodations
  • book before 26-10-2018
  • 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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Cathy, Valencia

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