Language course English in San Francisco

St. Giles Colleges

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

Key features of our partner English school in San Francisco:

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

Social Programme

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

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

Intensive 28

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


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

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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

Max. 10 per class
Number of lessons per week:
28
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks  
Intensive 28 without accommodation 711 1097 1572 1865 2294 2724 3154 3513 3934 4355 4776 4963 5365 5766 6168 5729 6078 6427 6776 7125 7474 7823
Intensive 28 with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 993 1568 2233 2715 3334 3953 4573 5122 5732 6343 6953 7330 7921 8512 9103 8854 9393 9931 10470 11008 11546 12085
Intensive 28 with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1034 1650 2356 2878 3538 4198 4858 5448 6100 6751 7402 7820 8452 9083 9715 9507 10087 10666 11245 11824 12404 12983
Intensive 28 with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 1178 1938 2787 2933 3606 4280 4954 5557 6222 6887 7552 7983 8629 9274 9919 9725 10318 10911 11504 12097 12689 13282
Intensive 28 with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 1452 2486 3609 3606 4447 5289 6131 6902 7735 8568 9401 10001 10815 11628 12442 12415 13176 13937 14699 15460 16221 16982
Intensive 28 with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 1112 1807 2592 3092 3806 4519 5233 5876 6581 7285 7990 8461 9147 9832 10517 10363 10995 11628 12261 12894 13526 14159
Intensive 28 with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 1278 2138 3087 3749 4627 5505 6382 7190 8059 8928 9797 10433 11282 12132 12981 12991 13788 14585 15382 16179 16976 17773
Intensive 28 with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1171 1924 2767 3427 4224 5021 5818 6545 7333 8121 8910 9464 10233 11002 11771 11700 12416 13133 13849 14565 15282 15998
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €52, 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 (€ 82 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 69 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €10 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €83 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €61 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€25, to be paid directly on arrival

Info kenmore residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Transfer:  

€103

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 127 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 30 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

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

Text / grammar bookS are not included, the price depends on the language level.
On the first Monday a level test takes place. If you have booked the intensive course with 20 lessons, the lessons start on Tuesday. With the course of 28 lessons, you have 2 lessons the first day.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 16/01/2017, 20/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 29/05/2017, 04/07/2017, 04/09/2017, 23/11/2017, 24/11/2017, and from 25/12/2017 - 01/01/2018.

Intensive (in the morning)

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

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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

Max. 10 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks  
Intensive (in the morning) without accommodation 613 936 1330 1546 1896 2246 2596 2829 3164 3500 3835 4054 4379 4705
Intensive (in the morning) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 895 1407 1991 2396 2936 3475 4015 4438 4962 5487 6012 6420 6935 7451
Intensive (in the morning) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 936 1489 2114 2560 3140 3720 4300 4764 5330 5895 6461 6910 7466 8022
Intensive (in the morning) with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 1079 1776 2545 2614 3208 3802 4396 4873 5452 6032 6611 7073 7643 8213
Intensive (in the morning) with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 1353 2324 3367 3287 4049 4811 5573 6218 6966 7713 8460 9091 9829 10567
Intensive (in the morning) with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1073 1763 2525 3108 3825 4542 5260 5860 6563 7266 7969 8555 9248 9941
Intensive (in the morning) with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 1014 1646 2350 2774 3407 4041 4675 5192 5811 6430 7049 7552 8161 8771
Intensive (in the morning) with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 1179 1976 2845 3431 4229 5027 5824 6506 7289 8073 8856 9523 10296 11070
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €52, 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 (€ 82 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 69 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €10 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €83 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €61 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€25, to be paid directly on arrival

Info kenmore residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Transfer:  

€103

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 127 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 30 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

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

Text / grammar bookS are not included, the price depends on the language level.
On the first Monday a level test takes place. If you have booked the intensive course with 20 lessons, the lessons start on Tuesday. With the course of 28 lessons, you have 2 lessons the first day.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 16/01/2017, 20/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 29/05/2017, 04/07/2017, 04/09/2017, 23/11/2017, 24/11/2017, and from 25/12/2017 - 01/01/2018.

Intensive (in the afternoon)

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

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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

Max. 10 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks  
Intensive (in the afternoon) without accommodation 512 761 1068 1235 1507 1779 2051 2254 2517 2780 3044 3202 3457 3711
Intensive (in the afternoon) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 794 1232 1729 2085 2547 3009 3470 3862 4315 4768 5221 5569 6013 6457
Intensive (in the afternoon) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 834 1314 1851 2249 2751 3254 3756 4189 4682 5176 5670 6059 6544 7029
Intensive (in the afternoon) with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 978 1601 2283 2303 2819 3335 3851 4298 4805 5312 5820 6222 6721 7219
Intensive (in the afternoon) with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 1252 2150 3105 2976 3660 4344 5028 5643 6318 6994 7669 8240 8907 9573
Intensive (in the afternoon) with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 971 1588 2262 2797 3436 4076 4715 5285 5916 6547 7177 7703 8325 8947
Intensive (in the afternoon) with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 913 1471 2087 2462 3018 3574 4130 4616 5164 5711 6258 6700 7239 7777
Intensive (in the afternoon) with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 1078 1802 2583 3120 3840 4560 5280 5930 6642 7353 8065 8671 9374 10077
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €52, 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 (€ 82 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 69 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €10 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €83 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €61 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€25, to be paid directly on arrival

Info kenmore residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Transfer:  

€103

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 127 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 30 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

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

Text / grammar bookS are not included, the price depends on the language level.
On the first Monday a level test takes place. If you have booked the intensive course with 20 lessons, the lessons start on Tuesday. With the course of 28 lessons, you have 2 lessons the first day.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 16/01/2017, 20/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 29/05/2017, 04/07/2017, 04/09/2017, 23/11/2017, 24/11/2017, and from 25/12/2017 - 01/01/2018.

Business English

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

Minimum age is 21 year .

Prices 2017

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 1000 1836 2631 3404 4219 5033
Business English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1282 2307 3292 4255 5259 6263
Business English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1322 2389 3414 4418 5463 6508
Business English with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1459 2663 3825 4966 6148 7330
Business English with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 1401 2546 3650 4632 5730 6829
Business English with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 1566 2877 4146 5289 6552 7814
Business English with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 1466 2676 3846 4472 5531 6589
Business English with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 1740 3224 4668 5145 6372 7598
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €52, 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 (€ 82 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 69 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €10 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €83 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €61 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€25, to be paid directly on arrival

Info kenmore residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Transfer:  

€103

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 127 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 30 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

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

Text / grammar bookS are not included, the price depends on the language level.
On the first Monday a level test takes place. If you have booked the intensive course with 20 lessons, the lessons start on Tuesday. With the course of 28 lessons, you have 2 lessons the first day.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 16/01/2017, 20/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 29/05/2017, 04/07/2017, 04/09/2017, 23/11/2017, 24/11/2017, and from 25/12/2017 - 01/01/2018.

Cambridge Exam

The Cambridge exams are recognised throughout the world. The exams test your ability to communicate effectively and with confidence. You can take the official exam at the end of your Cambridge exam preparation course when you are well prepared to achieve you best result. You can do the Cambridge exam course for 8, 9, 10, or 12 weeks, with 20 or 28 lessons per week.

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

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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

Max. 10 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
28
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks  
Cambridge Exam without accommodation 2829 3461 4054
Cambridge Exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4438 5448 6420
Cambridge Exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4764 5857 6910
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 4873 5993 7073
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 6218 7674 9091
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 5192 6391 7552
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 6506 8034 9523
Cambridge Exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5860 7227 8555
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks  
Cambridge Exam without accommodation 3513 4355 4963
Cambridge Exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 5122 6343 7330
Cambridge Exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5448 6751 7820
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 5557 6887 7983
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 6902 8568 10001
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 5876 7285 8461
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 7190 8928 10433
Cambridge Exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 6545 8121 9464
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 03/01 (10 weeks), 20/03 (12 weeks), 17/04 (8 weeks), 03/07 (8 weeks), 11/09 (12 weeks), 09/10 (8 weeks)

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Prices of the Cambridge exam course do not include the material nor the exam fees.

It might be necessary to book an extra night or week accommodation due to the exam date (price is on request); please contact us for the exam dates according to your level.

The Cambridge Exam course of 8 weeks with starting date 03/07 only prepares for FCE and CAE. All other courses prepare for all levels (FCE, CAE, CPE).

Course materials:  

€127, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

€321, 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 (€ 82 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 69 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €10 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €83 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €61 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€25, to be paid directly on arrival

Info kenmore residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Transfer:  

€103

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 127 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 30 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

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

Text / grammar bookS are not included, the price depends on the language level.
On the first Monday a level test takes place. If you have booked the intensive course with 20 lessons, the lessons start on Tuesday. With the course of 28 lessons, you have 2 lessons the first day.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 16/01/2017, 20/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 29/05/2017, 04/07/2017, 04/09/2017, 23/11/2017, 24/11/2017, and from 25/12/2017 - 01/01/2018.

TOEFL exam

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

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

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

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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

Max. 10 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  6 weeks  
TOEFL exam without accommodation 2246
TOEFL exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 3475
TOEFL exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 3720
TOEFL exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 3802
TOEFL exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 4811
TOEFL exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 4041
TOEFL exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 5027
TOEFL exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4542
Starting dates:  

advanced : 23/01, 13/03, 15/05, 17/07, 18/09 (6 weeks)

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

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

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

Course materials:  

ca. €52, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

€185, 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 (€ 82 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 69 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €10 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €83 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €61 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€25, to be paid directly on arrival

Info kenmore residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Transfer:  

€103

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 127 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 30 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

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

Text / grammar bookS are not included, the price depends on the language level.
On the first Monday a level test takes place. If you have booked the intensive course with 20 lessons, the lessons start on Tuesday. With the course of 28 lessons, you have 2 lessons the first day.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 16/01/2017, 20/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 29/05/2017, 04/07/2017, 04/09/2017, 23/11/2017, 24/11/2017, and from 25/12/2017 - 01/01/2018.

Teacher course

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

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

 

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

Minimum age is 18 year .

Prices 2017

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

Max. 10 per class
Number of lessons per week:
26
Number of weeks:
  2 weeks  
Teacher course without accommodation 1097
Teacher course with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1568
Teacher course with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1650
Teacher course with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1924
Teacher course with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 1807
Teacher course with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 2138
Teacher course with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 1938
Teacher course with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 2486
Starting dates:  

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

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €52, 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 (€ 82 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 69 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €10 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €83 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €61 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€25, to be paid directly on arrival

Info kenmore residence:  
  • In case you wish to stay in a room with a private bathroom: please contact us (price on request).
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Transfer:  

€103

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 127 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 30 per hour (to be paid whilst there).

All prices include:

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

Text / grammar bookS are not included, the price depends on the language level.
On the first Monday a level test takes place. If you have booked the intensive course with 20 lessons, the lessons start on Tuesday. With the course of 28 lessons, you have 2 lessons the first day.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 16/01/2017, 20/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 29/05/2017, 04/07/2017, 04/09/2017, 23/11/2017, 24/11/2017, and from 25/12/2017 - 01/01/2018.

Host family

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

Executive host family

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

USA residence

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

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

Kenmore residence

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

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

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Learn English in San Francisco, California's 4th largest city. San Francisco is a popular international tourist destination renowned for its steep rolling hills, an eclectic mix of Victorian and modern architecture, and famous landmarks, including Alcatraz Island, the Golden Gate Bridge, the cable cars, Coit Tower, and Chinatown. San Francisco is a diverse international centre of culture in terms of music, festivals, museums and the arts, much of which have greatly influenced the country and the world at large over the years.

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Apr 17 9 9
May 17 11 10
June 19 11 11
July 18 12 10
Aug 18 12 9
Sept 21 13 9
Oct 20 12 8
Nov 17 11 6
Dec 14 8 5
Jan 13 7 5
Feb 15 8 7
Mar 16 9 8
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