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 years .

Prices 2019

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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 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks 33 weeks 34 weeks 35 weeks 36 weeks  
Intensive 28 without accommodation 604 1070 1536 1821 2242 2662 3083 3437 3849 4262 4674 4854 5247 5640 6033 6426 6819 7212 7605 7998 8391 8784 9177 9570 9963 10356 10749 11142 11535 11928 12321 12714 13107 13500 13893 14286
Intensive 28 with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 872 1518 2164 2630 3231 3832 4433 4968 5560 6153 6746 7107 7680 8253 8827 9400 9973 10547 11120 11694 12267 12840 13414 13987 14560 15134 15707 16281 16854 17427 18001 18574 19148 19721 20294 20868
Intensive 28 with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 911 1595 2280 2785 3424 4064 4703 5277 5908 6540 7171 7570 8182 8794 9407 10019 10631 11243 11855 12467 13079 13691 14303 14915 15527 16139 16751 17363 17975 18587 19199 19811 20423 21035 21647 22259
Intensive 28 with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2902 3571 4241 4910 5512 6173 6834 7495 7924 8565 9207 9848 10490 11131 11773 12414 13056 13697 14339 14980 15622 16263 16905 17546 18188 18829 19471 20112 20754 21395 22037 22678 23319
Intensive 28 with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 3598 4441 5284 6127 6904 7739 8574 9408 10011 10827 11642 12457 13273 14088 14904 15719 16535 17350 18166 18981 19796 20612 21427 22243 23058 23874 24689 25504 26320 27135 27951 28766 29582
Intensive 28 with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 3061 3769 4478 5187 5829 6529 7230 7930 8399 9080 9761 10442 11123 11804 12485 13166 13847 14528 15209 15890 16571 17253 17934 18615 19296 19977 20658 21339 22020 22701 23382 24063 24744
Intensive 28 with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 3547 4377 5207 6037 6801 7623 8445 9267 9857 10659 11462 12264 13067 13869 14672 15474 16277 17079 17882 18685 19487 20290 21092 21895 22697 23500 24302 25105 25908 26710 27513 28315 29118
Intensive 28 with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1041 1857 2672 3307 4078 4848 5618 6322 7084 7847 8609 9139 9881 10624 11367 12110 12852 13595 14338 15080 15823 16566 17309 18051 18794 19537 20280 21022 21765 22508 23250 23993 24736 25479 26221 26964
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €56, 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 (€ 78 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 65 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €78 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €58 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • A private bathroom in is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 24) and a refundable security deposit of € 323 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€23, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €14 per week
Info kenmore residence:  
  • A private bathroom in the Kenmore residence is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Accommodation in the Kenmore residence has a minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €16 per week
Transfer:  

€97

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 21.00 hours.

  • Outside these hours and on holidays the price of a transfer is € 120 p.p.
  • In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 28 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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 21/01/2019, 18/02/2019, 19/04/2019, 27/05/2019, 04/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 28/11/2019, 29/11/2019, and from 23/12/2019 - 27/12/2019. Lessons start again on 30/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled

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 years .

Prices 2019

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

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks 33 weeks 34 weeks 35 weeks 36 weeks  
Intensive (in the morning) without accommodation 525 912 1298 1512 1855 2198 2542 2767 3096 3424 3753 3971 4290 4610 4929 5248 5568 5887 6206 6526 6845 7165 7484 7803 8123 8442 8761 9081 9400 9719 10039 10358 10678 10997 11316 11636
Intensive (in the morning) with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 2751 3383 4014 4646 5159 5776 6392 7009 7515 8123 8730
Intensive (in the morning) with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 3237 3990 4743 5496 6131 6869 7607 8345 8973 9702 10431 11160 11889 12618 13347 14075 14804 15533 16262 16991 17720 18449 19178 19907 20636 21365 22094 22823 23551 24280 25009 25738 26467
Intensive (in the morning) with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2593 3185 3777 4368 4842 5420 5997 6574 7040 7608 8176
Intensive (in the morning) with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 3289 4055 4820 5586 6234 6985 7736 8487 9128 9869 10611 11353 12095 12837 13578 14320 15062 15804 16546 17287 18029 18771 19513 20255 20997 21738 22480 23222 23964 24706 25447 26189 26931
Intensive (in the morning) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 793 1360 1927 2321 2844 3368 3892 4298 4807 5316 5824 6223 6723 7223 7722 8222 8722 9222 9721 10221 10721 11221 11720 12220 12720 13220 13719 14219 14719 15219 15718 16218 16718 17218 17717 18217
Intensive (in the morning) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 832 1437 2043 2475 3038 3600 4162 4607 5154 5702 6250 6687 7225 7764 8302 8840 9379 9917 10456 10994 11533 12071 12609 13148 13686 14225 14763 15301 15840 16378 16917 17455 17993 18532 19070 19609
Intensive (in the morning) with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 962 1699 2435 2998 3691 4384 5077 5652 6331 7009 7687 8255 8924 9593 10262 10932 11601 12270 12939 13608 14277 14946 15615 16284 16953 17623 18292 18961 19630 20299 20968 21637 22306 22975 23644 24313
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €56, 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 (€ 78 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 65 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €78 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €58 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • A private bathroom in is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 24) and a refundable security deposit of € 323 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€23, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €14 per week
Info kenmore residence:  
  • A private bathroom in the Kenmore residence is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Accommodation in the Kenmore residence has a minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €16 per week
Transfer:  

€97

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 21.00 hours.

  • Outside these hours and on holidays the price of a transfer is € 120 p.p.
  • In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 28 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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 21/01/2019, 18/02/2019, 19/04/2019, 27/05/2019, 04/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 28/11/2019, 29/11/2019, and from 23/12/2019 - 27/12/2019. Lessons start again on 30/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled

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 years .

Prices 2019

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

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks 33 weeks 34 weeks 35 weeks 36 weeks  
Intensive (in the afternoon) without accommodation 439 740 1041 1206 1473 1740 2007 2200 2458 2716 2973 3132 3381 3630 3880 4129 4379 4628 4877 5127 5376 5626 5875 6125 6374 6623 6873 7122 7372 7621 7870 8120 8369 8619 8868 9118
Intensive (in the afternoon) with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 2446 3001 3556 4111 4592 5138 5684 6229 6676 7213 7751
Intensive (in the afternoon) with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 2932 3608 4285 4961 5564 6231 6899 7566 8134 8793 9452 10111 10770 11429 12087 12746 13405 14064 14723 15382 16041 16700 17359 18018 18677 19336 19995 20654 21313 21972 22631 23290 23949
Intensive (in the afternoon) with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2288 2803 3318 3834 4276 4782 5288 5794 6201 6699 7197
Intensive (in the afternoon) with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 2983 3673 4362 5051 5667 6347 7027 7708 8288 8960 9632 10304 10976 11648 12319 12991 13663 14335 15007 15679 16351 17022 17694 18366 19038 19710 20382 21054 21725 22397 23069 23741 24413
Intensive (in the afternoon) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 707 1189 1670 2015 2462 2910 3357 3731 4169 4607 5045 5384 5813 6243 6673 7103 7533 7962 8392 8822 9252 9682 10111 10541 10971 11401 11831 12261 12690 13120 13550 13980 14410 14839 15269 15699
Intensive (in the afternoon) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 746 1266 1786 2170 2656 3142 3628 4040 4517 4993 5470 5847 6316 6784 7253 7721 8190 8658 9127 9595 10064 10532 11001 11469 11937 12406 12874 13343 13811 14280 14748 15217 15685 16154 16622 17091
Intensive (in the afternoon) with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 877 1527 2178 2693 3309 3926 4542 5085 5693 6300 6908 7416 8015 8614 9213 9812 10412 11011 11610 12209 12808 13407 14006 14606 15205 15804 16403 17002 17601 18200 18800 19399 19998 20597 21196 21795
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €56, 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 (€ 78 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 65 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €78 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €58 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • A private bathroom in is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 24) and a refundable security deposit of € 323 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€23, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €14 per week
Info kenmore residence:  
  • A private bathroom in the Kenmore residence is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Accommodation in the Kenmore residence has a minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €16 per week
Transfer:  

€97

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 21.00 hours.

  • Outside these hours and on holidays the price of a transfer is € 120 p.p.
  • In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 28 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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 21/01/2019, 18/02/2019, 19/04/2019, 27/05/2019, 04/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 28/11/2019, 29/11/2019, and from 23/12/2019 - 27/12/2019. Lessons start again on 30/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled

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 years .

Prices 2019

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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 975 1793 2574 3330 4128 4926
Business English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1243 2242 3202 4139 5118 6096
Business English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1282 2319 3318 4294 5311 6328
Business English with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 4412 5458 6505
Business English with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 5108 6328 7548
Business English with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 4570 5656 6742
Business English with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 5056 6263 7471
Business English with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1412 2580 3710 4817 5964 7112
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Minimum age for this course is 21 years and the minimum level is A1.

Course materials:  

ca. €56, 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 (€ 78 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 65 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €78 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €58 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • A private bathroom in is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 24) and a refundable security deposit of € 323 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€23, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €14 per week
Info kenmore residence:  
  • A private bathroom in the Kenmore residence is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Accommodation in the Kenmore residence has a minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €16 per week
Transfer:  

€97

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 21.00 hours.

  • Outside these hours and on holidays the price of a transfer is € 120 p.p.
  • In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 28 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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 21/01/2019, 18/02/2019, 19/04/2019, 27/05/2019, 04/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 28/11/2019, 29/11/2019, and from 23/12/2019 - 27/12/2019. Lessons start again on 30/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled

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 up to 12 weeks, with 20 or 28 lessons per week. Please check carefully the correct starting date for your level and duration (or contact us in advance).

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

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2019

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

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
28
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Cambridge Exam without accommodation 2767 3096 3424 3753 3971
Cambridge Exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4298 4807 5316 5824 6223
Cambridge Exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4607 5154 5702 6250 6687
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 4842 5420 5997 6574 7040
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 6234 6985 7736 8487 9128
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 5159 5776 6392 7009 7515
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 6131 6869 7607 8345 8973
Cambridge Exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5652 6331 7009 7687 8255
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Cambridge Exam without accommodation 3437 3849 4262 4674 4854
Cambridge Exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 4968 5560 6153 6746 7107
Cambridge Exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 5277 5908 6540 7171 7570
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 5512 6173 6834 7495 7924
Cambridge Exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 6904 7739 8574 9408 10011
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 5829 6529 7230 7930 8399
Cambridge Exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 6801 7623 8445 9267 9857
Cambridge Exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 6322 7084 7847 8609 9139
Starting dates:  

elementary : 02/01, 25/03, 15/04, 01/07, 16/09, 15/10

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: 01/07/2019 (CAE), 15/10/2019 (FCE/CAE/CPE)
  • 9 weeks: 15/04/2019 (all levels)
  • 10 weeks: 02/01/2019 (FCE & CPE)
  • 11 weeks: 02/01/2019 (CAE)
  • 12 weeks: 25/03/2019, 16/09/2019 (all levels)

Exam dates 2019:

  • FCE: 09/03/2019, 11/06/2019, 22/08/2019, 03/12/2019
  • CAE: 16/03/2019, 12/06/2019, 23/08/2019, 04/12/2019
  • CPE: 09/03/2019, 13/06/2019, 05/12/2019

Prices of the Cambridge exam courses do not include materials or the exam fee.

Course materials:  

ca. €120, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

€304, 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 (€ 78 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 65 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €78 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €58 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • A private bathroom in is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 24) and a refundable security deposit of € 323 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€23, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €14 per week
Info kenmore residence:  
  • A private bathroom in the Kenmore residence is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Accommodation in the Kenmore residence has a minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €16 per week
Transfer:  

€97

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 21.00 hours.

  • Outside these hours and on holidays the price of a transfer is € 120 p.p.
  • In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 28 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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 21/01/2019, 18/02/2019, 19/04/2019, 27/05/2019, 04/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 28/11/2019, 29/11/2019, and from 23/12/2019 - 27/12/2019. Lessons start again on 30/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled

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 years .

Prices 2019

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  6 weeks  
TOEFL exam without accommodation 2198
TOEFL exam with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 3368
TOEFL exam with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 3600
TOEFL exam with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 3777
TOEFL exam with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 4820
TOEFL exam with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 4014
TOEFL exam with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 4743
TOEFL exam with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 4384
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 22/01, 11/03, 13/05, 15/07, 16/09

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. €56, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

€189, 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 (€ 78 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 65 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €78 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €58 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • A private bathroom in is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 24) and a refundable security deposit of € 323 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€23, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €14 per week
Info kenmore residence:  
  • A private bathroom in the Kenmore residence is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Accommodation in the Kenmore residence has a minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €16 per week
Transfer:  

€97

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 21.00 hours.

  • Outside these hours and on holidays the price of a transfer is € 120 p.p.
  • In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 28 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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 21/01/2019, 18/02/2019, 19/04/2019, 27/05/2019, 04/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 28/11/2019, 29/11/2019, and from 23/12/2019 - 27/12/2019. Lessons start again on 30/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled

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 years .

Prices 2019

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

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
26
Number of weeks:
  2 weeks  
Teacher course without accommodation 1070
Teacher course with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1518
Teacher course with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1595
Teacher course with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1857
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 15/04, 28/05, 01/07, 12/08

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €56, 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 (€ 78 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 65 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €78 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €58 per week
Transfer:  

€97

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 21.00 hours.

  • Outside these hours and on holidays the price of a transfer is € 120 p.p.
  • In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 28 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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 21/01/2019, 18/02/2019, 19/04/2019, 27/05/2019, 04/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 28/11/2019, 29/11/2019, and from 23/12/2019 - 27/12/2019. Lessons start again on 30/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled

Commercial English

This course combines 20 lessons of General English with 8 group lessons in the afternoon dedicated to “English for Business”, which help students to improve their English and also develop specific English skills for a business environment, such as giving presentations, writing reports and compiling emails. Students can also add this course as a module on a long-term International Semester Course and can choose to prepare for the Cambridge Business English Certificate (BEC) during the course.

Minimum age is 18 years .

Prices 2019

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

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
28
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Commercial English without accommodation 1070 1536 1821 2242 2662 3083 3437
Commercial English with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1518 2164 2630 3231 3832 4433 4968
Commercial English with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1595 2280 2785 3424 4064 4703 5277
Commercial English with usa residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2902 3571 4241 4910 5512
Commercial English with usa residence, single room, bed & breakfast 3598 4441 5284 6127 6904
Commercial English with kenmore residence, double room, halfboard 3061 3769 4478 5187 5829
Commercial English with kenmore residence, single room, halfboard 3547 4377 5207 6037 6801
Commercial English with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1857 2672 3307 4078 4848 5618 6322
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €56, 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 (€ 78 per person per week) , if you book half board in a double room, the surcharge is € 65 per person per week; the invoice will reflect the correct price.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
double room : 23/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €9 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €78 per week
Info executive host family:  

An executive host family room includes a private bathroom

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €58 per week
Info usa residence:  
  • A private bathroom in is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • Accommodation in the USA residence requires a cleaning fee (one time € 24) and a refundable security deposit of € 323 on arrival
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Cleaning fees usa residence:  

€23, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges usa residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €14 per week
Info kenmore residence:  
  • A private bathroom in the Kenmore residence is possible upon request (against a weekly surcharge).
  • Accommodation in the Kenmore residence has a minimum duration of 4 weeks
  • The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years
Surcharges kenmore residence:   single room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €22 per week
double room : 02/06/2019 - 28/09/2019 : €16 per week
Transfer:  

€97

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival between 07.00 and 21.00 hours.

  • Outside these hours and on holidays the price of a transfer is € 120 p.p.
  • In case of delay there is a surcharge of € 28 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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 21/01/2019, 18/02/2019, 19/04/2019, 27/05/2019, 04/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 28/11/2019, 29/11/2019, and from 23/12/2019 - 27/12/2019. Lessons start again on 30/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled

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 bed& breakfast 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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Discount of 20% on an intensive course

Discount of 20% on an intensive language course in San Francisco: California's 4th largest city!

Discount

20%

Conditions
  • valid for the following course(s): Cambridge Exam , Intensive (in the afternoon) , Intensive (in the morning) , Intensive 28
  • valid for all accommodations
  • book before 28-02-2019
  • the course has to take place between 08-10-2018 and 13-12-2019
  • max. course duration: 24 weeks
Important:

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

This promotion will be applied automatically during your price request

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