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 545 962 1379 1636 2012 2389 2766 3081 3450 3820 4189 4353 4705 5057 5409 5761 6113 6466 6818 7170 7522 7874
Intensive 28 with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 788 1367 1946 2364 2903 3442 3981 4458 4989 5520 6051 6378 6892 7406 7920 8434 8948 9462 9976 10490 11004 11518
Intensive 28 with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 823 1437 2051 2504 3078 3652 4225 4738 5304 5870 6436 6797 7346 7895 8444 8993 9542 10091 10640 11189 11738 12287
Intensive 28 with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2637 3244 3851 4458 5004 5603 6202 6801 7196 7778 8361 8943 9525 10107 10689 11272 11854 12436 13018
Intensive 28 with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 3282 4050 4818 5586 6292 7053 7813 8574 9129 9873 10616 11360 12103 12846 13590 14333 15076 15820 16563
Intensive 28 with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 941 1672 2404 2975 3666 4357 5049 5679 6362 7046 7730 8209 8875 9542 10209 10875 11542 12209 12875 13542 14208 14875
Intensive 28 with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 2784 3427 4071 4715 5297 5933 6569 7205 7636 8255 8874 9493 10112 10730 11349 11968 12587 13206 13825
Intensive 28 with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 3234 3990 4746 5502 6197 6945 7694 8442 8986 9718 10449 11180 11912 12643 13375 14106 14838 15569 16300
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €52, 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 : €71 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €52 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 € 22) and a refundable security deposit of € 299 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€22, 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 € 22) and a refundable security deposit of € 299 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 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€91

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 111 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 26 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

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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 morning) without accommodation 474 821 1167 1356 1663 1970 2277 2481 2775 3069 3363 3555 3841 4126
Intensive (in the morning) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 717 1225 1734 2085 2554 3022 3491 3858 4314 4770 5226 5580 6027 6475
Intensive (in the morning) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 752 1295 1838 2225 2728 3232 3736 4137 4628 5120 5611 5999 6482 6964
Intensive (in the morning) with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2358 2895 3432 3969 4403 4928 5452 5976 6398 6914 7430
Intensive (in the morning) with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 3002 3700 4398 5096 5692 6378 7063 7748 8332 9008 9685
Intensive (in the morning) with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 870 1531 2191 2695 3317 3938 4559 5079 5687 6296 6905 7411 8011 8611
Intensive (in the morning) with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 2504 3078 3652 4225 4697 5258 5819 6379 6838 7390 7943
Intensive (in the morning) with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 2954 3640 4327 5013 5597 6270 6944 7617 8188 8853 9518
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €52, 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 : €71 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €52 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 € 22) and a refundable security deposit of € 299 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€22, 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 € 22) and a refundable security deposit of € 299 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 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€91

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 111 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 26 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 398 667 936 1083 1322 1560 1799 1976 2208 2439 2670 2808 3032 3255
Intensive (in the afternoon) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 641 1072 1503 1812 2213 2613 3014 3353 3746 4139 4532 4833 5218 5604
Intensive (in the afternoon) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 676 1142 1608 1952 2387 2823 3259 3633 4061 4489 4917 5252 5673 6093
Intensive (in the afternoon) with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2085 2554 3022 3491 3899 4360 4821 5282 5651 6105 6558
Intensive (in the afternoon) with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 2729 3359 3989 4619 5188 5810 6432 7055 7585 8199 8814
Intensive (in the afternoon) with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 793 1377 1961 2422 2976 3529 4082 4574 5120 5665 6211 6664 7202 7740
Intensive (in the afternoon) with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 2231 2737 3242 3748 4192 4690 5188 5686 6091 6581 7072
Intensive (in the afternoon) with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 2681 3300 3918 4536 5092 5703 6313 6923 7442 8044 8647
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €52, 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 : €71 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €52 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 € 22) and a refundable security deposit of € 299 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€22, 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 € 22) and a refundable security deposit of € 299 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 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€91

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 111 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 26 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 877 1610 2307 2986 3700 4415
Business English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1120 2015 2874 3715 4591 5467
Business English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1155 2085 2979 3854 4766 5677
Business English with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 3987 4932 5876
Business English with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 4632 5738 6843
Business English with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1272 2320 3332 4325 5354 6383
Business English with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 4134 5115 6096
Business English with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 4584 5678 6772
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. €52, 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 : €71 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €52 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 € 22) and a refundable security deposit of € 299 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€22, 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 € 22) and a refundable security deposit of € 299 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 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€91

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 111 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 26 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 2481 2775 3069 3363 3841
Cambridge Exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 3858 4314 4770 5226 6027
Cambridge Exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4137 4628 5120 5611 6482
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 4403 4928 5452 5976 6914
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 5692 6378 7063 7748 9008
Cambridge Exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5079 5687 6296 6905 8011
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 4697 5258 5819 6379 7390
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 5597 6270 6944 7617 8853
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 13 weeks  
Cambridge Exam without accommodation 3081 3450 3820 4189 4705
Cambridge Exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4458 4989 5520 6051 6892
Cambridge Exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4738 5304 5870 6436 7346
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 5004 5603 6202 6801 7778
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 6292 7053 7813 8574 9873
Cambridge Exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5679 6362 7046 7730 8875
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 5297 5933 6569 7205 8255
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 6197 6945 7694 8442 9718
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:  

€111, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

€282, 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 : €71 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €52 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 € 22) and a refundable security deposit of € 299 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€22, 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 € 22) and a refundable security deposit of € 299 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 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€91

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 111 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 26 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 1970
TOEFL exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 3022
TOEFL exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 3232
TOEFL exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 3432
TOEFL exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 4398
TOEFL exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 3938
TOEFL exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 3652
TOEFL exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 4327
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. €47, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

€167, 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 : €71 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €52 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 € 22) and a refundable security deposit of € 299 on arrival

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years

Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€22, 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 € 22) and a refundable security deposit of € 299 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 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€91

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 111 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 26 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 962
Teacher course with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1367
Teacher course with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1437
Teacher course with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1672
Starting dates:  

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

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €52, 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 : €71 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €52 per week
Transfer:  

€91

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 111 p.p.

In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 26 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
19 years
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24 years
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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 25% on an intensive course

Discount of 25% on an intensive language course in San Francisco: California's 4th largest city!

Discount

25%

Conditions
  • valid for the following course(s): Cambridge Exam , Intensive (in the afternoon) , Intensive (in the morning) , Intensive 28
  • valid for all accommodations
  • book before 03-05-2018
  • the course has to take place between 09-04-2018 and 21-12-2018
  • max. course duration: 24 weeks
Important:

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

This promotion will be applied automatically during your price request

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