Long term South Africa programmes at EC, Cape Town

From 1353.- GBP
1485.- EUR
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The school

Beginner to Advanced
School size
Host family, Residence
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
26 years
Nationality mix
Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, etc..
1 authentic opinion
Please note that due to the safety measures implemented following official recommendations and requirements, some school facts and services – such as the number of students per class, schedules, access to common areas as well as certain activities - may differ from those described on our website. Please contact us for more information.

Study English in the heart of Cape Town! With stunning panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and Table Mountain, our partner school offers a study setting of choice, just minutes from the waterfront and the city centre. State-of-the-art equipment will help you progress with the language, including interactive whiteboards in all 12 classrooms. Other facilities include a large library, several self-access computers and free Wi-Fi access. Find out what’s on in Cape Town at the reception area and socialise with the other participants from all over the world in the student lounge. Nearby Long Street is brimming with hip shops and cafés where you can experience the lively city atmosphere.

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Intensive course + volunteer work

Lower-intermediate (A2-B1) to advanced (C1), 4 - 8 week(s)
4 weeks From 1353.- GBP
(1485.- EUR)
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ Options (group): 10 of 45 minutes
Course duration
4 - 8 week(s)
Lower-intermediate (A2-B1) to advanced (C1)
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

The intensive programme includes two modules:
- General English classes are held in the morning and consists of 20 lessons per week. They cover grammar and vocabulary.
- A selection of special classes focusing on the areas that you want to improve, according to your level and interests, will help you gain greater fluency and accuracy. Option: Global Awareness, Writing with Confidence, English for Online Communication, Exam skills, Grammar for Real Communication , Expand your vocabulary and much more.
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Course info
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
New Church Street residence, double room, no meals (18+)
1485 EUR
2375 EUR
2295 EUR
2205 EUR
3525 EUR
3405 EUR
2925 EUR
4675 EUR
4515 EUR
EUR 1 ≈ GBP 0.91   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement course high season (per week) (04.01-26.03.2021) 20 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (02.01-27.03.2021) 20 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (residence) (per week) (02.01-27.03.2021) 20 EUR


Volunteer work placement fee On request


PLUS safari (18+) (2 days) 325 EUR
Airport transfer from Cape Town (pick-up)
Without booking accommodation through the school
50 EUR
Airport transfer from/to Cape Town (pick-up and drop-off)
Without booking accommodation through the school
100 EUR
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 22.03 / 02.04 / 05.04 / 27.04 / 16.06 / 09.08 / 24.09 / 16.12 / 27.12.2021

Arrival day: Saturday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Host family: arrivals after 10pm may not be possible. Other accommodation options: arrivals between 8pm and 8am may not be possible.

Please contact us for further information.

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These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

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22 years old - France
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13 weeks, November 2016 – April 2017
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Host family
Staying with a host family in Cape Town is undoubtedly one of the best ways to practise the language and immerse yourself in the South African culture. All the host families are chosen with the greatest care by our partner school, so that you will feel at home and be able to practise your English daily in total confidence. The families are situated around 30 minutes by bus away from the school. You will stay in a single room with half board provided daily.

New Church Street residence
Located in the lively residential area of Lion’s Head, close to many shops and bars, this Victorian house features single, double and triple rooms, some of which are en-suite, while others share a bathroom. Bed linen and towels are provided. You’ll have access to the TV lounge, to the kitchen and to an amazing view of Table Mountain from the balcony! Wi-Fi is free of charge, coin-operated laundry facilities are available on site and a daily cleaning service is available from Monday to Friday. The language school is a 25-minute walk or a 10-minute bus ride.

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