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 650 1003 1438 1705 2098 2491 2884 3213 3598 3983 4368 4539 4906 5273 5640 5240 5559 5878 6197 6516 6835 7154
Intensive 28 with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 908 1434 2042 2483 3049 3616 4182 4684 5242 5800 6359 6704 7244 7784 8325 8097 8590 9082 9575 10067 10560 11052
Intensive 28 with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 945 1509 2154 2632 3236 3840 4443 4983 5578 6174 6769 7152 7729 8307 8885 8695 9224 9754 10284 10814 11344 11873
Intensive 28 with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 1077 1772 2549 2682 3298 3914 4530 5082 5690 6298 6906 7301 7891 8481 9072 8894 9436 9978 10520 11063 11605 12147
Intensive 28 with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 1328 2273 3301 3297 4067 4837 5607 6312 7074 7836 8598 9146 9890 10634 11378 11354 12050 12746 13442 14138 14834 15530
Intensive 28 with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 1017 1653 2370 2828 3480 4133 4785 5374 6018 6663 7307 7738 8365 8992 9618 9477 10056 10634 11213 11792 12370 12949
Intensive 28 with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 1168 1955 2824 3429 4232 5034 5837 6576 7370 8165 8960 9541 10318 11095 11872 11880 12609 13338 14067 14796 15525 16254
Intensive 28 with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1071 1760 2530 3134 3863 4592 5320 5985 6706 7427 8148 8656 9359 10062 10765 10700 11355 12010 12665 13320 13976 14631
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €48, 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 (€ 75 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 63 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €56 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:  

€23, 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:  

€94

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 116 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.
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 560 856 1216 1414 1734 2054 2374 2587 2894 3200 3507 3707 4005 4303
Intensive (in the morning) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 818 1287 1821 2192 2685 3178 3672 4058 4538 5018 5498 5872 6343 6814
Intensive (in the morning) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 856 1361 1933 2341 2872 3402 3933 4357 4874 5392 5909 6320 6828 7336
Intensive (in the morning) with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 987 1624 2328 2391 2934 3477 4020 4456 4986 5516 6046 6469 6990 7511
Intensive (in the morning) with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 1238 2126 3080 3006 3703 4400 5096 5687 6370 7054 7737 8314 8989 9664
Intensive (in the morning) with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 981 1612 2309 2842 3498 4154 4810 5360 6002 6645 7288 7824 8457 9091
Intensive (in the morning) with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 928 1505 2149 2536 3116 3696 4275 4748 5314 5880 6447 6906 7464 8021
Intensive (in the morning) with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 1079 1808 2602 3137 3867 4597 5327 5950 6666 7383 8099 8709 9416 10124
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €48, 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 (€ 75 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 63 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €56 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:  

€23, 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:  

€94

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 116 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.
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 468 696 976 1129 1378 1627 1876 2061 2302 2543 2784 2928 3161 3394
Intensive (in the afternoon) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 726 1127 1581 1907 2329 2752 3174 3532 3946 4360 4775 5093 5499 5905
Intensive (in the afternoon) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 763 1201 1693 2056 2516 2976 3435 3831 4282 4734 5185 5541 5984 6428
Intensive (in the afternoon) with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 895 1464 2088 2106 2578 3050 3522 3930 4394 4858 5322 5690 6146 6602
Intensive (in the afternoon) with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 1145 1966 2840 2721 3347 3973 4599 5160 5778 6396 7014 7536 8145 8755
Intensive (in the afternoon) with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 888 1452 2069 2558 3143 3728 4312 4833 5410 5987 6564 7045 7614 8183
Intensive (in the afternoon) with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 835 1345 1909 2252 2760 3269 3777 4222 4722 5223 5723 6128 6620 7112
Intensive (in the afternoon) with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 986 1648 2362 2853 3512 4170 4829 5424 6074 6725 7376 7930 8573 9216
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €48, 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 (€ 75 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 63 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €56 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:  

€23, 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:  

€94

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 116 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.
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

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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 914 1679 2406 3113 3858 4603
Business English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1172 2110 3010 3891 4809 5728
Business English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1209 2184 3122 4040 4996 5952
Business English with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1335 2435 3498 4542 5623 6704
Business English with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 1281 2328 3338 4236 5240 6245
Business English with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 1432 2631 3792 4837 5992 7146
Business English with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 1341 2448 3517 4090 5058 6026
Business English with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 1592 2949 4269 4705 5827 6949
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €48, 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 (€ 75 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 63 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €56 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:  

€23, 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:  

€94

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 116 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.
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 2587 3165 3707
Cambridge Exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4058 4983 5872
Cambridge Exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4357 5356 6320
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 4456 5480 6469
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 5687 7018 8314
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 4748 5845 6906
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 5950 7347 8709
Cambridge Exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5360 6609 7824
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks  
Cambridge Exam without accommodation 3213 3983 4539
Cambridge Exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4684 5800 6704
Cambridge Exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4983 6174 7152
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 5082 6298 7301
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 6312 7836 9146
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 5374 6663 7738
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 6576 8165 9541
Cambridge Exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5985 7427 8656
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:  

€116, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

€294, 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 (€ 75 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 63 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €56 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:  

€23, 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:  

€94

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 116 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.
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

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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 2054
TOEFL exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 3178
TOEFL exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 3402
TOEFL exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 3477
TOEFL exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 4400
TOEFL exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 3696
TOEFL exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 4597
TOEFL exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4154
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. €48, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

€169, 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 (€ 75 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 63 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €56 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:  

€23, 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:  

€94

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 116 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.
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 1003
Teacher course with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1434
Teacher course with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1509
Teacher course with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1760
Teacher course with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 1653
Teacher course with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 1955
Teacher course with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 1772
Teacher course with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 2273
Starting dates:  

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

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €48, 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 (€ 75 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 63 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €9 per week
double room : 25/06 - 26/08 : €8 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €56 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:  

€23, 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:  

€94

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 22.00 hours. Outside these hours and on holidays: € 116 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.
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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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): Intensive (in the afternoon) , Intensive (in the morning) , Intensive 28
  • valid for all accommodations
  • book before 31-08-2017
  • the course has to take place between 27-02-2017 and 29-12-2017
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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